How Brittni Donaldson became the NBA's youngest assistant coach

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Nick Nurse delivers speech to Carroll community after Gov. Kim Reynolds declares first ever 'Nick Nurse Day' Brittni Donaldson feels at home on the Toronto Raptors' bench, even though it's 1,000 miles from her native Sioux City, Iowa. And when the defending NBA champions tip off in October, Donaldson, their newest assistant coach, will be sitting next to two other Iowans — Toronto head coach Nick Nurse and fellow assistant Nate Bjorkgren. "I'm not even sure there are any other Iowans in Toronto," Donaldson said in a phone interview from Scotiabank Arena, the team's home venue. "They might all be in this building." Nurse, who's from Carroll, and Bjorkgren, of Storm Lake, helped lead the Raptors

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