Canada Basketball

In today we have lots of news from the Senior Men at the World Championships, Kyle Wiltjer will be at Kentucky next fall, Jay Triano as a USA Basketball coach, Ali Mahmoud playing for Lebanon and a whole lot more in this edition of Canadian Content ...

 

So after the first two games of the World Championships, here are a few stories to go with your feeling of loss (pun intended) ...

Canada Basketball | SMNT OPENS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WITH TOUGH LOSS TO LEBANON

Canada in ‘panic mode,’ loses opener at basketball worlds - thestar.com

Canada drops opener to Lebanon

It's Fadi, not Kobe | Basketball | Sports | Toronto Sun

Andy just dandy for Canada hoops | Basketball | Sports | Toronto Sun

Canada falls to Lebanon at basketball worlds

 

Canada Basketball | HEARTBREAKING LOSS TO LITHUANIA DROPS CANADA TO 02

Canada crumbles at FIBA worlds - The Globe and Mail

Raptors’ Kleiza leads Lithuania against Canada on Sunday - thestar.com

Canada falters in the fourth | Basketball | Sports | Toronto Sun

Canadian hoops team lets another one slip away

TheRecord.com - Sports - Canada shows lack of depth in crucial loss

 

Canada in trouble at worlds | Basketball | Sports | Toronto Sun

Olynyk, 19, just too good to cut | Basketball | Sports | Toronto Sun

Injuries force Rautins' hand | Mike Ganter | Columnists | Sports | Toronto Sun

Injury forces Andy Rautins to alter his game | Basketball | Sports | Toronto Sun

 

This guy should be coaching the National Team in some way ... U.S. Basketball Team Has Help From Triano, a Canadian - NYTimes.com

If you don't know who he is, you need to read this story on Ottawa transplant Ali Mahmoud ... Hoop dream comes full circle

 

In case you missed it, here are some videos of the team ...

Team Canada Video Roster | Video | The Score

YouTube - Canada - 2010 FIBA World Championship Team Profile

YouTube - Jermaine Bucknor Team Canada - Jack Donohue Classic

YouTube - Andy Rautins, Team Canada - Jack Donohue Classic

 

Just a note, for all you aspiring pros out there, check out the ELITE 1 Pro Exposure Camp happening next month.  Scope the details right herehere.

 

And now for some high school news ...

First a big shout to the Heartbreaker for being the newest Wildcat ... Kyle Wiltjer Will Attend Kentucky !!!  | Flagrant Fouls ... Jesuit standout Kyle Wiltjer commits to Kentucky - OregonLive.com ... Top-25 recruit Wiltjer commits to UK | KentuckySports.com

And for also, along with Myck Kabongo, killin' the Elite 24 this past weekend ... Boost Mobile Elite 24 - ESPN RISE

A big shout to our peeps at Crown Magazine for hooking up this highlight reel of the All Canada Prospect Camp ... Video: ACPC Highlights  | Crown Magazine 

 

And here is a look at Natalie Achonwa who'll likely start at Notre Dame this season ... South Bend Tribune: Notre Dame women's basketball: National challenges await ND

 

And now for some CIS/NCAA news ...

ESPN has both Cory Joseph and Tristan Thompson as players to watch for this season in the Big 12 ... Summer Shootaround: Big 12 - ESPN

KDLT.com South Dakota News - Jacks Win Again in Winnipeg

Here are two looks on the last games that the Maine Black Bears played on their Canadian exhibition tour ... Maine ... Maine

University Of British Columbia Thunderbirds - VIDEO: T-Birds vs Minnesota (NCAA) YouTube promo

 

And last but not least a great story from Toronto ... Wheelchair players shooting for record | Toronto & GTA | News | Toronto Sun

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