Jonas Valančiūnas, the Toronto Raptors' Lithuanian center who has risen to the challenge of the Eastern Conference's semifinals, will miss out on the rest of his team's games against the Miami Heat due to a sprained right ankle.
Jonas Valančiūnas
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