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Today we have Steve Nash as the energy detective, a great look on Tristan Thompson by Michael Grange, Andrew Nicholson on ESPN, Myck Kabongo an impact freshman, Anthony Bennett, a crazy mixtape, lots of CIS, NBL and more in this edition of Canadian Content ...

 

First we start off with the National Program ...

A big shout to our ladies that will be reppin' Canada at the Pan Am Games who begin playing this Friday ... Canada Basketball | CANADIAN WOMEN

 

Here is an interesting story ... Former hoops star Misty Thomas gets her kicks - The Globe and Mail

 

And now for some pro news ...

And here is a video by that looney Steve Nash.  He looks like a peeping Tom in this one.

Here is a great look at Tristan Thompson by one of the best in the biz Michael Grange ... Sportsnet Magazine: This flight is delayed - sportsnet.ca

 

Metro - Pep’s biggest challenge yet?

Storm into Week 2 of camp - Sports - The Journal Pioneer

Winning Lightning set for home opener | Basketball | Sports | London Free Press

timestranscript.com - Well-travelled Darrell Wonge continues hoops career in Moncton | by neil hodge - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

Metro - Local PG signs with Rainmen

Kebs: Jermaine Blackburn, un rêve plus qu'un cauchemar | Olivier Bossé | Actualités sportives

UPDATE:  timestranscript.com - Robertson looks forward to shot with Miracles | by neil hodge - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

 

And next we have some NC-Double-Eh stories for ya ...

ESPN's Andy Katz talks to a Can Ball favorite Andrew Nicholson at the A-10 media day ... 2011 Atlantic 10 Media Day - ESPN

Here's a look at Myck Kabongo from our SB Nation colleagues at Burnt Orange Nation ... 2011-12 Texas Longhorns Basketball Season Preview, Part 1: Myck Kabongo and the Freshman Guards - Burnt Orange Nation

And of course he's named one of SI's impact freshman for this season ... Myck Kabongo - PG, Texas - Luke Winn's Top 16 Instant Impact Freshmen - Photos - SI.com

There are four Canadians on this list ... 2011-12 season preview: Top 100 players in college basketball - NCAA Division I Mens Basketball - CBSSports.com

Finally some respect for Hernst Laroche ... Aggies Picked to Finish Second in WAC Coaches Poll - New Mexico State Athletics Official Web Site - NMStateSports.com

Check out what Santa Clara's Julian Clarke has to say about his role with the Broncos this season ... Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap Oct. 18 2011 - YouTube

This is a pretty damn cool story.  Young kids (and old kids too), know your Canadian basketball history ... Brkovich shares moment

 

Now for some high school stuff ...

Scout.com: Highlight Reel: Anthony Bennett

Long Enjoys First Official Visit To Rice; Plans Two More | Crown Magazine

Iowa State Basketball Recruiting: Point guard Naz Long will officially visit this weekend | Cyclone Fanatic

This is a pretty sick clip of three rising Canadian ballers ... CFCA Trio Destroy ScoutsFocus Elite Maryland! Jaylin Pennie, MiKyle McIntoch and Kaza Keane - YouTube

National Prep School Athletics Association | News

NEW SCHOOLS ADDED TO LONG LIST OF R.J. CURINGTON | NBE Basketball Report

Big shout to our peeps at Crown Magazine for breaking this story ... Dakota Whyte’s Wisconsin Wish Is Granted | Crown Magazine

Who To Watch Checklist: Centennial Colts Classic Tournament (2011) | Crown Magazine

 

Up next is some CIS looks ...

Acadia Axemen Tip Off Pre Season Showcasing New Talent - Northpolehoops.com

Resurgent Spartans take top spot at Shoot for the Cure Tournament

timestranscript.com - Six hoops teams prepared for Don Grant Classic | by shannon macleod - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

Spartans beat Beijing

Lumoro looking for W’s west of Winnipeg  

Stevenson’s five points leads Badgers to 43-point win over RMC - Sports - The Brock Press - Brock University

UPDATE:  Lomuro looking for a title

UPDATE:  Tough season for the Heat - Sports - Castanet.net

UPDATE:  timestranscript.com - Elyse Jobin returns home for hoops tourney | Dwayne Tingley - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

 

And a CCAA story here ... BramptonGuardian Article: Bruins meet Humber in Montreal hoops final

UPDATE:  Thunderbirds Off To Strong Start In 2011-2012 - LOCAL2 Sault Ste. Marie

 

And last but not least we have a great story on a wheelchair basketball program in BC ... BCLocalNews.com - Gold Rush hits the hardwood