Jay Triano out as Raptors coach

Updated: June 2, 2011, 1:59 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- Jay Triano will not return as Toronto Raptors coach next season.

The Raptors announced Wednesday they will not exercise their option on Triano's contract. He will be retained as a consultant and a special assistant to president and general manager Bryan Colangelo.

"We've decided that it was time to change the voice, change the leader at the helm," Colangelo said on a conference call Wednesday evening.

Triano, an Ontario native, guided the Raptors to a record ...

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