Richard Jefferson and Tracy McGrady have strong reactions to Dwane Casey firing | The Jump | ESPN

Published on May 11, 2018
Richard Jefferson and Tracy McGrady share their strong reactions to the Toronto Raptors firing head coach Dwane Casey.
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  • Dwane Casey is the best coach in raptors ever, cuz he bring raptors into play off so many times and also win the award

  • Oh Demar, you had to choke on the first round.

  • Damn. 0 draft picks and $0 capspace

  • let the men speak woman

  • Nice necklace Tracey.

  • This wasn't on the coach.

  • Steve Kerr...

  • T-Mac never made it out of the first round. He really has no credibility when discussing playoff successs.

  • TMac shouldn’t even talk since he was the most underperforming player in nba history in the playoffs. STFU tmac. You don’t have a right to have an opinion

  • Dwane Casey made a lot a bad decisions .Should of been gone long time

  • This girl is retarded

  • the problem is casey cannot coach offense

  • I think so many are mad about his firing not only based on skill but rave. Lets be honest, they always say how the league is like 80 percent but has many white coaches which is an off complaint since were not comaining about it being 80 percent black because its qualification based

  • It’s not Kyle Lowry And deMar DeRozan fault

  • Is she ever gonna let them talk?

  • How Do You Get Fired After Winning Coach Of The Year??????? Scapegoat.......

  • The real reason Dwane Casey got fired on my channel💯💯

  • Raptors made a major mistake! They should of at least waited to see the end result of the NBA finals and watched how other teams did against the Cavs!

  • Masia is an Alien and he needs to go back to planet Nibiru!

  • The raptors needed to fire him!!! Show the players to step up!!!!

  • Cavs or bucks need to scoop him

  • Black people deserve to be, and should be, free of racism

  • The most amazing part of all this is that how serious they are for sports, which has no real value in anyone's life.

  • Raps fan here, this is kinda ridiculous. Casey elected to use their same old defensive strategy that has consistently NOT WORKED against the Cavs (i.e. Lebron + shooters) vs adapting and making adjustments in order to take away shooting options and force LeBron to work. That failure to adjust (Raps fans know this was Casey's major achilles) has cost them soooo many times, its honestly surprising this didn't happen sooner.

  • Rational people: "He coached a couple of guys that are notorious not showing up in the playoffs to the eastern conference finals and lost to my generations best player" *Organization* : "yeah, we should fire him"

  • Hi guys! TRUMP 2020😍😊🇺🇸👏🏼

  • I dont think its a mistake if you couldnt get it done this year and get sweeped you gotta go there fired up cause hes black they wouldnt care if it was a white guy thats espn in 2018

  • Hello, Humans. The jack of all trades, can trade away his soul. The soul has no value. You can't see or touch a soul. Most human value the soul. What good is a soul when it can't fix the many problems of humanity? TERRANCE OUT

  • RJ needs to put some base in his voice.

  • They'll probably roll w/brotha Stackhouse

  • Mistake move by the Raptors. SMH

  • That is what happens when you setup games and agree to predetermine Cavs win. Exposed! Failing NBA.


  • Fuck Kyle Lowry and Demara derozen.

  • Rachel Nipples needs to not talk so much on topics like these. sit down and soak in the greatness honey. Shut the trap

  • 我去,同胞呢,没有喜欢看nba的咩

  • Gretzky is best player

  • I always thought Casey was overrated.

  • Trade DeRozan my god

  • When he benched Demar for that 4th quarter, he sealed his fate.... Fuck Raptors frfr.

  • demar dechokin got casey fired

  • Tracy need to understand new coaching staff can change the mentality of the players. I dont' think Toronto is scared of LeBron, we beat them twice in the reg season. It's the in game coaching adjustments that DC couldn't make.

  • The thunder should hire him

  • I'm really annoyed they didn't really let tmac talk

  • Now they're blaming a coach for players choking??? Wow.

  • 3 straight years of getting swept isn't acceptable for the team with the best record in the conference. Firing the coach is acceptable.

  • Raps..Downward Spiral...! Begins..? Casey...Fired..? No.1 seed...? Coach of the Year..! No more playoffs Tdot...?

  • Richard Jefferson is pretty good at this

  • Why didn’t they let Tmac talk. I don’t wanna hear from Carlton banks.

  • ESPN need to hire RJ ASAP

  • i hate when the coach gets fired when the players are the ones to blame

  • It’s not his fault!

  • raptors need to bring del harris lol or rudy tomjanovich lol

  • Tmac looks super annoyed with Richard Jefferson.

  • Bud would get them at least 2 games against the Cavs with Lebron.

  • Drake came out with more fight than the Toronto Raptors,

  • Casey did clear mistakes in the final series. That being said Toronto should get Sponge Bob as their next head coach.

  • This team will go backwards henceforward.

  • Stackhouse is going to be head coach

  • RJ he only fired Casey, idiot

  • They need to rip up the contracts and keep casey

  • Cavs should hire Dwayne Casey.

  • Pacers took cavs to 7 games. I hope you dumb people realize it!!! And fuck you all

  • Lol @ "CAREFUL considerations...NECESSARY step the franchise MUST take..." - Masai Ujiri

  • Rachel sounds like an idiot here.

  • Richard Jefferson... if you close your eyes I swear I could hear a white man

  • Raptors needs to replace Ibaka and JV with a strong defensive minded center and someone who wont stagnant the offense. Maybe bring Siakam back to the starting line up. Trade Norman Powell and keep VanVleet.

  • Masai did not fire Karl, he had left the Nuggets before then. Jefferson is just blatantly lying.

  • The Raptors were going to get exposed in the playoffs. The proof was in the regular season. It’s clear that DeRozan and Lowry can’t be the guys that you build a CHAMPIONSHIP team around - especially DeFROZEN. How many times does this guy have to disappear in the playoffs? He’s better as a third option honestly and his contract makes him difficult to move unless the raptors are willing to part with some assets (which I don’t know if they have any).

  • Maybe The Jump should let Rachel go. Just let RJ and TMac talk and stop cutting them off and being defensive.

  • RJ keeping it real

  • Raptors should fire their president

  • get rid of the gm . .he is worthless . .and hasnt won anything yet

  • This is a total rebuild. They are finding players to trade their 2 all star.

  • Man that lady is super annoying

  • Someone please make a petition and fire Masai ujiri and get a new president of the raptors

  • Richard "lebrons dick" jefferson

  • Its ironic...this is the most coverage the raptors have had in american media in like forever...and its about firing a coach...

  • I get tired of the matchup game. Obviously you need to make a few tweaks here and there, but on paper, this raptors' team was the better team. Keep deploying the guys that earned you 59 wins in the regular season and let the chips fall where they may. I don't agree with this decision at all. Considering all but Freddy (restricted) is under team control again next year, everyone being one year older, this team should be better than they were this year. I agree that some of coach Casey's moves were a bit puzzling bit he was honestly just trying to put the team's best foot forward. I'm a raptors' fan, always will be, but this irks me. The team plays one identity during the regular season and then reverts back to stale habits come the playoffs. Every damn player should be apologizing to coach Casey. Serge at 23 mil per year. You should be on your knees on this man's doorstep. It's a joke!

  • Rachel Nichols is way too long winded .... let the players talk!!!!!!

  • everybody shitting on this decision but if this is the spark that lights a fire under the raptors ass and they end up beating the cavs in even one game, then people will say it was the right decision

  • First the coach and then the rest of the star players

  • Tracy is so right

  • Wth tmac be waerin loose necks with lil bitty ass chainz on 😥

  • Why does she always overtalk?

  • One Of The Best Raptors Fan Reactions Ever vs. Lebron James, Cleveland Cavaliers!

  • Casey should have laced them up and stopped LeBron himself I hope the next coach can guard LeBron. /s

  • Rachel is 100% on point, there were too many times where the raps would call timeout and the in bounds plays were always trash, in game adjustments were non existent....Richard Jefferson I’m sorry you shouldn’t even be on the show

  • HOLD UP!You get better EVERY year & you get fired but "sum1" gets to tank for years but has job security!? 😒 Only in America. EOE WHERE!?

  • Lebron is the one beating the raptors, the team itself is still shit since kyrie left.

  • You can be the God of in game adjustments for all I care you can't remove the mental chokehold Lebron James has on the Raptors especially Demar Defrozen.

  • What dumb GM builds a team around Derozan and Lowry? The best coach in the world would of lost. BRON was hitting unbelievable shots. A running floater off the backboard. They fired Casey for benching a 130 million dollar player that couldn’t hit a shot to save his life. You can’t bench high paying players like that in the nba, it’s a business even though Casey did the right thing. You have to let Derozan stink it up!

  • Casey should go to Detroit or OKC.

  • People are talking about psychological defeat. Well, The coach need to do motivational speech. He should work more on the morale of the team. Not saying that it is Casey's case. Just countering what McGrady said. If it were Pop couching Toronto, they would have been much harder to beat.

  • Come of Richard, you HAVE to note the lack of ability to make good in game adjustments by Casey. Here’s the big point, Casey is a defensive minded coach and he was UNABLE to get DeRozan to play defence despite being held s coach for 7 years. This firing isn’t a comment on his ability during the regular season but he has problems during the postseason because of either VERY late adjustments or poor adjustments. As for coach replacement LOOK AT STACKHOUSE. He is the one coach I can see who could play hard love on DeRozan and get him to play d.

  • Our G league coach Jerry Stackhouse won the D league championship and went back to G League finals with a whole new roster this season, he is being looked at by other organizations. The only way Raptors Bounce back from firing Casey is hiring Stackhouse as his replacement

  • Bullshit!!! Mr Casey is great 👍🏾 coach

  • RJ get your facts straight. no fake news

  • Good raptors should have swept the cavs not the other way around

  • I think it needs to be said thats it not that Toronto lost to Lebron that costed Casey his job its how he lost to Lebron and the cavs. They literally had a whole year to get ready for him since the debacle of last year.. they looked like the better team in every sense and then when you finally meet him the team looked lost on defense again... like I mean how can that happen?? Raps had no clue how to defend James, their play off series was done days before they had ample amount of time to prepare for him they also saw how the pacers pushed his team to 7 yet they just looked lost... Part of it is on the players but the coaches here got to take some heat for it... you cant face a guy 3 straight times and STILL not know how to properly defend him.