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Raptors Injury Update: Amir Johnson leaves Friday's game with sore left foot

By on 10/18/2014 11:00:00 AM

The Toronto Raptors improved to 5-1 on the preseason following a 109-90 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday. Terrence Ross lead a balanced offense with 22 points on 9-of-18 shooting from the floor. On the injury front, starting power forward Amir Johnson left the game with a sore foot. He finished the game with two points and four rebounds in 13 minutes of action.

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The official Twitter account of the Toronto Raptors confirmed Johnson's injury during last night's game. also noted that Johnson has a history of ankle injuries. The sore foot just adds to his injury-prone past. There is no word as to how much time Johnson will miss, but should the injury be serious, expect Patrick Patterson to see more playing time.

Johnson, in his 10th NBA season, averaged a career high 10.4 points, to go along with 6.6 rebounds and 1.1 blocked shots per game last season. Johnson has played in 511 career games for the Pistons and Raptors and has career averages of 7.4 points and 5.7 rebounds per game.

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