He eventually re-joined the Raptors after signing a four-year, $48 million contract in July 2014. Lowry played 77 games in the regular season, scoring 21.2 points per game. In his freshman season, Lowry was included in the Big East All-Rookie team and was named Philadelphia Big Five Rookie of the Year. Created with sketchtool. The family will receive friends at Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM. There are a few reasons this might happen: To request an unblock, please fill out the form below and we will review it as soon as possible. In the playoffs, he played ten games, averaging 17.4 points per game. Cornish was part of their basketball program as well. He was also an assistant coach at Cardinal Dougherty High School in Philadelphia. He subsequently signed a two-year contract with the team on July 9. In his debut season with the team, he also went on to make his first appearance in the playoffs, where he played 13 games, registering 5.3 points, 2.9 rebounds, 2.5 assists, and 0.9 steals in average per game. He was a US Air Force veteran and served in the Korean and Viet Nam Wars; was a member of Knights of Columbus and American Legion Post 1992 in Gautier, MS; was a licensed pilot and enjoyed flying and traveling. Dec. 18, 1936-May 5, 2017 Lonnie Wade Lowery, Sr., a native of Collins, MS and resident of Gautier, MS, died in Mobile, AL on Friday, May 5, 2017 at the home of his son. He studied at Cardinal Dougherty High School where he was the team’s foremost point guard. His father was never really involved in his or his brother’s upbringing, despite residing only ten minutes away from them. https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/kyle-lowry-42733.php, Top NBA Players With No Championship Rings, The Top 25 Wrestling Announcers Of All Time, Famous Role Models You Would Like To Meet, Celebrities Who Are Not In The Limelight Anymore. Please allow 24 hours for your entry to be reviewed for appropriate content. Dec. 18, 1936-May 5, 2017 Lonnie Wade Lowery, Sr., a native of Collins, MS and resident of Gautier, MS, died in Mobile, AL on Friday, May 5, 2017 at the home of his son. Still, those closest to Lowry point to the birth of his son Karter three years ago and Lowry’s marriage to his longtime girlfriend — Ayahna Cornish, once a top player on Saint Joseph’s women’s team — as his true step forward. While he had envisioned a long career with the Grizzlies, the team selected Mike Conley, Jr., another point guard, during the 2007 NBA draft. Share Lonnie's life story with friends and family. He has a brother named Lonnie Jr., who is five years older than him. As a youth, Lowry was athletic and also played baseball and football. Despite the success he accumulated with the Rockets, Lowry had several disagreements with McHale. However, Lowry missed several games in the playoffs due to injuries and the Raptors made it to the semi-finals before they were eliminated by the Cavaliers. Lowry truly came into his own during his time at Cardinal Dougherty. Menu Created with sketchtool. Lonnie Sr. became estranged from the family when Kyle was about seven years old, leaving him and his siblings to be raised by his mom & disciplinarian grandmother. For a considerable period, he wanted to be a part of the basketball program at Xavier College in Cincinnati, Ohio but they recruited someone else instead. Despite a strong performance in the regular season in 2014-15 by Lowry and the Raptors, their playoffs appearance proved to be disappointing, having been routed in the first round by the Washington Wizards.