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Raptors GM: Dwane Casey ‘is our coach for the future’

Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri made it clear Monday that head coach Dwane Casey has a future with the franchise, as relayed by James Herbert of CBS Sports. Masai Ujiri: “Coach Casey is our coach for the future. I think that’s very easy for us to figure out.” — James Herbert (@outsidethenba) May 30, 2016 While Ujiri states this as “very easy for us to figure...
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WATCH: Raptors Locker Clean Out: Dwane Casey - May 28, 2016

Head coach Dwane Casey speaks with media at the team's locker clean out on Saturday.
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The Raptors defied easy categorization, but they won respect

The Toronto Raptors became, in the end, the NBA’s most inconvenient team of 2016. Dwane Casey’s ballclub embodied numerous contradictions and tension points. The Raptors carried sharp contrasts into the playoffs. They developed more contrasts during the playoffs. They leave the postseason as a team whose future can easily be spun in a positive or negative way. It depends on the...
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WATCH: Raptors Post-Game: Dwane Casey - May 27, 2016

Head coach Dwane Casey speaks with members of the media following Friday's Game 6 loss.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers fan gets in shouting match with Dwane Casey

Nothing went right for the Toronto Raptors in their 116-78 loss to the Cavaliers on Wednesday night. Cleveland was clicking on all cylinders in the pivotal Game 5 of the series, and their Big 3 set the tone early and completely dominated the opposition. As bad as the box score looked for the Raptors, on top of that, head coach Dwane Casey had to deal with a fan seated courtside...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Losing Pacers series would have meant Casey's firing

It turns out that a lot more was riding on that first round Game 7 matchup between the Pacers and the Raptors than we may have known. According to a report by Zach Lowe of ESPN on Wednesday, Toronto would have fired head coach Dwane Casey had they failed to win their playoff series against Indiana. The Raptors lost Game 1 at home that series and needed all seven games to dispose...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dahntay Jones suspended for hitting Biyombo in the groin

Dwane Casey is paying the price after calling out officials following Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Casey has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for his postgame comments reports Brian Windhorst of The Raptors head coach wasn’t thrilled with officiating late in the game, especially in the fourth quarter where the Raptors didn’t register a single free throw...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwane Casey: Kyle Lowry did not quit on Raptors

Kyle Lowry unwittingly created a controversy for his Toronto Raptors by disappearing to the locker room during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals, but his coach is backing him publicly. Raptors coach Dwane Casey insisted that Lowry had not quit on his team by heading to the locker room to “decompress” during the second quarter of Toronto’s loss. “Kyle did not walk...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Siri takes shot at Raptors following blowout loss to Cavaliers (pic)

The Toronto Raptors suffered a humbling blowout loss at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers, losing Tuesday’s Game 1 match-up in the Eastern Conference Finals by a score of 115-84. If that wasn’t bad enough, artificial intelligence on people’s iPhones apparently now are  taking potshots at the Raptors as well. That’s right. Siri apparently is trolling the Raptors in...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwane Casey welcomes doubters, says it ‘fuels’ Raptors

Prevailing wisdom suggests that the Toronto Raptors don’t stand much of a chance of ousting the surging postseason juggernaut that is the Cleveland Cavaliers and it’s a mere formality that the LeBron James-led squad — Kyle Lowry’s comments notwithstanding — will make it consecutive appearances in the NBA Finals in relatively short order. Raptors head coach Dwane Casey...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

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