Raptors acquire Marc Gasol from Grizzlies

The Toronto Raptors have acquired centre Marc Gasol from the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Jonas Valanciunas, Delon Wright, C.J. Miles, and a 2024 second-round pick, the team announced Thursday. Gasol was taken by the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round in 2007. Less than a year later, he was traded to Memphis as…

Valanciunas to miss 4 weeks after dislocating thumb

Toronto Raptors Centre Jonas Valanciunas underwent surgery to repair a dislocated thumb and will miss at least a month, the team announced Thursday. The injury occurred in the second quarter of the Raptors’ 113-93 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday. Valanciunas collapsed in considerable pain after being hacked by Warriors bigman Draymond Green…