The big news from Nick Nurse before the game is that Fred VanVleet will miss the game with a knee contusion. Nurse qualified the status, though, with the fact that VanVleet plans to be a full go in the three-point shootout and All-Star Game this weekend.
Fred VanVleet won't play tonight. MRI was clear, just a contusion.— Vivek Jacob (@vivekmjacob) February 16, 2022
On the opposing side, Minnesota could be without one of their young stars, as Anthony Edwards is a game-time decision with an ankle injury.
We’ll keep an eye on that (and many other things) as the game progresses. Here are the rest of the details.
Update: Edwards is in.
Anthony Edwards WILL play, and start.— Blake Murphy (@BlakeMurphyODC) February 17, 2022
Beverley, Russell, Edwards, Vanderbilt, and Towns start for Minny.
Where to Watch:
TSN, 8 PM ET
Toronto – Gary Trent Jr., Scottie Barnes, Pascal Siakam, OG Anunoby, Khem Birch
Minnesota — D’Angelo Russell, Patrick Beverley, Anthony Edwards, Jarred Vanderbilt, Karl-Anthony Towns
Toronto — Fred VanVleet (knee – out)
Minnesota — McKinley Wright IV (elbow – out)