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Damian Lillard gets high-flying block on Kyle Lowry lay-up

As the Portland Trail Blazers look to gain ground in the West, Damian Lillard is showing that he can be a pretty good defensive player as well. Last night, the Trail Blazers hosted the Toronto Raptors and in the second half, Toronto’s Kyle Lowry appeared to have an easy lay-up until Lillard made an amazing block: Damian Lillard, everybody! *** Lillard High-Flying Block [Portland...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
7 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith pulls a Marshawn on 3-point contest slight

J.R. Smith stole a page from Marshawn Lynch’s playbook while bemoaning how he’s been excluded from next Saturday’s 2016 Foot Locker 3-point contest during NBA All-Star weekend in Toronto. When asked why he wouldn’t go into great detail to suggest the possible reasons why has been omitted despite having the beyond-the-arc pedigree that arguably warrants his inclusion, Smith...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry Combine For 59 Points

DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry brought their “best backcourt in the east” act west to Portland and finished the night with a combined 59 points in a Raptors win. “DeMar was aggressive and stayed aggressive throughout the game,” Lowry said. “His aggressiveness really helped set the tempo and set the standard for us throughout the game. “We understood it was going to be...
Via Hooped Up
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry Injures Wrist, X-Rays Negative

Kyle Lowry injured his left wrist but x-rays immediately taken after were negative. Lowry suffered the injury with three minutes remaining in the game and the Toronto Raptors were up by 17 points. Lowry was voted into the All-Star Game as an Eastern Conference starter.
Via RealGM
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting The 2016 NBA West All-Star Reserves

The seven reserves to be named to the 2016 NBA West All-Star team selected by the league's head coaches will be announced live on TNT Thursday January 28 at 7 pm ET right before the network features All-Star starter Carmelo Anthony and the 10th place Knicks in Toronto to face All-Star starter Kyle Lowry and the 2nd place Raptors at 8 pm. The coaches will select two guards, three...
Via Pro Bball Report
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA's 10 most tradeable contracts

With the NBA Trade Deadline less than a month away, it is a good time to check in on the 10 Most Tradeable Contracts in the NBA. Before we get to the deals, a few ground rules: No Rookie Scale contracts: All Rookie Scale contracts are inherently tradeable No expiring contracts: Even with the cap jump coming, most expiring contracts are still fairly easy to move. Special shout...
Via RealGM - NBA
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting The 2016 NBA East All-Star Reserves

The seven reserves to be named to the 2016 NBA East All-Star team selected by the league's head coaches will be announced live on TNT Thursday January 28 at 7 pm ET right before the network features All-Star starter Carmelo Anthony and the 10th place Knicks in Toronto to face All-Star starter Kyle Lowry and the 2nd place Raptors at 8 pm. The coaches will select two guards, three...
Via Pro Bball Report
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Back to Back All-Star Starts for Kyle Lowry

posted by Romy Aquino (@romyaquino) Follow @romyaquino Kyle Lowry Back to Back All-Star Starting Nods Canada did it. Kyle Lowry got a late push in the voting from the fans and was named to the Eastern Conference NBA All-Star starters with 646,441 votes. Lowry pulled ahead of the Cavs' Kyrie Irving to take one of the two starting guard spots. Lowry joins Dwyane Wade in the...
Via Hip Hoop Junkies
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics' Thomas is one step closer to making his first All-Star game

The NBA's All-Star starters were announced on Thursday night, and in a somewhat surprising turn of events, Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry slithered past Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving for a spot in the starting lineup. How does this impact Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas? Well, if Irving was voted in by the fans, Lowry would've literally been the first player...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where let’s pretend we care about All Star lineups!

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The all-star starters for the East, chosen by the fans, will be Miami’s Dwyane Wade and Toronto’s Kyle Lowry in the backcourt; with Cleveland’s LeBron James, Indiana’s Paul George and New York’s Carmelo...
Via Red's Army
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving says he doesn't deserve to be an All-Star

The NBA announced the starting lineups for the 2016 All-Star game on Thursday, and Kyrie Irving was overtaken by Kyle Lowry for the final guard spot in the East.Irving, however, agrees with the fans' decision.Thanks to a combination of career-low statistics and playing in only 15 games this season due to injury, Irving said he doesn't think he deserves a spot on the All-Star roster...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe, Stephen Curry highlight NBA All-Star Game starters

Kobe Bryant will make his 18th and final All-Star Game appearance in February. The Los Angeles Lakers star, who announced his retirement earlier this season, was the game’s leading vote-getter, tallying 1,891,614 votes and edging out Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry (1,604,325) — the reigning league MVP. Bryant was listed as a forward on the ballot for the first...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry, Renaissance Man: Improving with age

A great many NBA players venture into the offseason with the objective of returning to the court in the supposed best shape of their lives. Their "shape" is one of the most vital and relevant factors to their professional success. But for all the work athletes invest into achieving peak physical condition, at a certain age that work includes staving off undefeated Father Time....
Via The Sports Quotient
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan are highest-scoring backcourt in the East

Apr 30, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) and guard Kyle Lowry (7) come off the court during a break in the action against the Brooklyn Nets in game five of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Air Canada Centre. Toronto defeated Brooklyn 115-113. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY SportsWith...
Via Fox Sports
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Spurs' four-game win streak snapped in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) -- DeMar DeRozan scored 28 points, Kyle Lowry added 19 and the Toronto Raptors snapped the San Antonio Spurs' four-game winning streak with a 97-94 victory on Wednesday night. Luis Scola had 16 points as Toronto never trailed and handed San Antonio just its third loss in the last 18 games. Manu Ginobili had 17 points off the bench for the Spurs, who also got 13 points...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry best highlights from 27 points against Lakers

As the Toronto Raptors look to improve in the East, Kyle Lowry is showing why he might be one of the best point guards in the association. Last night, the Raptors hosted the Los Angeles Lakers and Lowry put together an amazing performance of twenty-seven points and seven rebounds. Check out some of his best moments in the below video compilation: *** Lowry Best Highlights [GDFactoryClips...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Lowry scores 27, Raptors beat Lakers 102-93 to end slide

TORONTO (AP) Kyle Lowry had 27 points, Terrence Ross added 22 and Bismack Biyombo posted a career-high 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors snapped a three-game skid with a 102-93 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night. In what was almost certainly his last NBA appearance in Canada, Kobe Bryant shot 8 of 16 for 21 points as the Raptors swept the season series...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Warriors vs Raptors Preview

The Toronto Raptors gave the Golden State Warriors one of their toughest tests so far, rallying from a big deficit to have a chance to take the lead in the final seconds. They at least came away with an idea of what it will take to slay the NBA’s seemingly invincible juggernaut. Golden State’s seven-game road trip continues Saturday north of the border, where the Raptors hope...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets’ hotline bling, takes them to Toronto to face Raptors

  After an encouraging start to the season that saw the Denver Nuggets go 6-5 through their first 11 games, the treacherous part of Denver’s schedule finally hit, and boy did it hit hard. The Nuggets have now lost eight straight and the going doesn’t get any easier tonight as they head to Toronto and take on Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan and the Toronto Raptors. Regular Season...
Via BSN Denver
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Lowry sizzles in 4th, Raptors rally from 17 down to beat Hawks

ATLANTA — Kyle Lowry wasn't feeling well, so he wanted to save his energy for the fourth quarter.When the time came for Lowry to push himself to another level, Atlanta's defense looked helpless.''I just attacked early and tried to get to the basket early,'' he said. ''They're not really big-time shot-blockers, and I just wanted to attack the basket.''Lowry scored 22 of his season...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hawks' Bazemore blocks Raptors' Lowry's shot into the hoop

When teams face the Atlanta Hawks, they have to know by now that Kent Bazemore is a threat to come out of nowhere to erase even the most seemingly wide-open attempts. But when Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry tested Bazemore on a transition opportunity during Toronto's Wednesday night victory, a truly funny thing happened.Bazemore met Lowry on the way up and looked like he...
Via Fox Sports
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Lowry sizzles in 4th, Raptors rally from 17 down to win

ATLANTA (AP) Kyle Lowry scored 22 of his season-high 31 points in the fourth quarter, DeMar DeRozan added 17 points and the Toronto Raptors rallied from 17 down in the third to beat the Atlanta Hawks 96-86 on Wednesday night. Lowry overcame flu-like symptoms that forced him from the game in the second period. He returned to begin the third, but didn't build momentum until the...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

When it comes to 3s, Raptors are behind last season's pace

The modern NBA is largely about spacing the floor and knocking down 3s, at least on the offensive end. Yet as the Toronto Raptors have focused on solidifying their defense, a funny thing has happened on the other side of the ball.For the past two seasons, the Raptors have shot triples at a fairly prolific rate. That's changed this season, as pointed out by the blog Raptors HQ:It...
Via Fox Sports
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Lowry, DeRozan lead Raptors past Cavaliers, 103-99

TORONTO (AP) -- Kyle Lowry scored 27 points and DeMar DeRozan added 20 as the Toronto Raptors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-99 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory. LeBron James had 24 points, eight assists and six rebounds for the Cavaliers (11-4), who lost their third straight road game. Kevin Love added 21 points and 13 rebounds. It was a tight contest for much...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavaliers suffer another road loss, falling to Raptors

TORONTO -- Kyle Lowry scored 27 points and DeMar DeRozan added 20 as the Toronto Raptors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-99 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory.LeBron James had 24 points, eight assists and six rebounds for the Cavaliers (11-4), who lost their third straight road game. Kevin Love added 21 points and 13 rebounds.It was a tight contest for much of the...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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