Skip to main content

The Journal Gazette

Friday, January 27, 2017 3:32 pm

Mad Ants trade Watford for Uthoff


The Mad Ants traded Christian Watford, along with their third Round Pick in the 2017 D-League Draft, for 905’s forward Jarrod Uthoff. The trade is pending physicals.

Watford played in 20 games, averaging 16.2 minutes, 5.9 points and 2.4 rebounds.

Uthoff, graduated from Iowa last May and is a former teammate of Mad Ants center Adam Woodbury. Following his time in Iowa, Uthoff went undrafted in the 2016 NBA Draft.

In July, Uthoff signed a multi-year deal with the Toronto Raptors and was placed on waivers in October. Since, then he has played the entire 2016-17 D-League season with the 905.

Uthoff has played in 24 of the 26 Raptors games, averaging 20.3 minutes, 7.8 points, 4.9 rebounds, and is shooting 84.6 percent from the line.