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Nick Nurse
Toronto Raptors
Position Head coach
League NBA
Personal information
Born July 24, 1967 (1967-07-24) (age 54)
Carroll, Iowa
Nationality American
Coaching career
Best record 58–24 (2018–19)
Titles 1
Coaching career 1989–present
Playing career
High school Kuemper Catholic
(Carroll, Iowa)
College Northern Iowa (1985–1989)
Career history

As player:

1990–1991 Derby Rams

As coach:

1989–1990 Northern Iowa (assistant)
1990–1991 Derby Rams (player-coach)
1991–1993 Grand View
1993–1995 South Dakota (assistant)
1995–1997 Birmingham Bullets
1998 Telindus Oostende
1998–2000 Manchester Giants
2000–2001 London Towers
2001 Oklahoma Storm (assistant)
2001–2006 Brighton Bears
2005 Oklahoma Storm (assistant)
2007–2011 Iowa Energy
2011–2013 Rio Grande Valley Vipers
20132018 Toronto Raptors (assistant)
2018–present Toronto Raptors
Career highlights and awards

As head coach:

  • NBA champion (2019)
  • NBA Coach of the Year (2020)
  • NBA All-Star Game head coach (2020)
  • NBA D-League Coach of the Year (2011)
  • 2× NBA D-League champion (2011, 2013)
  • 4× BBL All-Star Game Head Coach (1995, 1997, 1999, 2001)
  • 2× BBL Coach of the Year (2000, 2004)
  • 2× BBL champion (1996, 2000)
  • English Cup champion (2003)
  • Uni-Ball Cup champion (1999)
  • Belgian Cup champion (1998)
  • Belgian Supercup champion (1998)

Nicholas David Nurse (born July 24, 1967) is an American professional basketball coach who is the head coach of the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Canadian men's national team.

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