Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Longtime Canadian Player/coach Withdraws from National Coaching Search

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Longtime Canadian Player/coach Withdraws from National Coaching Search

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Triano withdraws from coaching search

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TORONTO - Jay Triano's long term as head coach of Canada's men's basketball team has come to an end.

The 60-year-old confirmed Sunday night that he'd withdrawn his name from the ongoing coaching search for "personal reasons."

The Canadian team is without a coach ahead of the 2019 FIBA World Cup that begins Aug. 31 in China. The World Cup is the main qualifier for the 2020 Toyko Olympics.

Canada Basketball's CEO Glen Grunwald and general manager of the men's program Rowan Barrett expect to have a coach in place by the end of March.

Triano is a two-time Olympian, the only Canadian to have been an NBA head coach -- with the Toronto Raptors in 2008 to 2010 -- and coached Canada at its last Olympic appearance, a thrilling 5-2 run en route to a seventh-place finish at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. …

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