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Report: Raptors' Nick Nurse set to coach Team Canada

Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse reacts during the first half of Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference basketball playoff finals against the Milwaukee Bucks Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

What can’t Nick Nurse do?

After leading the Toronto Raptors to their maiden voyage to the NBA Finals, it has been reported that Nurse is expected to take over the reigns as Canada’s senior men’s basketball team coach at the FIBA World Cup this summer.

General manager of Canada Basketball Rowan Barrett has been searching for a head coach for some time now, having interviewed San Antonio Spurs assistant Ettore Messina, former Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt and someone who seemed the local favourite, Roy Rana.

More to come.

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