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Kyle Lowry injury update: Latest news on Heat guard's sprained left ankle

Kyle Lowry suffered a sprained left ankle in the Miami Heat's loss to the Boston Celtics on Thursday.

The injury occurred in the closing seconds of the third quarter when Duncan Robinson collided into Lowry's leg after trying to draw a charge on Celtics star Jaylen Brown.

Lowry immediately hopped off the court and went directly to the locker room. The Heat later announced that he would not return.

Lowry exited the game with six points, seven rebounds and five assists.

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The severity of Lowry's injury is still unknown.

Following the Heat's loss to the Celtics, Miami head coach Erik Spoelstra said "we'll find out tomorrow" when asked about Lowry's ankle.

Through seven games, Lowry is averaging 10.0 points, 7.1 assists and 4.6 rebounds. Though he's shooting only 37.5 percent from the field, the Heat have been a different team with him on the court, outscoring opponents by 15.5 points per 100 possessions.

Lowry has helped the Heat get off to a 6-2 start, giving them the second-best record in the Eastern Conference behind only the 76ers (7-2).

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Lowry missed Miami's matchup with the Indiana Pacers on Oct. 23 with a sprained left ankle. Gabe Vincent started in his place. Lowry returned the following game.

The Heat are back in action on Saturday, Nov. 6, when they face the Utah Jazz in Miami. They announced Lowry will be in the starting lineup.

Heat upcoming schedule

Date Opponent Time (ET)
Nov. 6 vs. Jazz 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 8 at Nuggets 9 p.m.
Nov. 10 at Lakers 10 p.m.
Nov. 11 at Clippers 10:30 p.m.
Nov. 13 at Jazz 5 p.m.
Nov. 15 at Thunder 8 p.m.

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