According to coach, Toronto Raptors are likely to be without Scottie Bart, Thaddeus Young, and Gary Trent in Game 2 vs. Philadelphia 76ers.

PHILADELPHIA Toronto RaptorsNick Nurse, coach, said guard Gary Trent Jr. Forwards Scottie Barnes Thaddeus Youngthey are unlikely against the odds to play in Game 2 on their first-round playoff series. Philadelphia 76ers.

Nurse spoke out after Sunday's Temple University practice. “They are all likely to be listed as doubtful, so it doesn’t seem good for them. We'll assess them all along the way and see where they end up.

Game 2 takes place in Philadelphia on Monday night.

Barnes was one of the favorite candidates to win the Rookie Award of the Year. suffered a left ankle sprainThe Sixers' Joel EmbiidHe slipped and fell on his foot on Saturday in Game 1's fourth quarter. Young injured his left thumb during the second quarter of Game 1 and was forced to quit the game.

Barnes wasn't at practice on Sunday, Young was. Young was wearing a wrap around his thumb. Both players had MRIs on Sunday and the team is awaiting their results.

Trent was also absent, due to a non-COVID illness which Nurse stated had been affecting the guard's performance for the past week. Trent struggled in Game 1 going 2-for-11 over 26 minutes. Nurse was impressed with his willingness to endure it.

This only makes Toronto's situation more difficult, with Both Nurse and All Star guard. Fred VanVleetRaptors have been completely outplayed and praised by the 76ers.

Nurse believes that the team can win again, despite Toronto's injuries to key players.

Nurse stated that it was similar to a lot regular-season situations. It's like going into a game plan to see how it will play with certain guys. You also need to consider how it might change with other guys. This is what you can do. We will just need to be flexible in what we do.

“I thought that what we had planned last night was great, and I would continue to stick with most of it. It just needs to be executed better. As of right now, that's my thought.

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