Raptors' Nurse: 'I feel really safe' training in Florida
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Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse isn't concerned about the growing number of coronavirus cases in Florida, where the team is holding its training camp.

"I feel really safe here. We've got a great setup, and I feel good, man," Nurse told ESPN's Tim Bontemps.

The Raptors are the first of the 22 teams involved in the NBA's return next month to participate in basketball activities in Florida. The team chose to travel to Florida Gulf Coast University on June 22 rather than attempt to reenter Canada.

Nurse believes the players are adjusting well to their new reality, which involves being transported directly from their hotel to the university's campus for workouts.

"I haven't sensed any discontent or whatever about having to be here, or asking why," Nurse said. "In general, the guys are good, and I think most of them are concerned about their careers and getting back to wherever they were or getting them better. I think there's a real level that I see ... the care factor is high."

Nurse added: "We're, what, five days in? They've been a snap of a finger. They've blown by. So it doesn't feel like a burden or overwhelming. It just feels like we're all starting and getting ready to go."

Following their two-week training camp at FGCU, the Raptors will head to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando on July 9. The regular season is set to resume July 30.

Raptors' Nurse: 'I feel really safe' training in Florida
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