Nurse's deal is reportedly worth around $8 million per year. San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is the highest-paid coach in the NBA, with a deal that pays out $11 million per year, and Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr makes $9.5 million. Erik Spoelstra, who has led the Miami Heat to the Eastern Conference Finals, makes $8.5 million, and Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle makes $8 million, per Essentially Sports.
When we previewed the Raptors 905 season preview, going through several key players to watch on the squad: none of them was named Paul Watson Jr. When the 905 traded for Watson’s returning rights before the G League Draft, I did some digging. His highlights from his Fresno State days looked good — he’s got an NBA-ready body, with a nice combination of size, length, and athleticism necessary for any wing prospect.
Undrafted out of Ole Miss, former Southaven High standout Terence Davis signed a contract with the defending NBA champion Toronto Raptors last year. At the midway point of his rookie season, Davis wasn’t extended an invitation to the 2020 NBA Rising Stars Challenge in Chicago. The exclusion only seemed to make him better.