Nick Nurse Confirmed as 76ers' Subsequent Head Coach

NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski has reported that Nick Nurse has agreed on a deal to turn into the Philadephia 76ers’ subsequent head coach, taking the place of Doc Rivers who led the workforce for the previous three seasons.

Nurse beforehand served as head coach of the Toronto Raptors the place he guided the workforce to its first NBA title in 2019 and completed with a closing tally of 227-163 throughout 5 seasons, setting the file for the very best profitable proportion (.582) of any coach in Raptors historical past.

“It’s been 10 years for me now, which is a fairly good run,” Nurse stated. “I don’t know, over these 10 years, we’ve acquired to be up there with the variety of wins for anyone within the league. I don’t know what it’s, however we’ve had numerous good seasons.”

When counting within the 5 years Nurse served as an assistant to former Raptors coach Dwane Casey, solely the Golden State Warriors (.661) have had a greater win proportion than Toronto (.613). In Philly, Nurse will look to hitch forces with the 2022-23 MVP Joel Embiid to deliver dwelling the workforce’s first championship since 1983.

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