Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra in health and safety protocols, out vs. Toronto Raptors

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra was placed in health and safety protocols and missed Sunday's win over the Raptors in Toronto.

Assistant coach Chris Quinn replaced Spoelstra. Jimmy Butler (toe), Dewayne Dedmon (ankle), Gabe Vincent (toe) and P.J. Tucker (knee) were also ruled out.

The game marked Heat guard Kyle Lowry's return to Toronto for the first time since leaving the team in free agency this summer. He finished with 16 points and 10 assists.

Miami ended Sunday's slate 2 games up on the Boston Celtics for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. The Raptors fell into a tie with the Chicago Bulls for the fifth seed.