DeMarre Carroll may have a sore wrist, but it doesn’t sound like it’s going to prevent him from playing in Game 6.
With the Toronto Raptors one win away from advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals, Carroll sounded confident that he’ll play on Friday night while talking to reporters on Thursday:
“I’ll have a lot of say, let’s put it that way. If it ain’t broke, I’m ready to play,”
The small forward injured his left wrist when he crashed onto the floor during the third quarter of Game 5. He was ruled out for the rest of the game.
Carroll has struggled with injuries all season, appearing in just 26 games during the regular season due to a knee injury. However, he has been a consistent presence in the Raptors’ series against the Miami Heat, as he’s averaging 11.2 points and 4.6 rebounds per game while shooting 44.4 percent from beyond the arc.
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Considering Toronto is already banged up without their center Jonas Valanciunas, the Raptors will need the steady play of Carroll if they are to eliminate the Heat in Miami on Friday night.
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