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Today we have some Steve Nash at the NBA All Star Game, Tristan Thompson loving life, senior Oregon Ducks Olu and Devoe, some Canadian referees are going to be officiating internationally, NBL Canada news and a whole lot of play off action from high school, CIS and CCAA levels all right here in the Weekend Round Up edition of Canadian Content ...

First we start off with some pro news ...

Steve Nash sees himself playing longer, still not on market - NBA - Sporting News

Steve Nash reaffirms commitment to Suns at NBA All-Star Weekend in Orlando

Steve Nash reiterates he’s not looking for a trade, but free agency… | ProBasketballTalk

Steve Nash reaffirms commitment to Suns at NBA All-Star Weekend in Orlando - News from The Arizona Republic

NBA Rumors: Steve Nash to be "Aggressively" Pursued by Orlando Magic, According to Report - Orlando Pinstriped Post

Phoenix Suns give and go: Steve Nash

UPDATE: Magic GM ups volume on Nash chatter

UPDATE: Interesting that Dougie is suggesting the Raps take a shot at Nash ... Doug Smith's Sports Blog

Cleveland’s Tristan Thompson of Brampton scores 20 points in Rising Stars game -

Canadian rookie Tristan Thompson thrilled to be part of NBA all-star weekend -

House of worship to become Lightning

Storm clinic impresses young basketball players - Local - The Journal Pioneer

Moncton Miracles struck down by Lightning - Provincial - The Sackville Tribune Post

Metro - Sign of things to come?

Rainmen nip Kebs in key game | The Chronicle Herald

Rainmen join with student group in fight against cyberbullying | The Chronicle Herald

Rainmen close in on second | The Chronicle Herald

Lightning play JLC March 9 | Basketball | Sports | London Free Press

London 95/Québec 105: une remontée spectaculaire | Carl Tardif | Actualités sportives

UPDATE: Rainmen drench Kebs | The Chronicle Herald

UPDATE: Metro - Home court edge a win away for Rainmen

UPDATE: DurhamRegion Article: Whitby company helping market basketball team

Rift could end Benoit's 29-year run with national team


DurhamRegion Article: Gene Schaaf honoured for 55 years of service

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

TheSpec - Bishop Tonnos alum Hutcheson shows high hoops IQ at...

Olu Ashaolu and Devoe Joseph are throwing their ‘O’ Canadian style during only seasons as Ducks | Transfers Devoe Joseph and Olu Ashaolu have come a long way to help lead Oregon

Burnaby university ends second NCAA season with loss

UPDATE: Burnaby university qualifies for conference championship

UPDATE: Nicholson, Wells Earn A-10 Weekly Awards - Atlantic 10 Conference Official Athletic Site

UPDATE: Joseph Leads Oregon's Resurgence > Pac12 > News-BballM

Here are some high school looks ...

Raiders leader starts young | High School Basketball | Sports | London Free Press

Saints on roll in NOSSA AAA basketball - The Sault Star - Ontario, CA

Centennial Chargers win COSSA Jr. Boys basketball title - Belleville Intelligencer - Ontario, CA

Knights head to semifinals with win over Colts - The Sault Star - Ontario, CA

Ernestown eliminated at EOSSAA - The Whig Standard - Ontario, CA

T-Birds three-peat - The Barrie Examiner - Ontario, CA

Basketball association bows to St. George’s legal threat

Knights to AA Mainland finals

Big shout to our colleague Barry Hayes at Hoopstars Canada for this look at the Ontario high school AAAA winners from the last ten years ...

TheRecord - SJAM, St. Mary’s advance in basketball playoffs

NOSSA basketball wraps up locally

Knights edge Colts, grab NOSSA AAA hoops title - The Sault Star - Ontario, CA

Twin Lakes hammers Barrie Central 72-49 to win senior finals - The Barrie Examiner - Ontario, CA

Owls repeat as senior champs - The Barrie Examiner - Ontario, CA

SMUS, Brentwood off to provincials

GuelphMercury - SJAM, St. Mary’s advance in basketball playoffs

High hopes on hardwood | Times Colonist

25 years and counting for Ramblers | London Community News

Saints use speed, precision to gun down Lancers - The Sault Star - Ontario, CA

Underdog Titans show more fight than Irish, capture Halton title -

Cougars claim city title, medal at WOSSAA | London Community News

Burnaby independent qualifies for B.C. AA high school boys' basketball championships

Look out east coast because our people at Northpole Hoops are coming back ... NPH East Coast Showcase is back! -

Now for a whole lot of CIS news bits from a very busy play off weekend ...

University basketball action at its finest

Alberta Pandas endangered as UBC women's basketball romp to game one win | The Ubysse

Go-kart outing provided winning metaphor

Vikes right at home against surging Dinos

Boys in Red: "I wear the No. 8 for them" | The Chronicle Herald

Huskies survive scare

CIS champion Lancers open playoffs against Mustangs

Vernon Morning Star - Pack hit road

NetNewsledger.comLakehead University T-Wolves Host Guelph to Advance to Wilson Cup Final Four

Lancers have had Marauders number this season

Bears advance to Canada West basketball final four - Edmonton Examiner - Alberta, CA

Ravens mens basketball pushed, but produce playoff victory

Pandas basketball season ends far too soon - Edmonton Examiner - Alberta, CA

Dinos feast on sloppy Vikes

Bakovic a Beast as Dino's Steal Series Opener

Cougars convincing in win over Wesmen

Lancers to begin quest for second straight CIS title

Men's basketball drops first game of quarterfinals, playoff hopes in jeopardy | The Ubyssey

GuelphMercury - Lakehead shoves hoop Gryphons out of playoffs

Local sports roundup: Lancers eliminated in men's basketball, U of W wins OUA track titles

Duff: Vallee's Lancers open with playoff victory against Mustangs

TheSpec - McMaster advances to OUA Final Four

'Wolves advance to Wilson Cup | The Chronicle-Journal

Historic win - Basketball - The Register/Advertiser

Graduating Panthers looking to go out as winners - Sports - The Guardian

T-Bird women's basketball play lights out in Canada West quarterfinal, eliminate U of A | The Ubyssey

UBC digs deep to sweep Pandas

Golden Bears put a quick end to UBC's post-season

Bears happy at home

Alberta brings the brooms, sweeps UBC men's basketball out of Canada West quarterfinals | The Ubyssey

Evans the hero as Vikes slay Dinos in a men's basketball classic

Another miracle shot, this time Vikes pull trick, stun Dinos en route to CW Final Four berth | The Province

Vikes' last stand

Oak Bay News - VIDEO: Vikes headed to final four on buzzer-beater

Vikes Force Game 3 With 68-61 Win Over Calgary

U of R Cougars women’s basketball team off to the Final Four

TheSpec - Mac hoops squad ready to defy the odds

TheRecord - Lady Hawk cagers bounced in second round

The Varsity " From walk-on to all-star

TheSpec - McMaster advances to OUA basketball Final Four

OUA basketball medal back in Marauders sights

Hoop Tigers make playoffs | The Chronicle Herald

Lakehead University Thunderwolves Bound For Wilson Cup Final Four -

Basketball Panthers dominate Capers 96-79 in final game of season - Sports - The Guardian

Capers women wrap up hoops season with 12th straight win - Basketball - Cape Breton Post

Eddie P's RSEQ Playoff Edition - CIS Hoops

UPDATE: Basketball coach feeds players information they need to win

UPDATE: TRU: Huskies run past WolfPack | Local Sports | Kamloops Daily News

UPDATE: Huskies make Final Four

UPDATE: Cougars off to Final Four

UPDATE: Fingertip ends Dinos’ Canada West Final Four dream

UPDATE: Golden Horseshoe shines in OUA basketball honours

UPDATE: Season over for Voyageurs - The Sudbury Star - Ontario, CA

UPDATE: Lancers outhustle opponents

UPDATE: And the OUA has announced it's women's award winners for the season here.

And last but not least we have the CCAA looks from this weekend also ...

Kermodes look ahead to playoffs | Local Sports | Squamish Chief, Squamish, BC

Algoma men advance to OCAA championships

Algoma U Advances to OCAA Men's Basketball Championship - LOCAL2 Sault Ste. Marie

Rams opt out of competing at men's hoops nationals - Sports - Truro Daily News

UPDATE: Keyano Huskies men’s basketball season ends after close games - Fort McMurray Today - Alberta, CA