Jay Triano Will Not Be Toronto Raptors Head Coach Next Season

Sachin AroraCorrespondent IJune 1, 2011

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 04:  Jay Triano, Head Coach of the Toronto Raptors shouts instructions during the NBA match between New Jersey Nets and the Toronto Raptors at the O2 Arena on March 4, 2011 in London, England. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
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Wow, huge news: The Toronto Star's Doug Smith has tweeted that Jay Triano will not be the Toronto Raptors head coach anymore.

Bryan Colangelo did not pick up Triano's option as the head coach. However, Colangelo said in a press conference that Triano will be back as his personal consultant and special assistant.

This is the right move. As I said earlier, Triano isn't the ideal head coach, but still should be retained by the club.

There are plenty of solid coaches out there, and getting the right one will be the key for the Raptors.

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