Fred VanVleet doubtful for Game 6

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Tim Reynolds: Fred VanVleet is officially doubtful for Game 6.
Source: Twitter @ByTimReynolds

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Doug Smith @SmithRaps
For bookkeeping purposes, Raptors have Fred VanVleet listed as “doubtful” for Game 6 with a hip flexor strain.
For context: OG Anunoby had the same thing out west in November and missed the next 14 games.
“Doubtful” seems pretty good, yet optimistic. – 2:39 PM

Eric Koreen @ekoreen
Raptors list Fred VanVleet as doubtful for Game 6 with his hip flexor strain. – 1:47 PM

Marc Stein @TheSteinLine
The Raptors say Fred VanVleet (left hip flexor strain) is doubtful for Game 6 against Philadelphia.
VanVleet is one of five All-Stars already this postseason to miss at least one game: marcstein.substack.com/p/first-round-…1:46 PM

Vivek Jacob @vivekmjacob
Fred VanVleet is listed as doubtful for Game 6 – 1:46 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
The Raptors say Fred VanVleet is doubtful to play in Game 6 vs the 76ers. – 1:46 PM

Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun
Fred VanVleet remains doubtful for Game 6 against Sixers tomorrow. – 1:46 PM

Marc J. Spears @MarcJSpears
The Raptors say Fred VanVleet (left hip flexor – strain) is doubtful to play against the Sixers tomorrow. – 1:45 PM

Aaron Rose @AaronBenRose
Fred VanVleet is doubtful for Game 6 – 1:45 PM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
The Raptors are listing Fred VanVleet as doubtful for tomorrow’s Game 6. – 1:45 PM

Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
Fred VanVleet is officially doubtful for Game 6. – 1:45 PM

More on this storyline

Austin Krell: Doc Rivers noted that the game plan doesn’t change that much with Fred VanVleet out tonight. Says it adds things defensively for Toronto and takes away some of what they can do offensively. -via Twitter @NBAKrell / April 25, 2022

Rich Hoffman: Nick Nurse says Scottie Barnes will likely start for Fred VanVleet. Still didn’t say who will play the 5, could be Birch/Achiuwa/Thad. -via Twitter @rich_hofmann / April 25, 2022

Tim Bontemps: Fred VanVleet says he won’t play tonight, says he’s taking it day by day from here. -via Twitter @TimBontemps / April 25, 2022