NBA: Raptors interview JJ Redick for coaching job

Redick, a guard drated to the league by Orlando Magic, averaged 12.8 points in 940 games with six NBA teams from 2006-21.

Published : May 10, 2023 23:33 IST - 1 MIN READ

JJ Redick currently works as an analyst with ESPN.
JJ Redick currently works as an analyst with ESPN. | Photo Credit: AFP
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JJ Redick currently works as an analyst with ESPN. | Photo Credit: AFP

Toronto Raptors interviewed 15-year NBA veteran and current ESPN analyst J.J. Redick for their coaching vacancy, ESPN reported Wednesday.

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Redick, 38, met with franchise leaders in Toronto recently during the club’s initial round of interviews to replace Nick Nurse, who was dismissed after a 41-41 season.

Other names who have been linked to the Raptors’ wide-ranging coaching search include Las Vegas Aces coach Becky Hammon and NBA assistant coaches Kenny Atkinson, Charles Lee, Kevin Young, Mitch Johnson, Jordi Fernandez and Darko Rajakovic.

Redick, a guard, averaged 12.8 points in 940 games with six NBA teams from 2006-21. The Orlando Magic drafted him with the No. 11 overall pick in 2006 out of Duke, where he was a two-time ACC Player of the Year.

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