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Raptors Kyle Lowry To Undergo Wrist Surgery; Likely Out Until The Playoffs

Raptors Kyle Lowry To Undergo Wrist Surgery; Likely Out Until The Playoffs

Toronto now sits in fourth place in the Eastern Conference, one game behind the three-seeded Washington Wizards in the loss column with both teams three games back of the Celtics.

Reaching the All-Star Game in each of the last three seasons including in 2016-2017, Lowry has not suited up for the Raptors since back on February 15.

The Raptors announced today that Lowry will undergo surgery Tuesday morning to remove loose bodies from his wrist which are causing both swelling and locking to occur.

It was Toronto's final game before heading into the National Basketball Association all-star break.




In 56 games he's played in this season, Kyle Lowry averaged 22.8 points and 6.9 assists per game while shooting 46.3 percent from the field, 41.7 percent beyond the arc. However, the Raptors could lose home court advantage very quickly.

The Raptors will certainly miss Lowry as they vie for one of the top spots in the East.

Lowry was named to the All-Star Game for the third time in his career.

The Celtics appear to have caught a break in their race for the Eastern Conference's No. 2 seed. The Raptors find themselves at 35-24 through 59 regular season games. They were also among the most aggressive before the trade deadline, picking up Serge Ibaka and P.J. Tucker.

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