14 season, his second season with the team. Lowry attended Cardinal Dougherty High School in Philadelphia, where footlocker in houston played point guard for the Cardinal Dougherty Cardinals high school basketball team.
Considered a five-star recruit by Rivals. Lowry was listed as the No. 6 point guard and the No. In his freshman season at Villanova, Lowry was named to the Big East All-Rookie team and was tabbed Philadelphia Big Five Rookie of the Year.
In his sophomore season, he was named to the All Big East Second Team, as well as the First Team All-Big 5. Lowry was selected with the 24th overall pick by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2006 NBA draft. On July 9, 2006, he signed a two-year rookie deal with the Grizzlies, and subsequently joined the Grizzlies for the 2006 NBA Summer League. Lowry scored six points and had 10 rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block on opening night against the New York Knicks, with starting point guard Damon Stoudamire leaving the game early due to injury. Lowry looked forward to a long career with the Grizzlies, and was surprised when the team picked another point guard, Mike Conley Jr.
At the NBA trade deadline on February 19, 2009, Lowry was traded to the Houston Rockets in a three-team deal involving the Orlando Magic. 6 rebounds a game the following season as he came off the bench behind Brooks. Lowry started 71 games his third season with the Rockets, and his reputation in the league began to solidify. On February 16, 2011, Lowry scored a career-high 36 points on 13-of-16 shooting in a loss to his hometown team, the Philadelphia 76ers. On March 20, 2011, Lowry recorded his first triple-double with a 28-point, 10 assist and career-high 11 rebound performance in a win against Utah Jazz. He was named Western Conference Player of the Week for the first time in his career, for his performance between March 14 and March 20, 2011.
During the week, he averaged 19. 12 season, Lowry missed time due to a bacterial infection, and backup point guard Goran Dragić played well as a starter. With Dragić’s emergence, the Rockets decided that Lowry could be traded to clear salary cap space and to gain draft picks. On July 11, 2012, Lowry was traded to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for Gary Forbes and a future first round pick. On May 31, 2013, Masai Ujiri was hired as the Raptors’ new general manager, replacing Bryan Colangelo. Ujiri believed that Lowry had the potential to be a star, but found that his reputation around the NBA had more to do with his history of clashing with coaches and his body language than his talent.