Master P Says He Would Be 'Perfect Coach' for Raptors After Dwane Casey's Firing

Timothy Rapp@@TRappaRTFeatured ColumnistMay 14, 2018

ORLANDO, FL - DECEMBER 15: Rapper, Master P attends the Portland Trail Blazers game against the Orlando Magic on December 15, 2017 at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Gary Bassing/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Percy "Master P" Miller would like to put his name into the ring for the vacant head-coaching position with the Toronto Raptors.

"I think I would be the perfect coach for Toronto because I understand the team, I understand the players," he told TMZ Sports. "Toronto has two All-Stars. And you look at it right now and it's like, you should've went farther [in the playoffs]."

The Raptors were swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference semifinals, and their head coach, Dwane Casey, was fired after that series despite being named the NBA Coach of the Year.

But Master P, who tried out for the Charlotte Hornets and Raptors in the early '90s but never made either team—and who also sponsored DeMar DeRozan's AAU team in Compton—wouldn't mind getting a crack at leading the Raptors.

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, however, the Raptors are interested in hiring former Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer. So Master P probably isn't on their radar.


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