STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Former Panther, Nick Nurse, leads Raptors to championship

Nurse played for UNI from 1985-89.

Posted: Jun 15, 2019 12:30 AM

KIMT NEWS 3 SPORTS - Sports fans agree that it was time that we saw a new NBA champion on Thursday.

However, did you know that the Raptors’ head coach Nick Nurse is a former Northern Iowa Panther?

He played for the Panthers from 1985 to 1989 where he holds the three-point percentage record at 46.8 percent. He then became an assistant coach for the Panthers after he graduated for one season.

He also spent time in the BBL and D-Leagues.

Article Comments

Mason City
Scattered Clouds
71° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 71°
Albert Lea
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 77°
Austin
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 77°
Charles City
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 73°
Rochester
Few Clouds
74° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 74°
Tracking sunny skies all this week
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Storm Damage Cleanup

Image

My Money: How to refinance your home

Image

My Money: When to start a college savings account

Image

Tracking Plenty of Sunshine for Monday

Image

Severe weather clean up in Olmsted County

Image

New sign aims to deter drug dealers

Image

Scooters could soon come to Rochester

Image

Tree service companies keep busy cleaning up storm damage

Image

Body of missing man found in Rochester

Image

Honkers blast three home runs in first inning; beat Willmar

Community Events