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Today we have an interview with a true Canadian basketball living legend, the passing of a great player too soon, Steve Nash is hurt again, is Tristan Thompson the next rookie black hole, and a whole lot of stuff from the NBL Canada, the CIS and the CCAA all right here in the weekend roundup edition of Canadian Content ...

First we start with some pro news ...

Steve Nash suffers thigh bruise at the end of Suns’ win over the Grizzlies | ProBasketballTalk

Is Thompson a black hole ... Rookie Thompson doesn't pass on chance to score - Sacramento Living - Sacramento Food and Wine, Home, Health | Sacramento Bee

UPDATE: Tristan Thompson: Cleveland Cavaliers' Forward Deserves More Playing Time | Bleacher Report

Lightning rallies to sink Rainmen | Basketball | Sports | London Free Press

Storm makes roster moves - Sports - The Journal Pioneer

The Canadian National Newspaper: Canadian Basketball: Forget Raptors, support Oshawa Team

Strong second half keys Rainmen win vs. Storm - Sports - The Journal Pioneer

Brown leads Rainmen to win | The Chronicle Herald

Rainmen drop fifth straight to Lightning | The Chronicle Herald

Lightning clinch playoff spot | London Community News

UPDATE: Brandon Robinson Named Player Of The Week :: :: A View Like No Other

UPDATE: Lightning first to lock up playoff spot | London Knights | Sports | London Free Press

And here are a few NC-Double-Eh looks for you ...

ASU center Jordan Bachynski is starting to come around - Phoenix Sports |

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Rider's Junior Fortunat starting to make strides -

WATN: James Gillingham, Bradley basketball - Peoria, IL -

Clan find it tough in the board room

UPDATE: Burnaby Clan teams can't stop Vikings

UPDATE: Dougher, Edwards, McGlynn Tabbed Men's Basketball Weekly Honorees - - The Official Website of the America East Conference

Next up is some high school news ...

Our deepest condolences to the family of this great player ... Strength for Tessa Beauchamp drives Surrey school

Defined by her character

Mulder, Gayle selected to Ontario Showcase

Big shout to our people at Northpole Hoops for putting together this great showcase this coming weekend ... NPH Ontario Showcase Prospect List (Updated) -

Bears set sights on Coal Bowl crown - Basketball - The Cape Breton Post


UPDATE: Titans winners at Maple Ridge tourney | Local Sports | Kamloops Daily News

Now for a whole mess of CIS stuff ...

Exams add to stress for Bobcat teams - Brandon Sun

Comeback continues for U of R Cougars' Matt Campbell

UVic teams use bye week to gear up for playoff run

Nixon still all about the score

Hamilton Product Dwayne Harvey Commits to Lakehead University Men's Basketball -

lancers win 10th in row | Windsor Star

Gaels women's basketball team falls in Toronto - The Whig Standard - Ontario, CA

UPEI basketball preview: Power, Gough 'fired up' for Memorial - Basketball - The Guardian

Coppola contributes in big way for Cougars

Duff: Vallee eager to defend title

Lancers split hoops doubleheader

UBC men's basketball team shows no love for younger brother, slaughters UBC-O in weekend series | The Ubyssey

And-One - The Phoenix

U of R Cougars men’s basketball team savours sweep

TheSpec - Mac coach feels at home in Waterloo’s gym

Lakehead Thunderwolves women's basketball team lost 77-42 to Windsor -

TheSpec - Former track star begins to hit her stride on court

Mac women put up fourth straight win

Men Panthers keep on winning in basketball - Sports - The Guardian

Capers trounce Varsity Reds | The Chronicle Herald.

The CIS Blog: Men's Basketball: Top 10 tracker: A few losses here and there, and Brian gives Carleton a new nickname

Wellsie provides his periodic takes on Canada West / CIS - CIS Hoops

Gaels rally for women's basketball win over Rams - The Whig Standard - Ontario, CA

Basketball : deux défaites pour le Rouge et Or - Basketball - Québec Hebdo

UPDATE: Mission City Record - Cascades men's hoopsters cruise past Spartans at AESC

UPDATE: Lancers rekindle the fire

UPDATE: Voyageurs have six-game streak snapped - The Sudbury Star - Ontario, CA


And here we have some CCAA looks ...

Mariners men's basketball team seeking momentum

DurhamRegion Article: Rob Gagliardi shines as Lords dispose of Lancers

Caputo rules the basketball court for Trojans

BramptonGuardian Article: Bruins split at Fanshawe

Simcoe Article: Grizzlies slay Vikings

Falcons primed for deep playoff run | London Community News

St. Clair Saints drop 2 on the weekend

Rustlers whip Wolves for third–straight win - Lloydminster Meridian Booster - Alberta, CA

Holland College rallies | The Chronicle Herald

Chargers sweep the weekend!

Vikings record big hoops win - The Whig Standard - Ontario, CA

UPDATE: Saints look for finishing touch

UPDATE: BASKETBALL: Lady Lions restore the roar - The Sarnia Observer - Ontario, CA

UPDATE: Cambrian cagers lose pair - The Sudbury Star - Ontario, CA

UPDATE: VIU coasts past Douglas College, stays ahead of UNBC in PacWest

And last but not least we have a nice story on a true living legend of Canadian basketball ... 90-year-old tells the tales of women’s basketball legends - The Globe and Mail