Nurse has agreed to become the next coach of the Toronto Raptors, a person with direct knowledge of the hire told The Associated Press on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time). According to Woj, the two sides are still working out the specific details of the contract.
All three have interesting cases, with Nurse's resume standing as among the most decorated it could be without National Basketball Association head coaching experience, Stackhouse having an incredible first two seasons as a lead coach behind the 905 bench, and Kalamian holding a strong relationship with players and having what would seem to be the proper demeanor for the position.
The terms of the deal were not announced yet.
Toronto's coaching search reportedly had narrowed down to Nurse and San Antonio assistant coach Ettore Messina.Читайте также: David De Gea demands public apology from Spanish Prime Minister
In charge of the Raptors' offence, Nurse played a pivotal role in successfully reinventing the way the team played last season. He's been an active coach since 1989 but spent most of his career in college and the D-League.
The decision comes a month after Casey was let go and one day after he was hired by the Detroit Pistons as their new coach.
After a stint as an assistant for the Dallas Mavericks, Casey took over as Raptors' coach from Jay Triano to start the 2011-12 season. He is the franchise's all-time leader in wins, winning percentage, games coached and playoff games coached (51).При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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