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Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry explains how he managed to rediscover his form

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Kyle Lowry's form has been a major concern for the Toronto Raptors throughout the postseason and it seemed every man and their dog had something to say about the All-Star point guard.

Game one was a low point for Lowry as he was restricted to seven points as he battled his own demons and failed to get any rhythm going on the court.

However, he was back to his best in game three as he produced a game-winning display to hand the Raptors a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference semi-final series with the Miami Heat.

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Speaking directly after the game - where he scored 33 points - the guard spoke about how he was able to get back into his usual groove.

He said: "Everybody and they mother was just talking to me but, like I say, I got some great people in my life, I got some great friends, I got some great mentors and every last one of them just told me to keep playing and be me, stop fighting myself and continue to grind it out."

His showing at the American Airlines Arena is exactly what many have come to expect from the 30-year-old. He was letting it go without a second thought and found his range from deep early on.

He ended the game with his first 50 percent+ shooting game since the postseason began as he went 11-of-19 from the field and 5-of-8 from behind the arc.

Toronto Raptors v Miami Heat - Game Three

With Lowry and DeMar DeRozan both struggling for form at times in the playoffs, Jonas Valanciunas has been the man to step up and lead the Raptors. The Lithuanian suffered an ankle injury in the second half and was forced to sit out the rest of the game.

However, the blow of losing him was softened somewhat by the return to form of their point guard.

With Toronto now ahead, they have a great chance to virtually secure the series in game four.

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Atlantic Division
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