Report: Raptors Center Jonas Valanciunas Will Miss Six Weeks

by November 22, 2015

Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas is opting not to have surgery on his broken left hand, according to a report from Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports. Valanciunas hurt himself on Friday night against the Lakers. More details:

After undergoing further tests on Saturday, Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas will bypass surgery on the fracture in his left hand, league sources told Yahoo Sports.


Valanciunas is expected to miss approximately six weeks, league sources said.


Valanciunas suffered the injury in the fourth metacarpal in his non-shooting hand during Friday’s win against the Los Angeles Lakers. The 7-footer opted to rehab his hand instead of having surgery.