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Kyle Lowry

Kyle Lowry

Born:

Kyle Lowry is an American Professional basketball player of the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association, born on 25 March 1986, In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Family Background:

He is born to Lonnie Lowry Sr. and Marie Holloway. He has one brother Lonnie Jr. His parents divorced when he was younger.

Personal Life:

Kyle Lowry met Ayahna Cornish in high school. Cornish had been part of their basketball program as well. They have since married and become parents to two sons, Karter and Kameron.

Career:

He had a difficult childhood. His father was never really involved in his or his brother’s upbringing, Despite residing only ten minutes away from them. As a result, He had been predominantly raised by his mother. Marie worked two jobs to provide for her children and tried her best to keep them away from the violent streets of North Philadelphia.

In 2006, the NBA Draft the Memphis Grizzlies recruited Kyle Lowry as their 24th overall pick. He subsequently signed a two-year contract with the team on July 9. In his inaugural NBA season, Lowry had played ten games, averaging 5.6 points, 3.1 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and 1.4 steals per game. In his debut season with the team, He also went on to make his first appearance in the playoffs, Where he played 13 games, registering 5.3 points, 2.9 rebounds, 2.5 assists, and 0.9 steal in average per game. When he had developed deep bound with the Rockets’ then-coach Rick Adelman. But, Adelman had replaced with head coach Kevin McHale in June 2011. In the 2013-14 season, He started all the 79 games he had played, Scoring 17.9 points, 4.7 rebounds, 7.4 assists, and 1.5 assists in average per game. The year 2015 had been the first one when he appeared in the NBA All-Star game. He then earned his spot in the game in the ensuing three years as well. In 2015-2016, he played 77 games and scored 21.2 points per game. In July 2017, the Raptors retained Lowry with a three-year, $100 million contract. He had appeared in 78 games in the regular 2017-18 season, scoring 16.2 points in average per game. In the playoffs, He played ten games, averaging 17.4 points per game.

Kyle Lowry

Unknown Facts:

  • Kyle Terrell Lowry is his full name.
  • He scored 56 points in his rookie season.

Master Stroke:

  • Lowry has been a long-time critic of the current US president Donald Trump. In January 2017, He pointed to certain executive actions of the Trump administration as bullshit. 

Awards and Achievements:

  • In December 2014, He received the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month.
  • In January 2014, He received the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week.
  • In January 2016, He received the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month.
  • He also received the George Gross Sportsman of the Year award.

What can we learn from Him??

Like Kyle Lowry, Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success.

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