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Today we have the Cadets splitting their first two games in Hamburg, an interview with Coach Leo, a whole lot of Canadians making the top of their class on the recruiting front and more in today's edition of Canadian Content ...


As a heads up, the Senior Men's National Team will begin their training on August 2 so stayed tuned here for the inside scoop.  And remember that our Senior Men will be playing China in Vancouver on August 10 and then France on August 12 and 13 in Toronto.  Both should will be great games and will be worth checking out ...


Here is the low down on yesterday's tough loss to Germany to open up the FIBA U17 World Championships ...  

Canada Basketball | CADET MEN SUFFER TOUGH LOSS TO OPEN U17 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship for Men Game report

And here's the boxscore ... - 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship for Men Boxscore

And here is info on the Cadet's win over Australia ...

Canada Basketball | 4THQUARTER EXPLOSION PROPELS CANADA TO 1ST U17 WIN ... Canada downs Australia at basketball worlds ... - 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship for Men Game report ..,. and here is the boxscore ... - 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship for Men Boxscore

If you're awake in the wee hours of the morning, you can check out the live stream of the scores at but remember that they will have an off day tomorrow ....


Here's an interview by FIBA with Men's Senior Team Head Leo Rautins ... - 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship for Men Interview


Here is a look at the Cadette women's training roster ... Cadette women’s national basketball team training camp roster | Oye! Times


And a great story on Alison McNeill ... Canada Basketball | BC YOUTH BASKETBALL GROUP HIRES ALISON MCNEILL AS 1ST HEAD COACH


And now for some high school news ...  

Top recruiting site, Draft Express looks at the U18 Championships and a few Canadian players make the list of Top Internationl players ... DraftExpress: FIBA Americas U-18 Championships: Top International Prospects

Now we have a few Canadians make a few of's top players lists ... Class of 2012 Top 75 ... Men's Basketball Recruiting ... Men's Basketball Recruiting ... Men's Basketball Recruiting

And here is a great clip of Quebec player Hichem Benayad.  A big shout to Rouel Hidalgo of the Brookwoods Elite for putting us onto this dude ... YouTube - Hichem Benayad B-BALL Highlight


And a big welcome back to Mark Wacyk, a Can Ball Report contributor this season on the CIS side, who has posted his latest entry after lengthy hiatus on his site  We wish Mark continued health and look forward to more of his updates.  Check out his first of many right here ... CIS Back Again


For all of you in the Toronto area, here is the link to the Elite 1 Pro League that will go on all summer.  Come great ballers from all levels will be honing their skills here for the next two months including Senior Team point guard Jermaine Anderson and Denham Brown ... Elite1's League


And last but not least we have a great story from BC about a basketball program that is looking to keep the ball bouncing ... Five-year plan to ensure Girls Got Game | Local Sports | Cranbrook Daily Townsman, Cranbrook, BC