Kyle Lowry To Get An Honorary Doctorate From A Canadian Uni & Says He'll Go By 'Dr. Lowry'

He says he'll be a "doctor of greatness."

Kyle Lowry To Receive Honorary Doctorate From Acadia University

Call him "Dr. Lowry." The Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry is getting an honorary doctorate from Acadia University in Nova Scotia.

According to the school, "[Lowry] rallied the nation when he led Canada's only NBA franchise to an historic NBA Championship victory in 2019." They also highlighted his commitment to improving the quality of life for people in Toronto and Philadelphia.

Editor's Choice: Here's Everything You Need To Know About Claiming Rogers Credit After The Outage




Speaking to reporters after the game on April 21, Lowry said "I'm getting my doctorate" before joking that once it's official he will not respond to anything other than "Dr. Lowry."

When asked what he will be a doctor of, the sports star responded "doctor of greatness."

According to the university, seven people will be receiving honorary degrees, including former Prime Minister Paul Martin, Murray Sinclair, and Nova Scotia's Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Robert Strang.

More from Narcity

Comments 💬

Our comment section is a place to promote self-expression, freedom of speech and positivity. We encourage discussion and debate, but our pages must remain a safe space where everyone feels comfortable and the environment is respectful.

In order to make this possible, we monitor comments to keep spam, hate speech, violence, and vulgarity off our pages. Comments are moderated according to our Community Guidelines.

Please note that Narcity Media does not endorse the opinions expressed in the comment section of an article. Narcity Media has the right to remove comments, ban or suspend any user without notice, or close a story’s comment section at any time.

First and last names will appear with each comment and the use of pseudonyms is prohibited. By commenting, you acknowledge that Narcity Media has the right to use & distribute your content across our properties.

Loading...