CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -A swollen and painful right knee could keep Toronto Raptors All-Star forward Chris Bosh sidelined for about a week.
Bosh missed Sunday's game against Charlotte, two days after he left in the fourth quarter when the knee flared up. Bosh, Toronto's top scorer and rebounder, initially was injured Monday against the Pacers.
An MRI on Saturday revealed no structural damage.
``I'm just waiting until I don't have any more pain,'' Bosh said Sunday. ``That's my biggest concern right now.''
Coach Sam Mitchell hinted Bosh would also miss the final two games of the road trip on Tuesday in Orlando and Wednesday against Miami. Rasho Nesterovic started in Bosh's place against the Bobcats.
Bosh acknowledged he was in pain before Sunday's game and said the training staff said he needs rest.
``I haven't tried to run. Just doing certain movements right now (hurt),'' Bosh said. ``It is what it is and I just have to be patient.''
Bosh is averaging 22.6 points and 8.9 rebounds. He played in his third All-Star game last month.

Recent NBA Discussions

hey mike ? on Mon, Feb 2017 by Michael Cash
COLL PLAYS 4 SUN on Mon, Feb 2017 by MichaelF12
ADDED COLL PLAT 4 SUN on Sun, Feb 2017 by Michael Cash
Advertisement

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Updated NBA Championship Odds Now that the NBA All-Star Game has wrapped, which team is currently favored to win this year's championship?
Thumbnail Pelicans' own Davis hopes to lead West On the heels of a rather tepid Saturday in New Orleans, can the NBA’s marquee talents bring the Smoothie King Center to life this...
Thumbnail Thompson, Irving load up for downtown duel With Stephen Curry out of the mix this time around, a lot of people feel compelled to classify the 2017 3-point contest as a wide-open affair. Klay...
Thumbnail Magic phenom aims to dazzle New Orleans After narrowly losing to Zach LaVine 12 months ago, Aaron Gordon appears fully committed to winning the 2017 All-Star dunk contest. Will anyone else even put up...
Thumbnail A-listers hit hardcourt in New Orleans This weekend, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome belongs to the biggest names in hoops – for the most part. Various entertainers will hit the hardwood tonight,...

NBA Team Pages