Kyle Lowry RUMORS & NEWS

  • Raptors’ Lowry could earn an extra $2 million in incentives

    Sportsnet "Former NBA executive and current ESPN scribe Bobby Marks has details on a number of contract incentives around the league this season. Players can earn bonuses for a number of reasons— everything from all-star appearances, to total games played, defensive production, and reaching certain..." September 12

  • Kyle Lowry on his return: ‘I want to take the Raptors to new heights’

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Raptors held a pair of press conferences on Friday morning to announce the re-signings of Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka. After much speculation as to whether he would leave the franchise or not, Lowry signed a new three-year, $100-million contract last week to remain a member of the..." July 07

  • Kyle Lowry agrees to three-year, $100 million deal with Raptors

    USA Today "Veteran point guard and three-time All-Star Kyle Lowry has decided to return to the Toronto Raptors, agreeing to a three-year, $100 million deal, a person familiar with the negotiations told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly until..." July 02

  • NBA market pointing Kyle Lowry back toward the Raptors

    Toronto Star "A delicate balancing act awaits Raptors president Masai Ujiri. As NBA market forces are all but dictating a return to Toronto for all-star point guard Kyle Lowry, Ujiri must now decide what he wants to pay the 31-year-old and for how long, and neither of the decisions will be easy. They will..." July 02

  • Price the last domino in Kyle Lowry’s inevitable return to Raptors

    Sportsnet "One by one the doors closed on Kyle Lowry. The Toronto Raptors point guard and the club’s premiere free agent had been waiting for this moment, the chance to cash in on three consecutive all-star seasons. He’d transformed his diet and his training, spent money on chefs and fitness..." July 01

  • Kyle Lowry to Timberwolves ‘chatter’ has started

    Sportsnaut "The Minnesota Timberwolves finally bit that long-awaited bullet on Friday, sending point guard Ricky Rubio to the Utah Jazz in exchange for a future first-round pick. This move frees up the necessary cap space for Minnesota to add another top-end free agent or two. Following the acquisition..." June 30

  • Raptors expected to meet with Lowry, Ibaka when free agency opens

    Sportsnet "Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri and new general manager Bobby Webster are expected to meet with free agents Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka when the NBA’s window to negotiate with free agents opens on July 1 at 12:01 a.m. ET. 16 Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri and new general..." June 30

  • Report: Jimmy Butler Recruiting Kyle Lowry to Minnesota

    SLAM Online "During Jimmy Butler‘s introductory press conference with the Timberwolves, Butler said that he would be recruiting “a lot of really good players, much better than myself” to join him in Minnesota. Butler was already “in the ear” of Kyle Lowry about joining him in Chicago, and—according to..." June 29

  • Report: Wolves targeting free agent Lowry, Holiday, and other guards

    Larry Brown Sports "After triggering an earthquake with Thursday’s blockbuster trade for Jimmy Butler, the Minnesota Timberwolves may be coming back for an aftershock. Mitch Lawrence of Sporting News reports on Friday that the Wolves think they can upgrade at the point guard position in free agency and are..." June 23

  • Content with Bulls, Jimmy Butler wants Kyle Lowry to join him in Chicago

    CBS Sports "Jimmy Butler has been surrounded with NBA trade rumors for years, but early in the offseason they've really picked up and it's the first time it's felt like he could actually be dealt. The Bulls want to use Butler to get assets for the future and that's left the two sides at an..." June 21

  • Rockets Target Paul, Griffin, Millsap, Lowry

    Hoops Rumors "The Rockets will chase several of the top free agents on the market this summer, tweets Marc Stein of ESPN.com. Sources tell him that Houston plans to pursue Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, Paul Millsap and Kyle Lowry. " June 21

  • Ujiri: Lowry wants to remain in Toronto

    TSN "Masai Ujiri insists all-star point guard Kyle Lowry wants to stay in Toronto. The Raptors president was responding to a media report that said Lowry, who will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, has "zero interest" in remaining in Toronto. "He's been a part of our organization, and..." June 20

  • Lowry quashes report he's unhappy with Raps

    TSN "Kyle Lowry took to Twitter to set the record straight on a report stating the Raptors point guard had been "grumbling about dissatisfaction with the Raptors for months." In the tweet, Lowry made it clear that the article published on Monday wasn't true, stating, "Don't believe what you hear!!..." June 20

  • Kyle Lowry Rumors: Free-Agent PG Has 'Zero Interest' in Re-Signing with Raptors

    Bleacher Report "Kyle Lowry reportedly has "zero interest" in returning to the Toronto Raptors. On Monday, Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star cited multiple league sources who said the free agent "has been grumbling about dissatisfaction with the Raptors for months." Arthur noted other teams were told the zero..." June 20

  • What the Sixers-Celtics trade means for Lowry’s Raptors future

    Sportsnet "The best news a Toronto Raptors fan could possibly have heard over the weekend is that the club’s previous president, Bryan Colangelo, is on the verge of a deal that will secure the Philadelphia 76ers the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NBA draft. The second-best news in what is shaping up to be a..." June 19

  • 76ers No Longer an Option For Kyle Lowry After Reported Celtics Trade

    Bleacher Report "The Philadelphia 76ers are reportedly out of the running for point guard Kyle Lowry, an impending unrestricted free agent, after reaching an agreement with the Boston Celtics to acquire the first overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft. Marc Stein of ESPN.com provided the update on the Lowry..." June 18

  • Hall of Famer blasts Kyle Lowry for not passing to Jonas Valanciunas enough

    Yardbarker "Rule No. 1: don’t mess with Lithuania. In a recent interview, Hall of Fame Lithuanian guard Sarunas Marciulionis, who played for seven seasons in the NBA from 1989 to 1997, ripped Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry for not passing the ball enough to teammate Jonas Valanciunas, one of..." June 03

  • Raptors' DeRozan, Casey meet with Kyle Lowry about pending free agency

    ESPN "- Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry, soon to be a free agent, had a meeting with backcourt partner DeMar DeRozan and Raptors coach Dwane Casey this week in the Bay Area, league sources tell ESPN. The main impetus for the Casey-led assembly is unclear, but the Raptors are obviously under..." June 02

  • 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