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Ujiri: Luckily For Raptors Kyle Lowry To Knicks Trade Didn't Happen

The Toronto Raptors somewhat famously nearly traded Kyle Lowry to the New York Knicks last December. The Knicks were prepared to trade Iman Shumpert and Tim Hardaway Jr. in a package for Lowry, but James Dolan vetoed the deal when Masai Ujiri demanded a first round pick. "Dolan hired those business consultants [McKinsey & Company] last summer," said the source with...
Via RealGM
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors: What Should Be Their Starting Five?

Toronto Raptors: What Should Be Their Starting Five? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Toronto Raptors just had arguably their best season, have resigned each of their core free agents and are ready to become an even better team. They have drafted the majority of their core and are still very young, so they have the talent to be one of the best teams in the...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan leaps Kyle Lowry in a single bound

[h/t William Lou of Raptors Republic]
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan leaps Kyle Lowry in a single bound

[h/t William Lou of Raptors Republic]
Via Crossover Chronicles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMar Derozan Jumps Over Kyle Lowry For Dunk (Video)

DeMar Derozan is one of the best dunkers on the planets and this leap over his Raptors teammate should cement his legacy. Derozan and Kyle Lowry are part of a contingent of NBA players currently on an unsanctioned tour of the Philippines this summer.  Despite the fact that they could be fined, the players are having fun.  During a dunking exhibition, Derozan used Lowry as a prop...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch DeMar Derozan Jump Over Kyle Lowry During Slam Dunk Exhibition

DeMar Derozan and Kyle Lowry are part of a contingent of NBA players currently on an unsanctioned tour of the Philippines this summer. A few days ago, during an exhibition at Araneta Coliseum in Lungsod Quezon, the Toronto Raptors teammates paired up for an alley-oop, which featured Derozan (one of the NBA’s best dunkers) leaping over Lowry. Don’t feel bad for Lowry, though,...
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: DeRozan jumps over Kyle Lowry on dunk

In case you didn’t know, Toronto Raptors stars Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan made a trip to the Philippines last week and during that trip, DeRozan participated in a slam dunk contest during an exhibition game. For one of his slam dunks at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, he decided to show off his aerial ability by leaping over teammate, Kyle Lowry. Check out the below...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Kyle Lowry: Family Played A Big Part In My Decision

If Kyle Lowry’s family wasn’t happy in Toronto, there was no amount of winning or money that would have him re-signing with the Raptors. “It was very important,” Lowry said. “I don’t make a decision if I don’t have the support of my family. It just doesn’t happen.”
Via Pro Bball Report
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors: What Kyle Lowry’s signing means

John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports Kyle Lowry’s press conference began with Masai Ujiri sounding like a true fan who could not contain his happiness and giddiness in the moment, continuously stating that Lowry’s signing is “awesome”, unable to think of another way to articulate his feelings and thoughts about Lowry and Lowry’s return. It was nice to see his genuine...
Via The Sideline
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors officially re-sign Kyle Lowry

The Toronto Raptors officially re-signed free-agent point guard Kyle Lowry to a multi-year contract on Thursday. “We made it known that our top priority heading into the offseason was to re-sign Kyle,” said Raptors President and General Manager Masai Ujiri. “He was a key to our success last season and we are delighted that he wants to be here in Toronto to help us continue...
Via Sports-Glory
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Encourage Fans To Attend Kyle Lowry News Conference

The Toronto Raptors Media Advisory for the Kyle Lowry news conference specifically encouraged fans to attend the event at the Real Sports Bar and Grill in Maple Leaf Square on Thursday morning.
Via Pro Bball Report
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors re-sign Greivis Vasquez

The Toronto Raptors are spending a lot of time and money on point guards this summer. After re-signing Kyle Lowry, the Raptors have now made a move to bring back their backup point guard as well. Greivis Vasquez, who was brought over in a trade from Sacramento last season, has agreed to a two year deal. Restricted free agent guard Greivis Vasquez has reached an agreement to re-sign...
Via Pass The Pill
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry’s Return Was No Surprise To Raptors GM Ujiri

There were some anxious moments as other teams attempted to pry Kyle Lowry away from the Raptors in hours after NBA free agency opened, however, it came as no surprise to GM Masai Ujiri when he quickly came to an agreement with his point guard. "For me, negotiating is easy for me if we want Kyle to be here and Kyle wants to be here," said the Raptors 'no spin' GM Masai Ujiri.
Via Pro Bball Report
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: As Expected, Raptors Re-Sign Kyle Lowry To $48 Million Deal

Toronto has re-signed point guard Kyle Lowry to a four-year, $48 million extension – Mandatory Credit: USATSI via CBS Sports After reports surfaced suggesting Kyle Lowry was going nowhere, that’s exactly what ended up happening. According to ESPN.com writer Brian Windhorst, Lowry has reportedly signed a new four-year, $48 million deal to return to the Toronto Raptors. Raptors...
Via The Sports Journal
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry finds his fit and home in Toronto

Raptors history is pocked with stars who just could not wait to leave the Great White North. Vince Carter made an ugly exit for New Jersey — pouting openly on the court and cementing a negative reputation. Tracy McGrady was just beginning to blossom when he hit free agency and jumped ship for Orlando. Chris Bosh was an All Star and then became the third wheel in the Miami superstar...
Via Bloguin Best
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors News: Kyle Lowry to re-sign with Toronto

Kyle Lowry will stay put with the Toronto Raptors after agreeing to a four-year deal worth $48 million. The Deal includes an Early Termination Option (ETO) for Lowry after the third-year, meaning he can become an unrestricted free agent after year three if he so chooses. The deal was first reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo!Kyle Lowry has agreed to a 4 year, $48M contract to...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry agrees to 4-year, $48 million contract with Raptors

TweetLate Wednesday night, the Toronto Raptors were able to secure one of the biggest free agents on the market, agreeing to a four-year contract to re-sign point guard Kyle Lowry. Lowry posted a picture on Instagram confirming the news: This ain't Amir jersey y'all!! Lol….. it's for the 2014-15 season cause Toronto will be my home city http://t.co/kOFGonoKES — Kyle...
Via Los That Sports Blog
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry Agrees To Re-Sign With Raptors For Four Years, $48M

TORONTO — Kyle Lowry is staying with the Toronto Raptors after leading them to the Atlantic Division title. The point guard has agreed to re-sign with the Raptors, his agent confirmed Wednesday night. Yahoo! Sports reported that the deal was for four years and $48 million. Lowry averaged career highs of 17.9 points and 7.4 assists for the Raptors, who at 48-34 were one of the...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors re-signing Kyle Lowry headlines day two of NBA free agency

Day two of the free agency saw Carmelo Anthony visiting both the Rockets and Mavericks, Pau Gasol getting serious interest from the Thunder, and the Cavs reportedly weighing a max offer to Jazz restricted free agent Gordon Hayward.  The biggest actual contract agreement came when Kyle Lowry decided to stay with the Toronto Raptors rather than sign elsewhere.  Here’s a recap of...
Via The Sports Bank
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry Agrees to Terms with the Toronto Raptors

David Zalubowski/Associated Press Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports has just reported that highly coveted point guard, Kyle Lowry, has agreed to remain with the Toronto Raptors for at least the next three NBA seasons. Kyle Lowry agreed to a four year $48 million dollar contract with the Raptors that also includes an early termination option for the last year. Masai Ujiri stated...
Via TopSportsReport
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lowry will stay in the land of the dinosaurs

Late Wednesday night it was announced that Kyle Lowry will be staying with the Toronto Raptors. To many this came to a surprise, to others it was obvious.  The deal is for four years and worth $48 million. He then was quoted shortly after “Toronto is my home….it’s the right place to be”. But it was very well deserved. He had career highs in the following categories: PPG...
Via KC Sports Ninja
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors: Kyle Lowry Contract Grade

Toronto Raptors: Kyle Lowry Contract Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 4 seasons, 48 million When I began discussing this signing with Hoopstuff VP Josh Morgan I was planning on giving it B, until he said 9 simple words “they had to get him back and they did.” He was right as usual, as those words are the perfect evaluation of the Toronto Raptors...
Via HoopStuff
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry lands another blow to the Heat and agrees to a $48 million deal to stay with Raptors

According to Yahoo Sports Kyle Lowry agreed to $48 million deal to stay with Raptors: The deal has an early termination option allowing Lowry the opportunity to become a free agent after the third season.Securing Lowry, a cornerstone of the Raptors revival, had been general manager Masai Ujiri's No. 1 priority in the offseason, and stands as a coup for a franchise that had struggled...
Via Celtics Life
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry, Raptors agree to four-year deal

The Toronto Raptors came into the offseason with one goal in mind, and that goal was to re-sign Kyle Lowry to a long-term deal. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, they have accomplished that goal with a four-year, $48 million deal. Lowry expressed an interest to re-sign with the Raptors prior to the offseason, and he showed loyalty by taking their offer over anything that the Houston...
Via Sports-Glory
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry Is Going Back To The Toronto Raptors

The wait is over, Kyle Lowry has agreed to re-sign with the Toronto Raptors for $48 million over 4 years according to Adrian Wojnarowski.
Via Pro Bball Report
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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