Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse said there's a reason journeyman wing Stanley Johnson has received a larger role in the rotation over sharpshooter Matt Thomas and the athletic Terence Davis.

"I'm disappointed in Matt. I'm disappointed in Terence," Nurse told reporters prior to Monday's game versus the Boston Celtics, per TSN's Josh Lewenberg. "They've made way too many mistakes defensively.

"They're our two best shooters, probably, but they're coming out fouling and giving up boatloads of points in short minutes, and they can't get that many back."

Despite averaging just 1.8 points and 3.3 rebounds per game, Johnson has still logged 48 minutes across four appearances - ahead of Thomas (47 minutes in three games) and Davis (24 minutes in three games) - through the Raptors' first five outings.