Raptors extend offer to Weems

TORONTO, June 27 (UPI) -- Restricted free agent Sonny Weems has been offered a qualifying contract deal by the Toronto Raptors.

NBA: Toronto 96, New Orleans 90

TORONTO, March 1 (UPI) -- Jose Calderon dominated with 22 points, 16 assists and seven rebounds Tuesday in the Toronto Raptors' 96-90 win over New Orleans.

NBA: Toronto 127, Washington 108

TORONTO, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- DeMar DeRozan helped Toronto break the game open in the second period Wednesday and the Raptors coasted to a 127-108 decision over Washington.

NBA: Toronto 102, Boston 101

TORONTO, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Amir Johnson sank a pair of free throws with 2.7 seconds left Sunday and the Toronto Raptors edged Boston 102-101.

NBA: Toronto 110, Orlando 106

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- A 3-pointer by Sonny Weems with 7.1 seconds left Friday broke a tie and boosted the Toronto Raptors to a surprising 110-106 victory over Orlando.

NBA: Toronto 131, New York 113

TORONTO, April 14 (UPI) -- Andrea Bargnani and DeMar DeRozan had 24 points each to lead Toronto past New York 131-113 Wednesday but the Raptors lost out on a playoff spot despite the win.

NBA: Golden State 113, Toronto 112

TORONTO, April 4 (UPI) -- Corey Maggette struck for 31 points and Stephen Curry added 29 Sunday, powering the Golden State Warriors to a 113-112 win over Toronto.

NBA: Toronto 106, Minnesota 100

MINNEAPOLIS, March 22 (UPI) -- Chris Bosh collected 21 points and Andrea Bargnani added 19 Monday to lift the Toronto Raptors to a 106-100 victory over Minnesota.

Toronto reported trading Delfino to Bucks

TORONTO, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- The Toronto Raptors reportedly reached a deal Monday to send forward Carlos Delfino to Milwaukee in exchange for forward Amir Johnson.

COL BKB: North Carolina 108, Arkansas 77

RALEIGH, N.C., March 23 (UPI) -- North Carolina, paced by Wayne Ellington's 20 points, ran up a big early lead and crushed Arkansas 108-77 Sunday in an NCAA Tournament second-round game.

COL BKB: Arkansas 86, Indiana 72

RALEIGH, N.C., March 22 (UPI) -- A career-best 31 points from Sonny Weems Friday sent Arkansas to a surprisingly easy 86-72 victory over Indiana in the NCAA Tournament's East Region.

COL BKB: Arkansas 81, Vanderbilt 75

ATLANTA, March 14 (UPI) -- Arkansas got four of five free throws in the final minute Friday and beat No. 17 Vanderbilt 81-75 in an SEC Tournament quarterfinal in Atlanta.

COL BKB: Arkansas 78, Vanderbilt 73

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., March 1 (UPI) -- Sonny Weems scored 20 points Saturday night when the Arkansas Razorbacks upset the 14th-ranked Vanderbilt Commodores 78-73.

COL BKB: Tennessee 93, Arkansas 71

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- JaJuan Smith scored 32 points Wednesday, helping No. 4 Tennessee pull away for a 93-71 whipping of Arkansas.

COL BKB: Arkansas 80, Florida 61

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Sonny Weems scored 17 points Saturday, helping the unranked Arkansas Razorbacks to an 80-61 victory over the 19th-ranked Florida Gators.
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Sonny Weems
New York Knicks Danilo Gallinari drives by Toronto Raptors Sonny Weems in the third quarter at Madison Square Garden in New York City on January 15, 2010. The Raptors defeated the Knicks 112-102. UPI/John Angelillo

NJCAA 3rd Team All-American, 2005 NJCAA Honorable Mention All-American, 2006

Clarence "Sonny" Weems (born July 8, 1986 in West Memphis, Arkansas) is an American basketball player for the Toronto Raptors. He was selected by the Chicago Bulls in the 2008 NBA Draft and shortly thereafter traded to the Denver Nuggets. Weems played collegiate basketball at the University of Arkansas and the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. At 6'6" (1.98 m) Weems is able to play both guard positions as well as small forward.

Weems played basketball at West Memphis High School where he was named first team all-state as a senior after leading his team to the 5A state championship, and was also a 6-10 high jumper in track and field. In Weems' high school career, West Memphis posted a record of 68-10. Weems averaged over 20 points per game as sophomore and junior, and 14.0 rebounds per game as a senior.

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