Kyle Lowry on return to Toronto: ‘I’m a man’s man, but I know I’m going to be a little bit sensitive and crying’

Kyle Lowry in Phoenix Suns v Toronto Raptors
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Kyle Lowry – the greatest player in Raptors history – is endearingly determined, stubborn, demanding, tough, combative and protective.

But every once in a while, he lets his guard down.

Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated:

With his love for the Raptors and the city in mind, he said he is nervous about his expected emotional return to Toronto as a member of the Heat on Feb. 3, 2022.

“I’m a man’s man, but I know I’m going to be a little bit sensitive and crying that day. I don’t know. I might hold it in,” Lowry said. “I’ve talked to [former Raptors teammate] DeMar [DeRozan] about it. But it’s one of them days where I know it’s going to be a lot of love for me and me giving love back, it’s just going to be interesting how it goes down because I don’t know what to expect.

Lowry has earned every bit of the warm reception he’ll get Feb. 3. And then some.

Of course, more honors in Toronto will eventually follow.