Casey fired as coach of NBA’s Toronto Raptors

After being named Coach of the Year by the National Basketball Coaches Association earlier this week, the Toronto Raptors fired head coach Dwane Casey following seven seasons today. The Union County native lost for the second straight year in the Eastern Conference semifinals to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Casey led the Raptors to a franchise-record 59 wins this season and posted a 320-238 record.