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June 14: Raptors promote Nick Nurse to Head Coach
June 14 2018
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June 14: Raptors promote Nick Nurse to Head Coach
June 14 2018
Eric Smith and Paul Jones have got all things covered from the Raptors' press conference. They are joined by the new Head Coach of the Toronto Raptors, Nick Nurse (4:48); Paul Jones goes one-on-one with President Masai Ujiri to break down the process of hiring a Head Coach (14:31); GM Bobby Webster talks about the benefits of promoting from within (21:12); Sportsnet's Michael Grange on Nick Nurse and Dwane Casey's legacy (29:50).
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June 7: Bryan Colangelo out in Philadelphia
June 07 2018
With the NBA Finals winding down, Eric Smith and Paul Jones are back, and they talk to ESPN's Dave McMenamin on his coverage of the Cavaliers throughout the playoffs (1:51), and SN's Michael Grange on the ever-narrowing Raptors head coaching search (14:05). After the break, we hear from 76ers Managing Partner Joshua Harris on the dismissal of Bryan Colangelo (26:52), and Minnesota Timberwolves Assistant HC and former Toronto Raptor Ed Pinckney joins Eric and Paul to chat about the Finals, and also weighs in on the Jordan vs. LeBron debate (35:33).
May 24: Breaking down the rumours of Dwane Casey and the Pistons.
May 24 2018
Eric Smith and Paul Jones chat about how the Raptors couldn't manage a win over Cleveland, while Indiana and Boston have 3 apiece (1:15), then delve into the coaching carousel in the NBA and Dwane Casey being targeted by the Detroit Pistons (4:35). In the 2nd segment of the program, the guys talk about just how good Jayson Tatum has been for Boston (17:10) and then we hear from the Celtics' rookie, as well as LeBron James, Al Horford and both coaches (30:05).
Fred VanVleet on Hoops
May 17 2018
Fred VanVleet, Raptors guard, joins Eric Smith and Paul Jones on the latest edition of Hoops to discuss being a finalist for the Sixth Man of the Year award, being taken aback by Dwane Casey's firing, becoming a free agent once again, before turning an eye to the playoffs and discussing the Celtics locking down the Cavaliers' role players in a way he and his teammates did not.

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