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Nash likes Phil Jackson, Carleton takes a L, an NBL Canada team in Ottawa and more in Canadian Content

Steve Nash likes the idea of Coach Phil Jackson, Ottawa may have an NBLC team soon, the ABA's Calgary Crush win their first game, Olivier Hanlan at Boston College, Carleton falls in their first contest of the season and a whole lot more all right here in Canadian Content...

He might still be out but Nash likes the idea of taking direction from Phil Jackson...
He might still be out but Nash likes the idea of taking direction from Phil Jackson...
Christopher Hanewinckel-US PRESSWIRE

First we start off with some pro news ...

Steve Nash of Los Angeles Lakers would like to play for Phil Jackson or Mike D'Antoni - ESPN Los Angeles

Steve Nash says Phil Jackson would be a 'coup for the franchise' -

This some interesting news here ... Ottawa basketball franchise set to launch in 2013 - Sports and entertainment - Ottawa Business Journal

Storm rallies in second half - Basketball - The Guardian

Championships all about trust, says Rainmen’s Smith | Metro

Storm improve to 3-0 - Basketball - The Guardian

In other minor basketball news ... Semi-professional basketball team wins first game - Calgary - CBC News

Now for a few NC-Double-Eh looks ...

NCAA hoops preview: Star power dims | Home | Toronto Sun

Canadian Olivier Hanlan a net gain for Boston College basketball team - Sports - The Boston Globe

Utah women’s basketball: Utes may put it all together this season | The Salt Lake Tribune

Next up are a few local high school stories ...

Jarski powers Phoenix to girls basketball title | therecord

Wolverines seek first senior girls championship | Basketball | Sports | Sault Star

Vikings to face Hawks in girls basketball final | therecord

Now for the many CIS stories from the weekend ...

Lakehead Thunderwolves women's basketball team start OUA season with a win

UBC women’s hoops: Tori’s story all about the jump, ‘Birds rebounder bounces back in big way | The Province

This is probably the biggest news of the CIS weekend right here ... Lancers sweep Ravens in OUA hoops opener | Windsor Star

Rams win Lakehead grudge match | The Eyeopener

Carleton's cup of hoops' riches full

New, improved Rosenkranz ready for Badgers | Basketball | Sports | St. Catharines Standard

Lady Vees hope to build on pre-season momentum | Basketball | Sports | Sudbury Star

Badgers' Gibson ready to make his mark | Basketball | Sports | Welland Tribune

Men's Panthers cruise to victory - Basketball - The Guardian

Vikes Women fall to No. 2-ranked Cascades in Canada West Basketball

Bobcats edge Bisons - Brandon Sun

Cascades overpower Vikes women

Marauders overcome slow start to tame Lions

Learning to fly - Sports - The Telegram

Champs open in style

Vikes men relentless against Cascades

Lancers sweep hoops doubleheader against Gee-Gees | Windsor Star

Marauder women collapse in late stages

AUS basketball: Stammberger helps Dal sweep UPEI - Basketball - The Guardian

Klassen nets 17 points as Acadia tops UNB | The Chronicle Herald

Basketball Rouge et Or: une rentrée à oublier pour les équipes de Québec - Basketball - Québec Hebdo

And last but not least we have the CCAA looks here ...

Algoma U hosts national champs | Basketball | Sports | Sault Star

DurhamRegion Article: Losses all around for Durham Lords basketball teams

Passion for perfection continues | Your online newspaper for London, Ontario

Mountaineers find success on the road

Basketball returns to Canadore after 20 years | Basketball | Sports | North Bay Nugget

Mountaineers topple Canada’s top ranked collegian cagers

'Kermode Kave' claims more victims | Local Sports | Squamish Chief, Squamish, BC