Triano out as Raptors coach

June 1, 2011 - 5:43 PM

TORONTO (AP) — 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.

Triano, an Ontario native, guided the Raptors to a record of 87-142 in his three seasons as coach.

The Raptors finished 22-60 this season, last in the Atlantic Division.