NICK NURSE’S NEW BOOK JUST DROPPED & IT HAS KAWHI LEONARD DRAMA
It’s official — NBA Coach of the Year Nick Nurse’s new book has hit the shelves.
The book details Nurse’s life, his coaching career, the Raptors, and “how to find a way to win — damn near anywhere.”
And the head coach didn’t hold out.
In an interview on ESPN’s The Woj Pod, Nurse discussed what it was like to have Kawhi Leonard yell at him for the first time ever — an anecdote included in the book. READ MORE
RAPTORS RAPTURE: COACH NICK NURSE CHRONICLES JOURNEY TO NBA TITLE IN NEW BOOK
TORONTO — After Kawhi Leonard’s remarkable buzzer-beater to beat the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on May 12, 2019, Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse went home, changed his newborn’s diaper and went to bed.
The rest of Canada celebrated.
Now known as “the shot,” the historic moment has taken on a life of its own. The jump shot from the corner that bounced an improbable four times on the rim before dropping in was immediately embraced as a defining moment in Canadian sports history. It is the only Game 7 buzzer-beater in NBA playoff history and it created a path to this country’s first NBA championship two weeks later. READ MORE