Author Archive for Eoin O'Callaghan in Toronto


Nick Nurse: the NBA champion coach who learned his trade in … Britain?

Before he coached the Raptors to an improbable NBA title, Nurse honed his craft in the British Basketball LeagueAs Nick Nurse went through some final preparations on Thursday night, a message came through on his phone from an old friend.“I get in touch…


Will the Raptors end Toronto’s difficult relationship with winning?

It’s January and no NBA team has won more games than the revamped Raptors. So why is everyone is Toronto worried?In Toronto, it’s the hope that kills you.It’s a sports-mad place boasting competitive teams across a multitude of codes but lots of chaos a…