BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern men's basketball alum Tyler Marsh ('11) had a dream come true when the Toronto Raptors won the 2019 NBA Championship. Marsh, an assistant video coordinator for the organization, celebrated on the court with the team after their game six win.
"One of the best feelings I've ever experienced," said Marsh. "Winning an NBA championship is something you dream about as kid playing in the driveway. Being able to live out that dream, albeit in a different role, it's a testament to the faith and dedication put forth over the years."
Marsh transferred from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2008 and spent two seasons on the Hilltop with the Panthers. The guard played over 40 games for BSC. After graduating with a degree in business administration, Marsh went on to coach at the NCAA Division I level and with several organizations in the NBA developmental league before joining the Raptors front office.
"I'm extremely grateful to the Raptors organization for this amazing opportunity and memory of a lifetime," he added. "To be part of something so great is truly a blessing, especially when you see the effect it's had on an entire country."
Toronto defeated the Golden State Warriors 4-2 in a best of seven series to win its first every NBA Championship.
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