Dixon headed to Toronto in NBA trade

TORONTO, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Guard Juan Dixon has been traded from the Portland Trail Blazers to the Toronto Raptors for forward/guard Fred Jones, the NBA teams announced Thursday.

Dixon posted career bests of 12.3 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2 assists a game for Portland last season but was averaging 8.9 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 55 games in 2006-07.


Jones was signed by Toronto as a free agent last July. He is averaging 7.6 points and 2.1 rebounds this season.

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