Kyle Lowry

Kyle Terrell Lowry (born March 25, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).wikipedia
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Kyle Terrell Lowry (born March 25, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). On July 11, 2012, Lowry was traded to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for Gary Forbes and a future first round pick.
Masai Ujiri replaced Colangelo in 2013, and helped herald a new era of success, led by a backcourt duo of DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry.

2015–16 Toronto Raptors season

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In 2015–16, he led the Raptors to 56 wins in what was then the highest win total in franchise history, as well as helped the team make the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time.

Villanova Wildcats men's basketball

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Lowry played two seasons of college basketball with the Villanova Wildcats before he was selected by the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round of the 2006 NBA draft with the 24th overall pick.
Notable players during the Jay Wright era include Randy Foye, Kyle Lowry, Dante Cunningham, Allan Ray, Mike Nardi, Will Sheridan, Curtis Sumpter, Scottie Reynolds, Corey Fisher, JayVaughn Pinkston, Darrun Hilliard, 2016 champions including Final Four most outstanding player Ryan Arcidiacono, Daniel Ochefu, Kris Jenkins and Josh Hart.

2005–06 Villanova Wildcats men's basketball team

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In his sophomore season, he was named to the All Big East Second Team, as well as the First Team All-Big 5.
Utilizing a starting lineup that consisted of four guards (seniors Randy Foye and Allan Ray, junior Mike Nardi, and sophomore Kyle Lowry) and a center (junior Will Sheridan), Villanova played a fast-paced style of basketball that became a common topic of intrigue among analysts.

2006 NBA draft

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Lowry played two seasons of college basketball with the Villanova Wildcats before he was selected by the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round of the 2006 NBA draft with the 24th overall pick.

Cardinal Dougherty High School

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Lowry attended Cardinal Dougherty High School in Philadelphia and played point guard for the school's varsity basketball team.

Double-double (basketball)

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On March 20, he recorded his first career triple-double with 28 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists in a 110–108 win over the Utah Jazz, becoming only the fourth Rockets player since 2002–03 to record a triple-double.

Mike Conley Jr.

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The 2008–09 season saw Lowry and good friend Mike Conley Jr. compete for playing time and the starting point guard position.
Conley started his sophomore campaign competing with Kyle Lowry for minutes.

2013–14 NBA season

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In his second season with the Raptors, he helped them reach the playoffs for the first time in seven years and win an Atlantic Division title during the 2013–14 season.

Goran Dragić

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With Lowry out, backup point guard Goran Dragić played well in his absence, and the Rockets decided they could trade Lowry to shed their salary cap and acquire draft picks during the offseason.
In March 2012, he filled in for Kyle Lowry, who was out with a bacterial infection.

Masai Ujiri

On May 31, 2013, Masai Ujiri was hired as the Raptors' new general manager, replacing Bryan Colangelo.
During Ujiri's tenure as general manager, the Raptors, led by the backcourt duo of Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan, returned to the playoffs in 2014 and became a consistent playoff team every year, winning five Division titles and finishing the 2017-18 regular season with the best regular season record in the Eastern Conference.

Gary Forbes

On July 11, 2012, Lowry was traded to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for Gary Forbes and a future first round pick.
On July 11, 2012, Forbes was traded to the Houston Rockets along with a future first round pick for Kyle Lowry.

DeMar DeRozan

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Following the trade, Raptors shooting guard DeMar DeRozan approached Lowry and the two decided to take ownership of the team, knowing they could both be traded if the team's management decided to rebuild rather than compete for a playoff spot.
On April 17, he was named Eastern Conference Player of the Month for April, joining Kyle Lowry (December 2014) and Chris Bosh (January 2007) as the only players in team history to be named Player of the Month.

2015 NBA All-Star Game

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On January 22, 2015, Lowry became a first-time All-Star when he was announced as an Eastern Conference starter in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game.
John Wall, Kyle Lowry, Pau Gasol, and Carmelo Anthony completed the Eastern Conference starting positions.

Rudy Gay

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Upon his return he came off the bench behind José Calderón, but regained the starting position when Calderón was traded in a three-team deal on January 30, 2013 that brought Memphis Grizzlies small forward Rudy Gay to the Raptors.
During the contest, he performed a one handed reverse clutch dunk in the first round, and during the second round, teammate Kyle Lowry alley-ooped the ball off the bar and from behind the backboard; Gay regathered and pulled off a windmill dunk.

Damon Stoudamire

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It was Lowry's sixth career triple-double and his fourth as a Raptor, passing Damon Stoudamire, who had the previous franchise record of three.
Stoudamire previously held the record for most triple doubles with the Toronto Raptors with 3 triple doubles, a record that stood until 2014, when it was broken by Kyle Lowry.

2016 NBA All-Star Game

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On January 21, he was named as a starter to the Eastern Conference All-Star team for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game.
Rounding out the rest of the Eastern Conference starting lineup was Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors (second all-star nod), Paul George of the Indiana Pacers (3rd all-star nod), and Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks, who was named to his ninth career All-Star Game.

2014–15 NBA season

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The Raptors and Lowry continued their strong play into the next season, and the team once again emerged as a top seed in the Eastern Conference.

NBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge

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On February 5, 2015, the NBA announced that Lowry would also participate in the 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge as part of the NBA All-Star Weekend.

2018 NBA All-Star Game

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Three days later, he was selected as a reserve for the 2018 NBA All-Star Game, marking his fourth consecutive All-Star selection.
The East reserves include Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors, his fourth selection, Al Horford of the Boston Celtics, his fifth selection, John Wall and Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards, their fifth and first all-star selections, respectively, Victor Oladipo of the Indiana Pacers, his first selection, Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers, his fifth selection, and Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks, his first selection.

2019 NBA Finals

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In Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals, Lowry recorded 26 points, 10 assists, and seven rebounds in a 114–110 series-clinching win over the Golden State Warriors, thus helping the Raptors win their first NBA championship in franchise history.
Toronto's Kyle Lowry had 23 points and five 3-pointers, and Danny Green added 18 points on 6 made 3s, as all five of their starters scored in double figures.

List of NBA All-Stars

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With the Raptors, he has been a five-time NBA All-Star and was named to the All-NBA Third Team in 2016.

List of National Basketball Association career 3-point scoring leaders

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Three-Point Contest

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He was also later named a contestant in the Three-Point Contest, making him the third Raptors player to participate in this event.