Kyle Lowry RUMORS & NEWS

  • Raptors' Lowry upset with recent shooting struggles

    The Score "Determined to shake his playoff demons, Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry entered his team's first-round matchup against the Indiana Pacers ready to prove his doubters wrong. Four games in and Lowry has done little to silence any criticism, shooting a ghastly 32.2 percent from the floor..." April 24

  • Raptors’ Kyle Lowry and Thunder’s Kevin Durant named NBA Players of the Week

    NBA.com "The Toronto Raptors’ Kyle Lowry and the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, March 14 through Sunday, March 20. Lowry guided the Raptors to a 4-1 week, averaging 27.2 points (fourth..." March 21

  • Raptors' DeMar DeRozan missed an NBA record because of Kyle Lowry

    CBS Sports "Despite 50 points from Damian Lillard, the Toronto Raptors held off the Portland Trail Blazers to win 117-115 on Friday. Toronto was led by DeMar DeRozan, who scored 38 points and came just short of setting an NBA record. DeRozan made his first 24 free throws before missing on his 25th attempt..." March 05

  • Kyle Lowry to rest against the Pistons on Sunday

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Raptors will be without their all-star point guard on Sunday night as Kyle Lowry is set to receive a day of rest against the Detroit Pistons." February 28

  • Kyle Lowry injures wrist vs. Wizards; X-rays negative

    The Score "The Toronto Raptors tied a franchise record with their ninth straight victory following a win over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday. However, all anyone at the Air Canada Centre could think about afterward was the health of Eastern Conference All-Star starter Kyle Lowry. Leading by 17 with..." January 27

  • Kyle Lowry: DeMar DeRozan stopped Raptors from making black and gold main colors

    Pro Basketball Talk "A couple years ago, the Raptors were considering changing their colors to black and gold. As we know now, they kept red as a primary color. They just created a Drake-inspired black-and-gold alternate jersey to go with home whites and road reds. Why didn’t the Raptors go full..." January 15

  • Raptors star Lowry on Casey: ‘I want him back’

    Sportsnet "Despite running up at the end of next season, Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey’s contract situation is a hot-button topic among the team’s fan base. One person who Casey won’t need to still try and win over, however, is star point guard Kyle Lowry, who offered his coach a very definitive..." December 30

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    Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

    Lowry on weight loss: "Sometimes when you get older you've got to change your body. I'm not a young pup no more. It's about being healthy"

  • Raptors' Kyle Lowry on weight loss: 'I want to be special'

    CBS Sports "Kyle Lowry has dropped some serious weight this summer. That much was evident weeks ago when New York Knicks forward Kyle O'Quinn posted a photo featuring the Toronto Raptors guard on Instagram. The sight of a skinnier Lowry immediately caused people in Toronto to ask questions: What has he been..." September 07

  • J.J. Redick barely recognizes slimmed-down Kyle Lowry

    The Score "Kyle Lowry hasn't been slacking off this summer. After having his body break down on him at the back end of a taxing 2014-15 season, the Toronto Raptors All-Star point guard is using the offseason to get in tip-top shape. Here's Lowry after a workout in Las Vegas, in a photo posted to..." August 05

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    Michael Grange @michaelgrange

    Lowry: "there is a few things internally that probably need to be fixed"

  • Raptors’ DeRozan, Lowry not delivering in playoffs

    Sportsnet "There will be time, once this season is over, for a complete dissection and the proper spreading of blame, if needed. That’s when Masai Ujiri will finally have to saddle up and figure out if his Toronto Raptors team is a player away from being really good, or farther away from contending than..." April 23

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    RaptorsMR @RaptorsMR

    Kyle Lowry (left shin contusion) is expected to practice tomorrow and play Friday at Washington. #raptors #rtz

  • Raptors worry about rhythm with guard Kyle Lowry expected to play soon

    Toronto Star "Everybody’s talking about rhythm. Whether it’s Kyle Lowry praising his buddy DeMar DeRozan or coach Dwane Casey hammering at the need for the team to hit its stride before the playoffs, “rhythm” is the choice buzzword in the Raptors universe these days. At shootaround Friday morning, with a..." April 10

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    Eric Smith @Eric__Smith

    Lowry RE: playing tomorrow vs ORL..."It's a possibility." Says he'll know more when he wakes up in AM. @Raptors #Raptors #RTZ #Sportsnet

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    Eric Smith @Eric__Smith

    Lowry & A-Johnson are OUT tonight for the #raptors. Casey wouldn't confirm who'd start at PF but says he's leaning towards Hansbrough again

  • Raptors GM: No timeframe for Kyle Lowry’s return

    Sportsnet "Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri says Kyle Lowry’s injured back is improving, but there is no timeframe on when the point guard will return to the court. “He’s done well. He practised yesterday, and he’s worked out the last couple days,” Ujiri told Dean Blundell & Co. on Sportsnet..." April 07

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    Eric Koreen @ekoreen

    As expected, Kyle Lowry (back) will not play tonight against the Lakers.

  • Raptors PG Lowry out indefinitely

    TSN "Kyle Lowry has no timetable for a return after re-injuring his back. The Raptors point guard is out indefinitely due to his back “twisted the wrong way” in the Toronto Raptors 109-104 loss to the Detroit Pistons Tuesday night. Lowry had missed the Raptors previous two games after initially..." March 25

  • Raptors' Lowry suffers back contusion in win over Timberwolves

    The Score "The Toronto Raptors escaped past the Minnesota Timberwolves with a victory Wednesday as point guard Kyle Lowry watched from the locker room. Lowry suffered a back contusion during the third quarter after taking a hard spill on a drive to the basket. He was in visible pain following the foul and..." March 19

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    RaptorsMR @RaptorsMR

    Kyle Lowry (back contusion) will not return. #raptors #rtz

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    RaptorsMR @RaptorsMR

    Kyle Lowry (rest) will not dress for tonight's game vs. Cleveland. #raptors #rtz

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    Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun

    Lowry out tonight and from the way he is talking, (speculation here) could be a few more too. Said bigger things down the line are priority

  • Lowry channels Marshawn Lynch after bad loss to Bucks

    TSN "Marshawn Lynch has set an unfortunate precedent and the Raptors, all of them, should be above it. Fresh off a bad loss, one in which his team set a new season-low in scoring, Kyle Lowry had little interest in disguising his frustration, taking a page out of the Seattle running back's handbook..." February 03

  • Justin Bieber -- Campaigning for Kyle Lowry to Make All-Star Team

    TMZ "Justin Bieber is hoping his 60 MILLION twitter followers can make a dent in NBA All-Star voting ... and he's putting his weight behind a guy who plays in Canada. Bieber is pushing for Kyle Lowry -- a point guard for the Toronto Raptors who's having a pretty good season ... and is currently 3rd..." January 19

  • Raptors coach will 'physically fight' coaches if Kyle Lowry isn't an All-Star

    SB Nation "Kyle Lowry was widely known as the biggest All-Star snub last year. In the 11 months since, he's taken his game to yet another level and kept the Raptors near the top of the league even with fellow backcourt star DeMar DeRozan injured. And yet, he's fourth in the East among guards in All-Star..." January 06

  • Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri on Kyle Lowry: ‘I’m not trading him’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Just eight months ago, Kyle Lowry trade rumors were still popping up. In the weeks before, they were inescapable. The Knicks, Nets, Lakers and Warriors were all linked to the Toronto point guard. But the Raptors held onto Lowry – wisely. He led them to the East Conference’s third-best record..." October 07

  • How Kyle Lowry Found Trust in Toronto

    Grantland "he biggest play of Kyle Lowry’s life was doomed from the start. He had led the Toronto Raptors into the closing seconds of Game 7 against the Brooklyn Nets in the first round of last season’s Eastern Conference playoffs. Lowry approached a moment that nearly every player covets. Toronto trailed by..." September 24

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    Dan Gladman @dgontheroad

    Kyle Lowry: "I didn't want to wait for everyone else. I wanted to make my own decision. I made it on the first day. It was that easy."

  • Kyle Lowry agrees to $48 million deal to stay with Raptors

    Yahoo! Sports "Free agent guard Kyle Lowry has reached agreement on a four-year, $48 million contract extension with the Toronto Raptors, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The deal has an early termination option allowing Lowry the opportunity to become a free agent after the third season. Securing Lowry,..." July 03

  • Source: Heat-Raptors Deal for Kyle Lowry 'Imminent'

    Bleacher Report "An agreement in principle on a deal that would send point guard Kyle Lowry from the Toronto Raptors to the Miami Heat is "imminent," a league source with direct knowledge of the negotiations said Friday. The deal, which will consist of the Raptors signing and trading Lowry in exchange for Heat..." June 28

  • Will Kyle Lowry leave the Raptors? Rockets, Lakers chasing

    SB Nation "The Toronto Raptors want to keep point guard Kyle Lowry around for the long haul, but Lowry will have some intriguing options when he hits free agency after putting forth the best year of his NBA career last season. The Miami Heat have been mentioned as a potential suitor while the Houston Rockets..." June 26

  • Kyle Lowry may win in LeBron James free agency chase

    USA Today "When it comes to this time of year in the NBA, every team has a Plan B. And a Plan C. And, if they're doing it the way it should be done, enough contingency plans from there to fill out the alphabet at least a few times. If free agent-to-be Kyle Lowry doesn't wind up re-signing with the Toronto..." June 25

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    Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

    Masai: "We’re going full force after Kyle Lowry… we’ll go for talent in the draft but Kyle Lowry is our target & we’ll try to get that done”

  • Report: Kyle Lowry, Heat have 'mutual interest'

    CBS Sports "A report surfaced Tuesday from ESPN that Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry and the Miami Heat share a 'mutual interest.' Lowry is set to be an unrestricted free agent this summer. "The guy who has mutual interest with the Heat and who fits a position of need is Kyle Lowry," ESPN's Brian Windhorst..." June 18

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    Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

    "It's very important," Masai said of re-signing Lowry. "Negotiating is easy for me if we want Kyle here and Kyle wants to be here"

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    Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun

    Lowry: "I'm OK. It's the playoffs, no matter how I feel, I'll give it my all when I'm on the floor."

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    Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

    Lowry's knee is still sore but he'll play through it, as expected. "He's one of the toughest guys I've been around", Casey says

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    Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

    Lowry on his right knee, tweaked late in the 1st Q of Game 3: "Right now it’s very sore but I have no doubt that I’m going to play"

  • Raptors’ Kyle Lowry warned for flop against Sixers

    SI "The NBA issued Raptors guard Kyle Lowry a warning for flopping on Thursday. Lowry’s flop occurred in the second quarter of Toronto’s 125-114 home victory over Philadelphia on April 9. With a little under six minutes remaining before halftime and Toronto leading 50-45, Lowry fell backwards to..." April 11

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    RaptorsMR @RaptorsMR

    Kyle Lowry will dress but Amir Johnson (sore right ankle) will not tonight vs. Philadelphia. #RTZ #Raptors

  • Raptors CEO Says Team Will Re-Sign Kyle Lowry

    Hoops Rumors "Tim Leiweke, president and CEO of the Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment group that owns the Raptors, answered affirmatively when CBC TV host George Stroumboulopoulos asked him whether the team can and will re-sign point guard Kyle Lowry (video link; scroll ahead to 5:50 mark). The point guard is..." April 05

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    RaptorsMR @RaptorsMR

    Kyle Lowry (bruised left knee cap) and Amir Johnson (sore right ankle) are out tonight vs. Indiana. #RTZ #Raptors

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    Doug Smith: Raptors @SmithRaps

    Raptors just confirm no Kyle Lowry vs Houston tonight

  • Raptors’ Kyle Lowry Leaves Game with Injury

    Toronto Sun "In a season that has been a blessing in terms of dealing with injuries, Monday’s game with the Heat may go down as the one that finally got the Raptors. Kyle Lowry, the one player the Raptors cannot do without, left the game in the third quarter with a sore left knee. Lowry and LeBron James..." April 01

  • Raptors must live with less of Kyle Lowry as playoffs draw near

    National Post "When Kyle Lowry checked out of the Toronto Raptors’ game on Sunday five minutes into the first quarter, it seemed strange. The Raptors’ rotation had been locked for months: Lowry would play the entire first quarter, and then sit out the first six or so minutes of the second quarter. That pattern..." March 26

  • Rockets Attempted To Trade For Kyle Lowry At Deadline

    Real GM Basketball "The Houston Rockets attempted to trade for Kyle Lowry ahead of the deadline, according to sources. Lowry was traded to the Toronto Raptors by the Rockets in the 2012 offseason. Lowry has been one of the NBA's best point guards this season and will be a coveted free agent. "I would have..." March 20

  • How Kyle Lowry transformed the Raptors and became one of the NBA's top point guards

    Yahoo! Sports "They were sitting in the 17th floor's corner office, long glass windows offering a majestic cityscape, and Kyle Lowry listened to a most mild-mannered man raise his voice louder and louder. Masai Ujiri, the Toronto Raptors president and general manager, was hired with a mandate to transform this..." March 20

  • Kyle Lowry kneed in the head, suffered from headache after Raptors-Suns game

    SB Nation "The Raptors' stud point guard was experiencing light sensitivity after the blow to the head. Not good. Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry took a knee to the head from Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker in the middle of the Raps' 121-113 loss to the Suns Sunday afternoon. It looked like it..." March 17

  • Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan lift Raptors to victory in Minnesota

    Toronto Star "The shot was the dagger, a corner three-pointer right in front of the Minnesota Timberwolves bench with about a minute left, and DeMar DeRozan knew it. He’d heard some chirping from the Timberwolves earlier in the game, but the last laugh is always the best, and as the ball ripped through the..." March 10