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Marc Gasol surprised by all the Raptors fans in NYC

Marc Gasol surprised by all the Raptors fans in NYC

The team said VanVleet suffered a "partial ligament injury" during Saturday's game.

The 34-year-old, who'd lived in Memphis since he was 16 and had been with the Grizzlies for 11 seasons, was traded for the first time last week when the Raptors acquired him in a blockbuster deal at Thursday's National Basketball Association trade deadline.

VanFleet is averaging 10.5 points, 2.7 rebounds and 4.6 assists in 26.8 minutes in 51 games (22 starts) this season for the Raptors, shooting 40.3 percent from the field, 36.6 percent from deep and 83.3 percent from the free-throw line.

One day after arguably the biggest trade of the 2019 National Basketball Association trade deadline, Marc Gasol has officially joined the Toronto Raptors. "We're going to get there", Leonard added.

The Toronto Raptors are set to sign point guard Jeremy Lin, who is finalizing a buyout with the Atlanta Hawks, reports ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski. "The amount of energy that you feel around the city is great".

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Although this is the first time that the 34-year-old Gasol has been traded in his 11-year career, the warm welcomes, guidance of others and familiar faces within the organization seem to be helping with his transition.

The three-time All-Star also mentioned the familiarity he has with former Memphis Grizzlies teammate Kyle Lowry, former Spanish National Team teammate Serge Ibaka and the multiple playoff runs he had against Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green.

Based on his performance, it didn't appear to concern him very much at all.

Marc Gasol made his Toronto Raptors debut on Saturday night after spending his entire career with the Memphis Grizzlies. You understand the chance you have coming from a team that hasn't made the playoffs last year and more likely than not this year as well, having a chance to be back (in the post-season), you know how much it means.