After a great holiday weekend and then some, we have the latest installments of the video series Findlay College Prep that feature Tristan Thompson and Cory Joseph, the weekend tilts between the Edmonton Energy and the BC Titans, the Bhullar brothers as well as high school and CIS news here for you in this edition of Canadian Content ...
First of all, we hope you all had a great Victoria Day long weekend. Hopefully you had great weather in your neck of the woods or bundled up (like our peeps in Edmonton) if you didn't. Check out some of the stuff that happened over the last few days ...
For all of you in the Toronto area in the next few weeks, remember that there are two great events happening ...
Canada, more specifically Toronto, lost the bid to host the 2011 FIBA Americas Tournament to Argentina (supposedly due to them having more money to throw at the event) Saturday. We can try again for another tournament but in the meantime here are a couple of stories on it. Find some of Doug Smith's jewels on the situation midway through his blog ...
BC wins it's fourth straight National Wheelchair Basketball title ... Domestic News : Wheelchair Basketball Canada ... B.C. hot shots in wheelchair basketball ... B.C. wheelchair basketball team champs four years in a row
Being the classy guy that he is, Captain Canada can now add patron of the arts to his resume ... Steve Nash lends piece to the AGO | Pop Art | torontolife.com
Here are the two episodes of the Findlay College Prep series that feature Canadians Tristan Thompson and Cory Joseph. Big shouts to Flagrant Fouls' Nolan Shulman and the director extraordinaire Donnie Seals for the great work on this series ... YouTube - Findlay College Prep: SEASON 2 -Episode #12 "Oh, Canada!" Part 1 ... VIDEO: Findlay Prep – The Season "Oh Canada" (part two) | Flagrant Fouls
Here are some great highlight vids from our colleagues at Flagrant Fouls. Again a big shout to Nolan Shulman for the hookup ... VIDEO: Melvin Ejim Mixtape | Flagrant Fouls ... VIDEO: Dylan Ennis @ Spiece & Nike Spring Classic | Flagrant Fouls
Rivals High - 7-foot brothers stand out in a crowd ... and a look at the older of the two ... Sim Bhullar Hearing From High Majors | Flagrant Fouls
Here's a short video clip of Andrew Wiggins, one of the best under-15 players in North America ... VIDEO: Andrew Wiggins Mixtape | Flagrant Fouls
Here is a video clip of Champlain College guard and recent St Francis (NY) commit Adam Chmielewski. Until we can find an official link from the school, check him out here ... YouTube - Adam Chmielewski - Champlain Cavaliers (Coachs Cut)
And here is a clip form the Drew Gooden Soldiers. It has some great shots of 2011 player Kyle Wiltjer who is a Top 50 player in his class ... YouTube - Drew Gooden Soldiers at Houston-EYBL MIxtape
In IBL news, both the Canadian teams were in action this holiday weekend against each other with the Energy taking two of three from the Titans ...
Here are some CIS stories ...
A great interview with SFU alum and current Raptors head coach Jay Triano ... News
St FX's women's basketball team has announced it's recruiting class for the coming season ... StFX
Mac hires a new head men's basketball coach ... http://www-athrec.mcmaster.ca/athletics/teams/basketball/mball_news/2010/connolly-announcement-may25.htm
And last but not least we have the CCAA 'Chip heading north for the next season ... Sault Ste. Marie Wins Hosting Rights To Major Basketball Championship