Earlier today the Toronto Raptors announced that rookie forward Ed Davis will be assigned to the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League. According to the release, Davis’ assignment to the BayHawks will for a short period of time allowing him to further rehabilitate his right knee and get up to speed with his conditioning.
From the release:
“This is a great opportunity for us to gauge where Ed is physically with regard to his knee and his overall basketball conditioning,” said Raptors President and General Manager Bryan Colangelo. “This is a perfect example where the D-League can be used as a ready-made and convenient tool in getting an injured player back on the court.”
Davis joins teammate and fellow rookie Solomon Alabi who was assigned to the Erie BayHawks a week ago. Davis will continue to be included on the Raptors roster, but will be placed on the team’s inactive list.