Raptors’ Kyle Lowry out at least two weeks with thumb fracture

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Monday night, the Toronto Raptors come to Los Angeles and Staples Center to take on the Clippers and Kawhi Leonard — the first time Leonard will face the team he won a title with last June.

Those Raptors will be without Kyle Lowry due to a thumb injury, something broken by Rachel Nichols of ESPN.

That is the bone at the tip of the thumb, above the joint, and it is on Lowry’s non-shooting hand.

Lowry remains one of the catalysts of the Raptors offense, averaging 21.8 points and 6.5 rebounds a game. The Raptors have the sixth-best offense in the NBA so far this season, but that could now see a dip.

Lowry being out means more Fred VanVleet — who has been phenomenal to start the season — and expect even more of the offense to run through Pascal Siakam. T