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NBA: Toronto Raptors fire Nick Nurse as head coach

Nurse has only ever worked for the Raptors, and it was his first NBA employer.

The Toronto Raptors have parted ways with head coach Nick Nurse, according to early Friday morning reports. The squad lost in the play-in tournament, and as a result, failed to advance to the postseason.

They made Nick Nurse head coach of the Toronto Raptors in 2018 and served in that capacity for five years. He had a regular season record of 227–163 and a postseason record of 25–16 during that period. His team winning a championship in his first season as coach was his greatest accomplishment. Also Read: Boston Celtics vs Atlanta Hawks Final Injury Report date – 21/04/2023: Are Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, And Danilo Gallinari Playing against Atlanta Hawks Tonight?

Nick Nurse will undoubtedly be a highly sought-after candidate this summer. Because his contract with the Raptors is about to expire. He is currently the favorite to succeed Rick Carlisle as the Houston Rockets’ head coach, according to reports.

The coach of the Toronto Raptors Nick Nurse resigned

He joined the Raptors in 2013 as an assistant in charge of the offense under then-head coach Dwane Casey. Then five years later, after Casey was sacked, he was promoted to head coach. Over five seasons as the Raptors’ head coach, Nick Nurse has a 390-227 record. He was the Raptors’ first-year head coach when they won the NBA title. And he was named NBA Coach of the Year for the 2019–2020 campaign. Although he led the Raptors to the playoffs three times, he was unable to duplicate his first-year success. Also Read: Stephen Curry Scores 36 Points as the Golden State Warriors Defeat the Sacramento Kings 114-97 to Cut the Series Deficit to 2-1

ESPN is anticipating Ime Udoka, a former head coach of the Boston Celtics. To be a top candidate to succeed Nurse. The Celtics suspended Udoka for the entire 2022–2024 season after he broke a number of team regulations, and Joe Mazzulla, his temporary replacement, inadvertently let him go when he was given the full-time job in February.

Nick Nurse has only ever worked for the Raptors, and it was his first NBA employer. However, as a champion coach, his skills will be in high demand. According to ESPN, the Houston Rockets, who just parted ways with Stephen Silas, are expected to interview Nurse for the position of head coach.

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Pratik Sharma
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A college student who live football and must say a huge supporter of Barcelona. He is also an hip-hop rap artist who just loves to make music and spend his other time in watching European football matches.

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