Nick Nurse celebration at Greene Room Sunday evening

Nick Nurse, a basketball standout at Kuemper High School in Carroll and now the head coach of the NBA champion Toronto Raptors, will be feted at Wild Rose Casino’s Greene Room Event Center Sunday evening.

“Nick Nurse’s Journey from Carroll to Toronto” will be emceed by Gary Dolphin. Gov Kim Reynolds will present a proclamation. Other speakers will include Iowa Energy founder Jerry Crawford, for whom Nurse coached; Kuemper basketball coach Wayne Chandlee; ESPN basketball analyst Kevin Lehman; coaching colleague Steve Forbes; friend and fellow coach Orv Salmon; University of Iowa standout Bobby Hansen; sports writer and Nurse’s college roommate Mike Finger; and high school teammate and friend Frank Molak.

The event is open to the public. Doors will open at 5 pm and the program will start at 6. No pre-registration is needed.

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