December 3, 2008

Buh Bye Sam, Hello Trian-Oh-Canada!

According to Yahoo! Sports, Sam Mitchell has been fired and Jay Triano (Canada Represent!) will be coaching in the interim. Jay Triano is Canadian born and is the first Canadian NBA head coach. He was most recently an assistant coach with USA Basketball. According to the Bryan Colangelo at his press conference on the Raptors channel, Triano will likely be the head coach for the remainder of the season.

Sam Mitchell had a 156-189 coaching record and was Coach of the Year in the 2006-2007 season.

1 comments:

Jeffrey Manuel Wong December 4, 2008 at 9:44 AM  

I can't believe it. I was stunned when I heard the news.

Looking forward to seeing how the rest of the season goes -- and what else BC has up his well-tailored sleeve.

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