Kyle Lowry Celebrity Life
Kyle Terrell Lowry is a professional player of basketball from America. Currently, he plays for the team of Toronto Raptors of NBA. While playing for the Raptors, he has been a 5-time A11-Star of NBA and was also named to A11-NBA 3rd Team in the year 2016.
He won the NBA championship with Raptors in the year 2019, which can be regarded as the first title of the team in the history of the franchise. Kyle was also a team member of the National Team of the U.S. which won a gold medal in the Summer Olympics of 2016.
Kyle played for 2 seasons of college basketball for the team of Wildcats right before he got selected by the team of Grizzlies in the 2006 NBA draft. Kyle started off his career in NBA with the team of Grizzlies and also with Houston before he got traded to the Raptors.
During his 2nd season with the Raptors, he helped the team to reach the stage of playoffs for the 1st time in their 7 years history and won the title of Atlantic Division during the season of 2013-2014. In the season of 2015-2016, Lowry led his team to a total of 56 wins which was then the highest number of wins in the history of the franchise.
Kyle was born on the 25th of March 1986 in Philadelphia. His father is Lonnie Lowry Sr. and his mother’s name is Marie Holloway. He is the youngest child with his brother Lonnie Jr. who is 5 years older than Kyle. His parents separated when he was very young. He was brought up in great difficulty as his father was not at all concerned about the upbringing of Kyle and his brother.
Kyle was brought up single-handedly by his mother. Kyle started playing basketball when he was at school and was very much encouraged by his mother and brother.
He drew the attention of his youth league coach, Dave Distal, who advised him to attend Cardinal Doughtery. Kyle earned the High School Player of the Year award in the year 2004. He enrolled himself at Villanova University which is situated in Delaware Country.
Kyle got selected by the Grizzlies in the NBA draft of 2006. On the 19th of February 2009, Kyle was traded to the team of Rockets. With the Rockets, Kyle played in post-season for the very first time in his entire career.
During the period of 2009-2010, Kyle served the position of backup point Guard for Aaron Brooks. On the 18th of December 2009, Kyle recorded his career-high of 26 points with 6 rebounds, 10 assists and a win of 116-108 against Mavericks.
On 11th July 2012, Kyle got traded to the team of Raptors by exchanging Gary Forbes. The team of Toronto started the season of 2013-2014 with a record of 6-12. Kyle entered off-season as the most coveted free agent of NBA and thus attracted the attention and interest of various other teams such as Houston Rockets, Miami Heat, and others.
National Team and others
Kyle was a member of the national team of the U.S. men’s basketball. During this period, he had an average of 5 points with a total of 3.3 rebounds. His best performance was in the game of semifinals against the team of Spain along with nine points.
He earned immense appraisal for his quality of defense and was even called as the Unsung Hero of the team.
Kyle holds the record for continuous triple-doubles for the Toronto Raptors. He also made the most numbers of three-point goals in the season 2013-2014.
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