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Get To Know: Miami Heat guard Kyle Lowry

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After building a legacy in Toronto that made him arguably the greatest Raptor of all time, Kyle Lowry is now a member of the Miami Heat.

Lowry and the Heat are off to a solid start this season, despite some of their key pieces being out with injury.

Lowry is averaging 13.0 points, 7.6 assists and 4.6 rebounds for Miami through 23 games.

Even though his numbers are down from where they were when he was a member of the Raptors, Lowry is still one of the league's best point guards.

Lowry is the subject of our Get to Know this month.

Get to Know: Kyle Lowry

Lowry was drafted with the 24th pick in the 2006 NBA Draft by the Memphis Grizzlies. Lowry spent two and a half seasons with the Grizzlies before being traded to the Houston Rockets in the middle of the 2008-09 season.

That year, Lowry made his playoff debut, appearing in 13 games for Houston. The Rockets' playoff run came to an end in the Western Conference Semifinals with a loss to the eventual NBA champion Lakers in a Game 7.

In Houston, Lowry began to find his footing, eventually becoming the full-time starter at point guard for the Rockets in 2010-11. After three and a half seasons in Houston, Lowry was dealt to the Raptors in the 2012 offseason.

Toronto is where Lowry reached his max potential. After missing the playoffs in 2013, the Lowry-led Raptors went on a stretch of seven straight playoff appearances. Under Lowry's leadership, the Raptors made the Conference Finals for the first time in franchise history in 2016 and would win the franchise's first NBA title just three years later in 2019.

Lowry currently holds the Raptors' franchise records in 3-point field goals made (1,518), total assists (4,277), total steals (873) and triple-doubles (16).

Throughout his career, Lowry has accumulated six All-Star appearances, one All-NBA selection and he helped Team USA win Olympic gold in 2016 in Brazil.

NBA.com ranked the greatest Raptor of all time and Lowry landed at No. 1 on the list.

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