The Kyle Lowry drama did not end at the NBA trade deadline like many thought it might. The Toronto Raptors decided to hold onto their long-time point guard and let him finish out his contract with the team. Now that the season is complete, Lowry is preparing to enter NBA free agency and is available to sign whatever he wants.
If the Raptors want to get anything for Kyle Lowry if he were to depart in NBA free agency, they would have to agree to a sign-and-trade deal. Lowry is one of the best players in Raptors’ franchise history. He has given a lot to the team over the years including their first championship.
This season, Lowry proved that he has plenty left in the tank scoring the basketball and shooting for three-point range. As a veteran option, he is valuable two teams looking to compete right away.
The Chicago Bulls could be heading in that direction. They have not taken the next step toward the postseason by the front office has shown a willingness to be aggressive.
Many thought that Chicago would sell at that the NBA trade deadline but they decided to become buyers instead. This turned into a trade involving Nikola Vucevic to the Bulls. With a strong core in place, Chicago could look to solidify the roster with an elite point guard.
This would help the Bulls take the next step in the Eastern Conference. Let’s take a look at what a potential deal between these two sides might look like.