Raptors star Fred VanVleet sounds off on ‘friend’ Kyle Lowry’s return to Toronto

The Raptors guard is excited to face his former teammate on the hardwood.

Fred VanVleet and Kyle Lowry
Fred VanVleet and Kyle Lowry

When Kyle Lowry was with the Toronto Raptors, he was surely the orchestrator of the team alongside Fred VanVleet. But on this latest visit, the former marquee scorer unfortunately did not get overwhelming applause in his return to Toronto because of COVID conventions, yet his Raptors colleagues will most likely give him a warm greeting.

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Recently Fred VanVleet talked about his old colleague coming back to Toronto and he sounds fond when talking about his old teammate coming back to Toronto with the Miami Heat.

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Fred VanVleet talks about Kyle Lowry’s return to Toronto

Fred VanVleet and Kyle Lowry
Fred VanVleet and Kyle Lowry

Fred VanVleet, Kyle Lowry’s previous protégé, discussed the latter return to Toronto subsequent to signing with the Miami Heat in the offseason. The Raptors guard talked affectionately about his previous partner, saying:

“I’m looking forward to playing against the old man, for sure… I’m just looking forward to seeing him more than anything, as a brother and as a friend. And then obviously when the jump ball is thrown it’s time to compete.”

It’s an obvious fact that Lowry and VanVleet have shared a bond together. The two won a title together in 2019, the first ring in Quite a while history. Lowry basically encouraged VanVleet, showing him tricks and ways of controlling defenders in the match notwithstanding his size. Watch FVV play, and you’ll see the impact his previous colleague had on him.

Kyle Lowry’s return to Toronto has been exceptionally expected, as he’s a darling individual from the association. He was one of the reinforcements of this team and took the establishment back to significance close by DeMar DeRozan. Tragically, a COVID-19 flood in Canada implied that Scotiabank Arena would not be available to fans when the Heat visits the Raptors.

Fred VanVleet and Kyle Lowry
Fred VanVleet and Kyle Lowry

Indeed, even in a huge misfortune to the Pistons, VanVleet figured out how to have an effect. He skipped back from a horrendous start to summon a 24-point, 10 assists. It was anything but an All-Star commendable execution using any and all means, however, his new stretch of big-time exhibitions ought to be to the point of keeping him directly in the discussion as a great guard in the Eastern Conference.

All things considered, the Raptors association are probable arranging something uniquely amazing for Lowry’s re-visitation of Toronto. That doesn’t mean, however, that Fred VanVleet and the Raptors will give their previous player a simple success.

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