So it isn’t entirely surprising that Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry has been in contact with his close friend throughout this entire playoff run.
“I’ve been speaking to him the whole way,” Lowry told Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated. “One thing about him is that he legit cares about me as his best friend. He has texted everyone he has a relationship with and let them know how happy he is for us.”
DeRozan was the main piece Toronto sent to the San Antonio Spurs last summer in the trade that landed the Raptors Kawhi Leonard.
While the team and its fan base were excited at the thought of landing a two-time Defensive Player of the Year and Finals MVP like Leonard, it was a bittersweet departure for the player who has scored more points and played more games than anyone in Ra