Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse signed a contract extension on Tuesday, however not within the NBA.
On Tuesday, the Candian National Basketball Team introduced that its head coach, Nurse, had signed a contract extension to stay with the workforce by way of 2024.
The brand new extension means Nurse would be the head coach of the Canadian Nationwide Workforce for the 2024 Olympics happening in Paris, France.
Nurse joined Canada in 2019 and acted as head coach throughout Canada’s Olympic qualifying marketing campaign after the NBA season. Canada got here up wanting qualifying for the 2020 Olympics, happening in 2021, after struggling an extra time loss to the Czech Republic throughout qualifying.
Nurse has solely been a head coach within the NBA for 3 seasons and has already obtained a excessive stage of success. In three seasons, Nurse has amassed a report of 138-88, three Coach of the Month awards, the 2019-20 NBA Coach of the 12 months and the 2019 NBA Championship.
Earlier than turning into the pinnacle coach of the Raptors, Nurse served as an assistant from 2013-18 and spent 11 seasons teaching within the British Basketball League.