Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry has been linked to trade rumors recently, and particularly rumored to be involved in a potential trade to the Memphis Grizzlies for Mike Conley and Marc Gasol.
But, Lowry is coming out to state his desire to remain in Toronto, addressing the rumors head on.
“I personally want to be in Toronto. I never asked for a trade,” Lowry said, according to Michael Grange of Rogers SportsNet. “My goal is to win a championship here and that’s what I want to do.”
“I’ve heard all the rumors just like that. I’m sure if anything was to happen, management would call me and talk to me and make me aware of anything that’s going down. It’s one of those things where I feel we have a good enough relationship to know what’s going on.”
Lowry has played the last several seasons with the Raptors.
Nets’ Caris LeVert Out Following Surgery
LaVery suffered the injury during Sunday night’s loss to the Phoenix Suns and then underwent an X-ray exam, followed by an MRI.
LaVert has averaged 16.8 points per game this season for the Nets.
Wizards’ Isaiah Thomas Wants to Find Permanent Home
Washington Wizards’ guard Isaiah Thomas is looking to find a permanent home as he gets his career back on track.
Thomas is currently on a one-year minimum contract with the Wizards, and while he didn’t rule out a long-term deal with Washington, he did state his goal is on this long-term future.
“I want to be somewhere I can be three or four years,” Thomas said, according to Fred Katz of The Athletic.
“I was in Sacramento for three years. I was in Boston for three years. Even though that’s not a long time, I was comfortable there. My family was able to build relationships with people around the organization, people around the city. It just made things easier. So, what I am looking for — obviously, I want to get paid the most I possibly can, because I feel like I deserve that, but I also want to be able to be somewhere for a while.”
Thomas is averaging 13.2 points and 6.2 assists per game for the Wizards this season.
Celtics’ Gordon Hayward Undergoes Surgery
Hayward suffered the injury during Saturday’s victory over the San Antonio Spurs.
Hayward, 29, had been showing signs of a return to form of late, so the injury comes at a bad time.
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