NBA Study: Which NBA Coach Is The Best At Calling Plays?

Key Highlights: Since teams only really run set plays after timeouts, the best way to evaluate a coach’s play-calling acumen is to analyze how their team performs in after timeout possessions. Coaches with better offensive personnel have an advantage when it comes to raw ATO data. So, we need to adjust for that in order […]

Mat Issa  •  27 Feb 2024
Philadelphia 76ers Head Coach Nick Nurse Contract, Salary, Net Worth, Coaching Record, and Wife

Nick Nurse is known as one of the most creative minds in the sport. Back in 2019, he helped deny the Golden State Warriors of a three-peat with his Toronto Raptors (in his first year as a head coach). Nowadays, he’s trying to earn his second title in his first season with his new team, […]

Mat Issa  •  23 Nov 2023
76ers: Head coach Nick Nurse wants to mold Paul Reed into a ‘Pascal Siakam-type player’

Entering this offseason, Sixers big man Paul Reed was a restricted free agent. The Utah Jazz signed Reed, but Philly had a chance to match that offer sheet. He was then re-signed by the 76ers to a three-year, $23 million deal. Next season, the Sixers have a new head coach in Nick Nurse. Reed’s new […]

Zach Wolpin  •  26 Jul 2023
Suns Sit Idle as Bucks, 76ers Name New Head Coaches

The Suns Remain the Only Squad with a True Championship Contending Roster without a Head Coach. The Phoenix Suns are in the midst of a thorough interview process to fill their vacant head coach position over the Memorial Day weekend, according to sources. The Suns fired Monty Williams just two days after a 25-point loss […]

Colin Lynch  •  29 May 2023
76ers Name Former Raptors Head Man Nick Nurse as Their Next Head Coach

A Pretty Big Woj Bomb was Dropped this Afternoon Concerning the 76ers’ Next Head Coach. The Philadelphia 76ers have filled their head coaching vacancy by hiring former Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse. The deal was struck on Monday afternoon, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Nurse will take over from Doc Rivers, who was fired […]

Colin Lynch  •  29 May 2023
NBA insiders have reported that Doc Rivers and Nick Nurse are finalists to be the Phoenix Suns’ next head coach

Currently, there are five NBA teams around the league that are in an active search for their next head coach. One of them is the Phoenix Suns who fired Monty Williams after an exit in the second round of the playoffs to the Nuggets in six games. NBA insiders have reported that Doc Rivers and […]

Zach Wolpin  •  24 May 2023
Milwaukee has narrowed its head coaching search to Nick Nurse, Kenny Atkinson, and Adrian Griffin

After the Milwaukee Bucks’ season much sooner than expected, the team fired head coach Mike Budenholzer shortly after. When situations like this happen, it’s usually the head coach that gets the raw end of the deal. Budenholzer likely didn’t deserve to be fired, but someone had to pay the price. Now, Milwaukee has narrowed its […]

Zach Wolpin  •  22 May 2023
Three of the last four head coaches to win an NBA Championship are no longer with those teams

Winning an NBA Championship is not an easy task and it takes a full team effort to get the job done. That includes the coaches, staff, and trainers who all make a difference. Just yesterday, the Milwaukee Bucks fired head coach Mike Budenholzer after five seasons. Now, three of the last four head coaches to […]

Zach Wolpin  •  05 May 2023
The Toronto Raptors have fired head coach Nick Nurse, he immediately becomes a prominent candidate for Houston’s coaching search

After five seasons as head coach of the Toronto Raptors, it was announced today that head coach Nick Nurse has been fired. The Raptors and himself made a miraculous run to the 2019 NBA Finals where they beat the Warriors in six games. While he may be without a job at the moment, NBA insiders […]

Zach Wolpin  •  21 Apr 2023