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Canada falls to Germany at FIBA World Cup but Olympic dream remains alive
Life has changed for Raptors coach Nick Nurse in wake of NBA title
Canadian basketball reinforcements Klassen, Brown make huge sacrifices to answer the call
Third time's the charm for Canada with win over Senagal at FIBA World Cup
Nurse rounds out Raptors coaching staff
Khem Birch: A man who knows what he wants
Nova Scotia hoops star Wigginton has several offers for NBA deal
Lindell Wigginton could have his signature inked to an NBA contract by the end of this week. “There are a few offers on the table right now,” the 21-year-old guard from Dartmouth said in an interview Friday evening. “I know ...
Lacking star power, Team Canada shows it still can be dangerous by hitting three balls
Forgive Nick Nurse if he winds back the second quarter of Wednesday night’s exhibition win over No. 33-ranaked Nigeria and plays it on a loop. It’s the best template for how Canada can make some noise at the World Basketball ...
Grand Falls-Windsor's Kyle Bursey hopes to build off provincial team experience
Kyle Bursey spends every day he can at the basketball court. When the 15-year-old from Grand Falls-Windsor isn’t getting upwards to 240 shots up a day with his dad Shawn acting as a rebounder, he’s at the local outdoor court with ...
Canada basketball will rely on teamwork, familiarity at World Cup
Team Canada hopes familiarity and experience will pay dividends at the upcoming FIBA World Cup. With a number of the country’s top talent absent, Canada will be leaning on its chemistry, compatibility and international resumes to ...
Murray the latest NBA star to pull out of Canada's Cup camp
What was supposed to be the summer of all summers for Basketball Canada hit a major speed bump as the team gathered for the first time Monday. The issue, as it always seems to be when it comes to the national basketball team, was the potential ...
Scrubb's dedication impresses at Canada's national basketball camp
They weren’t all no-shows on opening day of training camp for Canada’s senior men’s basketball team. In fact, 19 men in uniform took part in various scrimmages as head coach Nick Nurse and his staff got a look at various lineup ...
Kawhi Leonard thanks Toronto, looks ahead to Clippers championship
Toronto Raptors fans now have photo evidence: Kawhi Leonard is no longer a member of their favourite team. Leonard and fellow superstar Paul George were introduced on Wednesday as the faces of the Los Angeles Clippers, the new betting favourites ...
Kyle Lowry has surgery; Raptors sign Matt Thomas and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson
A torn tendon in his non-shooting hand didn’t seem to impact Kyle Lowry’s play much during Toronto’s run to the NBA title, but the injury has now been fixed regardless. Lowry hopes to be able to attend USA Basketball’s ...
SCOTT STINSON: After Russell Westbrook trade to Rockets, the NBA must wrestle with what it has wrought
And so, the Days Without a NBA-Altering Shakeup calendar was set back to zero. Just when everyone thought it was safe to assume that the wildest offseason in memory had finally entered into a lull, the Oklahoma City Thunder shook the Western ...
NBA champion Raptors heading to Quebec city for training camp
LAS VEGAS – Parlez-vous Francais? A few of the Toronto Raptors do and they’ll get the chance to speak French when the team heads to Laval University in Quebec City for training camp this fall. After many years holding camp in ...