Toronto Raptors

How long is OG Anunoby out? Injury timeline, return date, latest updates on Raptors forward

While early reports indicated that the Toronto Raptors would be without forward OG Anunoby for some time, his return could be sooner than initially believed.

After missing the Raptors' meetings with the Utah Jazz and Sacramento Kings, Anunoby was originally listed as questionable for the team's meeting against the Golden State Warriors on Nov. 21.

What's next for Anunoby? Here's everything we know about his injury and the latest news on when he may return to the court.

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What is OG Anunoby's injury?

Anunoby is dealing with a left hip pointer. According to UPMC, the injury is a "deep bruise to the ridge of bone on the upper outside of your hip."

He is said to have suffered the injury during a workout the day before Toronto's game against Utah.

Anunoby had appeared in the first 15 games of the season for the Raptors. He was averaging a team-high 20.1 points to go along with 5.4 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.5 steals and 0.6 blocks prior to his injury.

MORE: There's much more to Anunoby's improvement than the numbers

How long will OG Anunoby be out?

It's currently unknown how long Anunoby will be sidelined. The initial update Raptors head coach Nick Nurse gave was that "it'll be a while."

It appeared as though a return against the Warriors was a possibility for Anunoby, but he was downgraded from questionable to doubtful in the hours leading up to the game. He was later ruled out.

Raptors upcoming schedule 2021-22

Toronto's meeting with Golden State is the fourth stop of a six-game road trip for the Raptors, which opened with a loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.

Date Opponent Time (ET)
Sun, Nov. 21 at Golden State 8:30 PM
Wed, Nov. 24 at Memphis 8:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 26 at Indiana 8:00 PM
Sun, Nov. 28 vs. Boston 6:00 PM
Tue, Nov. 30 vs. Memphis 7:30 PM

The Raptors were 7-8 prior to Anunoby's injury and are currently 1-1 in his absence.

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