The Raptors suffered a heavy blow to their lineup when Pascal Siakam was ruled out indefinitely with a stretched groin.
The team announced that Siakam was injured when he landed awkwardly during the fourth quarter of Toronto’s 112-99 win over the Pistons on Wednesday. Siakam finished with 26 points against the Pistons, raising the average this season to 25.1 points. He also averages 8.0 rebounds and 3.6 assists for NBA champions.
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Siakam was not the only Raptors player to be injured against the Pistons. Marc Gasol’s starting center left the game early with a left hamstring strain and is also unlimited. Guard Norman Powell suffered a hypoglycemia in his left shoulder after colliding with another player late in the fourth quarter.
What’s next for the Raptors’ 25-year rising star? Here is all we know about Siakam’s injury and the latest news on when he may return to court.
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How long will Pascal Siakam come out?
Shiakam goes out indefinitely after suffering from what the Raptors call a stretched groin.
Progress was hurt when it came awkward with 6:47 remaining in the fourth quarter of Toronto’s victory. The Raptors said they would be evaluated in the coming weeks and that his condition would be updated as needed.
Pascal Siakam Injury Schedule
Siakam was injured in the groin on December 18 against the Pistons. He went to the floor after driving to Detroit center Andre Drummond, who dismissed Shiakam’s attempt at the rim.
Before the injury, Siakam had played in the first 27 games of the regular season. There is no timetable for his return.