Kyle Lowry RUMORS & NEWS

  • Serge Ibaka re-signing with Raptors is basically a done deal

    The Sports Daily "Serge Ibaka was slated to be an unrestricted free agent this offseason, but the Toronto Raptors are trying to prevent the power forward from hitting the open market. Via Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders: Most in NBA circles believe that Ibaka made it clear to the Magic the only team he..." May 19

  • Raptors' Ujiri refutes report that Lowry doesn't want to live in Toronto

    Sportsnet "One of the biggest questions looming over the Toronto Raptors’ off-season is whether or not Kyle Lowry will return. A number of teams, including the 76ers and the Lakers, have been rumoured to be interested in the point guard, who opted out of his contract with Toronto. Asked whether the..." May 19

  • Why the Raptors should let Lowry walk, but not blow it up

    Sportsnet "The options for Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri and GM Jeff Weltman seem pretty obvious from the outside. Enjoying the best stretch of basketball in the history of the franchise, why not run this team back and hope for better health while betting on continuity? Or take the last two..." May 12

  • Raptors star Kyle Lowry officially opts out of contract

    Sportsnet "All-star point guard Kyle Lowry has officially opted out of his contract with Toronto Raptors, the 31-year-old’s agency announced Friday morning. The move comes after Lowry confirmed during Monday’s end-of-season media availability that he would be opting out of his four-year, $48-million deal..." May 12

  • Is there mutual interest between Kyle Lowry and the 76ers?

    Philly.com "The biggest question surrounding the 76ers this week has to do with Kyle Lowry. Should the Sixers sign the three-time NBA all-star point guard to a lucrative free-agent deal in July? Or should they bypass the 31-year-old and remain committed to Ben Simmons? Or should they go after another point..." May 10

  • Raptors GM Masai Ujiri on Kyle Lowry hitting free agency: 'We want him back'

    CBS Sports "The Toronto Raptors were just eliminated from the playoffs Sunday, but there has already been plenty of activity since their offseason began. First, Kyle Lowry made it clear that he indeed intends to opt out of the final year of his contract this summer, which would make him a free agent. "I..." May 09

  • Cory Joseph ready to step into void if Lowry leaves

    Toronto Sun "Cory Joseph and Norman Powell would greatly prefer to see the Raptors retain their key free agents — particularly Kyle Lowry — but they are ready and willing to step into the breach if that doesn’t happen. Lowry, Serge Ibaka, P.J. Tucker and Patrick Patterson each will be unrestricted come July..." May 09

  • Kyle Lowry will opt out of contract, says he wants a ring and 'nothing else'

    Toronto Star "Kyle Lowry has made the worst-kept secret around the Toronto Raptors public. The three-time all-star said today he’ll opt out of the final year of his contract this week and become an unrestricted free agent in July. The move has been long expected — the financial windfall awaiting the..." May 08

  • Kyle Lowry, after predicting LeBron James’ reign to continue ‘long time,’ could sign with Western Conference team

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kyle Lowry ran into trouble with how he complimented LeBron James in the past. This year, the Raptors guard made no much mistake, offering unequivocal praise. Lowry, via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports: “They’ve got LeBron James,” Lowry told The Vertical late Friday night...." May 08

  • Kyle Lowry Confirms He’ll Opt Out Of Contract

    Hoops Rumors "As expected, Kyle Lowry will opt out of his contract with the Raptors and become a free agent this summer. Lowry confirmed the decision today to reporters in his exit interview following the Raptors’ elimination from the playoffs, though he’s not sure what his next move after that will be, as Josh..." May 08

  • Kyle Lowry Ruled Out for Game 4 vs. Cavaliers Due to Ankle Injury

    Bleacher Report "The Toronto Raptors will have to stave off elimination in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Cleveland Cavaliers without All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry. The point guard announced Sunday afternoon that he will not play, per Ryan Wolstat of the Toronto Sun. Lowry..." May 07

  • If the Raptors Can't Challenge LeBron in This Series, They Should Not Re-Sign Kyle Lowry

    The Big Lead "Kyle Lowry just had his best season ever – career highs in points, field goal shooting, 3-point shooting and rebounds. The 31-year old Lowry is going to opt-out of the final year of his contract in hopes of one final monster deal, something in the neighborhood of what Al Horford got from the..." May 07

  • Kyle Lowry: LeBron James one of the top-five players in NBA history

    Sportsnaut "Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors are about to be taken out of the playoffs by LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. And unlike last year when they took the Cavs to six games, it’s very likely a sweep is in order this time around. Despite all the best efforts of general manager Masai Ujiri..." May 06

  • Raptors’ Kyle Lowry calls himself “doubtful” for Game 4

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kyle Lowry sprained his ankle in Game 2 — and it was an inward sprain, the more rare kind that hits the inside of the ankle and seems to heal slower than the usual outward roll. Lowry was officially available for Game 3, but he didn’t touch the court and DeMar DeRozan tried to carry the load, but..." May 06

  • Raptors all-star Kyle Lowry a game-time decision for Game 3

    Sportsnet "Injured all-star guard Kyle Lowry says he’s feeling better and is a game-time decision for the Toronto Raptors‘ Game 3 tilt with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Dealing with a sprained left ankle, Lowry didn't participate in the team's practice Thursday, but wants to to give it a go." May 05

  • Lowry misses practice, to have ankle tested

    TSN "Point guard Kyle Lowry missed the Toronto Raptors' practice today with an injured ankle. Lowry suffered the injury when he collided with teammate Norman Powell in Game 2 of the Raptors' NBA Eastern Conference semifinal against Cleveland. Raptors coach Dwane Casey said Lowry will undergo an MRI..." May 04

  • Lowry will play Game 5 vs. Bucks despite back trouble

    Toronto Sun "Talk about bad timing. After getting some treatment from the team's medical staff, Raptors all-star Kyle Lowry was sent home before shootaround on Monday morning due to back stiffness. Head coach Dwane Casey said Lowry is expected to be in the lineup later tonight for Game 5 against the..." April 24

  • Lowry battling back stiffness, expects to play in Game 5

    Sportsnet "After tying their first round series with the Milwaukee Bucks at two games apiece over the weekend, the Toronto Raptors are looking to take the series lead tonight at the Air Canada Centre. But they may have to do so while, arguably, their most important player battles injury. Kyle Lowry did..." April 24

  • Kyle Lowry sums up Raptors’ Game 3 performance: ‘We got our ass busted’

    Yardbarker "The Toronto Raptors were very, very, very bad in Game 3 of their playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night. After the first quarter, the Raptors had 12 points. At halftime, they had 30 points. And after the third quarter, they had 46 points. 46 TOTAL POINTS AFTER THREE..." April 21

  • Kyle Lowry, Casey unsure how to fix point guard’s playoff blues

    Sportsnet "It would all be so much easier if Kyle Lowry would just make some shots. If he would play harder. If he would play with the kind of energy his teammates love to feed from, and which ignites the crowd at Air Canada Centre on so many cold winter nights. If he would play better. It would solve..." April 17

  • Kyle Lowry back in Raptors lineup against Pistons

    Toronto Star "The Toronto Raptors are whole. Kyle Lowry, who missed a quarter of the NBA regular season due to surgery on his right wrist, returned to active duty Wednesday against the Detroit Pistons, giving the Raptors a complete roster to use for the first time in more than a month. Lowry missed 21..." April 05

  • Raptors' Lowry says he will make the call when he will return

    Toronto Sun "It is not a stretch to suggest that given the green light by his employers, Kyle Lowry would happily never address the media again. In fact the biggest smiles from Lowry throughout his absence from the lineup have come when overzealous members of the media approached him only to be told he was..." April 04

  • Injured Raptors guard Kyle Lowry participated in practice Monday

    Sportsnet "Injured Toronto Raptors all-star Kyle Lowry was a participant in Monday’s practice at BioSteel Centre. Lowry has been sidelined since the all-star break recovering from right wrist surgery. This was the first time Lowry had been able to practise with new Raptors Serge Ibaka and P.J...." April 03

  • Ujiri: 'No question' Raptors will look to re-sign Lowry

    National Post "Masai Ujiri told a Kyle Lowry story recently that I hadn’t heard before. The Toronto Raptors president was on a panel at a conference in Boston, alongside the general managers of the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors, and the subject turned to leadership. Ujiri recalled a..." April 02

  • Warriors Had Interest In Trading For Kyle Lowry In 2013

    Real GM Basketball "The Golden State Warriors had interest in trading with the Toronto Raptors for Kyle Lowry in 2013. During the early part of Masai Ujiri's tenure with the Raptors, he shopped Lowry to the New York Knicks and other teams. Lowry was set to be a free agent that offseason. The Warriors were..." March 28

  • 9 reasons why the Raptors should sign-and-trade Kyle Lowry

    Sportsnet "Kyle Lowry is unequivocally the Toronto Raptors most valuable player. As I’ve said on the Free Association podcast, a strong case can be made that the Raptors would be better off moving on from him this summer. At the recent Sloan analytics conference, Raptors president Masai Ujiri mentioned a..." March 25

  • Lowry progressing; no change in timeline

    TSN "Kyle Lowry is in New York City to get a routine checkup on his wrist two weeks after having surgery. According to TSN's Raptors reporter Josh Lewenberg, the point guard is progressing well, but there is no change to the timeline of his return date. Lowry has started rehabbing the wrist with..." March 15

  • Raptors' Lowry opens up about wrist surgery: 'It’s a 10-year process'

    Toronto Sun "Kyle Lowry confirmed something we suspected since he underwent surgery: The wrist problem that eventually resulted in surgery was not something that happened at once. It was a problem he had been dealing with over time and it got to the point where he was no longer able to be effective..." March 07

  • Lakers reportedly expected to target Kyle Lowry over summer

    Larry Brown Sports "Steve Nash and Gary Payton are the only All-Star point guards that the Los Angeles Lakers have had on their roster in the 21st century, but that could change as soon as this offseason. According to a report by Sean Deveney of the Sporting News on Tuesday, the Lakers are expected to target..." February 28

  • Raptors announce Kyle Lowry to undergo wrist surgery, hopefully return for playoffs

    Sportsnaut "Kyle Lowry will undergo surgery to remove loose bodies from his right wrist. The Toronto Raptors hope to have him back by the start of the playoffs. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reports Lowry could return for regular season games before the playoffs. This is a massive hit to Toronto’s..." February 27

  • Raptors' Lowry to be further evaluated after wrist injury

    Bleacher Report "Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry has a wrist injury that could keep him out for multiple games. Per the Raptors' official media relations Twitter account, Lowry will not play on Friday against the Boston Celtics and "will have further evaluation over the weekend." Blake Murphy of..." February 25

  • Kyle Lowry competed at All-Star Weekend with injured wrist

    Larry Brown Sports "Toronto is feeling the post-All-Star blues in more ways than one. Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry was ruled for Friday’s game against the Boston Celtics due to a right wrist injury with head coach Dwane Casey saying that he will be re-evaluated next week, per Josh Lewenerg of TSN. Casey also..." February 25

  • Raptors may not be able to retain Serge Ibaka, Kyle Lowry in offseason

    Sporting News "Tuesday’s acquisition of Serge Ibaka helps give the Raptors versatility on their front line and also creates one of the league’s most interesting summers depending on how the remainder of this season turns out. Ibaka is about to be an unrestricted free agent for the first time. He signed an..." February 15

  • Lowry sounds off after another Raps meltdown: 'Something gotta change'

    Raptors Republic "We don’t normally throw up post-game quotes just as they are, but Kyle Lowry’s comments following Sunday’s frustrating loss to the Detroit Pistons were interesting – and biting – enough to warrant sharing. We’ll post the video when it’s up on YouTube in a bit, but here’s the transcription of..." February 13

  • Raptors’ Kyle Lowry participating in three-point shootout

    Sportsnet "Aaron Gordon has unfinished business in the All-Star dunk contest. The skywalking Orlando Magic forward is one of the four selections for this year’s contest, to be held on Feb. 18 in New Orleans on All-Star Saturday night. DeAndre Jordan of the Los Angeles Clippers, Glenn Robinson III of..." February 03

  • Raptors’ Ujiri, Lowry among sports figures no longer able to stay silent

    Sportsnet "If you ever wanted to hear what athletes think about sensitive political issues, the kind of hot-button topics that commonly would have been no-go zones even a few months ago, this is a golden era. However the fast-moving policy train that is the Donald Trump presidency ultimately shakes out —..." January 31

  • Kyle Lowry Offered A Blunt Response To Donald Trump’s Travel Ban: ‘It’s Bullsh*t’

    Dime Magazine "At the rate we’re going, the “Stick to sports!” crowd is going to be exhausted from the NBA’s ongoing assault on President Donald Trump by mid-week. Just as Steve Kerr already blasted the president’s travel ban for “going against the principles of what this country’s about” and “breeding anger and..." January 30

  • Police Sources: NBA Star Kyle Lowry Victim In Multi-Million Dollar Jewelry Burglary Ring

    CBS Philly "A multi-million dollar jewelry burglary ring is cracked in the Delaware Valley as investigators are trying to recover all the jewels stolen from victims, including an NBA star player. CBS 3 watched as a team of investigators sorted through hundreds of pieces of jewelry inside V Jewelers in the..." January 24

  • Raptors' Lowry focused on winning, not free agency

    ESPN "When it comes to admiring the staggering numbers that Russell Westbrook and James Harden are putting up nightly, Kyle Lowry is like the rest of us. He too is in awe of the "ridiculous numbers" and admits it has been "unbelievable to watch." But don't let Lowry fool you. Quietly, the Toronto..." January 17

  • Raptors’ Kyle Lowry having yet another career year

    Fanrag Sports "It’s become something of an annual tradition to say that Kyle Lowry is having a career year. From his quiet NBA debut a decade ago — as an undistinguished back-up on a pair of 20-win editions of the Memphis Grizzlies — up through making the last two All-Star Games, Lowry has defied traditional..." January 11

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo And Kyle Lowry Lose All-Star Game Votes Because Of Their Last Names

    Uproxx "Giannis Antetokounmpo should be, by any objective measure, a lock to reach the 2017 NBA All-Star Game. The 22-year-old, do-everything forward is averaging 24.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 5.7 assists per game this season while leading the Milwaukee Bucks to a record above .500 and a likely trip to..." January 08