10 months Raptors’ Lowry withdraws from US World Cup team Manilatimes |Sports
LOS ANGELES: Kyle Lowry of the NBA champion Toronto Raptors has withdrawn from consideration for the US Basketball World Cup team due to a thumb injury. The Raptors guard had surgery on his left thumb in July and had hoped to recover and play for the United States in their bid to win a third straight World Cup title in China. “I was hoping to be cleared and ready for the tournament, but I was not cleared for full basketball activities,” he wrote on Instagram. “I was hoping to be available in time to help my country in their quest ... more