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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Nick Nurse would have been in the final year of his contract next season. The Toronto Raptors weren't about to let that happen with their coach.Nurse and the Raptors announced a multiyear extension Tuesday (Wednesday, ...
Sep 16, 2020
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OAKLAND, California - A new video released by the attorneys of Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri appears to show an Alameda County sheriff's deputy initially shoved him twice leading to an altercation moments after his team had defeated the Golden State ...
Aug 20, 2020
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SAN FRANCISCO - A law enforcement officer in California is suing the president of the Toronto Raptors over a scuffle following the team's NBA Finals victory over the Golden State Warriors last June.The Raptors had just won their first title ...
Feb 11, 2020
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SAN FRANCISCO - California prosecutors say they won't charge Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri for shoving a sheriff's deputy after the NBA championship game last June.The Alameda County district attorney's office announced the decision on Tuesday afternoon (Wednesday, Manila ...
Oct 23, 2019
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TORONTO - Still absorbing the magnitude of his team's accomplishment, Raptors president Masai Ujiri is confident Kawhi Leonard and the rest of Toronto's core will reunite next season in a bid for another title."We're on to ...
Jun 26, 2019
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SAN FRANCISCO - A deputy suffered a concussion and is on medical leave after an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors as he tried to join his team on the court to celebrate their NBA championship, a lawyer said on Tuesday ( ...
Jun 19, 2019
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SAN FRANCISCO - Prosecutors will decide whether to charge Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri with misdemeanor battery after he was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff's deputy in the face while trying to join his team on the court to ...
Jun 16, 2019
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SAN FRANCISCO - A California police agency will pursue a misdemeanor battery charge against Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri after the executive was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff's deputy in the face and shouting obscenities as he tried to ...
Jun 15, 2019
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SAN FRANCISCO - Authorities will push for a battery charge against Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri after the executive was accused of pushing and hitting a sheriff's deputy in the face as he tried to get onto the court when his ...
Jun 15, 2019
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TORONTO - It was just past midnight Monday morning, and Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri decided it was time to go see the people.So he headed outside - to the line of fans waiting to get into Jurassic Park, a group of die- ...
Jun 11, 2019
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TORONTO - Kyle Lowry stole the ball and pushed it ahead, then waited for Kawhi Leonard to arrive before feeding his All-Star teammate for a thunderous one-handed slam over Giannis Antetokounmpo ."The building exploded after that dunk," Leonard said.It sure ...
May 26, 2019
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TORONTO - A "culture reset" carried the Toronto Raptors to the top of the Eastern Conference for the first time this season.Next, the Raptors will try to hit reset on their playoff history with the Washington Wizards.After Cleveland swept the Raptors ...
Apr 14, 2018
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DWANE Casey spent five years turning the Toronto Raptors into a contender in the Eastern Conference.After the most successful season in franchise history, the Raptors moved quickly to make sure he sticks around to continue the work.Casey and the Raptors ...
Jun 3, 2016
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TORONTO - Of all the goodies Kobe Bryant collects in his farewell season, one this weekend might be particularly useful.After all, you need a good winter coat in Canada. Though Bryant probably wouldn't be too unhappy walking away with another ...
Feb 12, 2016
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NEW YORK - If Dwane Casey has any concerns coming to Brooklyn, they aren't about his players.The Toronto Raptors have already proven they can handle the road just fine.As for his boss, general manager Masai Ujiri, who figures to ...
Apr 25, 2014
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DENVER - Denver Nuggets President Josh Kroenke said Friday (Saturday, Manila time) that it was hard to let both the NBA's executive of the year and its coach of the year get away following a franchise record 57-win season, "but ...
Jun 8, 2013
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TORONTO - Masai Ujiri is returning to the Raptors as general manager and bringing with him a "passion to win." He has a lot of work ahead, joining a team that has missed the playoffs for five straight seasons.Ujiri was introduced Tuesday ( ...
Jun 5, 2013
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