On a bad team, there is usually one player that shines. Unlike the rest of his teammates, this one man has a solid game nearly every night. Even though the fans rally around him, he will never become a household name outside of his market.
Lowry doesn't get near the amount of recognition he truly deserves.
He is drowning on a team that has a cloudy future. Rather than being the best player on one of the worst teams in the league, he would be much better suited being a solid contributor for a contender.
The same can be said for all good players on the NBA's worst teams. Their talents are not doing them or their teams any favors in their current situation, and their talents will be better utilized elsewhere.
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All stats in this article are accurate as of December 5, 2012