Age: 32 Height: 6-0 Weight: 205 lbs School: Villanova
Kyle Lowry was not happy with the Toronto Raptors when the team traded DeMar DeRozan to the San Antonio Spurs this offseason for Kawhi Leonard. Lowry and DeRozan are best friends, and their budding romance has been a sentimental point for fans in Toronto and abroad.
Kyle Lowry took the reins from Kawhi Leonard, scoring 28 points and 12 assists as the Toronto Raptors improved to 3-0 with a 117-113 NBA win over the Washington Wizards. With Leonard taking the night off, Lowry carried the offensive load for the Raptors, who also got 16 points from Jonas Valanciunas and never trailed by more than five points at the Capital One Arena. "We've got a spirited group that's ready to fight," Raptors coach Nick Nurse said.
One of the most touching moments from the NBA's first week of the 2018-19 season came when a video surfaced of Kyle Lowry still doing the pregame handshake he once shared with DeMar DeRozan.
Kawhi Leonard had 24 points and 12 rebounds in his Toronto debut, Kyle Lowry scored 27 points and the Raptors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 116-104 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.
Kawhi Leonard helped the Toronto Raptors extend their success in season-opening games. Leonard had 24 points and 12 rebounds in his Toronto debut, Kyle Lowry scored 27 points and the Raptors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 116-104 on Wednesday night, extending their streak of opening-night victories to six. "I felt good," Leonard said.