Raptors’ Khem Birch leaves game vs. Pistons to get X-ray on nose

Toronto Raptors centre Khem Birch left Friday’s game against the Detroit Pistons to have X-rays on his nose.

From Raps PR:

Khem Birch (nose) is undergoing a facial x-ray and is out the remainder of the game. An update will be provided when available.

— Eric Smith (@Eric__Smith) January 15, 2022

Birch suffered the injury in the first quarter after playing less than four minutes. Birch had a rebound and made a field goal attempt before leaving.

In 22 games this season, the 29-year-old is averaging six points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game.