Canadian Content - Late Weekend Roundup

After a late set of updates due to, ahem, working an off basketball project yesterday we now have Steve Nash vs. Hope Solo in soccer (for real), some big signings in the NBL Canada, Braeden Anderson responds, a Canadian is the new assistant coach at Maine, Rob Sacre and a lot more in this late Weekend Roundup edition of Canadian Content ...

 

First we start off with the National Program ...

Canadian women look to break Olympic basketball drought - thestar.com

Canada Basketball | SENIOR WOMEN DROP TUNE UP GAME TO PUERTO RICO ... The ladies play the rematch today at 8pm ET.

 

And now for some pro news ...

This is classic Nash behaviour.  And I'm jealous he got to sit this close to All-World Goalie and All Name Team Hope Solo ... FIFA Soccer 12 Matchups: Steve Nash vs. Hope Solo - YouTube

And the some blasphemy ... NBA - Rebuilding the Phoenix Suns starts with trading Steve Nash - ESPN

 

Now for a lot of NBL Canada news ...

Le retour du grand trio défensif des Kebs | Basketball Québécois - Kebs (NBL)
Les KEBS de Québec sont fiers de pouvoir compter à nouveau sur trois piliers importants de la saison dernière, Jonas Pierre, Cordell Jeanty et Aaron Spears.
Rainmen add NBA vets for debut - Sports - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Rainmen boast 1-time NBA players Buford, Robinson

Ex-NBA players sign with new Canadian league - NBA - CBSSports.com Basketball

Rainmen add NBA vets for debut - Sports - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Fresh Rainmen sign on - Sports - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Metro - Overflow of talent expected at camp

timestranscript.com - Miracles coach values character | by neil hodge - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada
Moncton Miracles head coach Norris Bell wants to make something clear.

timestranscript.com - Miracles make impression on minor basketball | by neil hodge - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

Storm looking for dancers - Local - The Journal Pioneer

Don't forget to check out the league's site at www.nblcanada.ca for all the schedule and release updates.

 

Some nice looks on Triano's relationship with the late Terry Fox ... Jay Triano and Terry Fox were friends at Simon Fraser University - Niagara Falls Review - Ontario, CA ... Jay Triano on Terry Fox - YouTube

 

Napanee's Hutzler signs pro hoops deal In Portugal - Napanee Guide - Ontario, CA

Trinty Western Spartan, Jacob Doerksen Inks Pro Contract in Germany with UBC Tigers! - Northpolehoops.com

TheSpec - Hoops across the water

 

Now for som NC-Double-Eh stuff ...

Braeden Anderson says he's ineligible to play at KU | KUsports.com

KU basketball recruit ineligible - KansasCity.com

Braeden Anderson's new philosophy - CBSSports.com

We'd love to see a review by Stalley, who's tweeted that Mr. Kabongo is the best PG in the NCAA this season, on this mixtape ... Myck Kabongo: The Best Rapper In College Basketball | Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers

Rogers Arena to host NCAA basketball game - News1130

Gonzaga Bulldogs to play in Vancouver

Big shout to our boy Tariq at Northpole Hoops for getting a quote in this look on Mr. Sacre by ESPN ... Mark Few thinks the world of Robert Sacre - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN

Big shout to Coach Philippe on his new desitination ... Maine : Nate Philippe Named Men's Basketball Assistant Coach

 

And as a reminder that you can follow me, Can Ball Ray, on Twitter @CanBallReport for your real time updates and news even though I do take my time doing it. 

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