NBA Free Agency Rumors: Top 4 Landing Spots for Kyle Lowry

Going into his 19th NBA season, Kyle Lowry is still not ready to hang up the sneakers. He came full circle this past season, as the Philly-born kid finished the year with his hometown Philadelphia 76ers. He averaged eight points with 4.6 assists and a 40% mark from three-point range in his 23 games after signing in Philly. 

Where will the 2024-25 season take Lowry at age 38? 

Let's have a look at the four most likely destinations for K-Low for the coming year:

Philadelphia 76ers

Yes, according to Jake Fischer of Yahoo Sports, this is still the most likely outcome for Lowry in free agency this summer: staying home. He seemed to fit in, playing 28 minutes a night, and even starting 20 of his 23 games. Fischer figures it would likely be a minimum deal or as part of their Room Mid-Level Exception (RMLE) which is for teams who are below the salary cap, which the Sixers currently are. The RMLE is about $8 million this coming season, though they'd only offer Lowry a minimal percentage of that.

Los Angeles Lakers

The Lakers are looking for a point guard replacement most likely for D'Angelo Russell, who is expected to depart in free agency this summer. They will probably only offer Lowry the minimum. 

Los Angeles Clippers

The veteran-laden Clippers probably wouldn't hesitate to offer Lowry a deal, which would reunite him with Kawhi Leonard, his running mate from their 2019 NBA Championship together with the Toronto Raptors. The Clippers will likely be looking to replace Russell Westbrook, who is expected to opt out of his $4M option to seek a better situation, as he was ultimately not happy coming off the bench all season with the Clippers.

Phoenix Suns

A veteran team that could use a veteran point guard at a minimum price. The Suns tried to get by last season on the philosophy of 'we don't need no stinking point guard!' That didn't quite work out for them, however, and they have rightfully decided to get themselves a true 'one' for next year. Lowry knows how to work with star players and with veterans, and he'd be a good fit for Kevin Durant, Devin Booker and Bradley Beal.

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