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Today we have the NBA getting off to an exciting start and two Canadians having great nights, Dwight Powell, Andrew Nicholson and Marc Trasolini make some news, another Canadian is heading to Findlay Prep next year, you can own the original basketball rule book and whole lot more in this edition of Canadian Content ...


We start off with some pro news first ...

Joel Anthony got the start last night against the Celtics getting 2 points, 7 rebounds, an assist and a block in the Miami (gasp!) loss to Boston.

In Steve Nash's first game of the season last night, he gets 26 points, 4 rebounds, 6 assists and a steal in the Sun's loss to the Trailblazers.

And our favorite PBL Team bring back two great players for the coming season ... Halifax Rainmen Basketball - RAINMEN SIGN CROOKSHANK & FERGUSON TO 2010/11 SEASON


And now in NCAA news ...

From Toronto to Palo Alto: Dwight Powell’s basketball journey " IMGA

Oh, Canada! St. Bona will pin its hopes on Ontario native Andrew Nicholson - Buffalo Sports |

And Vancouver's own Marc Trasolini gets a nod for a pre season all conference team ... Santa Clara Athletics


Now for some high school news ...

A very big shout out goes to both Nolan Shulman at Flagrant Fouls and Barry Hayes who worked hard to put this list together ... 2011 Canadian High School Rankings | Canadian Rankings | Flagrant Fouls

And Nolan gives us the 3rd Canadian Mailbag ... Canadian Mailbag #3 – Ask Us Anything !!!  | Flagrant Fouls

Findlay Prep finds diamond in the rough | The Toronto Observer

And a big shout out goes to our boy Drew Ebanks who send over his latest entry in his blog ... DUNK U VERY MUCH by drew ebanks

These are the interviews he did for that great girls tournament that happened recently ... YouTube - EASTERN COMMERCE'S SAMMY HILL INTERVIEW BY DREW EBANKS @ HOOPDOME SUNDAY OCTOBER 17TH, 2010 ... YouTube - Devon Thompson and Cassandra Nofuente ... YouTube - DAKOTA WHYTE AND SHANIKA BAKER INTERVIEW BY DREW EBANKS AT HOOPDOME SUNDAY OCTOBER 17TH, 2010


And now for some CIS stuff ...

Our colleague Mark Wacyk at who put out his second CIS Top Ten ... CIS Top 10 for October 25th, 2010

Lukewarm tune-up weekend for Badgers - Sports

U of S Huskie Athletics

U of R Cougars men's basketball team much different than last year's squad


And we need to thank Shafique Bakush at Keehs Production for turning me onto this great clip of a great Montreal basketball rivalry ... YouTube - [ THE RIVALRY CONTINUES] Vanier Cheetahs Vs. Dawson Blues | 2010-11 Season


And now for some assorted stuff like ... Basketball Manitoba - NCCP Introduction to Competition Advance Course Coming Nov 13-14


And for all you history buffs, if you have a spare millies on you, you can be the lucky owner of Dr. Naismith's hand written rules to the game we all love ... Original set of basketball rules expected to score up to $2 M at auction