Through four games against the Indiana Pacers, the Toronto Raptors’ All-Star backcourt of Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan have playoff averages of 15.5 points and 13.3 points, respectively. The two have shot a combined 40-for-130 — 30.7 percent — and aren’t excelling in the areas that make them the most dangerous. Lowry was fifth in the NBA in 3-pointers made in the regular season, and he is 5-for-27 in the series. DeRozan was second in the NBA in free throws made, and he’s gone 11-for-15 in the series, failing to get to the line at all in the Raptors’ two losses.
“We just stink right now,” DeRozan said Sunday.
Source: James Herbert of CBS Sports
Report: Kemba Walker Out Until January Due to Knee Injury
Following consultation with multiple specialists in early October, Celtics guard Kemba Walker received a stem cell injection in his left knee, and was put on a 12-week strengthening program to prepare for the upcoming season. He is expected to return to on-court activities in early December, and a further update regarding his game availability will be provided during the first week of January.
Source: Boston Celtics
Sources: Reggie Jackson to Re-Sign with Clippers
Free agent guard Reggie Jackson is returning to the Los Angeles Clippers on a one-year deal, sources tell ESPN. Jackson is expected to play a prominent role in the Clippers backcourt rotation.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) December 2, 2020
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter
Sources: Nic Batum, Clippers Agree to Deal
Nicolas Batum has signed his contract with the Los Angeles Clippers, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) December 2, 2020
Source: Shams Charania on Twitter