Dwane Casey: ‘Exciting’ to Watch Raptors Win Title

by June 24, 2019
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Former Raptors head coach Dwane Casey says it was “good to see” Toronto win the NBA championship.

Casey was fired last summer after guiding them to a team-record 59 regular season wins, and was named Coach of the Year.

The 62-year-old reflected on the thrill of seeing “guys I coached” reach the mountain top.

Per The AP:

โ€œIt was exciting. It was good to see,โ€ said Casey, now the coach of the Detroit Pistons. โ€œTo see a guy like Kyle Lowry, kid like Pascal Siakam, Fred VanVleet and those guys โ€” Serge Ibaka, guys I coached โ€” win. It was really thrilling, because I know that was a goal going in with that group, and to see them win it was great.โ€

Casey was at the Pistonsโ€™ practice facility Friday, when they introduced first-round draft pick Sekou Doumbouya. When asked about the Raptors, he also said he was happy for the fans.

โ€œFor that city to win a championship, it had to be thrilling for them,โ€ Casey said.

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