NBA Trade Rumors: Celtics, Lakers, Knicks, Nets interested in Raptors Kyle Lowry

Dec 20, 2013; Dallas, TX, USA; Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry (7) shoots over Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) during the game at American Airlines Center. Toronto won 109-108. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The Toronto Raptors couldn’t sell off point guard Kyle Lowry fast enough a few weeks ago. But ever since they traded Rudy Gay, the wins have been piling up and the Raptors now have an opportunity to win the Atlantic Division and barring a meltdown, should at minimum find themselves in the playoff hunt.

That has lead to the Raptors potentially keeping Lowry, who has suddenly become one of the most in-demand assets around the league.

According to CBS Sports, multiple teams including the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets, Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors have all expressed trade interest in Lowry:

In addition to the Lakers, Knicks and Nets, the Timberwolves, Warriors and Celtics are among the teams that have inquired about a deal with the Raptors for Lowry, league sources say.

Lowry is a free agent at season end and it’s unlikely the Raptors will have much interest in bringing him back at season end, so despite the winning ways, the team could still opt to deal him if they find a deal beneficial.

Topics: Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Golden State Warriors, Kyle Lowry, Los Angeles Lakers, Minnesota TImberwolves, NBA Trade Rumors, New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors

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  • Celtic Sparky

    Kyle is playing lights out. He’s making great decisions and controlling his emotions on the court. Sign him to an extension. It would be bad mojo to disturb the great karma that’s surrounding the Raptors.

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