EXPOSING KYLE LOWRY'S PLAYOFF CHOKING

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  • Published: 14 April 2019
  • With 30 seconds to go, the Raptors execute this high pick and roll and get the switch for Kawhi. Augustin defends this horribly, first he casually jogs with him before asking for help from the paint. And as Vucevic rotates to help, Augustin again doesn’t do his part of the assignment leaving Marc Gasol wide open in the corner.
    If this goes in, and Toronto wins, nobody talks about Lowry’s abysmal performance ending with 0 points.
    Thing is the shot just rims out, and moments later, that same DJ Augustin uses the miscommunication between Gasol and Leonard on the screen.
    Kawhi switches, but Marc is unaware and returns to his man, leaving a wide open look for the win.
    And as the Magic win, the Pandora’s box opens showing once again Kyle Lowry’s choking tendencies. And we’ll go deep into this. What up everybody my name is Stefan and this is Heat Check. Let’s get into it.
    Lowry went a combined 0 for 9 shooting the ball which is borderline impressive, considering the fact that almost all of his shots were completely wide open.
    And I need to mention Augustin here as well because this is some of the worst defense that I’ve seen. He looks like he doesn’t care.
    Lowry isn’t the greatest long range shooter at 34% but these are some of the best looks that he is going to get.
    And I understand that he can have an off night shooting, but my issue here with Kyle is the fact that he needs to switch it up and be more aggressive and try to go to the basket. Especially when again, the defender is not even touching you. Seriously I don’t know if Lowry’s offense or DJ’s defense is worse here. These highlights are crazy.
    In the 4th quarter alone, Kyle played 9 minutes and these are his numbers:
    This is absolutely not the behaviour of the franchise leading point guard.
    I made a video at the very beginning of the season, saying that these playoffs are going to be extremely important both for him as well as the entire franchise to convince Leonard to stay there.
    I said that Lowry needs to prove that he is someone that Kawhi can count on for help, when it matters in the playoffs.
    And for that reason alone, I was convinced that Kyle would come out as a pitbull in this first round and control everything from start to finish.
    Instead, we saw the good old quiet, passive and maybe even afraid player that we know from the previous seasons.
    Derozan used to share the spotlight with him when it came to this, but now those mental breakdowns are even more obvious.
    These have to be some of the most challenging moments for him, considering everything that’s at stake for the franchise in this year’s playoffs. Let’s see how he bounces back from it. I am still waiting for that pitbull to come out.
    That’s it for now, if you liked this video, subscribe and hit the notification bell so that you don’t miss my future in depth analysis. Talk to you in the next one. Peace out.
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Comments • 770

  • Harvey Learning
    Harvey Learning  2 weeks back

    anyone can remember me the stats of lowry's 2018 playoffs?

    • Dario Justo
      Dario Justo  3 weeks back

      Lowry is Raymond Feton with a better contract

      • mussimbi grace
        mussimbi grace  3 weeks back

        He choked again

        • J D
          J D  3 weeks back

          Lowry has always been a clown.

          • Lucas Ham
            Lucas Ham  3 weeks back

            Dumb ass he put up 22 the next game

            • Zach Prentice
              Zach Prentice  4 weeks back

              you need to do another video on how Kyle Lowry redeemed himself in the other games

              • Mavro Productions
                Mavro Productions  4 weeks back

                Whoops. Looks like you all got fooled. He’s playing well now.

                • Harvey Learning
                  Harvey Learning  2 weeks back

                  +ker o lmaoo hes a point guard

                • ker o
                  ker o  3 weeks back

                  LOL lowry gets paid 31M to average 10 points in the playoffs

              • pz Ez
                pz Ez  4 weeks back

                We all have bad games on playing basketball tho.

                • potato master race
                  potato master race  1 months back

                  damn, how does it feel to be dumb tho frfr?

                  • Daniel Angelov
                    Daniel Angelov  1 months back

                    His second game performance is rock solid IMHO.

                    • Lenny Leonard
                      Lenny Leonard  1 months back

                      Lol you guys are all fucking delusional. 99 percent of you havent watched a raptors game the entire season.

                      • Jcole23
                        Jcole23  1 months back

                        He's a choke artist that got lucky today. Great video

                        • Wavy Brazy
                          Wavy Brazy  1 months back

                          How about Lowry tonight tho? Always negative about the guy.. But when he plays great everyone is silent as a mouse lol

                        • Brad Belanger
                          Brad Belanger  1 months back

                          What y'all saying now??

                          • Armaan Lidder
                            Armaan Lidder  1 months back

                            Well in game 2, lowry stepped up and dropped 22 pts, 7 assists, and 4 rebs. Not bad 😅😅

                          • Ry J
                            Ry J  1 months back

                            So what do you have to say about today then?

                            • Knicks Fanatic
                              Knicks Fanatic  1 months back

                              Straight delusion

                              • sneijder023
                                sneijder023  1 months back

                                Lowry chokes so hard

                                • Ru Lz
                                  Ru Lz  1 months back

                                  I don't care what happens in the playoffs anymore.. If Lowry returns to training camp next season, I am officially done with Raptors. Should of been traded at the deadline.

                                  • Ru Lz
                                    Ru Lz  2 weeks back

                                    +kamikaze ozzie keep watching meaningless basketball, casual.

                                  • Ru Lz
                                    Ru Lz  2 weeks back

                                    +Harvey Learning clearly you felt the need to let me know that, thanks. (sarcasm)

                                  • Harvey Learning
                                    Harvey Learning  2 weeks back

                                    nobody cares

                                  • kamikaze ozzie
                                    kamikaze ozzie  4 weeks back

                                    See ya bitch

                                • JR Da Hennessy God
                                  JR Da Hennessy God  1 months back

                                  I think Lowry’s battery died. He has to recharge his playoff mode

                                  • Fame Bound
                                    Fame Bound  1 months back

                                    Layup... ever heard of it?

                                    • Fame Bound
                                      Fame Bound  1 months back

                                      easy answer.. kyle lowry trash

                                      • FoxForce Five
                                        FoxForce Five  1 months back

                                        Kyle Lowry been a bum his whole career .... that nigga trash as fuck

                                        • T00NFR00B
                                          T00NFR00B  1 months back

                                          It is only game 1, but Kyle has been known to ghost in the playoffs before, I hope this is a one off and he can get his shot together. Other than his shooting he was good but you can’t go scoreless in a playoff game.

                                          • Fran
                                            Fran  1 months back

                                            I have same amount of points as Kyle Lowry. He makes $33 million, I'm okay with just $3mil. I can also provide the Gatorade.

                                            • JumpMan23 Jr.
                                              JumpMan23 Jr.  1 months back

                                              Go watch the first few games of lowry shot form and shooting positions. Its way different now like wtf im actually witnessing real chokin' other than the Warriors againts clippers.

                                              • Limited.Edition DROP
                                                Limited.Edition DROP  1 months back

                                                Either he’s gon foul out or be absent 🤷🏾‍♂️

                                                • God Of Thunder
                                                  God Of Thunder  1 months back

                                                  Kawhi needs more mins i mean 33 mins in playoffs thats bullshit

                                                  • Paolo Facciolo
                                                    Paolo Facciolo  1 months back

                                                    I agree 100%. All his shots were open shots and hardly anybody touched him or had their arms in his face. Very very disappointed in him. He has to sit next game and coach has to start Vanvleet. If they start him again, I’m going to break my tv.

                                                    • TraumaER
                                                      TraumaER  1 months back

                                                      Jeremy Lin > Kyle Lowry

                                                      💯

                                                      • TraumaER
                                                        TraumaER  1 months back

                                                        *Lowry is the most overrated “All Star” in the history of mankind.*

                                                        HE FUCKING SUCKS‼️

                                                        • iok jyu
                                                          iok jyu  1 months back

                                                          Wow you really exposed him no one ever even thought of saying he chokes until you just exposed him like that!

                                                          • Peter4real
                                                            Peter4real  1 months back

                                                            Put jeremy lin to start asap

                                                            • Dat Boi
                                                              Dat Boi  1 months back

                                                              Am I the only one who has the feeling that DJ Augustin is about to heat up and clutch?

                                                              • Rafat Shareef
                                                                Rafat Shareef  1 months back

                                                                I mean lowry isn't a bad 3 point shooter, he's a career 37% and this season made like 2.5 threes a game

                                                                • Rafat Shareef
                                                                  Rafat Shareef  1 months back

                                                                  Mike Conley >>>>>lowry. shoulda been an all star

                                                                  • The JaGGeDGaM3r
                                                                    The JaGGeDGaM3r  1 months back

                                                                    If you play basketball, you know that a game like this occurs to even the best of the best, but damn he has to step it up, as a Raptors fan I’m very upset that he didn’t perform but I understand you can have an off night, but it’s getting tiring seeing this team dominate in the regular season and shit the bed in the playoffs. All I can do is hope he performs to expectations and above over the rest of the series.

                                                                    • Stewart Hayden
                                                                      Stewart Hayden  1 months back

                                                                      Let’s go in-depth ? Doesn’t fucken go in depth ! Just says I’m waiting for pitbull?

                                                                      • supra2k8
                                                                        supra2k8  1 months back

                                                                        i forgot how close the gaso 3 was 0:27

                                                                        • kim ecnolac
                                                                          kim ecnolac  1 months back

                                                                          Where is jeremy lin?

                                                                          • Israeli365
                                                                            Israeli365  1 months back

                                                                            totally didn't realize how bad DJ's defense was lmao it's just wild. how bad lowry is. wish we woulda taken that Conley trade.

                                                                            • Mark Jacob
                                                                              Mark Jacob  1 months back

                                                                              He going 2 for 30 game 2 ...some pictures got no game 🤫🤫🤫

                                                                              • Mark Jacob
                                                                                Mark Jacob  1 months back

                                                                                Orlando Magic 💪😎

                                                                                • Mark Jacob
                                                                                  Mark Jacob  1 months back

                                                                                  He really sucks...he plays bad vs Orlando also...it's mental breakdowns some teams just have over you

                                                                                  • gavin rego
                                                                                    gavin rego  1 months back

                                                                                    Y'all dumb af with this shit the man had one bad game look at his stats from last years playoffs Kyle Lowry choking in the playoffs is a myth.

                                                                                    • Davis H
                                                                                      Davis H  1 months back

                                                                                      Just because he didn’t score means he isn’t clutch, or had a horrible game. He had a +/- of 11, and played great defense. Scoring isn’t the only thing for a player to do to contribute

                                                                                      • F C
                                                                                        F C  1 months back

                                                                                        He's an all star. Had any other all star scored 0 points in the playoffs, you'd be hearing the same story. Except it's a reoccurring theme with Lowry and it's very frustrating for a Raptors fan.

                                                                                    • Tec 2000
                                                                                      Tec 2000  1 months back

                                                                                      Every fucken year. Smh

                                                                                      • Cristian Done
                                                                                        Cristian Done  1 months back

                                                                                        If I Would Play in this Playoff Game would MAke the same points like a professional like Lowry, good for me