The Clippers may be set for drastic changes to their roster this offseason. Doc Rivers, who serves jointly as coach and general manager, hopes that is not the case.
Despite losing in the first round of this year’s Western Conference playoffs to the Jazz, adding to the franchise’s misery in the postseason, Rivers hopes his Big Three of Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan return next season.
I don’t know. I think they deserve a chance to win, Rivers said Wednesday. They have built this legacy. I do believe that, whether that’s what we decide to do that or not. There’s a big part of me that believes (in them). These guys are responsible for the birth of our franchise in a lot of ways. They consider themselves Clippers.
The Cavs’ Kevin Love attempted a 3-pointer that missed just a few minutes into the second half. Under the basket, Tristan Thompson struggled for the rebound and slammed into the Raptors’ Norman Powell, who then bowled into Lowry’s legs.
Lowry hit the floor and crawled off while in obvious pain. He walked off under his own power to the locker room with a significant limp on his left leg, only to return to the court a few minutes later. He did jog up and down the court, but was heavily favoring his right leg.
Lowry returned to finished the third quarter, but the Cavaliers opened a 99-73 Cheap Authentic Jerseys lead going into the fourth. At that point he went back to the locker room for further evaluation.
It could be a huge blow for the Raptors. Lowry had 20 points through Cheap Atlanta Braves Jerseys three quarters before the injury.
As of now, his status for Game 3 is unknown.