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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: Ujiri berated Casey in Raptors' locker room after Game 3 loss

Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri stormed into Toronto’s locker room at Quicken Loans Arena and gave head coach Dwane Casey an earful after his team’s Game 3 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, sources told <a href="https://www.sportsnet.ca/basketball/nba/toronto-raptors-decided-fire-dwane-ca… NBA | theScore

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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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Casey, Ujiri on the same page – but will it save Casey's job?

TORONTO – Less than 48 hours after losing in another four-game sweep to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri and head coach Dwane Casey spoke separately at their season-ending media sessions – and they had similar takeaways from the series. “One of those 11 shots (in Game 1) goes in, I think that takes your mental toughness and ...

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Raptors' Ujiri rules out tanking: 'We're not doing that here'

The Toronto Raptors will stay the course despite yet another loss at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Raptors president Masai Ujiri appeared before the media for his year-end press conference and gave an impassioned plea against tearing down the roster. “Tanking? We’re not doing that here,” Uj… NBA | theScore

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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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