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Raptors' Masai Ujiri yet to confirm coach Casey's status for next season

On a day Dwane Casey was honoured by his peers as this season’s finest coach in the NBA, his job security in Toronto remained a mystery. Hours after Casey won the Michael H. Goldberg coach of the year award, which is handed out by the National Basketball Coaches Association, the 61-year-old was questioned about his future in Toronto after the ...

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League fines Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri

NEW YORK – Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri has been fined $ 25,000 for walking onto the playing court at halftime to verbally confront game officials, it was announced today by Byron Spruell, President, NBA League Operations.  The incident occurred… NBA.com: News

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Raptors president Masai Ujiri fined $25K for berating officials in Game 3

The NBA has slapped Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri with a $ 25,000 US fine for walking onto the playing court at halftime to “verbally confront” game officials. The incident occurred during the Raptors’ 105-103 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena. Toronto had been called for 14 fouls in the first half, compared to eight ...

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Raptors president Masai Ujiri fined $25K for confronting official

It’s a playoff tradition like no other. Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri was fined $ 25,000 by the league for walking onto the court and confronting an official during halftime of Game 3 against the <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nba/teams/7" href="https://www.thes… NBA | theScore

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Masai Ujiri calls on Toronto to 'come together' after van attack

Raptors president Masai Ujiri made a plea for Torontonians to “come together and support one another” in the wake of the horrific van attack that killed 10 and left 15 injured. Ujiri addressed the media after practice Tuesday, offering his condolences, urging people not to be afraid and asking them “to believe in our city.” Ujiri, a native of Nigeria, ...

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Raptors' Masai Ujiri says 'nobody getting fired' for speaking their mind

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri says he is fine with his players speaking their mind, adding nobody is going to get fired here. His comment was a reference to U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech Friday in Alabama when he said NFL owners should fire players who protest during the national anthem. ​Ujiri says he’s “110 per cent” behind his players, ...

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Masai Ujiri taking Giants of Africa camp to 6 countries

Masai Ujiri is taking his Giants of Africa camps to six countries in August. The Toronto Raptors president announced Tuesday that the camp, dedicated to supporting the growth of basketball in Africa, will host skills camps in Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Senegal. “Sport can change the world,” Ujiri said in a release. “Africa must rise and the ...

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