Raptors’ OG Anunoby will not play in Game 1 of Finals vs. Warriors

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TORONTO — Forward OG Anunoby is expected back in the Raptors lineup on Sunday for Game 2 of the NBA Finals as Toronto hosts the Golden State Warriors.

Anunoby has missed the entire post-season after having an appendectomy on April 12 — one day before Toronto began its first-round series against the Orlando Magic.

Raptors head coach Nick Nurse announced ahead of Thursday’s Game 1 that he expects Anunoby will be active for the second game of the best-of-seven series.

The 21-year-old Anunoby confirmed Wednesday that his appendix had burst before having surgery, then an infection complicated the aftermath of the procedure.

Anunoby is averaging seven points and 2.9 rebounds per game this season.

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