Lowry To Miss World Cup

Jonathan Grant | August 13th, 2019

Team USA will be down yet another player at the FIBA Basketball World Cup next month, as it was announced on Monday that guard Kyle Lowry, now an NBA champion, will miss out due to needing a longer recovery time for his thumb after having surgery earlier this summer.

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The unfortunate news now means that there are 15 players left to vie for 12 spots on the final squad when the tournament begins. Prior to Lowry’s withdrawal, a lot of others had either pulled out or decided they did not wish to play for the team, leaving the personnel in charge with a lot of thinking to do.

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