The Toronto Raptors have been dealt one other blow.
Guard Fred VanVleet and guard/ahead DeAndre Bembry have been suspended one recreation, while ahead OG Anunoby was fined $30,000 US for a latest on-court altercation.
The lack of VanVleet and Bembry is extra unhealthy information for the reeling Raptors (20-31), who’ve misplaced seven of their final 10 video games amid COVID-19 participant absences.
Bembry was scheduled to serve his suspension Thursday when the Raptors performed host to the Chicago Bulls. VanVleet, who’s missed the previous two video games with a hip damage, should serve his suspension within the subsequent regular-season recreation for which he is eligible and bodily in a position to play.
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The incident occurred late in the first quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers’ 110-101 win over Toronto on Tuesday at Amalie Arena.
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Anunoby obtained a technical foul and was ejected after grabbing Dennis Schroder by the leg and “recklessly flipping him to the ground after the two became entangled following a common foul committed by Schroder,” the NBA mentioned in a press release.
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