Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford broke his nose during the fourth quarter of Friday's game against the Toronto Raptors. Crawford was hit by Lowry's elbow which was followed by an MRI after the game. A CT scan showed a fracture according to a report by Broderick Turner of The LA Times.
The Clippers were trying to find a mask for Crawford to wear in the game against the Celtics.The Clippers official Twitter account also confirmed the injury.
Asked if he was going to play against Boston, Crawford said, “We will see.”
J.Crawford sustained nasal fracture vs TOR. Was fitted for mask. VDN: "We'll see how he is tomorrow, see how the mask feels" GTD vs BOSCrawford has been an integral part of the Clippers offense. He is the team's third leading scorer with 16.5 points per game in 29 minutes off the bench. Effeciency has been a problem throughout his career, and this season Crawford is shooting 41.7% from the field and 36.2% from beyond the arc, both above his career average. As of now, Crawford is being considered a strong candidate for Sixth Man of the Year.
— Los Angeles Clippers (@LAClippers) February 2, 2013