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Jonas Valanciunas has a fractured metacarpal on the ring finger of his right hand, which means he can’t be married, I think. It will also keep him out for a few weeks and gives you a reason to drop him in all but deep leagues and keeper formats. This opportunity will allow Amir Johnson and Ed Davis to shine on, those crazy diamonds. Johnson and Davis were probably already owned in most formats, and now they will be even more owned. Take that, add button! Here are some other injuries for you to ponder:
Raymond Felton - Another broken hand and broken heart: Felton has a fractured pinkie and will also miss 4-6 weeks. I guess you could say Ray *pinkie to mouth* never Felton so bad. Jason Kidd and J.R. Smith already see a ton of minutes, so probably Pablo Prigioni will benefit the most.
Wesley Matthews – On Wednesday, he was diagnosed with a left hip flexor strain. It appears to be mild, but he will be out indefinitely. Victor Claver has been starting, but Will Barton may benefit from ex...
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Jonas Valanciunas will be out of action for four to six weeks but there was some good news with regard to the fractured metacarpal on the ring finger of his right hand. The good news is no surgery will be required.
“He saw a hand specialist,” Raps head coach Dwane Casey said before Wednesday’s game. “But he doesn’t have to have surgery and that’s the main thing, the...
Jonas Valanciunas broke the ring finger on his right hand on Dec. 21.
Kyle Lowry has played in 16 of the Raptors first 28 games where he’s averaged 15.8 points, 5.8 assists and 5.6 rebounds a game. Lowry has yet to return from a tear in his right triceps that had him slated to miss 10 days on December 12.
Though he’s out now injured, the Raptors supposedly would like to put Kyle Lowry in a trade package and keep Jose Calderon. The Raptors give...
Tweet The Toronto Raptors may be just 9-20 but they’re among the more exciting teams in the NBA to watch. With DeMar DeRozan and Terrence Ross the Raptors have two exciting, young wing players who are capable of highlight reel plays whenever they drive to the basket and, although he’s currently injured, Kyle Lowry [...]
But because of the leadership shown by veteran Jose Calderon, Lowry will come off the bench whenever he gets back.
“Jose has earned the position,” Casey said before the game. “Jose has played as well as any point guard we’ve had this year so that’s where it is right now. We’ll see in the next couple of days but right now Jose is the starting point guard and has done a...
The San Antonio Spurs (21-8) will host the Toronto Raptors (9-19) tonight in the AT&T Center as the Raptors put their current 5-game winning streak on the line.
This will be the Spurs and Raptors final meeting this season. It took double-overtime for the Spurs to beat the Raptors in Toronto last month 111-106. Tony Parker scored six of his 32 points in the second overtime...
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Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey has seen and coached more than enough teams to know which ones have what it takes to execute down the stretch in clutch situations.
His young Raptors were on a five-game winning streak against a seasoned older San Antonio Spurs team and it didn't really surprise him who came out on top of last night's game. In a post game interview...
The matchup of the game between the Toronto Raptors visiting the San Antonio Spurs in their last meeting of the season will be between Toronto's DeMar DeRozan and San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard.
The last time these two teams met up, the game ended in an exciting double overtime decision in Toronto.
The Spurs were without their starting small forward and top defender...
The San Antonio Spurs and Toronto Raptors got things underway at the AT&T Center tonight and in the first half, the Spurs knew this Raptors team was not going to play like their record suggests heading into tonight's contest.
Thanks to some timely defense down the stretch of the first-half by Matt Bonner and Kawhi Leonard, the Spurs took a 44-37 halftime lead.
The Toronto Raptors' longest winning streak in nearly three years is over.
The New Orleans Hornets are hoping they've started a run of their own.
Toronto will try to rebound from its first loss in six games Friday night in New Orleans, where the Western Conference-worst Hornets look to build off their first victory in three-plus weeks.
The Raptors (9-20) were hoping to...
The Toronto Raptors are going for their 6th straight win tonight versus the San Antonio Spurs. The re-commitment to defense has seemed to have made all the difference for the Raptors in this current 5 game winning streak. They have been able to hold their oppenents to an average of 90 points in that span. In order to get past the Spurs tonight, to avenge the double OT loss in Toronto...
The San Antonio Spurs (21-8) will host the streaking Toronto Raptors (9-19) tonight at the AT&T Center for their last meeting this season. Toronto is currently riding a season-high five-game winning streak but are 2-14 on the road.
The two teams met in November where the Spurs needed double-overtime to dispatch the Raptors 111-106. Tony Parker scored six of his 32 points...
The Toronto Raptors were mostly healthy when they nearly knocked off the San Antonio Spurs last month.
They've been even better lately while playing short-handed.
With Andrea Bargnani and Kyle Lowry already on the shelf, Toronto will be without starting center Jonas Valanciunas on Wednesday night when it looks to win a sixth straight game and hand the Spurs their first home...