Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet left Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers with a right knee contusion and will not return.
Update: Fred VanVleet (right knee contusion) will not return tonight.
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VanVleet headed to the locker room immediately with Raptors vice president of player health and performance Alex McKechnie.
The 25-year-old has played his way into All-Star consideration this season, averaging 18.7 points, 7.3 assists and 3.9 rebounds per game.
It would be a crushing loss for the Raptors if VanVleet is out for an extended period of time as he’s taken on a larger role running the offence, while averaging 37.8 minutes per game.
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