Raptors' starting guard Lowry out with knee injury versus Rockets
Wednesday, Apr 02, 2014 06:00 pm
TORONTO - Toronto guard Kyle Lowry sat out the Raptors' game Wednesday night versus the Houston Rockets because of a knee injury.
Lowry left Monday's 93-83 loss at Miami in the third quarter after he collided with Heat guard LeBron James.
Raptors coach Dwane Casey said Lowry had swelling in his knee Wednesday.
There was more bad news for Toronto on Wednesday when Amir Johnson left the game with a sore right ankle after playing only three minutes. Johnson has been plagued by ankle problems, but normally plays through them.
Lowry is averaging 17.4 points, 7.6 assists and 4.8 rebounds for the Raptors.
Johnson has averaged 10.8 points and 6.8 rebounds.
Greivis Vasquez started for Lowry.