Raptors Could Be Without All-Star For Game 5

It's been a rough playoff series this far for Toronto Raptors All-Star guard Fred VanVleet. And things just got worse. Already struggling from a sore knee that's slowed him down for the last couple of months, VanVleet left Saturday's Game 4 with a left hip flexor strain. He's been listed as "questionable" for Game 5 in Philly on Monday.

VanVleet exited the game in frustration, tearing his jersey as he left the floor.

Sports medicine doctor Ali Rendely says an injury like VanVleet's is usually treated with anti-inflammatories and rest. 

VanVleet's knee issues had already held him to just 13.8 points, 6.3 assists and 33.3% from behind the arc through the first four games of the series, well down from his 20.3 points per game and 37.7% from distance during the regular season. 

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