As expected, Kyle Lowry (back) will not play tonight against the Lakers.
TSN.ca "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
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
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
TSN.ca "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
TMZ.com "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
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
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
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
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."
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
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
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
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
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”
CBSSports.com "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
"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"
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."
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
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"
SI.com "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
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
Raptors just confirm no Kyle Lowry vs Houston tonight
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
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
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
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
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
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
PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NBA Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to Deadline Day. February 20
Real GM Basketball "The New York Knicks are attempting to resume trade talks with the Toronto Raptors on Kyle Lowry, according to sources. The Knicks are offering packages including Iman Shumpert, Raymond Felton and Beno Udrih, sources say. New York is reluctant to include Tim Hardaway Jr. or a future first..." February 18
But Knicks said to be investigating all PG options since they're convinced top target Kyle Lowry is NOT available between now and Thursday
Toronto Sun "There’s a school of thought that Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry deserves the all-star honour DeMar DeRozan will live out this weekend in New Orleans every bit as much as his teammate. And few who have paid attention to this team, particularly since the early part of December, would argue..." February 14
Toronto has shown significant reluctance to part with Kyle Lowry, preferring to make a playoff run with him, league sources tell Yahoo.
Yahoo! Sports "The Toronto Raptors are showing significant resistance to trading point guard Kyle Lowry and appear determined to keep him as they pursue a postseason berth, league sources told Yahoo Sports. "We've heard it from [Toronto] that he won't be moved," a rival front office executive told Yahoo..." February 12
The Knicks are in fact interested in Toronto's Kyle Lowry. Classic Knicks. Could have had him two months ago, backed out now want him again.
CBSSports.com "NBA.com reports that as the Raptors remain stuck between a playoff spot and rebuilding, they are certain of one thing. Trade Kyle Lowry, don't trade Kyle Lowry, they're not going to shell out for him this summer. Now it appears the Raptors are less likely than more likely to trade Lowry by the..." February 11
Toronto Star "Maybe it was the excellent bounce pass to Tyler Hansbrough for an easy bucket. Perhaps it was finding a trailing Terrence Ross for a critical three-pointer. It might have been the put-back basket off a Patrick Patterson air ball with the game still not decided. Or it could have been the..." February 11
Lowry (knee) participated in a light practice today, says the knee is a bit sore but plans to play tomorrow
Toronto Star "They have been gritty and gutsy and never give up on a game, and for that the Raptors are being rewarded with almost unprecedented road success this season. Even after losing their floor leader with more than a quarter to go, the Raptors found a way to win another one away from home, beating..." February 04
CBSSports.com "ESPN reports that the Raptors are still looking to trade point guard Kyle Lowry after the team's recent success but the asking price may prevent a deal. Lowry is averaging 16 points, 4.2 rebounds and 7.5 assists this season for the Raptors, and has been a huge part of their success along with..." January 28
Real GM Basketball "The Golden State Warriors passed on a possible trade acquiring Kyle Lowry from the Toronto Raptors, according to a source. The Warriors reportedly declined a deal due to concerns about Lowry's ability to fit into the locker room." January 15
Toronto Sun "Standing in a high-school gym in Las Vegas awaiting the end of a summer-league Raptors practice, we had our first Kyle Lowry moment of the season. Lowry walked in with a bunch of his Raptors teammates (pretty much the whole team showed up in Vegas to work out together) and the physical change..." January 15
Pro Basketball Talk "Toronto has a legitimate shot at making the second round of the playoffs. Yes, it’s because they are in the Leastern Conference, but there a .500 team (17-17) can lead the Atlantic Division and host a first-round playoff series. Frankly since the addition-by-subtraction Rudy Gay trade the..." January 11
Real GM Basketball "With the Toronto Raptors playing excellent basketball, they have pulled Kyle Lowry from trade conversations. The Raptors' management is confident that they have a chance of signing Lowry long-term in the offseason. The Raptors could readdress the situation if they fall in the standings..." January 09
Toronto Sun "Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan all-stars? They have some backers. Head coach Dwane Casey first broached the subject over the weekend of the Raptors having at least one all-star for the first time since Chris Bosh left town and Lowry and DeRozan definitely have a case. DeRozan’s topping his..." January 08