Toronto assistant Nick Nurse is reportedly set to become the 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 Thursday afternoon (2:30 ET) at Air Canada http://www.authenticcincinnatiredsshops.com/Dave-Concepcion-Jersey Centre to officially announce Nurse’s hiring.
As of Monday night, Nurse was one of the favorites for the job — along with San Alex Lewis Jersey Antonio Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina. Additionally, the Raptors interviewed Sarunas Jasikevicius for the job last week, per ESPN.
While the Raptors weighed their coaching candidates, every NBA team that had a coaching position to fill — the http://www.ravenshopfootballofficial.com/ALEX-LEWIS-JERSEY-CHEAP.html Orlando Magic, Charlotte Hornets, New York Knicks, Detroit Pistons, Memphis Grizzlies, Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks — has since found a new coach.
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The Lakers may not be the only team in the mix as the LA Clippers may pursue him too, reports Wojnarowski (via Twitter):
Sources: So far, Leonard has expressed nothing directly to Spurs about future. Lakers and Clippers interest Leonard — and both teams would move quickly to assemble packages to acquire Leonard. Spurs won’t rush. Leonard and his camp had shown interest in $219M super max deal.