MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — A strained hamstring has benched Kyle Lowry.
Lowry’s leg issue forced the Miami Heat to rule out their starting point guard for Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Philadelphia 76ers.
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He missed four games earlier in the postseason because of the hamstring problem, then aggravated it in Miami’s Game 4 loss on Sunday.
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The Heat and 76ers are knotted at 2-2 going into Tuesday’s fifth game of the series.
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