MIAMI —Guard Will not participate in Game 2 against the Eastern Conference semifinalists As he continues to recover from a hamstring strain, the team announced Tuesday.
After initially injuring his hamstring in Game 3 of Eastern Conference semifinals against The, Lowry will miss this fourth consecutive playoff game.April 22,
Lowry's absence continues to be a concern for the Heat, but they remain confident that they can win as the veteran guard goes through his rehabilitation. With a series lead of 1-0, the Heat enter Wednesday's game leading by one point over the Sixers.
“We've had enough chances this season with either Kyle, Jimmy or both.” [Butler]Find out where Gabe is [Vincent]He has been able step into the starting lineup, and everyone feels confident that we can work on both sides of a floor. It is his credit for earning the trust of all players and staff. We will continue to do this. We will play anyone who is available, and then adjust as needed.”
Spoelstra stated that Butler, who was unable to play in Game 5 due to knee pains, played 30 minutes and made it through Game 1. Butler was excused from Tuesday's practice, and will be playing in Game 2.
“There was a point. And I don’t know what the number was, but he had a discussion with me — if [our lead in the second half of Game 1]He was not able to get to single digits and he was going back in.”
Vincent (right knee irritation) was also listed by the Heat as questionable for Wednesday’s game.(Left ankle sprain). (Left ankle strain). (Right calf strain). (Right hamstring strain).