Raptors’ Carroll on Lowry: ‘You have to man up’


DeMarre Carroll, who followed (Kyle) Lowry to the podium Wednesday afternoon was asked what kind of words of encouragement he could offer his teammate. But like only he could be, Carroll bluntly suggested words might not be the best approach right now.

“You can (offer encouragement), but you know, sometimes you just have to look yourself in the mirror. You have to man up,” Carroll said. “You have to be like, ‘I’m the Kyle Lowry that played the 82 games, All-star.’ You can say a lot to encourage him, but I feel like Kyle as the individual and a competitor, who he is, he has to look in the mirror and say ‘I’m Kyle Lowry.’”

Source: Mike Ganter of the Toronto Sun

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