Three killed in Florida apartment

SUNRISE, Fla., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Officers responding to a domestic disturbance call found three members of a family shot to death in the bedroom of an apartment in Sunrise, Fla., police said.
Toronto removes Triano's interim label

Toronto removes Triano's interim label

TORONTO, May 11 (UPI) -- Jay Triano, who has coached the Toronto Raptors on an interim basis since December, was formally made the NBA team's coach Monday.

NBA: Utah 114, Toronto 87

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Mehmet Okur scored seven points in a 17-0 Utah first-period run Friday and the Jazz went on to crush Toronto 114-87.

Raptors fire Coach Sam Mitchell

TORONTO, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- The Toronto Raptors fired Coach Sam Mitchell Wednesday following the team's 8-9 record starting the 2008-09 season.

NBA: San Antonio 93, Toronto 88

TORONTO, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Manu Ginobilihad's 34 points and 15 rebounds Monday carried the San Antonio Spurs to a 93-88 victory over the Toronto Raptors.

Raptors give coach new contract

TORONTO, May 22 (UPI) -- Toronto Raptors Coach Sam Mitchell, who was voted the NBA coach of the year for 2006-07, has been given a new contract.

Raptors' Mitchell is NBA Coach of the Year

NEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) -- Toronto Coach Sam Mitchell, who led the Raptors to a league-best 20-game improvement this past season, was voted the NBA Coach of the Year. Mitchell was listed first on 49 of the 128 votes cast by sportswriters and broadcasters across the United States an

COL BKB: Memphis 84, Tulsa 61

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Darius Washington had 22 points, three assists and six rebounds Wednesday night to help 3rd-ranked Memphis trounce Tulsa, 84-61, for its ninth straight win.

NBA: Milwaukee 110, Toronto 107

TORONTO, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- A key shot by Michael Redd with 18 seconds Wednesday night allowed Milwaukee to fight off Toronto, 110-107.

NBA: Toronto 101, Portland 97

TORONTO, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Vince Carter sank a 3-pointer with five seconds left Sunday to give the Toronto Raptors a 101-97 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.

NBA: Toronto 95, Houston 88

TORONTO, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Chris Bosh scored 20 points and Toronto rode a big second quarter Wednesday night as the Raptors downed Houston, 95-88.

Raptors hire Sam Mitchell

TORONTO, June 29 (UPI) -- The Toronto Raptors announced Tuesday they had hired Sam Mitchell as their new coach.

Raptors reported to name Mitchell coach

TORONTO, June 26 (UPI) -- The Toronto Sun reported Saturday that the Toronto Raptors have decided to name Sam Mitchell as their coach.

Dallas 101, Minnesota 94

DALLAS, April 21 (UPI) -- Steve Nash's long three-pointer at the third-quarter buzzer triggered a decisive run Sunday and the Dallas Mavericks rode Dirk Nowitzki's 30 points and 15 rebou

Minnesota 116, Utah 105

SALT LAKE CITY, March 3 (UPI) -- Kevin Garnett scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Gary Trent added 17 points off the bench Saturday night as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Ut
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Sam Mitchell
Toronto Raptors head coach Sam Mitchell directs his team against the Indiana Pacers at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis January 27, 2007. (UPI Photo/Mark Cowan)

Selected by Houston Rockets

Samuel (Sam) E. Mitchell, Jr. (born September 2, 1963 in Columbus, Georgia) is a retired American professional basketball player and a former head coach in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

A Columbus (Georgia) High School graduate, the 6'6", 210 lb (95 kg) small forward was drafted out of Mercer University with the seventh pick of the third round (54th overall) by the Houston Rockets in the 1985 NBA Draft. Mitchell scored nearly 2000 points at Mercer, becoming the leading scorer in team history. He led the Bears to both the regular-season and postseason Trans-American Atlantic Conference championships in 1985. As a result, the team made the NCAA tournament that year.

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