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Jama Mahlalela named new head coach of Raptors' G League team

The Toronto Raptors have named Jama Mahlalela as head coach of their NBA G League affiliate, Raptors 905. Mahlalela becomes the third head coach in team history and joins the club following five seasons as an assistant coach at the NBA level. A native of Mbabane, Swaziland, Mahlalela grew up in the Toronto area and played college basketball for five ...

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Getting creative: Innovative Nurse the driving force behind Raptors' future

TORONTO – The introduction of every head coaching hire comes with its own set of buzzwords – themes that are introduced which define the transition from the old regime to the new. After a disappointing second-round sweep at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Masai Ujiri had no choice but to part ways with Dwane Casey, even though he had ...

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Raptors' Nurse: We will be ready for more things come playoff time

After a month of scouring the world for a new head coach to succeed Dwane Casey, the Toronto Raptors ultimately settled on promoting Casey’s assistant Nick Nurse. The promotion of Nurse was made official on Thursday, as he was introduced to the press alongside Raptors president Masai Ujiri. As expected, most of the questions they faced centered around their trend ...

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Report: Nick Nurse agrees to deal, becomes Toronto Raptors' new coach

The Toronto Raptors didn’t have to look far to name their next coach. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Raptors are hiring current Raptors assistant Nick Nurse as their new coach. Wojnarowski reports via Twitter that Nurse has agreed to a three-year deal to take over the reins in Toronto. The team has scheduled a news conference for… NBA.com: News

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Raptors' Ujiri doesn't think Colangelo deserved to lose job

Masai Ujiri was targeted by burner Twitter account diatribes traced back to Bryan Colangelo’s wife, but the Toronto Raptors president says he harbors no ill will toward his former superior. “To me, my thoughts are with Bryan and his family, honestly,” Ujiri told <a href="https://theathletic.com/391884/2018/06/13/exclusive-masai-ujiri-speaks-out-on-promoting-nick-nurse-dwane-casey-heading-to-detr… NBA | theScore

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Report: Nurse remains frontrunner for Raptors' head coaching vacancy

The Toronto Raptors are leaning toward assistant Nick Nurse as the favorite to land their vacant head coaching job, league sources told TSN’s Josh Lewenberg. Nurse has already been interviewed for the post, and a <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///news/1546524" href="https://www.thescore…. NBA | theScore

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Raptors' DeMar DeRozan earns spot on All-NBA 2nd team

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan earned a spot on the All-NBA second team, his second consecutive All-NBA honour. The 28-year-old, who was named to the third team last season, set a career high in assists average while leading the Raptors to a franchise-record 59 wins and the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference for the first time. “Being recognized ...

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Raptors' DeMar DeRozan earns spot on All-NBA 2nd team

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan earned a spot on the All-NBA second team, his second consecutive All-NBA honour. The 28-year-old, who was named to the third team last season, set a career high in assists average while leading the Raptors to a franchise-record 59 wins and the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference for the first time. “Being recognized ...

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Raptors' DeMar DeRozan earns spot on All-NBA 2nd team

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan earned a spot on the All-NBA second team, his second consecutive All-NBA honour. The 28-year-old, who was named to the third team last season, set a career high in assists average while leading the Raptors to a franchise-record 59 wins and the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference for the first time. “Being recognized ...

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