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Basketball

The World's Best Middle School Basketball Player Is Toronto's Elijah Fisher

The 14-year-old hoops phenom headlines the class of 2023 and wants to be the greatest Canadian basketball player since Steve Nash.
Blake Murphy
10.10.18
Basketball

R.J. Barrett and Canada Are Getting Ready to Flex on the Basketball World

The Canadian men's team could finally be ready to take off and graduate into a force, something they've given us a preview of at the FIBA World Cup qualifiers.
Blake Murphy
7.5.18
Basketball

Carl English Is Still Balling Out and Building Up Newfoundland's Hoops Scene

The sharpshooting legend from the north is dominating the National Basketball League of Canada, while helping grow the sport in his hometown of St. John's.
Blake Murphy
3.14.18
Basketball

USports' Steady Rise Is Helping Power the Growth of Canadian Basketball

The development of Canadian men's college basketball is providing local hoopers a path to a pro career, and a reason to play at home.
Blake Murphy
11.24.17
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Laeticia Amihere Is the Future of Women's Basketball

The 16-year-old Canadian basketball superstar wants to change what it means to "jump like a girl."
Blake Murphy
11.7.17
Basketball

Crown League Has Further Enriched Toronto's Thriving Hoops Scene

It's Toronto's version of the Drew League.
Alex Wong
7.31.17
Basketball

Canada Shows Basketball World It's Ready for Primetime

Powered by a dominant R.J. Barrett, Canada won its first-ever FIBA basketball gold by taking the U19 World Cup. It was a defining moment for the sport in Canada.
Blake Murphy
7.10.17
Basketball

Oregon and South Carolina's Duane Notice Add Dose of Canadian Flavour to Final Four

Between Notice and Oregon's Dylan Ennis and Dillon Brooks, Canadian ballers are having a big impact on the men's NCAA basketball tournament.
Blake Murphy
3.28.17
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Former No. 1 Pick Anthony Bennett Is Taking His Talents to Turkey

It's safe to say Bennett is the biggest No. 1 overall bust of at least the last 40 years.
Kyle Cantlon
1.13.17
Basketball

Canada Basketball Looks as Strong as Ever After Summer of Disappointment

Nik Stauskas and Jamal Murray are lighting it up from deep, Andrew Wiggins is playing like a borderline All-Star, and Chris Boucher is doing things at the NCAA level. Canada Basketball is in a good place.
Blake Murphy
11.29.16
Basketball

Canada Basketball Is Being Held Back by Commitment, Not Talent

A depleted Canadian men's basketball team failed to secure an Olympic berth. The talent is there, but with many of the country's top players opting not to compete, it was tough to ask for a different outcome.
Blake Murphy
7.11.16
Basketball

Melvin Ejim's Breakout Year Has Put NBA, National Team on Notice

The most important development for Canada Basketball this year may have happened out of sight in the D-League, where Melvin Ejim took his game to new heights.
Blake Murphy
6.9.16