|Kyle Lowry Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||March 25, 1986|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Kyle Lowry is an American professional basketball player who is best known for his career with Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of May 2022, he has been a six-time NBA All-Star and was also a part of the U.S. national team that went on to win a gold medal in the Summer Olympics in 2016. In the past, Kyle has played for teams like Memphis Grizzlies, Toronto Raptors, and Houston Rockets. He has been the recipient of a variety of honors such as NBA Eastern Conference‘s “Player of the Month”, NBA Western‘s “Conference Player of the Week”, Toronto Raptors‘ “All-time leader in triple-doubles”, George Gross/Toronto Sun‘s “Sportsman of the Year”, and many more.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Kyle went to Cardinal Dougherty High School in Philadelphia. After his graduation, Lowry joined Villanova University where he competed as a basketball player until the start of his junior year when he made a decision to forgo his last two years in college and enter the 2006 NBA Draft.
Professional Basketball Player
- Father – Lonnie Lowry Sr.
- Mother – Marie Holloway
- Siblings – Lonnie Lowry (Brother)
Kyle is signed to Andy Miller.
6 ft or 183 cm
93 kg or 205 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Kyle Lowry is married to Ayahna Cornish-Lowry with whom he has two sons Karter Lowry (b. 2011) and Kameron Lowry.
Race / Ethnicity
Beard (Goatee style) and a small mustache
Kyle has appeared in TV commercials for Peak.
Best Known For
Becoming a leading point guard for the Toronto Raptors which managed to reach the 2016 NBA Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in the franchise history.
First Basketball Match
Lowry debuted in the NBA on November 1, 2006, when as a member of the Memphis Grizzlies, he faced the New York Knicks. In his first NBA game, Kyle spent 28:10 minutes on the court, scored 6 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, dished 3 assists, made 2 steals and achieved 1 block. Eventually, the Grizzlies lost the game after triple overtime with the final score being 118-117 for the Knicks.
- Ball Handling
- Scoring abilities
- Shooting 3’s and 2’s from the dribble
- Struggles with consistency (Ex. In two games, he can score 40+ points, but in the following three, he can be below 15)
First TV Show
Other than basketball matches itself, Kyle first appeared (as an actor) in the reality TV series Ball Up in 2015 as Coach-himself.
Kyle Lowry Favorite Things
- Movies – House Party (1990), Robot (2004)
- TV Shows – Family Guy, The Simpsons
- Food – Pancakes
Source – PeakSportsUSA.com
Kyle Lowry Facts
- In 2004 according to Rivals.com, Lowry was listed as the 6th point guard and 28th player in the USA.
- In the 2006 NBA Draft, Kyle was picked by the Memphis Grizzlies as the 24th overall pick.
- He penned his first rookie-contract with Memphis on July 9, 2006. He also competed for the Grizzlies in the 2006 NBA Summer League.
- On February 19, 2009, Kyle was traded to the Houston Rockets.
- On July 11, 2012, Lowry was sent to the Toronto Raptors in substitute for Gary Forbes and future first-round pick.
- White in Toronto, he got mentored by the former NBA champion Chauncey Billups.
- He extended his contract with the Raptors on July 10, 2014, for a price of 48 million dollars.
- Kyle played at the 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge.
- Many times, he has been compared to a pit bull or a bulldog for his body composition, toughness, leadership and the ability to make clutch shots.