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Iguodala will play tonight

Sixers forward Andre Iguodala said his vision remains a "little blurry" after he suffered a left eye contusion with 4:42 left in the third quarter of Tuesday night's 99-93 loss to the Heat.

Iguodala will play tonight

Andre Igoudala said he had been "seeing double" earlier after he was poked in the eye. (David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald/AP)
Andre Igoudala said he had been "seeing double" earlier after he was poked in the eye. (David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald/AP)

Sixers forward Andre Iguodala plans to play tonight against the Toronto Raptors, a day after suffering a left eye contusion.

Iguodala will wear protective eye gear to protect the injury.

He was injured and suffered a "little blurry" vision after suffering the contusion with 4:42 left in the third quarter of Tuesday night's 99-93 loss to the Heat.

Igoudala said he had been "seeing double" earlier after he was poked in the eye. He left the game and went immediately to the locker room. He did not return to the bench for the game's final minutes.

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"I had a really bad headache for about 10 minutes," said Iguodala, who scored 11 points on 5-for-7 shooting in the game.

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Bob Cooney has been at the Daily News for more than 20 years, working in the sports department for the past 15. This is his third season on the Sixers beat. He has covered just about everything, but mostly college basketball, where he was the La Salle beat writer for six seasons. E-mail Bob at cooneyb@phillynews.com and follow him on Twitter.

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