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 TORONTO (AP) -NBA coach of the year Sam Mitchell is being rewarded by the Toronto Raptors with a new contract.
Mitchell led the Raptors to a 47-35 record and the team's first Atlantic Division title in his third season as coach. The Raptors lost to New Jersey in the first round of the playoffs.
Details of the contract were not immediately available. The team called a news conference for later Tuesday.
Mitchell, whose career record is 107-139, was the NBA's lowest-paid coach last season, earning an estimated $2 million. His contract was set to expire on June 30.
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