Josh Lewenberg, Toronto Raptors NBA beat reporter, tweeted the following on Hansbrough's status,
Tyler Hansbrough will miss his 7th straight game tonight in Boston. He participated in shootaround this afternoon, left ankle still sore
— Josh Lewenberg (@JLew1050) January 15, 2014
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Amir Johnson and Patrick Patterson continue to get the bulk of the minutes at power forward in Hansbrough's absence. Johnson had six points and five rebounds before fouling out after playing 26 minutes. Patterson had two points, four rebounds and two assists in 20 minutes.
Hansbrough, the 13th pick in the 2009 NBA draft by the Indiana Pacers, has played in 28 games this season. He is averaging a career low 5.5 points per game. His best season was 2010-2011 when he averaged 11 points on 46.5 percent shooting and 5.2 rebounds per game.