Kyle Lowry - updates

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Raptors lose Lowry for two weeks, Ibaka indefinitely

Nov 10, 2019 - 5:05 PM

The defending champion Toronto Raptors face the LA Lakers next minus team stars Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka

Photo by Kathryn Riley/AFP

NBA champion Raptors, Lowry agree on $31M one-year deal

Oct 08, 2019 - 12:24 PM

Kyle Lowry's deal with the Raptors produces the largest salary cap hit for an NBA player who will be 34 or older

EXTENDED. Kyle Lowry stays with the 2019 NBA champions Toronto Raptors for another year. File photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

Raptors’ Lowry withdraws from US World Cup team

Aug 13, 2019 - 10:41 AM

Kyle Lowry sits out of the FIBA World Cup as he continues to recover from his left thumb surgery

RECOVERY. Kyle Lowry supports the US FIBA World Cup team from home. File photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

Injured Lowry, Smart to miss Team USA scrimmage

Aug 09, 2019 - 11:41 AM

After several NBA superstars begged off, the US squad also needs to do without Kyle Lowry and Marcus Smart in the team buildup for the 2019 FIBA World Cup

SIDELINED. Kyle Lowry is nursing a thumb injury. Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors investor says sorry to Raptors guard Lowry

Jun 08, 2019 - 9:42 AM

'What I did was wrong and there is no excuse for it,' says Warriors part-owner Mark Stevens, who shoved and cursed at Raptors' Kyle Lowry in Game 3

REMORSE. Warriors investor Mark Stevens says he takes full responsibility for his actions toward Kyle Lowry. Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images North America/ AFP

Lowry praised for calm after shove by Warriors investor

Jun 07, 2019 - 10:03 AM

'For him to handle it the way he did says a lot about his character,' Golden State's Draymond Green says of Toronto guard Kyle Lowry

UNACCEPTABLE. Warriors forward Draymond Green and several other NBA players are appalled by Golden State investor Mark Stevens’ actions toward Kyle Lowry. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors part-owner banned a year, fined $500,000 for shove

Jun 07, 2019 - 8:51 AM

The NBA didn't go easy on Golden State Warriors investor Mark Stevens after he shoved and cursed at Toronto guard Kyle Lowry in Game 3

FOUL. The NBA issues a statement calling Mark Stevens' actions toward Kyle Lowry as ‘beyond unacceptable.’ Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images North America/ AFP

Lowry gets shoved by fan, pushes Raptors to Game 3 win

Jun 06, 2019 - 3:21 PM

'There's no place for that. He had no reason to touch me,' Raptors star guard Kyle Lowry says of the Warriors fan

KEY COG. Kyle Lowry delivers his best game yet in the series to help power the Raptors past Andre Iguodala and the Warriors. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Sixers' Simmons fined, given flagrant foul for groin hit

May 04, 2019 - 9:36 AM

Philadelphia's Ben Simmons gets sanctioned for elbowing Toronto's Kyle Lowry in the groin in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semis duel

BAD BLOOD. Ben Simmons has also figured in a scuffle with Kyle Lowry last year. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Westbrook, Lowry named NBA All-Star 2019 reserves

Feb 01, 2019 - 6:06 PM

Russell Westbrook and 13 other players join the 10 starters who will be selected by captains LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo

PRIME PICK. Former MVP Russell Westbrook receives his eighth All-Star selection. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Raptors cool off red-hot Pacers in Lowry's return

Jan 07, 2019 - 1:14 PM

Toronto point guard Kyle Lowry returns from injury to help the Raptors snap the Indiana Pacers' six-game winning streak

WINNING RETURN. Kyle Lowry, who missed 10 games due to back and thigh problems, delivers 12 points and 8 assists. Photo from NBA Twitter

Minus Kawhi, Lowry steps up to lead Raptors past Wizards

Oct 21, 2018 - 12:34 PM

Kawhi Leonard takes the night off but Kyle Lowry powers the Toronto Raptors past the Washington Wizards

HOT START. Kyle Lowry takes charge to help the Toronto Raptors stay perfect. Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

The NBA Finals contender no one talks about

Mar 16, 2018 - 8:43 PM

Quietly and methodically, the Raptors have established dominance over the league this season, leaving broken records in their wake

FIRST. The Toronto Raptors are the first NBA team to claim a ticket to the playoffs. Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP

Raptors halt Rockets' 17-game winning streak

Mar 10, 2018 - 12:19 PM

Harden's missed triple gives the Raptors their 7th straight win

STREAKS. Kyle Lowry leads the Raptors to their 7th straight win while Harden scores 40 despite blowing their 17-game winning streak. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP (Harden) and Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP (Lowry)

Raptors snap losing run vs Spurs at home

Jan 20, 2018 - 6:22 PM

The Toronto Raptors beat the Spurs after two years

SNAP. Kyle Lowry scores 24 points to lead the Raptors in beating the Spurs

Simmons plays down Lowry clash after Sixers win

Jan 16, 2018 - 10:40 AM

Ben Simmons says there was no confrontation between him and Kyle Lowry after their ejection

EJECTED. Simmons and the 76ers take the win despite his ejection. File Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Raptors rally to beat Lakers, spoil Lonzo Ball's birthday

Oct 28, 2017 - 5:21 PM

The Raptors erase a 17-point deficit to defeat the Lakers

SPOILED CELEBRATION. Lonzo Ball was held to just 5 points on 2-of-7 shooting on his 20th birthday. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

Oladipo, Lowry, Porzingis join NBA Africa Game lineups

Jul 14, 2017 - 11:10 AM

Team Africa is comprised of NBA players from Africa or who have parents who are African

TEAM AFRICA. There are more than 70 NBA players with ties to Africa, one of which is Kyle Lowry. Photo by Jason Miller/AFP

Lowry, Ibaka complete Raptors deals

Jul 08, 2017 - 11:16 AM

Kyle Lowry re signs on a reported 3 year deal worth 100 million

RE-SIGNED. Kyle Lowry, a 3-time All-Star, re-signs with the Toronto Raptors. File Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Lowry to opt for free agency

May 09, 2017 - 1:58 PM

Kyle Lowry says he will seek free agency this summer to find a place on a championship caliber roster

FREE AGENCY. Kyle Lowry, a 3-time All-Star, has one year left on his 4-year, $48 million deal with the Raptors and will opt for free agency. File Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Raptors' Lowry out until playoffs with wrist problem

Feb 28, 2017 - 3:05 PM

The absence of Kyle Lowry is a serious injury blow for Toronto as they attempt to go one better than last season when they fell short in the Eastern Conference finals

OUT 'TIL PLAYOFFS. The Raptors will have to make do without guard Kyle Lowry, who is out for the rest of the regular season with a wrist injury. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Lowry's triple-double buries NBA-worst Nets

Feb 06, 2017 - 5:16 AM

Kyle Lowry shrugs off illness to deliver 15 points 11 assists and 11 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets

JURASSIC JAM. Kyle Lowry didn't let something like 4 stitches in his forearm slow him down against the Nets. File photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

Celtics rally to beat Raptors, seize division lead

Feb 02, 2017 - 2:36 PM

Isaiah Thomas scores 19 of his 44 points in the final frame to lead Boston past Toronto

Bulls rally to beat Raptors behind Butler's 42 points

Jan 08, 2017 - 1:48 PM

The Chicago Bulls come back from a 19 point deficit to beat the Toronto Raptors in overtime

LATE RALLY. The Chicago Bulls' third straight win pulls the team above .500 at 19-18. File photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Raptors pummel Hawks, extend win streak to 6 games

Dec 04, 2016 - 2:09 PM

Toronto moves into a tie with Cleveland for first place in the Eastern Conference

WIN STREAK. DeMar DeRozan (pictured) and Kyle Lowry combined for 38 points in the Toronto Raptors' win. File photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Carmelo Anthony will seek third gold at Rio: report

Jun 24, 2016 - 4:59 AM

Carmelo Anthony DeAndre Jordan Kyle Lowry and Jimmy Butler have reportedly committed to playing for Team USA in Rio

GOLDEN PLAYER. Carmelo Anthony will be one of the players representing USA Basketball at the Rio Games. File photo by Orestis Panagiotou/EPA

Lowry, DeRozan star as Raptors stun Cavs to tie series

May 24, 2016 - 11:43 AM

The win continues a remarkable transformation in fortunes for Toronto who had lost the opening two games of the series heavily to trail 2 0

TIED. Kyle Lowry, #7 of the Toronto Raptors handles the ball in the 4th quarter against J.R. Smith #5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at the Air Canada Centre on May 23, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. File photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

Lowry stars as Raptors down Heat to make history

May 16, 2016 - 11:27 AM

Toronto moves on to face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in franchise history

HISTORY. Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (R) passes over Miami Heat guard Tyler Johnson in Game 7 as Toronto prevails to enter the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in franchise history. Photo by WARREN TODA/EPA

DeRozan shines as Raptors take 3-2 series lead over Heat

May 12, 2016 - 2:34 PM

DeMar DeRozan tallies 34 points as the Toronto Raptors seize a 3 2 lead in their Eastern Conference series with a 99 91 win

RAPTORS WIN. DeMar DeRozan did his part to put the Heat on the edge of elimination. Photo by Warren Toda/EPA

Lowry breaks slump, lifts Raptors over Heat in Game 3

May 08, 2016 - 11:33 AM

Kyle Lowry scores 33 as Toronto takes a 2 1 series lead over the Heat

ON POINT. Kyle Lowry finally found his playoff groove. File photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

Raptors break even with Heat in Game 2

May 06, 2016 - 1:40 PM

The series swings to Miami for Game 3 with the Raptors and Heat tied at 1 1

HEATING UP. DeMar DeRozan, DeMarre Carroll and the Toronto Raptors pulled out a Game 2 win in overtime. Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Kyle Lowry shoots around after midnight following Game 1 loss

May 04, 2016 - 3:46 PM

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry has work to do after shooting 3 of 13 in a heartbreaking loss

LATE NIGHT PRACTICE. Kyle Lowry doesn't want a repeat of his shooting night in Game 1. Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

Heat break Raptors after Lowry buzzer-beater forces OT

May 04, 2016 - 11:31 AM

Kyle Lowry sent the game into overtime but it was Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat who dominated the extra period to take Game 1

HEAT TOO HOT. Luol Deng of the Miami Heat scores two in a Game 1 win. Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

Playoff-bound Lowry, DeRozan praise retiring Bryant

Apr 11, 2016 - 11:40 PM

While Bryant will miss the playoffs for just the 5th time in his career the Toronto Raptors led by Lowry and DeRozan will most likely enter with the second seed in the Eastern Conference

WATCH: Nets' Bogdanovic explodes for career-high 44 points

Mar 16, 2016 - 1:00 PM

The Croatian forward surpasses his previous career high of 28 in a win over the Philadelphia 76ers

CAREER GAME. The 76ers had no effective defense to stop Bojan Bogdanovic. Photo by Justin Lane/EPA

NBA: Bryant set for All-Star swan song

Jan 22, 2016 - 10:26 AM

Bryant tops all NBA players with 1 891 614 votes

Philadelphia 76ers tie NBA record for most losses to begin a season

Nov 30, 2015 - 1:04 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers drop to 0 18 to start the season and have lost 28 straight dating back to last season

TOUGH RUN. Nerlens Noel and the Philadelphia 76ers are making history for all the wrong reasons. Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images/AFP

NBA wRap: Wizards take down Raptors, Curry splashes in playoffs day 1

Apr 19, 2015 - 1:24 PM

Withstanding a hostile Toronto crowd Washington buckles down to take game 1 and Steph Curry outduels playoff first timer Anthony Davis

John Wall's Washington Wizards wins game 1 vs Kyle Lowry's Toronto Raptors (L), and Stephen Curry was his usual splashing self as the Warriors beat the Pelicans (R). Photos from the Official NBA Facebook page

Team effort leads Raptors past Knicks

Dec 22, 2014 - 3:14 PM

Kyle Lowry and Lou Williams led the charge with 22 points each for Toronto who have won 6 straight NBA contests

Terrence Ross of the Toronto Raptors goes up for a dunk against the New York Knicks as he scored 18 points. Photo by Ron Turenne/AFP

Another win for Raptors, the beasts of the East

Dec 18, 2014 - 2:11 PM

Toronto improved to 20 6 and have enjoyed 3 winning streaks of at least 4 games this season

BEASTS OF THE EAST. Kyle Lowry shoots the ball against the Brooklyn Nets on his way to 20 points in the game as the Toronto Raptors soar to the top of the Eastern Conference. Photo by Ron Turenne/AFP

Paying a steep price, fans feel robbed at Last Home Stand

Jul 24, 2014 - 8:00 AM

If there s one thing we learned from the Last Home Stand it s that hell truly hath no fury like Filipino basketball fans scorned

MIC'D UP. The NBA stars come out not with matching jerseys but with matching mics - already a hint that they won't play a game. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: NBA stars arrive in Manila for Gilas Last Home Stand

Jul 21, 2014 - 9:18 PM

View photos from Monday s press conference featuring the NBA All Stars who will challenge the Philippine national men s basketball team at Gilas Last Home Stand

From left: Kyle Lowry, Kawhi Leonard, Damian Lillard, Brandon Jennings, James Harden, DeMar DeRozan and Terrence Ross at the NBA Cafe in Taguig. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NBA players Leonard, Lowry, Johnson also coming to Manila

Jul 01, 2014 - 11:58 AM

Add 2014 NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard along with Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry and rookie Nick Johnson to the list of stars playing against Gilas Pilipinas

MORE PLAYERS. (L to R) Kawhi Leonard, Kyle Lowry, and rookie Nick Johnson are also coming to the Philippines for the Gilas Last Home Stand. Photos from EPA

DeRozan: Raptors one or two pieces away from reaching next level

Jun 26, 2014 - 5:36 PM

Toronto s DeMar DeRozan says his team doesn t need to follow the Miami Heat route and create a Big Three he feels they have their core in place already

 DeMar DeRozan says the Toronto Raptors don't need to create a Big Three like Miami to become elite. Photo by Peter Foley/EPA

NBA: Raptors blow big lead, hang on for win over Nets‎

May 01, 2014 - 11:59 AM

The Raptors squandered a 26 point lead but still won Game 5 to take a 3 2 lead over Brooklyn

PTERODACTYL. Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors splits the guard of Brooklyn Nets Deron Williams and Mirza Teletovic. Photo by Warren Toda/EPA

Pacers, Raptors win to level playoff matchups

Apr 23, 2014 - 12:22 PM

The Toronto Raptors and Indiana Pacers captured key NBA playoff triumphs Tuesday to equalize their Eastern Conference playoff matchups after each team lost best of seven series openers

PREHISTORIC COMEBACK. Toronto Raptors’ Kyle Lowry is defended by Brooklyn Nets’ Deron Wiliams (L) in the first half of game two. Photo by Warren Toda/EPA

Raptors exec apologizes for 'F-Bomb' after Nets loss

Apr 20, 2014 - 6:28 AM

Toronto general manager Masai Ujiri says he was just trying to drum up fan excitement when he exclaimed F Brooklyn but apologized shortly after

THROWDOWN. DeMar DeRozan of Toronto throws down a dunk in their Game One loss to Brooklyn. Photo by Warren Toda/EPA

Nets dump Raptors in NBA playoff opener‎

Apr 20, 2014 - 6:13 AM

Joe Johnson and Deron Williams both scored 24 as the Brooklyn Nets took game one of their Eastern Conference series opener over Toronto

NOTHING BUT NETS. Brooklyn's Deron Williams (L) goes to the basket against Toronto Raptors Tyler Hansbrough for 2 of his 24. Photo by Warren Toda/EPA

NBA: Raptors earn playoff berth with Celtics win

Mar 29, 2014 - 2:34 PM

The Toronto Raptors are headed back to the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2008 punching their ticket with a dramatic 105 103 victory over Boston

HEADING TO THE BIG DANCE. Amir Johnson of Toronto (pictured) scored on a layup with 7.1 left to earn Toronto its first playoff spot since 2008. Photo by Warren Toda/EPA