Aminu, Al-Farouq Out Injury/Illness – Right Knee; Injury recovery Carter-Williams, Michael Out Injury/Illness – Left Foot; Sprained Fultz, Markelle Out Injury/Illness – Left Knee; Torn ACL Gordon, Aaron Out Injury/Illness – Left Ankle; Sprained Isaac, Jonathan Out Injury/Illness – Left Knee; Injury recovery Mane, Karim Out G League – Two-Way
Anunoby, OG Out Injury/Illness – Left Calf; Strain Harris, Jalen Out G League – Two-Way McCaw, Patrick Out Injury/Illness – Left Knee; Surgery – rehabilitation Powell, Norman Questionable Injury/Illness – Right Quadriceps; Contusion
Kyle Lowry recorded a season-best 15 assists Jan. 31 vs. Orlando. Lowry is the only player to total 15 or more assists in a game for the Raptors since Jose Calderon in 2012. Lowry has dished out 15+ assists six times during his nine seasons in Toronto (Last: Jan. 12, 2020 vs. Sacramento) and a total of eight times during his career. Lowry’s career high is 18 assists, which he accomplished twice with the Houston Rockets. Lowry is Toronto’s franchise leader with 4,056 total assists.
• Orlando is the fourth opponent Toronto has faced in a “series” format this season. The Raptors are 5-2 in these games, which includes a two-game sweep over Charlotte. Toronto split with both Miami and Indiana. The two game set against Orlando is the only home-and-away “series” on the Raptors first half schedule. Toronto will also face Milwaukee (Feb. 16-18 at Fiserv Forum) and Philadelphia (Feb. 21-23 at Amalie Arena) consecutively before the midseason break.
John Chaney was not a coach. He was an experience. He commanded every room, every arena, every conversation. He had his own voice, one you could still hear 30 years later, capable of finding unforeseen octaves, high and low, soft and loud. He had a smile that threatened to burst his face and an anger…
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Senior citizens eligible for coronavirus vaccination for the first time Monday dashed to historic Fenway Park to get their shots in as a major snowstorm bears down on Massachusetts. “I was concerned that there was going to be snow, and we wouldn’t be able to get here,” said 82-year-old Susan Johansen, who carpooled with family…
DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray tossed the ball at Michael Malone in mild disgust. Will Barton urged Nikola Jokic to keep scoring until he reached 50 points. Jokic’s teammates wanted him to reach the mark much more than he did. He was just happy Denver ended Utah’s 11-game winning streak. “Hopefully, I’m going to score […]
Boston Celtics draft-and-stash prospect Yam Madar continues to shine in the Israeli Basketball Premier League with the Hapoel Tel Aviv basketball club, where the future Celtic floor general got into a mano-a-mano duel with former University of Florida (and current Maccabi Tel Aviv) standout Scottie Wilbekin. While Wilbekin and Maccabi took the contest with the…