Miami Heat point guard Kyle Lowry has been ruled out of game five against the Philadelphia 76ers with a lingering hamstring injury. The veteran Miami Heat point guard has battled injuries for the entirety of the regular season and the 2022 NBA Playoffs. Injuries have defined this playoff series between the Miami Heat and the Philadelphia 76ers. There is no word on Lowry’s availability for game six or a potential game seven as of right now.
#PHIvsMIA INJURY UPDATE: Kyle Lowry (hamstring) has been ruled out of tonight’s Game 5 vs the Sixers.
— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) May 10, 2022
This season with the Miami Heat, Kyle Lowry averaged 13.4 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 7.5 assists per game. He paired those numbers with a field goal percentage of 44 percent and a three-point percentage of 37.7 percent. The Playoffs however have been less effective with him only being able to play five games this postseason. In those games, he averaged 6.2 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 5.2 assists per game. He paired those numbers with a field goal percentage of 29.7 percent and a three-point percentage of 20.8 percent. Injuries have slowed the veteran point guard down so far in the 2022 NBA Playoffs.
#Breaking : Miami Heat G Kyle Lowry has been ruled out for tonight’s GM5 against the #76ers (hamstring). Injured it in Game 3 against the #Hawks. Played games 3-4 this series and just hasn’t been right. #HEATCulture #PhilaUnite #nba #NBAPlayoffs @Heat4life01 pic.twitter.com/pz1WGFGSE1
— Josh Moser (@TheMozKnowz) May 10, 2022
The series between the Miami Heat and Philadelphia 76ers is tied 2-2 heading into this pivotal game five matchup in Miami. Tip-off is scheduled for Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. EST. Miami will want to win heading back to Philadelphia for game six. We here at Def Pen Sports wish Kyle Lowry a speedy recovery and return to the court.