TAG: Kyle Lowry

Playground / Jul 18, 2014 / 9:45 am

Brandon Jennings Ignites The Drew League In Week 9

Brandon Jennings

The Drew League in Los Angeles is an active hotbed for summer basketball, providing fans a much-needed relief from the lull of the offseason. Fans never know who will lace up their kicks when they walk through the doors at King Drew High School. Coming off a jaw-dropping 57-point performance in Week 8, The Clozers’ and current Detroit Piston Brandon Jennings once again dazzled the crowd with a 56-point showing. After back-to-back 50-point weekends he was again named Drew League Player of the Week – and rightfully so. Read More »

NBA / Jul 4, 2014 / 2:15 pm

10 Players On The Rise In NBA Fantasy Next Season

Anthony Davis

As the 2013-14 NBA season has come to a conclusion, it’s never too early to look ahead to next year for fantasy owners. Finding value is crucial in keeper leagues and is a big part of building a championship roster. Drafting fresh each year becomes a daunting task of finding players who are ready to break out and have a bigger impact than they did the year before. Below is a list of 10 players who should be selected earlier than they probably went in your fantasy draft last year. These players had impact seasons this year and should take the another step next year to become big time fantasy studs. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 3, 2014 / 1:09 am

Report: Kyle Lowry Agrees To 4-Year, $48 Million Deal To Stay With Raptors

Dwane Casey, Kyle Lowry

Kyle Lowry was Toronto’s driving force towards their first playoff berth in five years, and GM Masai Ujiri has made his signing this summer his No. 1 priority. He can check that off the list. League sources informed Yahoo! Sports Lowry is expected to sign a four-year, $48-million contract once the July moratorium ends on the tenth. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 1, 2014 / 6:45 pm

Heat Telling Players They Have $12 Million To Spend In Free Agency

Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade

With LeBron James’ heart reportedly set on earning a maximum-level salary, it appears Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh are taking one for the team. According to multiple reports, Pat Riley and company are telling free agents they will have approximately $12 million to spend, indicating that the remaining members of Miami’s Big Three are set to take sizable pay-cuts. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 1, 2014 / 3:23 am

Report: With Contenders Looming, Raptors Might Offer Lowry Five-Year Deal

Kyle Lowry

It seems that Masai Ujiri’s pitch to Kyle Lowry won’t be enough to get the point guard to immediately re-sign with the Toronto Raptors. It’s hardly Ujiri’s fault, though; the market for Lowry is just that fierce. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Raptors are considering offering Lowry a five-year contract to persuade him to re-up with Toronto. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 1, 2014 / 1:24 am

Report: Houston’s Morey & McHale Rush To Philly To Pitch Kyle Lowry

Daryl Morey, Kevin McHale

Free agent Kyle Lowry is in Philadelphia for the start of the free agency, and the two head honchos for the Houston Rockets, coach Kevin McHale and general manager Daryl Morey, have flown to Philly to make their pitch to him first thing. Toronto’s formal pitch comes tomorrow. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jun 30, 2014 / 7:00 pm

Report: Ujiri Will Pitch Lowry At Midnight

Kyle Lowry

The viability of Kyle Lowry’s future with the Toronto Raptors has been a question for months, ever since GM Masai Ujiri supposedly initiated a fire sale of his team’s veteran stalwarts by trading Rudy Gay. But it didn’t turn out that way, obviously, and Lowry’s resurgence as one of the league’s best two-way players was a major reason behind the Raptors’ second-half rise. With free agency set to begin in a matter of hours, Ujiri will reportedly waste no time in trying to secure Lowry for the long-haul. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 27, 2014 / 9:25 pm

Ric Bucher: Report On Lowry To Heat and Bosh To Raptors Was Wrong

Kyle Lowry

We wrote on a report late last night by Bleacher Report’s Ric Bucher that a source told him Kyle Lowry could be signed-and-traded to the Miami Heat and Chris Bosh might return to the Toronto Raptors as a free agent. In the interim, Bucher has learned that he was misinformed and neither scenario has been discussed. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jun 26, 2014 / 11:45 pm

Report: Heat and Raptors Discussing Lowry Trade, Bosh Could Sign In Toronto

Chris Bosh, Kyle Lowry, Norris Cole

Maybe the meeting between LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh didn’t go well after all. According to a report, the Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors are exploring a trade that would send free agent point guard Kyle Lowry to South Beach and ultimately lead to Bosh returning to Canada. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jun 8, 2014 / 6:00 pm

The Top 10 Unrestricted Free Agents Of 2014

Dirk Nowitzki, Pau Gasol

Some teams will hope to improve this summer by relying heavily on a deep NBA Draft class, while others will look elsewhere to fill the void in their lineup. Every summer, the NBA season always becomes more interesting with the NBA Draft at hand: players get traded, stars opt out of their contracts looking for sweeter deals, or a free agent is simply looking to play somewhere else. Read More »