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Today we have the Development Men finish on top of their pool in China, the NBLC is only hours away from their first Draft, Anthony Bennett making decisions, is Andrew Wiggins the Canadian LeBron and a whole lot more in this edition of Canadian Content ...

 

First we start off with the National Program ...

BramptonGuardian Article: Tatham leads

 

Canada Basketball | DMNT FINISH FIRST IN POOL WITH WIN OVER HONG KONG

Canada into quarter-finals in men’s basketball at University Games - The Globe and Mail

Universiade: Canada's men's basketball team secures first

Aussies too much for Canucks' Women

  

And now for some pro news ...

Head of new hoops league fires back at doomsayers - The Globe and Mail

telegraphjournal.com - Combine to determine Mill Rats draft choices | Lauren bird - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

Anzuluni to Sign First Contract in League History : SWAY Sports | Basketball News Served Daily

Salerno named coach in newly formed Canadian basketball league | Burlington Free Press | burlingtonfreepress.com

"Island" NBL of Canada team names head coach - Sports - The Journal Pioneer

Former NBA player named Lightning’s coach | London Community News

Former NBA star to coach Lightning | Basketball | Sports | London Free Press

New Canadian basketball league starts with combine and draft

timestranscript.com - Moncton franchise to pick fourth in NBL draft | by neil hodge - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

Quality players attracted to draft | Morris Dalla Costa | Columnists | Sports | London Free Press

Busy weekend for NBL of Canada teams - Sports - The Journal Pioneer

Remember that the inaugural NBL Canada Draft is happening this Sunday at the Rogers Centre.  We are still awaiting confirmation of our media credentials but in case you, or we, get shut down the league will webcasting the Draft live on the league's website, www.nblcanada.ca.  This will be a historic event for sure and shouldn't be missed. 

  

And here is a local kid playing pro overseas ... Finniss returns from Australia - Sports - The Journal Pioneer 

 

Next up we have some high school stuff ...

A big shout to our boy Tariq of Northpole Hoops for this great look ... The Canadian Lebron James?? Andrew Wiggins Making a Case - Northpolehoops.com

And this one too ... Alberta's Vishal Banipal To Idaho State - Northpolehoops.com

Also a big shout to our boy Nolan Shulman and Barry Hayes at Flagrant Fouls for this list of kids that had great summers ... Post Summer Rankings: Who’s Improved Their Stock | Flagrant Fouls

TOUGH DECISIONS AHEAD FOR ANTHONY BENNETT | NBE Basketball Report

Ward latest local recruit to join den 

 

And now for some CIS news ...

Dinos hoops team learning big lessons | Basketball | Sports | Calgary Sun

UT Arlington to give UBC T-Birds's Men's Basketball first test of new season

Bisons, Wesmen to take on NCAA Div. 1 North Dakota State | Basketball | Sports | Winnipeg Sun

http://www.reginacougars.com/news/2011/8/16/MBB_0816115545.aspx

Canada West Universities Athletic Association - MBB: Sophomore Letkeman leads Dinos in preseason loss to Lamar

Lamar men's basketball beats Calgary in tournament finale - Beaumont Enterprise

Bobcats coach rebuilding roster - Brandon Sun

Lancers show big potential

 

And last but not least this great story of an official ... Officially honoured to get the call - The Cornwall Standard Freeholder - Ontario, CA