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Raptors coach Nick Nurse signed multi-year extension – The Canadian News

The Toronto Raptors signed head coach Nick Nurse to a multi-year contract extension. Nurse was named NBA coach of the year last season, his second year as the club's head coach. The Raptors finished 53-19 during the regular season, posting the second-best record in the league despite losing superstar Kawhi Leonard to the Los Angeles Clippers in free agency after Toronto's run for the title last year. Toronto reached the Eastern Conference semifinals for the fifth year in a row before losing to the Boston Celtics in the seventh game last week. Nurse, a former assistant coach for the Raptors for five seasons, is 111-43 in two seasons as head coach.
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Raptors assistant coach denies abuse accusations made by ex-wife on social media – The Canadian News

Toronto Raptors assistant coach Adrian Griffin has denied allegations of abuse made public by his ex-wife on social media. The allegations were posted on Twitter Thursday morning by Audrey Griffin and allegedly multiple acts of violence. Adrian Griffin was in the spotlight during the Raptors' game against Philadelphia on Wednesday night after head coach Nick Nurse allowed him to take over as head coach. He led the team to a 125-121 victory against the 76ers. Griffin issued a statement Thursday afternoon "vehemently" denying the allegations. "This morning my ex-wife made accusations to me on social media that I vehemently deny," Griffin said in his statement. “We are involved in a long-standing legal dispute over alimony and child support arrangements. I am disappointed to ...
Local, Raptors, Sports, Toronto

Raptors assistant coach denies abuse accusations made by ex-wife on social media – The Canadian News

Toronto Raptors assistant coach Adrian Griffin has denied allegations of abuse made public by his ex-wife on social media. The allegations were posted on Twitter Thursday morning by Audrey Griffin and allegedly multiple acts of violence. Adrian Griffin was in the spotlight during the Raptors' game against Philadelphia on Wednesday night after head coach Nick Nurse allowed him to take over as head coach. He led the team to a 125-121 victory against the 76ers. Griffin issued a statement Thursday afternoon "vehemently" denying the allegations. "This morning my ex-wife made accusations to me on social media that I vehemently deny," Griffin said in his statement. “We are involved in a long-standing legal dispute over alimony and child support arrangements. I am disappointed to ...