Jonas Valanciunas RUMORS & NEWS

  • Valanciunas a game-time decision for Game 4

    TSN "After a dramatic Game 3 victory Saturday, the Toronto Raptors might be getting back one of their top players for Monday's Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Centre Jonas Valanciunas was upgraded to a game-time decision Monday morning, according to ESPN's..." May 23

  • Report: Raptors' Valanciunas out for Game 3, rest of series in doubt

    CBS Sports "Things are grim for the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference finals. Not only are they struggling to even be within striking distance of the Cleveland Cavaliers, but we don't even know if their center Jonas Valanciunas will even get to participate in the series. He's been out since the middle..." May 20

  • Raptors make it official, Jonas Valanciunas out for Game 1

    Pro Basketball Talk "We knew this was coming, Raptors coach Dwane Casey already said as much and added Game 2 could be the same. But now it is official via the Raptors, no Jonas Valanciunas for Toronto in Game 1 against Cleveland Tuesday night. The Raptors odds of winning a game in this series drop steeply..." May 17

  • Jonas Valanciunas unlikely to play in first two games of conference finals

    Sportsnaut "The Toronto Raptors head into their Eastern Conference Finals matchup with the Cleveland Raptors a battered and tired team, having gone the full seven in their first two series. Starting center Jonas Valanciunas is the most noteworthy injury for the Raptors. He missed the final four games of..." May 16

  • Whiteside and Valanciunas out for Game 7

    Raptors Republic "No centers for Game 7 *Jonas Valanciunas’ status hasn’t changed. “I don’t think so..I would say not,” Casey said, adding that he’s “nowhere close to being ready.” And Hassan Whiteside’s doesn’t sound like it has either, with him telling Ethan Skolnick he won’t play in Game 7, though he will..." May 14

  • Why losing Valanciunas would significantly hurt Raptors

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Raptors should be feeling pretty good after managing to hold on for a 95-91 win over the Miami Heat on Saturday to take a 2-1 series advantage. Kyle Lowry appeared to have re-discovered his all-star form, the defence remained stout and the Raptors were able to survive a vintage..." May 08

  • Raptors’ Jonas Valanciunas ruled out for remainder series against Heat

    Toronto Star "The Toronto Raptors have suffered a significant loss in their bid to beat the Miami Heat in the NBA Eastern Conference semifinal. Centre Jonas Valanciunas has been ruled out for the remainder of the series, the team announced Sunday, after suffering a sprained right ankle in Saturday’s..." May 08

  • Jonas Valanciunas leaves Game 3 with ankle sprain

    Raptors Republic "Oh no. Oh boy. Early in the third quarter on Saturday, Jonas Valanciunas hit the floor under his own basket holding his right ankle in pain. He seemed to land awkwardly, landing on Dwyane Wade’s foot as he came down from contesting (and fouling) on a layup attempt. He immediately went to the..." May 07

  • Paul George: Jonas Valanciunas grabbed my throat, sparking tussle

    ESPN "Pacers forward Paul George took exception to Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas getting too physical with him down low during the fourth quarter of Indiana's 100-83 win in Game 4 on Saturday afternoon. With 5:03 remaining in the game, George and Valanciunas jostled in the paint as Pacers..." April 24

  • Valanciunas the centre of attention as Raptors even series with Pacers

    Toronto Star "The immediacy of the times, the impatience of people, the desire everyone has for instant gratification irks Dwane Casey like little else — and never more when the subject is Jonas Valanciunas. Be patient, Casey demands. Don’t expect greatness before it’s time. Cut the kid some slack because he..." April 19

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    Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun

    Valanciunas and Patterson back for Raptors tonight.

  • Raptors' Valanciunas available vs. Magic, not expected to play

    The Score "http://www.thescore.com/nba/news/988095" March 20

  • Jonas Valanciunas sprains thumb, listed as questionable for tonight's game in Denver

    Raptors HQ "The title says it all. Apparently Jonas Valanciunas of the Raptors has sprained his thumb. While the young big man practised with the team, he's listed as questionable for tonight's game in Denver. As per the Toronto Star's Chris O'Leary I wager that Jonas plays in the game, at least in some..." February 01

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    RaptorsMR @RaptorsMR

    Jonas Valanciunas will start tonight at Denver. He was originally listed as questionable with a sprained right thumb. #rtz