Toronto Raptors
UCLA has promoted Nate Georgeton to assistant on coach Mick Cronin’s basketball staff and added two assistants.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Courtney Williams hit the go-ahead jumper with 18.1 seconds to play and finished with a season-high 28 points and eight assists as the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 89-87 Sunday.
The Toronto Raptors have introduced Darko Rajakovic as the 10th head coach in the team’s 28-year history.
The Toronto Raptors are in the process of finalizing a contract with Memphis assistant Darko Rajakovic to become the team’s next coach, a person with knowledge of the matter said Saturday.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Adrian Griffin understands the responsibility that comes with taking over a title contender as a first-time head coach.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Adrian Griffin is getting his first head coaching job at the same place where he started out as an assistant.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Nick Nurse inherits a Philadelphia 76ers team in which Joel Embiid blossomed into an MVP, Tyrese Maxey developed into a rising star and James Harden flashed his old All-Star form in the playoffs.
A person with knowledge of the decision says the Philadelphia 76ers have hired coach Nick Nurse weeks after he was fired by the Toronto Raptors.
A person familiar with the situation says the Milwaukee Bucks are finalizing a deal to make Adrian Griffin their head coach.
Las Vegas Aces coach Becky Hammon hasn’t commented directly on an ESPN report that the Toronto Raptors have received permission to interview her for their vacant head coaching position.
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri didn’t see a lot to like this season as his team struggled to a .500 finish and a disappointing play-in defeat.
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors have tried some version of “run it back” every season since winning the 2019 NBA title.
TORONTO (AP) — Zach LaVine scored 39 points, DeMar DeRozan had 23 against his former team and the Chicago Bulls overcame a 19-point deficit to beat the Toronto Raptors 109-105 in a play-in tournament game Wednesday night.
Zach LaVine scored 39 points, DeMar DeRozan had 23 against his former team and the Chicago Bulls overcame a 19-point deficit to beat the Toronto Raptors 109-105 in a play-in tournament game.
Diar DeRozan wanted to skip a day of school. Her father grudgingly went along with the plan. Turns out, the decision was worth shouting about.
Toronto; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
TORONTO (AP) — Gary Trent Jr. scored 23 points, Precious Achiuwa had 14 points and 13 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 121-105 on Sunday in a matchup of short-handed teams whose postseason fates already were sealed.
BOSTON (AP) — Sam Hauser scored a career-high 26 points and the Boston Celtics cruised past the Toronto Raptors 121-102 on Friday night.
BOSTON (AP) — Malcolm Brogdon scored 29 points and hit two late free throws to help the Boston Celtics hold on for a 97-93 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night.
BOSTON (AP) — Celtics All-Star Jayson Tatum is one of three starters Boston will be without when it hosts the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday.
Boston; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored 22 points and the Toronto Raptors rallied from four 9-point first quarter deficits to roll past the Charlotte Hornets 120-100 on Tuesday night.
Charlotte, North Carolina; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored 36 points, Fred VanVleet added 20 points and a career-high 20 assists and the Toronto Raptors beat the undermanned Charlotte Hornets 128-108 on Sunday to secure a spot in the NBA play-in tournament.
Charlotte, North Carolina; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Harden sat at his locker inside the 76ers’ new locker room — complete with oversized team logo in the center — and got his left ankle taped.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Toronto coach Nick Nurse will take time in the offseason to consider if he wants to return to the Raptors for a sixth season or pursue other options.