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The Toronto Raptors have parted ways with Alvin Williams, a popular former player of the team who has been serving as a scout.
Williams was based out of Philadelphia while scouting for the Raptors.
The decision was made by MLSE CEO Tim Leiweke, according to the report.
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The Toronto Raptors do not hold any draft picks in next week's draft, but Masai Ujiri is going through preparations in the same manner as any front office.
"For me, it’s not difficult at all because you approach the draft like you are drafting," said Ujiri. "Even though we don’t have a draft pick, we have to be prepared with all our information, all our rankings...
Dwane Casey will return to the Toronto Raptors for the 13-14 NBA season as head coach.
The move was expected but confirmed on Wednesday in a press release.
Casey will be in the final season of his contract and his future will be determined by Masai Ujiri.
The Toronto Raptors have hired Bobby Webster to become the vice president of basketball management and strategy.
Webster was previously working in the league office and will become the Raptors' capologist.
Dan Tolzman has accepted a director-level scouting job with the Toronto Raptors.
Tolzman was most recently with the Denver Nuggets, where he reported to new Raptors' GM Masai Ujiri.
Tolzman had offers from numerous teams.
Dwane Casey will remain as the Toronto Raptors head coach, new general manager Masai Ujiri says.
There had been some question regarding Casey's future in Toronto following the hiring of Ujiri amid a front-office overhaul. Casey is in the final year of a contract extension signed following the 2011-12 season.
''I'm excited about moving forward and growing this team...