The player explained the reasoning he made to end his stint with the Toronto Raptors and sign a new contract with the South Florida team.
The arrival of Kyle Lowry to the Miami Heat with a three-year contract in exchange for $ 90 million was one of the most anticipated moves in the NBA free agent market . The experienced point guard had just played the last nine seasons with the Toroton Raptors so his departure
During his participation in the podcast “Pull Up whit CJ McCollum”, Lowry opened up about the reasons he had for ending his stint with the Canadian team and seeking a new challenge in his 15-year career with the National Basketball Association. and why he ended up picking the Heat even though various teams were interested in him.
In addition to Kyle Lowry , the Miami team added Víctor Oladipo and the new NBA champion PJ Tucker who left the Milwaukee Bucks to join the Heat that led by Jimmy Butler has a team that hopes to make itself felt in the postseason of the upcoming campaign that begins in mid-October.
Why go to the Miami Heat?
Although one of the reasons why Kyle Lowry chose the Miami Heat to continue his career is to have a good friend on the team, the 35-year-old point guard assured that the desire to conquer an NBA champion ring is what led to leaning toward the South Florida team as the Toronto Raptors weren’t going that way.
“I understood the direction Toronto was going and what their plans were to give the reins of the team to the youngest. For me it all comes down to winning the championship or failure. And in Miami besides having a close friend ( Jimmy Butler ), I feel like that’s what they want to do (become champions),” Lowry said.