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Nash back on the weekend, Ejim earns honors, McNeill steps down and more in Canadian Content

Steve Nash is practicing now and could be back this weekend, Allison McNeill steps down as SWNT head honcho, Khem Birch is back, Melvin Ejim earns player of the week in the Big 12, my story on Jimmy Dorsey for SLAMonline and more in Canadian Content ...


First we start off with some National Team news ...

Big shout to Coach McNeill for her dedication and the place she lifted the Women's team and game in her time ... ALLISON MCNEILL STEPPING DOWN AS HEAD COACH | Canada Basketball

Coach McNeill leaves Canadian basketball -

Allison McNeill retires as Team Canada women’s basketball head coach -

This could be an interesting situation brewing ... Thomaidis ‘curious’ about top job

Next up is some pro stuff ...

Steve Nash and Pau Gasol return to practice -

Really ... SLAM ONLINE | " Steve Nash Reportedly Aims to Play on Saturday

Return of Steve Nash, Pau Gasol could be a gift for Lakers -

Dwight Howard believes Steve Nash's return will help Lakers' defense -

Storm crushes Rainmen in NBL of Canada action - Sports - The Guardian

Holmes’ stint with Storm a short one - Sports - The Journal Pioneer

Rainmen flop after winning streak | The Chronicle Herald

Halifax Rainmen hoping free-ticket offer can bolster future attendance | Metro

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

Big shout to Brampton, ON's Melvin Ejim for earning conference accolades ... Ejim, Austin Recognized With Men

Birch's arrival creates 'problem' for Rice - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN

After a year off, Birch excited to make his UNLV debut against UTEP - Las Vegas Sun News

Basketball: Mississauga's Nik Stauskas lights up NCAA : The Canadian National Newspaper

Here are a few high school stories ...

Langley Times - Spartans land pair of top recruits

Chan De Ciman following in his siblings' footsteps

Ottawa's Marial Shayok growing his basketball game at U.S. prep school | Basketball | Sports | Ottawa Sun

DurhamRegion Article: Ajax's Brianna Thomas, Pickering's Chelayne Bailey invited to national camps

Nanaimo News Bulletin - Tournaments test Nanaimo b-ball teams

And last but not least we have a couple of CIS looks ...

Not one to toot my own horn but check out the story I did for SLAMonline on Cape Breton baller James Dorsey ... SLAM ONLINE | " The Yankee Caper

The search is on - Sports - The Guardian