September 27, 2021

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Nick Nurse renews relationship with Canada until 2024

The Canadian basketball team will continue to be led by Nick Nurse, who has signed an extension that will hold the bench until 2024; In other words, he will coach the North American team for the 2023 World Cup and the 2024 Olympics in Paris.

“We hope to establish a three-year commitment to get where we want to go – from today until Paris 2024 – and the players must decide if they are inside. We need to establish what we have and how to invest in travel,” said the nurse.

Being Head coach Of the Toronto Raptors, the team he reached the 2019 ring, the nurse has been coaching Canada since that year, having trained at the last World Cup and most recently the pre-Olympics for Tokyo. Czech Republic Tomas Sodoranski.

Despite the shock of not being at the Olympics, the Canadian Federation is confident that the nurse is the right person to lead the team.

Extending Nick’s contract is an important first step to our men’s national team program focusing on finding a place on stage at the 2023 FIFA World Cup and the 2024 Paris Olympics. , We recognize that consistency and familiarity are important as this project continues to move towards those goals, ”explains Glenn Granwald, President and CEO of Basketball Canada.

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