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Raptors rumors: Toronto gauging interest in Norman Powell

Raptors rumors: Toronto gauging interest in Norman Powell

Another solid regular season, another early playoff exit for the Toronto Raptors. A team that has had hopes for a deep playoff run and championship aspirations as well, the Raptors have faltered far too many times and it looks like they’re finally ready to put that behind them. Over the last couple of weeks, reports […] The post Raptors rumors: Toronto gauging interest in Norman Powell appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Jun 19, 2018

Toronto Raptors: 2017-18 player grades for Kyle Lowry

In the Toronto Raptors’ revamped offense, Kyle Lowry took on a bit less of the offensive responsibilities. Was he still as effective as the point man? For the last five seasons, the Toronto Raptors have been dependent on two players: Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan. Lowry and DeRozan have become the faces of the franchise, ranking […] Toronto Raptors: 2017-18 player grades for Kyle Lowry - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Tip of the Tower Jun 19, 2018

Toronto Raptors: Masai Ujiri looking to make splash at 2018 NBA Draft

According to Marc Stein, the Toronto Raptors are eyeing a top-10 pick in this week’s NBA Draft, and they have a specific name in mind. The 2018 summer will be a difficult one for Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri and general manager Bobby Webster. After a less than graceful exit from the NBA playoffs, the […] Toronto Raptors: Masai Ujiri looking to make splash at 2018 NBA Draft - Tip of the Tower - Tip of the Tower - A Toronto Sports Site - Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors and Argonauts
ClutchPoints Jun 18, 2018
Raptors rumors: Kyle Lowry available in trade talks

Raptors rumors: Kyle Lowry available in trade talks

The Toronto Raptors have shifted gears for the offseason after another embarrassing dismissal from the playoffs. As a result, it seems they have finally decided to shake things up. Rumors have surfaced that no one in Toronto is untouchable this offseason. According to Tony Jones of the Salt Lake City Tribune, point guard Kyle Lowry will […] The post Raptors rumors: Kyle Lowry available in trade talks appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jun 18, 2018
REPORT: Raptors looking to make trade to position itself to draft Kentucky’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

REPORT: Raptors looking to make trade to position itself to draft Kentucky’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

The Toronto Raptors made a big move this offseason firing head coach Dwane Casey, but that sounds like it could be just the first of many moves that could happen to shake up the team dynamics. According to Marc Stein of the New York Times, the Raptors are looking to trade their way into the […] The post REPORT: Raptors looking to make trade to position itself to draft Kentucky’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jun 14, 2018
Raptors news: New coach reveals plan to get ball in Kyle Lowry’s hands more

Raptors news: New coach reveals plan to get ball in Kyle Lowry’s hands more

The Toronto Raptors just named their new head coach. First on the coach’s list is star guard Kyle Lowry. He intends to give him a more active role on offense. Nick Nurse, who was the Raptors’ assistant coach for the past five years, was named as the team’s head coach. As reported by Josh Lewenberg […] The post Raptors news: New coach reveals plan to get ball in Kyle Lowry’s hands more appeared first on ClutchPoints.
www.bostonherald.com Jun 14, 2018
New Raptors coach Nurse made lasting impression on Ujiri

New Raptors coach Nurse made lasting impression on Ujiri

TORONTO — Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri hasnt forgotten the first time he met Nick Nurse.It was 1995 and Ujiri, now president of the Toronto Raptors, was playing for the Derby Storm of the British Basketball League. Nurse was coach of the rival Birmingham Bullets. Not yet 30, Nurse had already been on the bench for six years, quickly establishing himself as a coach on the rise.His teams were tough, Ujiri said Thursday as the Raptors officially introduced Nurse as their coach. There was always something about the Birmingham team that was different from the whole league. People talked...
Tip of the Tower Jun 14, 2018

Toronto Raptors: Dwane Casey Nick Nurse fallout much ado about nothing

The report of bad blood between former Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey and his replacement is not the big deal it’s being made out to be. It’s been an interesting few days for Toronto Raptors fans. Former head coach Dwane Casey has a new gig in Detroit, while Nick Nurse has taken over his role in […] Toronto Raptors: Dwane Casey Nick Nurse fallout much ado about nothing - Tip of the Tower - Tip of the Tower - A Toronto Sports Site - Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors and Argonauts
ClutchPoints Jun 13, 2018
Raptors news: Masai Ujiri says he let Dwane Casey go early so he could find another job

Raptors news: Masai Ujiri says he let Dwane Casey go early so he could find another job

Under head coach Dwane Casey, the Toronto Raptors went from a middle-of-the-road team into a serious and legitimate contender in the Eastern Conference. Casey’s Raptors just could not get over the hump in the playoffs, especially when it crossed paths with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. So, when the Cavs swept the Raptors – […] The post Raptors news: Masai Ujiri says he let Dwane Casey go early so he could find another job appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Tip of the Tower Jun 13, 2018

Toronto Raptors: Why hiring Nick Nurse was the logical choice

The Toronto Raptors had an extensive search for their head coaching vacancy but ultimately decided to go with Nick Nurse as their replacement for Dwane Casey. After much speculation of the Toronto Raptors leaning towards promoting Nick Nurse as their next head coach, the month-long wait appears to be over. While the decision hasn’t been made […] Toronto Raptors: Why hiring Nick Nurse was the logical choice - Tip of the Tower - Tip of the Tower - A Toronto Sports Site - Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors and Argonauts
Blazer's Edge Jun 12, 2018
Toronto Raptors Name Nick Nurse Head Coach

Toronto Raptors Name Nick Nurse Head Coach

After considering candidates such as Ettore Messina, the Raptors decided to promote from within. One month after firing Dwane Casey for again failing to get past LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Playoffs, the Toronto Raptors have promoted assistant coach Nick Nurse to Head Coach, according to ESPN. Nurse has six seasons of head-coaching experience in the NBA G League, where he won two championships and a coach of the year award, and has been an assistant with the Raptors for the last five seasons. In February, Nurse spoke with Sportsnet about what he learned from...
www.chron.com Jun 12, 2018

Source: Raptors to hire assistant Nick Nurse as next coach

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Nick Nurse has agreed to become the next coach of the Toronto Raptors. Nurse is replacing Dwane Casey, who was fired after Toronto was swept from the second round of the playoffs by Cleveland. Nurse worked under Casey the past five seasons as an assistant. According to the person who spoke to the AP, Nurse was in the process of completing contract terms and reaching out to staff Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the hiring. The Raptors went 59-23 this season, the top...
ClutchPoints Jun 12, 2018
Report: Raptors will hire Nick Nurse as new head coach

Report: Raptors will hire Nick Nurse as new head coach

The Toronto Raptors will name assistant coach Nick Nurse as their new head coach, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Toronto Raptors are hiring assistant Nick Nurse as the franchise’s new head coach, league sources tell ESPN. Sides are working through details of contract now. The Raptors were one of the last teams to join the […] The post Report: Raptors will hire Nick Nurse as new head coach appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Denver Post Jun 11, 2018
Detroit Pistons land ex-Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey with 5-year deal

Detroit Pistons land ex-Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey with 5-year deal

Dwane Casey lost his job in Toronto because the Raptors wanted to advance further in the playoffs.
Blazer's Edge Jun 11, 2018
Pistons Hire Dwane Casey As Head Coach

Pistons Hire Dwane Casey As Head Coach

The former Toronto Raptors Head Coach gets a five-year deal in Detroit. The Detroit Pistons have landed a new head coach, signing former Toronto Raptors lead man Dwane Casey. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Casey and the Pistons agreed to a five-year deal on Monday morning. Dwane Casey has reached an agreement on a 5-year deal to become the next coach of the Detroit Pistons, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 11, 2018 Casey amassed a 558-320 record in his seven years with the Raptors, which included a 59-23 record in the 2017-18 season. After...

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