NBA: Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry undergoes surgery to repair damaged ligaments in left thumb

All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry was hurt on 12 May during Game 7 of a victory over Philadelphia in the Eastern Conference semi-finals, but he continued to play, helping Raptors win the championship.

The Associated Press July 19, 2019 22:49:02 IST
NBA: Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry undergoes surgery to repair damaged ligaments in left thumb
  • Kyle Lowry has undergone surgery to repair damaged ligaments in his left thumb, an injury he played through during the last two rounds of Toronto's run to the NBA championship

  • The Raptors said Friday that Lowry had the surgery in New York at the Hospital for Special Surgery

  • The All-Star point guard was hurt 12 May during Game 7 of a victory over Philadelphia in the Eastern Conference semi-finals

Kyle Lowry has undergone surgery to repair damaged ligaments in his left thumb, an injury he played through during the last two rounds of Toronto's run to the NBA championship.

NBA Toronto Raptors Kyle Lowry undergoes surgery to repair damaged ligaments in left thumb

File image of Kyle Lowry. Reuters

The Raptors said Friday that Lowry had the surgery in New York at the Hospital for Special Surgery.

The All-Star point guard was hurt 12 May during Game 7 of a victory over Philadelphia in the Eastern Conference semi-finals. He continued to play and helped Toronto win its first title when he finished with 26 points and 10 assists in Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Golden State.

Lowry averaged 15 points and 6.6 assists in 24 postseason games.

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