Kyle Lowry Injury: Updates on Raptors Star’s Wrist and Return

January 26th, 2016 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

Toronto Raptors star point guard Kyle Lowry left Tuesday's win over the Washington Wizards with a wrist injury, according to Raptors Media Relations on Twitter. 

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X-Rays on Lowry's Left Wrist Negative Wednesday, Jan. 27 According to TSN's Josh Lewenberg, the team is calling Lowry's injury a sprain. Lewenberg added that the All-Star point guard told reporters he's "fine" after his wrist appeared to get hurt fighting for position on defense:

Lowry dealt with back spasms toward the end of the 2014-15 NBA campaign and suffered a left shin contusion in Toronto's loss to Washington in Game 2 of its opening-round playoff series thereafter.

The Raptors will have a hard time replacing Lowry if he's missing for an extended period of time. He is a hard-nosed defender and creates plenty of offense for himself and his teammates, averaging 20.9 points, five rebounds, 6.4 assists and 2.2 steals per contest this season.

Reserve point guard Cory Joseph arrived this offseason from San Antonio. The Toronto native can provide some offense, but Joseph is most known for his tenaciou ...

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