Nurse & Powell speak to Raptors media
Raptors head coach Nick Nurse and guard Norman Powell spoke to Raptors media Tuesday. Here's a little of what they had to say:
Powell on game flow when the NBA returns:
Powell on what he's going to wear on his jersey to support social justice:
Powell on protests during the NBA's return:
Powell on social justice in Canada:
Powell on "Skinny" Marc Gasol:
Powell on playing without fans:
Nurse on how the Raptors look:
Nurse on the Raptors schedule:
Nurse on his approach to the remaining schedule:
Nurse on social justice initiatives:
Nurse on social justice discussions:
The Raptors are currently training at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers. They will leave for Orlando in mid-July and begin preparing for their August 1 return against the Los Angeles Lakers.
They have the toughest remaining strength of schedule of all 22 teams. After Los Angeles, they have games against Milwaukee, Portland, Miami, Brooklyn, Toronto, Orlando, Memphis, and Washington. Those teams have a combined win percentage of 55%.
Toronto is currently three games up on Boston for the second seed in the Eastern Conference.
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