Nick Nurse gets tossed for the first time as an NBA head coach


On a night that was about DeMar DeRozan, Raptors coach Nick Nurse managed to grab the spotlight, if only for a second.

The normally even-keel and cerebral coach lost his cool and found himself ejected for his first time since taking the helm in Toronto.

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To be fair, Nurse’s confrontation with referee Marc Davis was relatively tame in the scheme of things, but apparently he said a little too much and that earned him his second technical of the game and sent him packing.

Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse had a memorable first on Friday night. (Frank Franklin II/AP)
Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse had a memorable first on Friday night. (Frank Franklin II/AP)

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