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Kyle Lowry named NBA's Eastern Conference player of the week

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry punctuated his spectacular week with a career-high 43 points in the team's win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Raptors guard averaged 28.8 points per game during 3-game stretch

Toronto Raptors gurad Kyle Lowry was named the Eastern Conference's player of the week. Lowry led the conference in scoring (28.8 points per game) while shooting 28-for-47 (.596) from the field in Toronto's three games. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press)

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry was named the Eastern Conference's player of the week Monday.

Lowry led the conference in scoring (28.8 points per game) while shooting 28-for-47 (.596) from the field in Toronto's three games. He finished 7-for-17 (.412) from three-point range and also was ranked second in the East in assists (8.7).

Toronto beats Cleveland 99-97. 1:22

Lowry had a career-high 43 points in Toronto's 99-97 home win over Cleveland on Friday night, scoring the game-winning basket with 3.9 seconds remaining.

Toronto is home to the Utah Jazz on Wednesday.

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