Today, Toronto learned Raptors PG Kyle Lowry made the 2018 All-Star Game reserves, a couple weeks after we got the good news about Demar DeRozan making the starting lineup. Boom! The one-two punch of the best backcourt in the NBA is getting respect once again.
The Raptors sit comfortably in 2nd place in the Eastern Conference, thanks largely to how Lowry and DeRozan have lifted the team with consistent offence and non-stop hustle. To honour these badass athletes, who also are IRL best friends, check out the videos below:
Those were the funnies, but here are the highlights that make Lowry and DeRozan All-Star calibre:
For no apparent reason, here's a throwback pic of these guys when they were just fresh-faced newbies to Toronto:
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