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Toronto Raptors vs Minnesota Timberwolves: Injury report, predicted lineups and start 5 – February 16, 2022

The Toronto Raptors and Minnesota Timberwolves are preparing to face each other in Minnesota as it is a clash between two teams with post-season ambitions.

The Raptors come into this game as the 7th seed of the East with a 31-25 record this season. They are leading 15-12 and have won eight of the last ten matches but also lost the last two. With their post-season aspirations, the 2019 NBA Champion is 3 games behind the 4th seed, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and 5 games behind the 10th seed, the Atlanta Hawks.

Meanwhile, Minnesota is having problems with stability this season as they become the seventh seed on the Western Conference standings with a 31-27 record. Unlike the Raptors, the Timberwolves have won their last two games in this game and seven of their last ten. They are leading 17-10 at home this season and are six games behind the fourth seed, Utah Jazz, West.


Toronto Raptors Injury Report

Raptors amulet Fred VanVleet in action
Raptors amulet Fred VanVleet in action

Toronto Raptors will enter this game in near-clean health as an All-Star guard Fred VanVleet listed as suspect due to knee pain and is being monitored daily. His participation will be called game time. In addition to VanVleet, the Raptors have others.

Player

Status

Reason

Fred VanVleet Doubts Knee hurts

Minnesota Timberwolves’ Injury Report

Town D & # 039; Angelo Russell and Karl-Anthony
Town of D’Angelo Russell and Karl-Anthony

Like the Raptors, the Minnesota Timberwolves enter this game with almost everyone ready for action. Anthony EdwardsHowever, this game against Toronto is questionable due to an ankle injury and is being watched daily. Aside from Edwards, all others are expected to participate.

Player

Status

Reason

Anthony Edwards Doubts Ankle sprain

Toronto Raptors vs Minnesota Timberwolves: Predicted Lineups

Toronto Raptors

Fred VanVleet and Gary Trent Jr are set to lead the way for the Raptors while OG Anunoby and Scottie Barnes are set to play as forwards. The big man in the squad will be Pascal Siakam.

Minnesota Timberwolves

The Timberwolves will see Patrick Beverley and D’Angelo Russell as the leaders, while the forwards in this squad will be Anthony Edwards and Jared Vanderbilt. Karl-Anthony Towns will start as center against the Raptors.


Toronto Raptors vs Minnesota Timberwolves: 5 Second Prediction Start

Toronto Raptors

Protect points – Fred VanVleet; Guard – Gary Trent Jr.; Small progress – OG Anunoby; Power transition – Chris Boucher; center – Pascal Siakam

Minnesota Timberwolves

Protect points: Patrick Beverley; Guard: D’Angelo Russell; Small progress: Anthony Edwards; Power relay: Jarred Vanderbilt; Center: The town of Karl-Anthony.


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Edited by Ned Lawrence Esguerra

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