Toronto Raptors

Raptors fire coach Dwane Casey after another sweep by Cavs

Masai Ujiri believes Dwane Casey deserves to be recognized as the best coach in the NBA, but the Toronto president doesn't think Casey should be leading the Raptors.

So the Raptors fired Casey, praising him on his way out the door.

Hours after the Raptors announced they were parting ways with Casey on Friday — days after the team was swept in the playoffs by the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second straight season — Ujiri said he doesn't think he will ever work with a better person.

"Nothing in particular that coach Casey did wrong, but I think it was time for this to happen," he said.

Casey led the Raptors to a franchise-record 59 wins this...

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