Former WSU star VanVleet sidelined by injury

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Former Wichita State standout Fred VanVleet will be sidelined with a thumb injury.

A statement from the Toronto Raptors said VanVleet has a partial ligament injury to his left thumb.  He will wear a splint for up to three weeks.

The injury happened Saturday in Toronto's win over the New York Knicks.  

VanVleet is averaging 10.5 points per game for the Raptors.