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Today we have Canada at the Pan Am Games, Myck Kabongo, Braeden Anderson landing at Fresno State, Nicholson and Sacre are among CBS Sports' 30 best bigs, Naz Long commits to Iowa State, lots of CIS and NBL action and more in this jam packed edition of the weekend roundup of Canadian Content ...


Firs we start off with some National Team news from the Pan Am Games ...



You can check out Canada's last game today at 6:30pm ET as they duke it out with Mexico for fifth place.  The Men begin their games this week.   

BramptonGuardian Article: Pair eye Pan Am hoops medals


Next up is the pro looks ...

Here is a follow up on the zany Mr. Nash as an energy conservationist ... Nash wasting no energy during lockout

CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Basketball - NBA: Triano shares expertise

And it was a big weekend in the NBLC with lots of pre season action ...

Lightning primed for season | London Community News - Local happy to suit up one more time with Rats | Randy O'Donnell - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada - Cunningham being heard at training camp | By Neil Hodge - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada - Miracle expects intense play all of the time | by neil hodge - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada - Bleary-eyed Miracles pass their first test for coach - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

Rainmen prevail over Storm in close game - Sports - The Journal Pioneer - Anderson anxious to play in exhibition | By Canadaeast News Service - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

First Round Draft Pick, Canadian Jerome Brown Drops 26, Not Enough For Milrats -

Top Stories

Lightning, King rule the court to win inaugural home game | Basketball | Sports | London Free Press

Metro - London Lightning official roster announced

King’s Lightning touch overpowers Oshawa | London Community News

Rainmen sweep home-and-home series from Storm - Sports - The Journal Pioneer

UPDATE:  Fredericton group considers pro basketball team - New Brunswick - CBC News

UPDATE: - Moncton Miracles play first game tonight | by neil hodge - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

UPDATE:  Moncton man closer to hoop dream - New Brunswick - CBC News

UPDATE:  Lightning it up | Sports | London Free Press

UPDATE: - Local fans get peek at pro hoops | By BILL HUNT - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

UPDATE: - Coach not concerned after Mill Rats drop second pre-season tilt | Bill Hunt - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada


Here we have a Canadian pro blog from our people at Slan Sports (big shout to you Matt) ... Slan Sports Management | Player Profile – Matteke Hutzler – Third Blog from Portugal!

And a big congrats to Imad on his big move ... Signing my 1st Euro Professional Basketball Contract. Time for the Pros!! " iqahwash20


And now for lots of NC-Double-Eh news ...

Nicholson and Sacre didn't crack the top 15 but they're definitely among the top 30 ... Top 30 big men: Lighter on his feet, Sullinger rules the paint - NCAA Division I Mens Basketball -

Braeden Anderson to attend Fresno State |

Mature Myck Kabongo will lead young Texas - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN

HornsNation: Talented recruits will be counted on for Texas' hoops team - ESPN

Big 12: Five Things I Can't Wait To See - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN

This story has Kris Joseph as the X-factor for the 'Cuse ... Jim Boeheim, Syracuse banking on experience, depth to succeed - Seth Davis -


Now we have some high school looks for you ...

Big shout to our people at Crown Magazine for this look ... Anthony Pate Finds Perfect Balance: Transfers To LUHI | Crown Magazine

Back To Life, Back To Reality Standouts | Crown Magazine

A big shout to Naz Long on his commit to Iowa State ... Naz Long, #7-Ranked Prospect in the Country Commits to Iowa State, Melvin Ejim Plays Big Role -

Iowa State Lands Naz Long | Crown Magazine

Iowa State owes Ejim huge I think ... Ejim's buddy says he'll play for Cyclones | The Des Moines Register |


And last but not least we have a lot of CIS action here ...

Bobcats fast-track Gillett - Brandon Sun

Fans get first home look at Vikes in non-conference play |

CBU, Beijing squad post wins at Capers Fall Classic - Basketball - The Cape Breton Post

Cougars beat Bisons to get first win

Griffins dominate in paint to edge Vikes in exhibition |

UW's Sharpe needs to be on point | Basketball | Sports | Winnipeg Sun - Laval beats V-Reds by 6 | By Canadaeast News Service - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

Saskatchewan Huskies Capture Third Straight Graham Shootout Championship! - 

UPDATE: - Saskatchewan wins three straight games at Classic | Times & transcript staff - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

UPDATE:  Voyageurs win Laurentian Invitational - The Sudbury Star - Ontario, CA