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  • • Fred VanVleet leaving Raptors would be ‘pretty surprising,’ claims Nick Nurse
    Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse would be shocked if point guard Fred VanVleet isn’t back with the team next season. VanVleet becomes an unrestricted free agent this offseason and he’s expected to be pursued by a bevy of teams on the open market. However, Nurse doesn’t sound too concerned about VanVleet leaving the Raptors. […] The post Fred VanVleet leaving Raptors wo...2020
  • • Raptors' Nurse sets roots with long-term deal
    With an NBA title and Coach of the Year award in his first two seasons, the Raptors' Nick Nurse will enter his third with a contract extension to keep him in Toronto for a long time....2020
  • Report: Raptors coach Nick Nurse earning $8M salary on extension
    • Report: Raptors coach Nick Nurse earning $8M salary on extension
    Nurse has proven his value....2020
  • • Raptors’ Nick Nurse becomes one of highest-paid coaches in NBA with contract extension
    Despite falling to the Boston Celtics in the second round, the Toronto Raptors have decided to reward head coach Nick Nurse with a hefty extension. According to reports, the newly-crowned Coach of the Year’s new deal has just made him one of the best-paid coaches in the entire league. The Athletic’s Shams Charania provided the […] The post Raptors’ Nick Nurse becomes one of...2020
  • Rumor: Raptors, Masai Ujiri to sign contract extension
    • Rumor: Raptors, Masai Ujiri to sign contract extension
    The Raptors just gave coach Nick Nurse a contract extension....2020
  • • Raptors, Ujiri yet to discuss contract extension
    Raptors president Masai Ujiri, despite working on extensions for coach Nick Nurse and GM Bobby Webster, said he has yet to talk to team ownership about his own contract, which has one year remaining....2020
  • • Rumor: The next big move Raptors will make after Nick Nurse contract extension
    The Toronto Raptors rewarded head coach Nick Nurse with a multi-year contract extension on Tuesday. Now, according to reports, the team is on the verge of solidifying its front office. As part of a tweet sent out on Thursday morning, Marc Stein of The New York Times noted buzz that the Raptors are closing in […] The post Rumor: The next big move Raptors will make after Nick Nurse contract ex...2020
  • • Raptors reward coach Nick Nurse with contract extension after surprising run as defending champions
    Nurse, who led the Raptors to their first NBA title last year, was named Coach of the Year in 2019-20...2020
  • • Raptors sign coach Nurse to multiyear extension
    Reigning NBA Coach of the Year Nick Nurse has signed a multiyear contract extension, the Raptors announced Tuesday....2020
  • • Raptors sign coach Nick Nurse to contract extension
    The Toronto Raptors have signed head coach Nick Nurse to a multi-year contract extension. This past season, Nurse guided the Raptors to a 53-19 record during the regular season (second best in the NBA) and set a franchise-record with a .736 winning percentage. Toronto also reached the Eastern Conference Semifinals for the fifth straight year. … Continue reading "Raptors sign coach Nick Nurse...2020

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Nick Nurse injury and suspension

  • • Raptors' Serge Ibaka could miss Game 6 due to foot injury
    Ibaka has averaged 11.8 points and 6.6 rebounds per game this series. Fortunately for Toronto fans, head coach Nick Nurse sounded optimistic about Ibaka's chances....2020
  • • Nick Nurse speaks out on what’s behind Norman Powell’s bubble slump
    Norman Powell of the Toronto Raptors has been struggling as of late. Head coach Nick Nurse has seen this familiar scene before, noting that sooner or later, the guard will finally get his mojo back. Before the 2019-20 season was suspended in March, Powell had been averaging 16.2 points per game in 28.7 minutes. But […] The post Nick Nurse speaks out on what’s behind Norman Powell’...2020
  • • One signing the Toronto Raptors need to make in free agency
    Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse was the front-runner to win the 2020 Coach of the Year Award. After all, Nurse guided the Raptors to the second-best record in the Eastern Conference before the season was suspended and he did it despite losing Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green in free agency last offseason. The Raptors […] The post One signing the Toronto Raptors need to make in free agency...2020
  • • NBA League Pass games of the week: Feb. 10 through Feb. 13
    As a way to help you set your NBA-watching calendar, this space will get you ready for the best games that aren’t on ABC, ESPN, TNT or NBATV each week. We’ll provide a little insight about why you should check out each matchup and a few nuggets about the teams involved. Monday 2/10 Timberwolves at Raptors This one would have been Jazz at Mavericks, but Utah is on the second night of a back-to-back...2020
  • • Raptors' Norman Powell out indefinitely with fractured finger
    Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell will be out for the foreseeable future after suffering a fractured finger, Blake Murphy of The Athletic shared Saturday. It’s a tough blow for Powell, who has come on strong for the Raptors this season, his fifth as a pro. The former second-round pick has averaged 15.3 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game — all career highs. With Powell sidelined indefi...2020
  • • Marc Gasol targeting Wednesday return for Raptors
    After getting two injured players – Pascal Siakam and Norman Powell – back on Sunday, Toronto will get more reinforcements on Wednesday, according to Josh Lewenberg of TSN.ca, who tweets that Marc Gasol is set to return to the Raptors. The big man has been sidelined since Dec. 18th due to a hamstring injury. With Gasol healthy again, the Raptors will have a decision to make. Gasol was Toronto’s st...2020
  • • Raptors' Rondae Hollis-Jefferson embracing expanded offensive role
    Due to the continued injury absences of Norman Powell, Marc Gasol and Pascal Siakam, defensive-oriented forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson has been used more frequently as a big man passing alternative to the Raptors’ point guard stable, notes Michael Grange of Rogers SportsNet. “I love doing it,” Hollis-Jefferson noted of his expanded role as a passer once defenses key in on Raptors guards Kyle Lowr...2020
  • • More on the latest Raptors injuries
    We posted about this earlier today, but here’s the Toronto Sun with more on the latest batch of Raptors injuries: Losing three key rotation players including two starters hasn’t managed to sap Nick Nurse of his sense of humour. Arriving for his pre-game news conference, Nurse looked down at the podium at some left-behind tools of [...]...2019
  • • Brandon Clark week-to-week with an oblique injury
    Just three days after ruling out Ja Morant with a week-to-week injury, the Grizzlies have done the same with their other prized rookie. Forward Brandon Clarke aggravated a sore left oblique muscle during Sunday’s game and will be sidelined on a week-to-week basis, the team announced today in a press release. The 6-14 Grizzlies are certainly lottery-bound, but Morant and Clarke have at least been t...2019
  • • Brandon Clarke week-to-week with an oblique injury
    Just three days after ruling out Ja Morant with a week-to-week injury, the Grizzlies have done the same with their other prized rookie. Forward Brandon Clarke aggravated a sore left oblique muscle during Sunday’s game and will be sidelined on a week-to-week basis, the team announced today in a press release. The 6-14 Grizzlies are certainly lottery-bound, but Morant and Clarke have at least been t...2019

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Nick Nurse trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Fred VanVleet leaving Raptors would be ‘pretty surprising,’ claims Nick Nurse
    Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse would be shocked if point guard Fred VanVleet isn’t back with the team next season. VanVleet becomes an unrestricted free agent this offseason and he’s expected to be pursued by a bevy of teams on the open market. However, Nurse doesn’t sound too concerned about VanVleet leaving the Raptors. […] The post Fred VanVleet leaving Raptors wo...2020
  • • Raptors' Nurse sets roots with long-term deal
    With an NBA title and Coach of the Year award in his first two seasons, the Raptors' Nick Nurse will enter his third with a contract extension to keep him in Toronto for a long time....2020
  • • Report: Raptors coach Nick Nurse earning $8M salary on extension
    Nurse has proven his value....2020
  • • Raptors’ Nick Nurse becomes one of highest-paid coaches in NBA with contract extension
    Despite falling to the Boston Celtics in the second round, the Toronto Raptors have decided to reward head coach Nick Nurse with a hefty extension. According to reports, the newly-crowned Coach of the Year’s new deal has just made him one of the best-paid coaches in the entire league. The Athletic’s Shams Charania provided the […] The post Raptors’ Nick Nurse becomes one of...2020
  • • Rumor: Raptors, Masai Ujiri to sign contract extension
    The Raptors just gave coach Nick Nurse a contract extension....2020
  • • Raptors, Ujiri yet to discuss contract extension
    Raptors president Masai Ujiri, despite working on extensions for coach Nick Nurse and GM Bobby Webster, said he has yet to talk to team ownership about his own contract, which has one year remaining....2020
  • • Rumor: The next big move Raptors will make after Nick Nurse contract extension
    The Toronto Raptors rewarded head coach Nick Nurse with a multi-year contract extension on Tuesday. Now, according to reports, the team is on the verge of solidifying its front office. As part of a tweet sent out on Thursday morning, Marc Stein of The New York Times noted buzz that the Raptors are closing in […] The post Rumor: The next big move Raptors will make after Nick Nurse contract ex...2020
  • • Raptors reward coach Nick Nurse with contract extension after surprising run as defending champions
    Nurse, who led the Raptors to their first NBA title last year, was named Coach of the Year in 2019-20...2020
  • • Raptors sign coach Nurse to multiyear extension
    Reigning NBA Coach of the Year Nick Nurse has signed a multiyear contract extension, the Raptors announced Tuesday....2020
  • • Raptors sign coach Nick Nurse to contract extension
    The Toronto Raptors have signed head coach Nick Nurse to a multi-year contract extension. This past season, Nurse guided the Raptors to a 53-19 record during the regular season (second best in the NBA) and set a franchise-record with a .736 winning percentage. Toronto also reached the Eastern Conference Semifinals for the fifth straight year. … Continue reading "Raptors sign coach Nick Nurse...2020

Nick Nurse stats

  • Kawhi Leonard scores 37, Lowry has 22 as Raptors rout Magic (VIDEO)
    • Kawhi Leonard scores 37, Lowry has 22 as Raptors rout Magic (VIDEO)
    Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry was "at his finest" in Game 2, at least in the eyes of coach Nick Nurse....2019
  • • L.A. Lakers Need Slumping Lou Williams to Be Their Go-to Scorer
    2015

Nick Nurse kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Raptors’ Nick Nurse reveals his thoughts on NBA’s bubble policy on family visits for coaches
    Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse admitted to reporters on Saturday that he probably wouldn’t have brought his family to the bubble had coaches been given the option. However, Nurse understands why Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone is upset at the NBA since being away from your family for an extended period of time can […] The post Raptors’ Nick Nurse reveals his thoughts o...2020
  • • Raptors coach Nick Nurse's 94-year-old mother dies
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse has rejoined his team in Los Angeles after the death of his 94-year-old mother....2018
  • • 94-year-old mom of Raptors coach Nurse dies
    Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse has rejoined his team in Los Angeles after the death of his 94-year-old mother....2018
  • • Raptors down to two coaching finalists?
    Spurs assistant Ettore Messina had a second interview this week for the Raptors’ head coaching vacancy and is believed to be a finalist for the job along with Toronto assistant Nick Nurse, tweets Josh Lewenberg of TSN Sports.Messina was a highly regarded coach in Europe before joining Gregg Popovich’s staff in 2014. He won four EuroLeague championships, along with multiple titles in Italy and Russ...2018

Top Nick Nurse news

  • • Raptors vs. Celtics: NBA Last 2 Minute Report shows OG Anunoby fouled Kemba Walker on potential Game 6 winner
    It also states that coach Nick Nurse did not break any rules on Jayson Tatum's fourth-quarter turnover...2020
  • • Raptors sign coach Nurse to multiyear extension
    2020
  • • Raptors' Nurse named NBA's Coach of the Year
    Nick Nurse was named NBA Coach of the Year on Saturday after leading the Toronto Raptors to the league's third-best record despite the team's top five scorers missing at least 11 games each....2020
  • • Raptors coach Nick Nurse delivers concerning statement about Pascal Siakam
    Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse is concerned about Pascal Siakam’s recent performances. Unfortunately, he has no idea why last year’s Most Improved Player is on a slump. Siakam had one of his off-nights in Game 5 where he only totaled 10 points and attempted just nine shots. He was also 0-2 from long-distance and […] The post Raptors coach Nick Nurse delivers concerning sta...2020
  • • Report: Celtics furious at Raptors coach Nick Nurse for being on court for crucial Jayson Tatum turnover
    The Toronto Raptors’ 125-122 double-overtime victory on Wednesday against the Boston Celtics was mired with controversy at the final buzzer, with both teams exchanging words following the tightly fought encounter. One of the issues after the game was the involvement of Raptors head coach Nick Nurse in a crucial Jayson Tatum turnover down the stretch. […] The post Report: Celtics furiou...2020
  • • Nick Nurse wins 2019-20 NBA Coach of the Year
    Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse has been named the 2019-20 NBA Coach of the Year, the league announced on Saturday. Nurse becomes the third coach in franchise history to win the award, joining Dwane Casey and Sam Mitchell. Additionally, Nurse becomes the first coach in NBA history to win the NBA Coach of the […] The post Nick Nurse wins 2019-20 NBA Coach of the Year appeared first on C...2020
  • • Raptors coach Nick Nurse takes shot at NBA officials after Jayson Tatum’s free throw galore
    It is safe to say that Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse was not a happy camper after his team was once again taken down by the surging Boston Celtics on Tuesday evening in Orlando. With the Celtics now up 2-0 over the Raptors in the second round of the postseason, Nurse believes that the […] The post Raptors coach Nick Nurse takes shot at NBA officials after Jayson Tatum’s free th...2020
  • • Raptors’ Kyle Lowry, Nick Nurse address heated moment at end of epic Game 6 win
    Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry was less than pleased with Nick Nurse’s decision to call a timeout with less than one second remaining in the second overtime frame of Wednesday’s Game 6 victory over the Boston Celtics. With the game going to two overtimes, the players were getting a bit chippy, and it was […] The post Raptors’ Kyle Lowry, Nick Nurse address heated mo...2020
  • • Marc Gasol shows off incredible body transformation during NBA hiatus
    A few weeks ago, Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse told the local media in Canada that center Marc Gasol’s face has “looked slim” on Zoom calls. Well, we now have visual proof that Nurse wasn’t kidding around. Gasol, who came into the NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies on the heavier side, looks like a […] The post Marc Gasol shows off incredible body transformation during NBA hi...2020
  • • Raptors coach Nick Nurse reacts to Celtics’ Jaylen Brown calling out coaching staff
    The hard-fought contest between the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics on Wednesday ended with a bit of controversy, with both teams involved in a heated exchange after the game. A prominent figure in the postgame pleasantries was Boston swingman Jaylen Brown, who called out Raptors coach Nick Nurse and his coaching staff after the game. […] The post Raptors coach Nick Nurse reacts to Celtic...2020

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  • • Raptors coach Nick Nurse delivers passionate defense of Pascal Siakam amid playoff struggles
    Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse showed All-Star forward Pascal Siakam tough love after another lackluster performance in Game 5. However, Nurse gave an impassioned endorsement of his star’s abilities with Toronto’s season on the line on Wednesday against the Boston Celtics. Nurse stated Siakam has overcome all his doubters en route to becoming one […] The post Raptors coach...2020
  • • VIDEO: Marcus Smart fails to sell elite flop after Raptors challenge
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart tried to sell a flop against the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of their NBA playoffs matchup on Tuesday. The flop initially worked, as Raptors star small forward Pascal Siakam was called for the offensive foul. However, Toronto head coach Nick Nurse challenged the call and the video showed Smart […] The post VIDEO: Marcus Smart fails to sell elite flop after Rap...2020
  • • What makes the Celtics really dangerous, per Raptors coach Nick Nurse
    The Toronto Raptors are off to a great start in this year’s playoffs after they took care of business against the Brooklyn Nets with a first-round sweep. Now, they are poised to meet the highly talented Boston Celtics in the second round, who had blistering postseason start themselves. Given that the Celtics also dominated their […] The post What makes the Celtics really dangerous, per...2020
  • • Raptors coach Nick Nurse pondering alternate ‘jumbo’ lineup
    Alternate lineups can often come in handy when the situation calls for some innovation. And it’s always best to work such things out before the playoffs begin. Here’s the Toronto Star reporting on Raptors head coach Nick Nurse and possible lineup experiments that we may see once NBA play resumes July 30: Nurse isn’t going … Continue reading "Raptors coach Nick Nurse pondering alt...2020
  • NBA coaches use break to prepare for possible playoff matchups
    • NBA coaches use break to prepare for possible playoff matchups
    “We’re ready for whatever is thrown at us,” Tornoto coach Nick Nurse said....2020
  • • NBA League Pass games of the week: Feb. 10 through Feb. 13
    2020
  • • Raptors' Norman Powell out indefinitely with fractured finger
    2020
  • • Marc Gasol targeting Wednesday return for Raptors
    2020
  • • Pascal Siakam Nearing Return From Groin Injury
    The Toronto Raptors may soon welcome star forward Pascal Siakam back to the lineup, potentially as early as Sunday, Ryan Wolstat of the Toronto Sun reports. Siakam injured his groin in December and has been sidelined indefinitely since before the holiday. While head coach Nick Nurse says that a Sunday return may be “a bit […] The post Pascal Siakam Nearing Return From Groin Injury appe...2020
  • • Raptors could prioritize upgrading their roster for playoff push
    While some pundits still believe the Raptors might target future assets at the deadline, that’s clearly not the plan, according to Bruce Arthur of The Toronto Star, who argues the team should prioritize upgrading its roster and securing its spot among the Eastern Conference contenders. Before the Raptors (25-13) make any roster changes, it would benefit the front office to see the team’s full rost...2020

Nick Nurse rumors, scandals

  • • Rumor: The next big move Raptors will make after Nick Nurse contract extension
    2020
  • • Report: Celtics furious at Raptors coach Nick Nurse for being on court for crucial Jayson Tatum turnover
    2020
  • • Report: Raptors' Powell will be sidelined for extended period
    It sounds like Raptors swingman Norman Powell will be sidelined for an extended period, as Blake Murphy of The Athletic tweets. Powell, who suffered a subluxation (partial dislocation) of his left shoulder in Monday’s win over Utah, currently has his arm in a sling and will undergo further tests once the team is back in Toronto. In an official press release issued this afternoon, the Raptors didn’...2018

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