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Today we have Steve Nash taking a stand, Joel Anthony, Tristan Thompson at the Draft Combine and a few stories, a big transfer to NC State, Khem Birch shows out this weekend and lots of high school and college stuff right here in this edition of Canadian Content ...


First start off with some National Team news ...

Olympics dream at stake as Canadian women basketball team gets ready for FIBA Americas Championship |

CAN - Time flies for Canada's Gabriele | FIBA.COM


And now for some pro news ...

First we give Captain Canada a huge shout for taking a stand ... Suns' Steve Nash voices support for same-sex marriage in video - Game On!: Covering the Latest Sports News

And here is a great story on Miami's defensive stalwart Joel Anthony ... Miami Heat’s Anthony earned success ‘the old-fashioned way’ - Linda Robertson -

And since he'll soon be a pro, we have some looks on Tristan Thompson ...

DraftExpress: NBA Combine Interviews: Tristan Thompson, Faried, Harris, Leslie

Thompson thinks he could fit with Bucks - JSOnline

Tristan Thompson, former St. Benedict's standout, hoping for a return to Toronto at NBA Draft |

2011 NBA Mock Draft: Will Tristan Thompson Be a Top 5 Pick? | Bleacher Report

Detroit Pistons - NBA | Texas big man is high on Pistons | The Detroit News

Tristan Thompson on possibility of joining Detroit Pistons, Greg Monroe: 'We'd complement each other great' |


NBL founders await deposit cheques - Sports -

And here are some looks on the Edmonton Energy who went 2-1 this past weekend against the visiting Bellingham Slam ... 

YouTube - ‪Edmonton Energy Episode 1 - The New Beginning.wmv‬‏

Broadus's return to Energy a family affair

Energy gets Slammed in finale | Basketball | Sports | Edmonton Sun

UPDATE:  BASKETBALL: Slam take series from Edmonton - Sports News -


And here is a note from our people at Jet Set Basketball that there is a Juan Mendez sighting, or soon to be sighting anyway ... Juan Mendez participera à la Tournée de Basketball Québec | Basketball Québécois


And now for some high school news ...

Big shout to Tariq and his people at Northpole Hoops for the great work on the high school end ... New Brunswick Commitments: CIS + CCAA -

Kelowna Capital News - Heat add power up front with Naramata big man

Vernon Morning Star - Walton continues TRU tradition

NPH YAAACE Player Evaluations: A Star is Born -

NPH Recap: National Cadet OpenTryout + Invitational -

Birch Cleans Glass for Victorious Sean Bell |

*A*Game GOAL SETTING | Flagrant Fouls

We've got some big updates from Nolan Shulman and Barry Hayes at Flagrant Fouls ...

UPDATE:  CFCA’s Davis gets California Love | Flagrant Fouls

UPDATE:  Change of plans for Jacobsen | Flagrant Fouls

UPDATE:  Point Guards Standout on Trip to East Coast  | Flagrant Fouls

Also some updates from our people at Crown Magazine Gil Muako and Drew Ebanks ...

UPDATE:  U16 Ontario Cup Recap And Standouts | Crown Magazine

UPDATE: Video: 2014 Star Cassidy Ryan | Crown Magazine 


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

Here is a big transfer note ... - NC State picks up PG transfer

Here's a couple of looks that had Belleville, ON native and recently graduated Iowa State Hawkeye Jamie Vanderbeken in Minneapolis for a pre-Draft workout ...

Wolves workout two with local ties

Draft countdown: Target Center workouts begin |

And here is a blog from a Simon Fraser baller ... Chelsea Reist's Blog

UPDATE:  Ravens capture D1 transfer Chmielewski | Flagrant Fouls


And now for the CIS news ...

California dreaming | Local Sports | Lethbridge Herald

Simon Farine: All Roads Lead to Success, [Farine to ink Pro Contract in Israel] -

NPH CIS #6-Ranked Isaac Kuon: Unstoppable -

Here is a very good story from the people at Northpole Hoops on the growth of the CIS ... Canadian basketball: CIS or NCAA? Little Brother is Growing Up... -