Kyle Lowry RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kyle Lowry to wear No. 7 for Heat with Goran Dragic's reported approval

    The Score "New Miami Heat point guard Kyle Lowry will retain his usual No. 7 jersey for the upcoming season, the team confirmed Sunday. Lowry wore No. 7 in eight of his nine seasons in Toronto but it was unclear if he would don the number with the Heat as it belonged to..." September 19

  • John Wall’s future: Potential fits, contract hurdles and is a Kyle Lowry-like renaissance possible?

    The Athletic "After meeting and seeing eye-to-eye on the direction of the Houston Rockets, the franchise and John Wall have agreed on working together to find a new home for the five-time All-Star guard, sources tell The Athletic. The plan is for Wall to remain present around the Rockets entering..." September 15

  • Masai Ujiri discusses rebuilding the Toronto Raptors, Kyle Lowry's legacy and more "During his time as a guest on the show, Ujiri discussed a range of topics with Poisson, including his decision to remain with the Raptors franchise, the franchise's future, Kyle Lowry's legacy, growing the game of basketball in Africa and much more. To open, Ujiri..." September 08

  • Kyle Lowry Says Zach LaVine Is Underappreciated

    Fadeaway World "Kyle Lowry has high praise for Chicago Bulls star Zach LaVine. The young shooting guard is one of the most exciting players in the NBA, yet people seem to overlook him most of the time.  Playing with two losing squads in Minnesota and Chicago, LaVine hasn't really had the..." September 05

  • Kyle Lowry gets brutally honest about Kawhi Leonard’s notorious reputation with Raptors

    Clutch Points "There’s no denying that Kawhi Leonard was the main man behind the Toronto Raptors’ fairytale-like championship run in 2019. Despite spending just one season with the Raptors, the two-time Finals MVP had a tremendous impact on the franchise. As it turns out,..." September 02

  • Kyle Lowry Explains Why He Decided To Join The Heat: "For Me, It’s Only Championships Or Bust."

    Fadeaway World "The Kyle Lowry move to Miami was long-anticipated. The talented point guard was linked with the team since last season. After the Raptors failed to move him at the trade deadline, Lowry found a new home in the Heat this past offseason, joining his good friend Jimmy Butler in South..." September 02

  • Reason behind Pelicans’ failed attempt for Kyle Lowry-Zion Williamson pairing

    Clutch Points "Before committing to the Miami Heat, Kyle Lowry was one of the biggest names available in free agency. A handful of teams went all-in on their pursuit for the six-time All-Star, which included the New Orleans Pelicans. Apparently, the main reason why the Pels failed in their..." August 25

  • Raptors Lowry back in February

    Sportsnet "Notable home games this season include the return of six-time NBA all-star Kyle Lowry when the Miami Heat visit on Feb. 3. The Raptors will host Miami again on April 3. The NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks make their lone trip north of the border on Dec. 2, while LeBron James and the Los..." August 20

  • Raptors exec Masai Ujiri’s Kyle Lowry take might bring mixed feelings for DeMar DeRozan

    Clutch Points "The Toronto Raptors’ relationship with DeMar DeRozan has been quite complicated. The franchise won a championship, but they had to sacrifice DeRozan in the Kawhi Leonard trade to do it. In the process, Kyle Lowry has become the greatest Raptor in..." August 20

  • Group of NBA scouts, executives vote Kyle Lowry to the Miami Heat as best move of the offseason "It didn't take the Miami Heat long to make a splash this offseason. On the opening day of free agency, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news that six-time All-Star Kyle Lowry had agreed to a three-year deal with the Miami Heat. It turned out to..." August 19

  • Miami Heat ‘plan’ to give promising youngster shot to be Kyle Lowry’s backup

    Heat Nation "One Miami Heat insider recently stated that the team is going to give youngster Gabe Vincent a shot at the backup point guard role. The starting job indisputably belongs to Kyle Lowry, but having a reliable backup point guard is extremely..." August 16

  • JJ Redick shades Pelicans over Lonzo Ball, Kyle Lowry trade tampering fiasco

    Clutch Points "The New Orleans Pelicans recently lost to the Miami Heat in the Kyle Lowry sweepstakes. And to add insult to injury, they also lost Lonzo Ball in a sign-and-trade deal to the Chicago Bulls. The Pelicans obviously planned to pair Lowry with Zion Williamson..." August 13

  • Dwane Casey speaks on Kyle Lowry's impact on the Raptors franchise "Kyle Lowry's departure from the Toronto Raptors has resulted in a time of reflection for everything he did during his nine-year tenure with the franchise. While he started getting his flowers as the greatest player in franchise history after he helped lead the Raptors to..." August 11

  • Chances are ‘slim to none’ that NBA voids Kyle Lowry and Lonzo Ball deals

    Heat Nation "It was recently reported that the Miami Heat’s acquisition of Kyle Lowry from the Toronto Raptors in a sign-and-trade deal was going to be investigated by the NBA for possible tampering violations. The Chicago Bulls’ acquisition of..." August 10

  • Kyle Lowry Reportedly Took $5M Less To Sign With The Heat Over The Pelicans

    Miami Herald "A veteran NBA scout from another team who has watched Lowry closely for years told me: “What separates him from almost all of the point guards in the NBA except a few is the high level of competitor he is, the aggressive dog mentality that he brings every night. He’s a dog, which is..." August 10

  • Mavericks finished second in Kyle Lowry sweepstakes

    CBS Sports "Stop me if you've heard this familiar refrain before: The Dallas Mavericks finished second in landing their top free agent target. Over the years, Dallas has often always been the bridesmaid but never the bride when it comes to free agency. On one instance, they had a verbal..." August 09

  • The one reason Heat could be safe in Kyle Lowry tampering investigation

    Clutch Points "The NBA recently opened an investigation on the sign-and-trade deals of Lonzo Ball with the Chicago Bulls and Kyle Lowry with the Miami Heat for possible violations. After all, given that free agency opened at 6 p.m. on August 2 and the deals were quickly struck, it raised..." August 08

  • Heat’s Tampering Investigation Started from Opponent’s Tip

    Heavy "The Miami Heat are being investigated for possibly tampering with Kyle Lowry’s sign-and-trade deal, a situation that could have disastrous repercussions for the entire franchise. ESPN‘s Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne were the to first break the news..." August 08

  • Raptors to cooperate with NBA's tampering investigation involving Lowry sign-and-trade

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Raptors say they are aware of the NBA's investigation into the sign-and-trade deal that sent Kyle Lowry to the Miami Heat and are prepared to cooperate, a team spokesperson told Sportsnet. The investigation, first reported by ESPN's..." August 07

  • Miami Heats' Kyle Lowry had clever way of avoiding tampering question

    Larry Brown Sports "The Miami Heat are under league investigation for potential tampering, but Kyle Lowry, for his part, did not get caught slipping. At Lowry’s introductory media session this week, a reporter asked him how conversations with Heat leaders Pat Riley and Erik Spoelstra convinced..." August 07

  • NBA Investigation Into Kyle Lowry, Lonzo Ball Trades Likely to Amount to Nothing

    The Big Lead "The NBA's tampering rules when it comes to free agency are a bit of a joke. Everyone understands why there are rules in place to prevent teams from speaking to players who are under contract with other teams. But when everyone knows a certain player will be a free agent and cannot..." August 07

  • NBA Investigating Kyle Lowry, Lonzo Ball Sign-And-Trades For Possible Tampering

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA has launched investigations into two of the sign-and-trade deals that were agreed upon early in free agency, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne. Those two deals are the one that sent Kyle Lowry from the Raptors to..." August 07

  • Jimmy Butler Reacts to New Miami Heat Contract, Kyle Lowry Signing

    Heavy "Tony Bennett may have left his heart in San Francisco, but Jimmy Butler’s heart was always in Miami. And now the All-Star player is tied to the city for four more years at an average annual salary of $46 million. Butler’s deal is worth $184 million,..." August 07

  • 3 bold predictions for Kyle Lowry with Miami Heat in 2021-22 season

    NBA Analysis "The Miami Heat did not have a selection in the 2021 NBA Draft to upgrade their roster. However, they wasted little time in upgrading things once it came to free agency. Pat Riley and company got to work instantly during NBA free agency as they had multiple moves up their sleeves. They..." August 07

  • Is DeMar DeRozan salty over Kyle Lowry Raptors jersey retirement news?

    Clutch Points "Kyle Lowry has been announced as the first ever player to have his jersey retired by the Toronto Raptors. One player who was quick to react was his best friend and longtime teammate DeMar DeRozan. His OG Raptors running mate DeMar DeRozan posted a two-word reaction on..." August 07

  • Kyle Lowry explains why he is not looking forward to facing Raptors

    Larry Brown Sports "Kyle Lowry’s decision to join the Miami Heat clearly has nothing to do with his feelings toward the Toronto Raptors. Lowry’s sign-and-trade to Heat was finalized and made official Friday, and the point guard took part in a conference call afterwards. Lowry spoke some about..." August 07

  • Raptors to retire Kyle Lowry's number in future, team chairman says

    The Athletic "Although the Toronto Raptors lost Kyle Lowry in a trade this week, the team plans to retire the point guard's No. 7 jersey number when his career ends. "He will retire as a Raptor and his number will absolutely go up there," Raptors chairman Larry Tanenbaum told The..." August 06

  • Heat sign Kyle Lowry to 3-year, $85 million contract

    The Athletic "The Miami Heat have signed Kyle Lowry to a three-year, $85 million contract, sources told The Athletic. Lowry will join Miami via a sign-and-trade that reportedly sends Goran Dragic and Precious Achiuwa to the Toronto Raptors. Lowry, 35, spent the last nine seasons of his career with..." August 06

  • Kyle Lowry made the Raptors' golden era possible. His departure signals its end

    The Score "Ask a group of Raptors fans what the Kyle Lowry statue outside Scotiabank Arena should look like, and you'll probably get a wide range of answers. Should it depict him standing in to take a charge? Lunging for a loose ball in traffic? Leveraging his lower-body strength to stymie a..." August 04

  • Stephen A. Smith Doesn't Think Kyle Lowry Will Make A Big Difference In Miami

    Yardbarker "The Miami Heat were one of the biggest winners of the first day of free agency. They added a top-notch, versatile defender in P.J. Tucker, managed to keep Duncan Robinson, extended Jimmy Butler's contract, and completed a sign-and-trade for Kyle Lowry. Lowry was one of the most..." August 03

  • Why Kyle Lowry is nearly a perfect fit next to Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo on the Miami Heat

    ESPN "It's fitting that the Miami Heat's latest all-in reload involved sending out Goran Dragic in their mammoth sign-and-trade for Kyle Lowry -- the first major domino of this NBA free-agency period. It was Miami's flipping two first-round picks to..." August 03

  • Kyle Lowry Caught Liking Tweet Suggesting A Reunion With DeMar DeRozan

    Fadeaway World "It's not a secret that NBA players are constantly talking to each other and trying to team up. Those tampering rules are way out of date and there's no way to determine whether a player is reaching out to a friend or recruiting him. Over the past couple of months, the rumor of..." August 03

  • Goran Dragic, Luka Doncic team-up talks heating up after Raptors-Heat Kyle Lowry trade

    SI "As the start of free agency approached, Kyle Lowry was regarded as the Dallas Mavericks' "Plan A" with Tim Hardaway Jr. being viewed as a priority to re-sign.  A lot has apparently changed since then...  August 03

  • Will Kyle Lowry signing turn the Miami Heat into NBA Champions?

    Clutch Points "After getting swept by the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, the Miami Heat opened the offseason with a bang as they made a big splash in free agency by landing superstar Kyle Lowry. The 35-year old was brought in on a 3-year $90 million deal via..." August 03

  • Sign-and-trade deal for Kyle Lowry will involve Goran Dragic, Precious Achiuwa, and a future second-round pick

    Heat Nation "The Miami Heat reportedly have agreed to a three-year deal with veteran guard Kyle Lowry. The deal reportedly will be a sign-and-trade with the Toronto Raptors. " August 02

  • Kyle Lowry to get a three-year deal with Heat via sign-and-trade with Raptors

    Draftkings Nation "Veteran PG Kyle Lowry has signed a three-year contract with the Miami Heat in free agency, according to Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports. According to Goodwill, the deal will be part of a sign-and-trade agreement. Lowry was an unrestricted free agent after completing a one-year,..." August 02

  • Four Potential Landing Spots For Kyle Lowry

    The Big Lead "Kyle Lowry is the best free agent point guard available this summer and will have many suitors when free agency officially begins at 6 p.m. Monday night. He's no longer capable of being the best player on a contending team, but other championship hopefuls would be hard-pressed to find a..." August 02

  • Kyle Lowry, Raptors in position to do each other one last favour in NBA free agency

    The Athletic "It has become tacky to suggest that a player should have some loyalty toward his franchise. And you can see why, given that teams can, and will, trade any player at any moment no matter the commitment they have made to the guy and what he has done for the team in the past. The..." August 02

  • This Is The Perfect Trade The Heat Can Make For Kyle Lowry

    NBA Analysis "Coming off their miraculous run to the NBA Finals in the NBA Bubble, the Miami Heat had high expectations for the 2020-21 season, but things didn’t pan out the way they had hoped. Injuries and health protocols really took a toll on their roster and the Heat were never able to get back in..." August 02

  • Kyle Lowry's departure from Raptors seems more certain by the minute

    Sportsnet "Looking at Instagram posts of Kyle Lowry rolling into to work in the Florida sunshine this past season in his Ferrari 812 GTS, top down, doubtless having already got a round of golf in and you had to ask yourself: Would he ever give that up? August 02

  • NBA Sources: Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan Emerge as Pivotal Dominoes

    Bleacher Report "All eyes remain trained on Kyle Lowry’s future as the NBA’s free-agency period readies to open at 6 p.m. ET on Monday. Word around the league, at this juncture, is clearly pointing toward the All-Star guard joining Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat via a sign-and-trade with..." August 02

  • Heat SG Jimmy Butler is about to get the bag alongside Kyle Lowry

    Clutch Points "Where will free-agent point guard Kyle Lowry play once the 2021-22 NBA season rolls out its red carpet? South Beach seems to be a tasty destination for the veteran, with Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat also expected to hit paydirt with a rumored extension deal in the works,..." August 02

  • Mavs’ new Kyle Lowry plan after Heat get massive advantage

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks initially intend to pursue Kyle Lowry in free agency, but they seem to be having some change of plans. The Miami Heat have been rumored to be the front-runners in signing Lowry in free agency, which is why the Mavs are reportedly..." August 02

  • Miami Heat Could Use Goran Dragic In Kyle Lowry Sign-And-Trade

    Fadeaway World "Kyle Lowry will be a free agent this offseason, and he will have many teams vying for his services. Any team could improve by adding the 6-time All-Star, and his ability to score and facilitate could be put to great use on a contender. A team that has been consistently linked with..." August 01

  • Blockbuster Sign-and-Trade Proposal Would Ship All-Star PG Kyle Lowry to Celtics

    Heavy "While Marcus Smart is a viable placeholder at point guard, chances are the Celtics would welcome the addition of a bonafide lead-guard such as six-time All-Star Kyle Lowry. If this proves to be the case, they’d likely have to get creative in order to facilitate such a move —..." August 01

  • Ranking top potential free agency destinations for Kyle Lowry

    NBA Analysis "It isn’t the beginning of NBA free agency just yet, but that doesn’t mean we can’t come up with hypothetical landing spots for some of the notable free agents, right? Once NBA free agency gets underway in early August, one player that is going to be extremely busy is..." July 31

  • Heat viewed as frontrunners to sign Kyle Lowry?

    Larry Brown Sports "Kyle Lowry rates as one of the top free agents available this offseason, and the point guard figures to have no shortage of suitors. One looks to be a team that trailed him as a trade target last season. Grant Afseth of SI reported that the Miami Heat are viewed as the frontrunner to..." July 31

  • Mavs’ Kyle Lowry chase gets major boost in Josh Richardson trade

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks traded Josh Richardson to the Boston Celtics, and the general belief is they made the move to improve their chance on landing Kyle Lowry in free agency. Boston is absorbing Richardson’s $11.6 million contract through their trade exception from..." July 31

  • Free-Agency Spotlight on Chris Paul, the 'Kyle Lowry Domino,' Emerging PG Carousel

    Bleacher Report "With the draft come and gone, and the NBA's calendar flipping to the 2021-22 season Monday, this summer's free-agency period will center on the league's rapidly spinning point guard carousel. The biggest fish, Chris Paul, appears all but destined to return to Phoenix,..." July 31

  • Heat, Mavs, Pelicans to 'Be at the Forefront' in Pursuit of Kyle Lowry

    Bleacher Report "Kyle Lowry will be one of the top free agents on the market next week, and he's expected to have high-profile suitors. According to NBA reporter Marc Stein, the Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks and New Orleans Pelicans "will be at the forefront of the pursuit" for..." July 30