Raptors’ Jonas Valanciunas leaves game with ankle injury

Philadelphia 76ers forward Amir Johnson (5) handles the ball as Toronto Raptors centre Jonas Valanciunas (17) defends. (Frank Gunn/CP)

Toronto Raptors centre Jonas Valanciunas left Saturday’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers with a left ankle sprain.

Valanciunas injured his ankle while recovering a rebound in the second quarter. He was fouled on the play and shot his free throws but left the game and went into the locker room shortly thereafter.

Lucas Nogueira replaced Valanciunas to start the second half.