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We’ve been mispronouncing Kyle Lowry’s name

Washington Wizards v Toronto Raptors - Game Two

TORONTO, ON - APRIL 17: Kyle Lowry #7 of the Toronto Raptors in action against the Washington Wizards in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round in the 2018 NBA Play-offs at the Air Canada Centre on April 17, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Raptors defeated the Wizards 130-119. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kyle Lowry

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When I interviewed DeMar DeRozan for this story, he referred to someone whose name sounded like “Cal” but in context seemed to be Kyle Lowry. So, I asked someone who regularly covered the Raptors whom DeRozan was referring to and was told that’s just how he pronounces Kyle.

Turns out, because he’s pronouncing it correctly.

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By the way, we’re also mispronouncing Suns guard Isaiah Canaan’s name. Canaan in an interview with Ashley Nevel: