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 endorsement on ESPN podcast The Lowe Down with host Zach Lowe.

“He’s done a good job, man,” Lowry said. “They always say the grass ain’t always greener on the other side. So, for a guy who’s got me into a situation where I’ve gotten paid, I’m an all-star, I’m going to go and say, ‘listen, if he’s back, he’s back. I want him back.’ That’s one of those things where you’ve known a guy so long, but that’s not my decision.”

Lowry isn’t kidding when he talks about how much his career has taken off under Casey. The Raptors coach has been there with Lowry since the former Villanova star first arrived in Toronto and under his care, Lowry’s seen his production increase every season to the point that saw him become an all-star last season and earn a four-year, $48-million contract.

This has all stemmed from a very healthy relationship between coach and player that that Lowry says has only become stronger over time.