Lowry Likely Out for the Season with Broken Right Wrist

Photo Credit: Hoops Habit

Toronto Raptors’ point guard Kyle Lowry is set to undergo surgery this Tuesday on his broken right wrist. He is expected to miss the remainder of the 2016-2017 regular season, but the team is hopeful that he can return for the playoffs.

Lowry, 30, has been in the NBA for 11 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 77 games and averaged 37.0 minutes per game, 21.2 points per game, 4.7 rebounds per game, 6.4 assists per game, 0.4 blocks per game, and 2.1 steals per game. He shot 42.7% from the field, 38.8% from 3-point range, and 81.1% from the free throw line.

So far this season, Lowry has played in 56 games and averaged 37.7 minutes per game, 22.8 points per game, 4.7 rebounds per game, 6.9 assists per game, 0.3 blocks per game, and 1.4 steals per game. He is shooting 46.3% from the field, 41.7% from 3-point range, and 82.6% from the free throw line.

Over his 11-year NBA career, Lowry has played in 709 games and averaged 30.9 minutes per game, 14.2 points per game, 4.1 rebounds per game, 5.8 assists per game, 0.3 blocks per game, and 1.4 steals per game. His career shooting percentages are 42.4% from the field, 36.5% from 3-point range, and 79.9% from the free throw line.

 

-Asher Fair

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