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  • • Raptors executive Masai Ujiri: 'No one is born to be racist'
    Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri is deeply saddened by the continuous acts of racism and police brutality across North America....2020
  • • Raptors’ Masai Ujiri reacts to George Floyd’s murder, issues call to leaders in fight against racism
    Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri is demanding action. Ujiri spoke out in light of George Floyd’s death on Monday in Minneapolis, writing an op-ed for the Globe and Mail on Sunday. The Raptors president urged citizens, and especially leaders, to take part in discourse about racial and social inequality, no matter how “difficult” […] The post Rap...2020
  • Raptors president Masai Ujiri: Dwane Casey and I on better terms now
    • Raptors president Masai Ujiri: Dwane Casey and I on better terms now
    Would the Raptors have still won the title if they kept Casey?...2020
  • • Masai Ujiri: ‘Plenty of Work to Be Done’ on DeMar DeRozan Relationship
    There remains “plenty of work to be done” in repairing the relationship with DeMar DeRozan, according to Raptors president Masai Ujiri. “It’s not easy,” Ujiri said of his fateful decisions to trade DeRozan and fire Dwane Casey after winning a Coach of the Year award. Ultimately, Ujiri’s calls (none bigger than pulling the trigger on […] The post Masai Ujir...2020
  • • Masai Ujiri says there is 'plenty of work to be done' in repairing relationship with DeMar DeRozan after trade
    The Kawhi Leonard trade earned the Raptors a championship, but at a heavy cost...2020
  • • Ujiri says relationship with DeRozan still on mend
    Raptors president Masai Ujiri says he and DeMar DeRozan remain on shaky ground nearly two years after the Toronto GM traded the star guard to San Antonio....2020
  • Raptors Masai Ujiri says he’s still trying to repair relationship with DeMar DeRozan
    • Raptors Masai Ujiri says he’s still trying to repair relationship with DeMar DeRozan
    "With DeMar there is still plenty of work to be done."...2020
  • • Raptors' Masai Ujiri says he was assaulted after 2019 NBA Finals
    The assault allegations against Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri have taken a turn in another direction. Ujiri said in legal papers Thursday that he was assaulted by Sheriff's Deputy Alan Strickland while trying to access the court after the Raptors won the NBA title in Game 6 against the Golden State Warriors on June 13, 2019, according to The Athletic's Daniel Kapla...2020
  • Raptors president Masai Ujiri worried about coronavirus in Africa
    • Raptors president Masai Ujiri worried about coronavirus in Africa
    Ujiri is of Nigerian descent and founded Giants of Africa....2020
  • Raptors president Masai Ujiri on lawsuit: ‘It’s malicious’
    • Raptors president Masai Ujiri on lawsuit: ‘It’s malicious’
    Masai Ujiri is being sued by a police officer who claims the Raptors president punched him while trying to reach the court to celebrate Toronto's championship last June in Oakland....2020

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  • • Police officer sues Raptors president Masai Ujiri for alleged assault during NBA Finals
    A police officer has filed a lawsuit over allegations that Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri assaulted him after Game 6 of last year’s NBA Finals. The officer, Alan Strickland, says that Ujiri struck him in the face and chest with both fists while attempting to access the court following the Raptors’ NBA title clincher, via Tim Bontemps of ESPN. Strickland says that he “suffered injury to his ...2020
  • • Raptors suspend Serge Ibaka for one game
    The Raptors have suspended forward Serge Ibaka for one game due to a violation of team rules, the team announced in a press release on Friday (via Twitter). Ibaka’s suspension is the result of an altercation with a Raptors staff member after a game against the Thunder on Dec. 27.“Both parties have apologized. We’ve discussed this internally as a team, and we won’t be discussing it any further,” Ra...2017
  • • Raptors suspend Serge Ibaka one game
    Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka has been suspended by the team for one game after a violation of team rules. The suspension stems from an altercation between Ibaka and a Raptors team staff member after their December 27 game against the Thunder in Oklahoma City. Raptors president Masai Ujiri: “Both parties have apologized. We’ve discussed this internally [...]...2017
  • • Kyle Lowry: LeBron James one of the top-five players in NBA history
    Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors are about to be taken out of the playoffs by LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. And unlike last year when they took the Cavs to six games, it’s very likely a sweep is in order this time around.Despite all the best efforts of general manager Masai Ujiri to build a roster capable of competing, Toronto has no chance right now. Never was this seen more than Fr...2017
  • • Jared Sullinger out two to three months after foot surgery
    Toronto Raptors new free agent acquisition Jared Sullinger may not see the court for them until the 2017 calendar year. Raptors General Manager Masai Ujiri said on Monday that Sullinger is expected to miss two to three months after undergoing foot surgery, per Josh Lewenberg of TSN Sports. News of Sullinger missing extended time because of the injury, which apparently occurred in a preseason game ...2016
  • • Jared Sullinger out two to three months after foot surgery
    Toronto Raptors new free agent acquisition Jared Sullinger may not see the court for them until the 2017 calendar year. Raptors General Manager Masai Ujiri said on Monday that Sullinger is expected to miss two to three months after undergoing foot surgery, per Josh Lewenberg of TSN Sports. News of Sullinger missing extended time because of the injury, which apparently occurred in a preseason game ...2016
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Masai Ujiri trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Masai Ujiri: ‘Plenty of Work to Be Done’ on DeMar DeRozan Relationship
    There remains “plenty of work to be done” in repairing the relationship with DeMar DeRozan, according to Raptors president Masai Ujiri. “It’s not easy,” Ujiri said of his fateful decisions to trade DeRozan and fire Dwane Casey after winning a Coach of the Year award. Ultimately, Ujiri’s calls (none bigger than pulling the trigger on […] The post Masai Ujir...2020
  • • Masai Ujiri says there is 'plenty of work to be done' in repairing relationship with DeMar DeRozan after trade
    The Kawhi Leonard trade earned the Raptors a championship, but at a heavy cost...2020
  • • Ujiri says relationship with DeRozan still on mend
    Raptors president Masai Ujiri says he and DeMar DeRozan remain on shaky ground nearly two years after the Toronto GM traded the star guard to San Antonio....2020
  • • Masai Ujiri responds to rumors of Raptors departure
    Even though it appears he isn’t going to the New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri is regularly linked to other posts across the league. Ujiri, one of the league’s most respected executives, was somewhat evasive when asked about his future with Toronto but did say he would “always be a Raptor.” It’s worth noting that Ujiri is traveling Africa with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Tr...2020
  • • Leon Rose expected to be named Knicks president of basketball operations
    The New York Knicks fired president of basketball operations Steve Mills on Tuesday, and they have wasted no time finding a replacement. The Knicks are finalizing a deal with Leon Rose, according to multiple reports. Rose is currently a player agent who works for CAA. New York is also expected to bring in William Wesley, who is a consultant for CAA and has a close relationship with a number of NBA...2020
  • • James Dolan has 'lost his desire' to chase Masai Ujiri?
    The New York Knicks were immediately linked to Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri after firing president Steve Mills, as the franchise has long been interested in his services. Owner James Dolan, however, may have lost the appetite for such a pursuit. Speaking Wednesday on the “Woj & Lowe Trade Deadline Show,” ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski said his growing belief is that Dolan is simply no longer w...2020
  • • Report: Some of NBA's top executives are interested in Knicks job
    The New York Knicks fired president of basketball operations Steve Mills on Tuesday, and many believe they will have a difficult time finding a reputable candidate to replace him. According to one NBA insider, there should be plenty of interest in the job if the Knicks look in the right places. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski said the thought of running the Knicks’ basketball operations department is st...2020
  • • Knicks targeting Raptors' Masai Ujiri as New York's next president of basketball operations, per report
    New York has reportedly begun its interviewing process despite Ujiri, still under contract with Toronto, being its top choice...2020
  • • Knicks fire president Steve Mills two days before NBA trade deadline, per report
    The Knicks are eyeing Masai Ujiri, who's in charge of basketball operations for the Raptors, as a potential replacement...2020
  • • Knicks reportedly targeting Masai Ujiri to replace Steve Mills
    The New York Knicks finally decided to part ways with president Steve Mills on Tuesday, and owner James Dolan is swinging for the fences to find a replacement. The Knicks are looking to hire Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujuri, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Ujiri’s contract is set to expire after next season. Marc Stein of the New York Times was told the Knicks...2020

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  • • Police officer sues Raptors president Masai Ujiri for alleged assault during NBA Finals
    2020
  • • Marcus Morris reportedly wants to sign long-term deal with Knicks
    Marcus Morris is confident that he’ll sign a multiyear contract with the Knicks if he remains with the organization past the trade deadline, according to Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News. This comes after a report earlier this week that he and the team have “strong mutual interest” in reaching a new deal this summer. Morris likes playing in New York and enjoys being so close to his family i...2020
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    2016
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  • • Why Brian Shaw Became the Latest Phil Jackson Disciple to Fail
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  • • Thursday NBA Roundup: Have the Raptors Finally Earned '2nd Best' Label out East?
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  • • Knicks reportedly targeting Masai Ujiri to replace Steve Mills
    2020
  • • Top five executives Jeanie Buss, Lakers should try to hire as president
    Magic Johnson dropped the stunning news on Tuesday that he was stepping down as the Los Angeles Lakers’ president of basketball operations. Though some are saying this leaves the Lakers in disarray and makes them look bad or unstable, the truth is Johnson was not dedicated to the job or doing well at it, and the Lakers are better off without him in that role. Credit to him for recognizing that and...2019
  • • Kyle Lowry reportedly avoided Raptors’ front office during summer
    The Toronto Raptors made a major trade over the offseason, shipping out franchise cornerstone DeMar DeRozan and bringing in Kawhi Leonard. That trade apparently didn’t sit very well with Kyle Lowry, who teamed with DeRozan the past six seasons.According to TSN Raptors reporter Josh Lewenberg, Lowry avoided the Raptors’ front office during the summer.From Lewenberg:“Of greater concern, per league s...2018
  • • Raptors president shades DeRozan on way out of town
    There’s going to be no love lost between former Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan and team president Masai Ujiri moving forward.Following the trade that sent DeRozan to the San Antonio Spurs as part of a package for Kawhi Leonard, Ujiri himself is talking publicly about the deal for the first time.To say that he decided to throw DeRozan under the bus would be an understatement. “We kept giving t...2018
  • • What’s up with the Raptors' coaching search?
    The Toronto Raptors fired head coach Dwane Casey shortly after another playoff elimination at the hands of LeBron James. After the team conducted a few interviews in May, though, the search for his replacement hasn’t drawn much attention.Mike Budenholzer emerged as a candidate to join Toronto, but he ultimately decided to lead the Milwaukee Bucks.Meanwhile, the Raptors interviewed assistants Rex K...2018
  • • DeRozan's All-NBA team naming puts him in rare company
    DeMar DeRozan was named to the All-NBA team on Thursday, joining Vince Carter as the only Raptors players in history to make several All-NBA teams. While it’s a special honor for DeRozan, it does not mean he is a lock to return to Toronto next season, Ryan Wolstat of the Toronto Sun writes.The Raptors began an overhaul after another early postseason exit, firing head coach Dwane Casey. Wolstat wri...2018
  • • Raptors GM on firing Dwane Casey: 'In some instances I think of this as a celebration'
    The Toronto Raptors officially fired head coach Dwane Casey on Friday after days of speculation that he would in fact be shown the door.The firing comes despite Casey leading Toronto to a 59-win regular season and being considered the favorite for the NBA’s Coach of the Year award. It also comes after the Raptors were swept out of the playoffs in the Eastern Conference Semifinals by LeBron James a...2018
  • • Ujiri fined $25K for walking on court to confront officials
    Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri has reportedly been fined $25,000 by the NBA for stepping onto the court during Game 3 on Saturday night to confront officials. The Raptors desperately needed to win Game 3 of their Eastern Conference Semifinals matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Obviously that did not happen, as LeBron James pulled off yet another brilliant late-game miracle to pu...2018
  • • The Raptors' young bench could lead Toronto to the NBA Finals
    It only took a mere four games for the Cleveland Cavaliers to eliminate the Toronto Raptors in the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs last year. Another season, another disappointing playoff exit, and Raptors president Masai Ujiri had enough."After that performance, we need a culture reset here," he said during his end-of-season exit interview. "We need to figure it out. Yeah, there's...2018
  • • Raptors suspend Serge Ibaka for one game
    2017

Masai Ujiri rumors, scandals

  • • Raptors' Masai Ujiri says he was assaulted after 2019 NBA Finals
    2020
  • • Prying Masai Ujiri out of Toronto expected to be pricey
    The Raptors simply aren’t going to let Masai Ujiri waltz down to New York and take the Knicks‘ job before his contract is over (runs through the 2020-21 campaign). New York would have to send Toronto compensation if the franchise intends to hire him this summer, but what would that compensation look like? Ian Begley of SNY.tv sniffed around for the answer and learned that one NBA team recently dem...2019
  • • Knicks reportedly 'obsessed', 'enamored' with Masai Ujiri
    The Knicks are “obsessed” and “enamored” with Raptors executive Masai Ujiri as the next man to run the franchise, sources tell Ian Begley of SNY.tv. A front-office shakeup is expected in the wake of yesterday’s firing of head coach David Fizdale, especially considering the poor track record of team president Steve Mills. Begley speculates it would take “significant money and full autonomy” to land...2019
  • • Raptors president: Kawhi Leonard 'seems in the right frame of mind'
    Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri on Tuesday spoke glowingly of Kawhi Leonard, stressing in his comments that the superstar is happy, healthy and eager to contribute. “He is determined and seems in the right frame of mind,” Ujiri told the Associated Press (via NBA.com). “You will be hearing from him shortly. I think there is a fire inside of him, and we are all excited about that.”The prevaili...2018
  • • Speculation circulates as to how long Kawhi will play in Toronto
    Ever since the Raptors swung a blockbuster deal with the Spurs to acquire two-time All-Star Kawhi Leonard, speculation on his alleged interest — or lack thereof — to play in Canada has been rampant. There have been reports ranging from Leonard having no desire to suit up for Toronto to team president Masai Ujiri saying that the 2014 NBA champion is prepared for next season.Leonard will hit free ag...2018
  • • Report: Raptors 'generating buzz' for Kawhi Leonard
    Recently, trade talks surrounding Kawhi Leonard have cooled since the beginning of free agency. Teams like the Lakers, Sixers, Celtics and even the Clippers have been mentioned in the race for Leonard. But, a dark-horse team could emerge north of the border. According to Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post, the Raptors have been generating buzz for the Spurs star. The Toronto Raptors also generate...2018
  • • Raptors GM on firing Dwane Casey: 'In some instances I think of this as a celebration'
    2018
  • • Masai Ujiri noncommittal about Dwane Casey’s future
    The comments made by Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri on Wednesday will do nothing to quiet the speculation about Dwane Casey’s job status.Ujiri said that Casey’s coaching work would “remain in history,” but offered no assurances about his future and said he, like everyone else, would be subject to evaluation. Not exactly a ringing endorsement, and it will certainly add fuel to reports ...2018
  • • Masai Ujiri: ‘No question’ Raptors will try to re-sign Kyle Lowry
    There has been some buzz about letting 31-year-old point guard walk...2017
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