Tim Leiweke doesn't officially begin his tenure as president of the Toronto Raptors until June 30, but he will have influence over the MLSE board's decision on whether to pick up Bryan Colangelo's contract option for the 13-14 NBA season at a mid-May meeting.
It had been assumed that the Raptors would give Colangelo and Dwane Casey one more season to produce better results...
Dwane Casey addressed how Toronto’s rough start ultimately doomed the entire season, how Kyle Lowry has grown this season, and what Jonas Valanciunas’ summer will entail.
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Dwane Casey chatted with me about the bump in confidence for Jonas Valanciunas and how tough it is to scheme for a point guard like John Wall.
Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Thursday for criticizing officials the previous night after a loss at Atlanta.
In the closing seconds of the Raptors' 93-92 loss to the Hawks, Toronto's DeMar DeRozan grabbed the rebound of a missed shot by teammate Alan Anderson and had his attempt under the basket blocked by the Hawks' Al Horford. There...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2013
Not long before Colangelo spoke, [Dwane] Casey let loose, after the officials declined to call a foul at the end of Toronto’s one-point loss when DeMar DeRozan clearly was mauled.
“I’m tired of losing games because of missed calls at the end of games. I know the league is going to come down on me, but I don’t care,” said a seething Casey, smoke practically billowing out...
Dwane Casey talked with the media about the infamous rookie wall, why players struggle adapting during their first NBA seasons, the mental grind of the NBA, the 20 hour rule in college and the other differences between college basketball and the NBA.
CLEVELAND -- Raptors coach Dwane Casey took a few moments prior to Tuesdays game in Cleveland to answer some questions about his team, as well as the Cavaliers. The Raptors (6-19) have won two straight overall -- but have lost 11 consecutive road games.
Question:How is rookie center Jonas Valanciunas doing?
Casey: Hes coming along. Hes a typical rookie -- hes had some good moments...
The Toronto Raptors picked up the 2013-14 season option on head coach Dwane Casey's contract, the team announced Friday. The Raptors finished 23-43 in Casey's first year in Toronto. Casey has a career coaching record of 76-112, including two seasons as the Minnesota Timberwolves coach. “Dwane did a terrific job this year of adhering to our plan of growth and development...
“Pound the Rock” - That is the new motto for the Toronto Raptors. New head coach Dwane Casey spent $500 on a 1,300 pound rock and placed it inside the Air Canada Center, so players can literally do so.
“I knew we were going to be a work in progress, every time we walked on the floor we were going to have to have something to get us to think about … how we have to get better...
Successful motivational tactics are hard to come by. Sometimes when you are a coach at the professional level, you have to dig deep to get your guys to play hard. Professional athletes are getting paid millions of dollars whether they win or lose. It can be easy to lose sight of the importance of winning, and that’s why new Raptors coach Dwane Casey came up with the most unique...