Heat's Lowry (hamstring) out for G.5 vs. 76ers

by Gordon Dixon - The Miami Heat have ruled guard Kyle Lowry out for Game 5 against the Philadelphia 76ers due to a strained hamstring.

Heat's Lowry (hamstring) out for G.5 vs. 76ers

Miami Heat rule Kyle Lowry (hamstring) out for Game 5 vs. Philadelphia 76ers 11:34 AM ET Associated Press MIAMI -- Kyle Lowry 's strained hamstring has sent him back to the bench. Lowry's leg issue forced the Miami Heat to rule out their starting point guard for Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Philadelphia 76ers . He missed four games earlier in the postseason because of the hamstring problem, then aggravated it in Miami's Game 4 loss on Sunday. The Heat and 76ers are knotted at 2-2 going into Tuesday's fifth game of the series.