Raptors' Casey wins coach of the year honour from peers

Dwane Casey

Head Coach Dwane Casey of the Toronto Raptors speaks to the media after Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. "Congratulations to Dwane on this prestigious recognition".

It's not worth getting angry if Stevens doesn't win Coach of the Year.

To be clear, this isn't NBA Coach of the Year-that honor will be handed out at the NBA Awards, which will air on TNT, June 25.

Like his year-end availability previous year, Ujiri would not confirm whether head coach Dwane Casey will return.

In addition to Casey, the following National Basketball Association coaches also received votes: Brett Brown (Sixers), Mike D'Antoni (Rockets), Nate McMillan (Pacers), Gregg Popovich (Spurs), Doc Rivers (Clippers), Quin Snyder (Jazz) and Terry Stotts (Blazers). Casey will likely be in the top three in that award and could win it as well.

Rumors have indicated Toronto may part ways with Casey, who has had tremendous regular-season success but hasn't been able to lead his squad past the Cavs.

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You can't blame people for thinking that Casey's time with the team might be over.

"To be honoured by your peers is incredibly gratifying, and I am so thankful to my colleagues across the league for this recognition".

TORONTO (AP) - Raptors head coach Dwane Casey knows this much about his future in Toronto: his key to the gym still works. LeBron James continued his dominance over the franchise.

Toronto's deepest playoff run came in 2016 when it lost to the eventual-champion Cavaliers in a six-game Eastern Conference finals. Casey won plaudits throughout the season for overseeing a dramatic change in the Raptors' playing style, which emphasized a faster pace, more passing and a greater reliance on 3-point shooting.

Was anyone else under consideration?

The other seven coaches to receive votes from their peers were Philadelphia's Brett Brown, Houston's Mike D'Antoni, Indiana's Nate McMillan, San Antonio's Gregg Popovich, Utah's Quin Snyder, Portland's Terry Stotts and the Los Angeles Clippers' Doc Rivers. They were the top seed in the East.

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