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Today we have Steve Nash possibly to the Magic, Tristan Thompson, pretty interesting CBC video, lots of CIS and CCAA news in a very, very busy championship weekend and more here in the NC-Double-Eh's weekend round up ...

We start off with some pro news first ...

NBA Trade Rumors: Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns In Rough Spot, May Not Be Dealt - SB Nation Arizona

Report: Portland trying hard to trade for Steve Nash -

Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash Among 10 Smartest Players in the NBA

Howard wants Magic to pursue Steve Nash

Cavaliers: Tristan Thompson’s productivity increasing -

UPDATE: The Canadian National Newspaper: Jeremy Lin and Steve Nash unite: Linsanity arrives to Dundas, Ontario -- March 17

Levett selected first for NBL all-star game | The Chronicle Heral

Saint John Mill Rats clinch playoff berth - Provincial Sports - The Sackville Tribune Post

Rainmen clinch second | The Chronicle Herald

Rainmen suspend Brown indefinitely, cut Kuso | The Chronicle Herald

Lightning rides out Storm | Basketball | Sports | London Free Press

UPDATE: Saint John Mill Rats prepare for NBL playoffs - New Brunswick - CBC News

UPDATE: Late rally lifts Rainmen 112-105 over Mill Rats | The Chronicle Herald

Next up with have some nice NC-Double-Eh stories for you ...

Kris Joseph: Road winds from Montreal to D.C. to Syracuse |

Cochran, Wildcats ready for tourney | & The Charlotte Observer Newspaper

2012 Phillips 66 All-Big 12 Men's Basketball Awards Announced - Big 12 Conference - Official Athletic Site

Gonzaga, Saint Mary's guards fuel heated rivalry -

Women to first conference hoop championships

Clan dig deep hole, see rally come up short as season ends at hands of UAA’s Seawolves | The Province

Burnaby university records first NCAA playoff win

Clan coach's pride in valiant effort

UPDATE: You should already know this ... Canada's Myck Kabongo earns Big 12 basketball honours - The Globe and Mail

UPDATE: Big shout to Andrew Nicholson for this big announcement ... Dunphy, Nicholson Take Top A-10 Men's Basketball Honors - Atlantic 10 Conference Official Athletic Site

Now for the high school news ...

If you missed it Friday night here is the documentary about the sport of basketball ... Fast Break - the fifth estate

It's all pretty said in the headline ... Russell denies CBC allegations | Basketball | Sports | Toronto Sun

Dover Bay's Vallejo heading back to Spain

Blues in tune to repeat | Local Sports | St. Albert Gazette

Basketball provincials to go ahead in face of strike

Six city teams vie for fi ve AAA spots

Sa-Hali carrying city's colours | Local Sports | Kamloops Daily News

Talons, Stars jump through B.C. hoops

Teachers' strike will impact AA provincials | Local Sports | Kamloops Daily News

BCTF will allow its teachers to coach during strike

Eastern Commerce basketball juggernaut tops in Toronto again -

Provincials take shape

Royals star finally rolling

Vernon Morning Star - Vernon hoops stars still shining

UPDATE: Hoops for hope | The Chronicle Herald

UPDATE: Ontario’s Top 18 at a glance

UPDATE: Owls occupy top perch in B.C. boys' triple-A hoops

UPDATE: Deep field of teams capable of winning 2012 B.C. boys Triple A championship | The Province

UPDATE: Big dance very competitive

Here is are the CIS links from a very busy last few days ...

U of R Cougars women's basketball team covets conference crown

UVic bench boss named Canada West coach of the year

Familiar foe tough hurdle for Vikes

Vikes, Cascades a pick-'em matchup

Huskies' home is where the heart is in playoffs

Huskies' home is where the heart is in playoffs

Vieweg, Huntley hope to close out UBC careers with another title

Kelowna Capital News - Inaugural CIS season in the books for UBC Okanagan Heat

Bonhomme bags conference award - Brandon Sun

Barrett earns MVP honour

Gee-Gees women’s basketball team wins OUA title

Rivals McGill get Better of Stingers | Sports & Lifestyle | The Link

Langley Times - TWU basketball: Westbrook nominated for country's top student-athlete award

TRU Briefs: Postseason honours for Gunter and King | Local Sports | Kamloops Daily News

TheSpec - Brilliant Ravens feast on McMaster in OUA basketball...

Carleton women’s team down, but not out

Lancers take title defence on road

Tigers face uphill battle | The Chronicle Herald

Accuracy woes mean no gold for McMaster

Sudbury Northern Life - Sudbury News - Community Information Leader - Northern Ontario

Gee-Gees women overcome semifinal jitters

Metro - Centre of Dal’s hoop hopes

Forsey figures to be a centre of attention - Sports - The Telegram

Gee-Gees women’s basketball team wins OUA title

Cascades rain on Vikes' national hopes

Rivals McGill get Better of Stingers | Sports & Lifestyle | The Link

Heartbreak For Vikes as 25-point Comeback Falls One Short

Gee-Gees women overcome semifinal jitters

Huskies hope for second chance

UBC force women's Huskies to bronze medal game

Bobcats busy off the court - Brandon Sun

Lancers rout Ravens to earn berth in OUA basketball final

Carleton down, but not out of picture

Stingers blow away Citadins 77-47

Huskies upset Panthers | The Chronicle Herald

Panthers senior girls advance to hoops provincials

Women's basketball claims Canada West crown, UBC ends Regina's perfect season | The Ubyssey

Clark looking to improve her performance

UBC captures Canada West women’s crown - The Globe and Mail

X-Men vs Axemen in final | The Chronicle Herald

Capers’ AUS title run ends in 82-72 loss to Acadia - Basketball - Cape Breton Post

Forsey figures to be a centre of attention - Sports - The Telegram

Vikes fall short of bronze as season wraps up

Defending champion Ravens nab top seed for CIS Final 8

TheRecord - Carleton makes stunning statement in university hoops

UPDATE: Mission City Record - UFV Cascade women fall in Canada West bronze medal match

UPDATE: AUS Final 6 hard to top for excitement and atmosphere | The Chronicle Herald

UPDATE: Acadia draws Carleton; X-Men to face Concordia | The Chronicle Herald

UPDATE: U of R Cougars’ Michelle Clark looks to regain shooting touch

UPDATE: Capers’ AUS title run ends in 82-72 loss to Acadia - Basketball - Cape Breton Post

UPDATE: Metro - Axemen dig deep for AUS championship

UPDATE: InsideToronto Article: Silver lining for Toronto college/university basketball teams

UPDATE: Axemen celebrate AUS victory | The Chronicle Herald

UPDATE: Maroon & Golden | Sports & Lifestyle | The Link

And last but not least we have our own CCAA insider ....

If you're in the Saskatoon area this is worth checking out ... Underdogs movie set for premiere at Roxy Theatre

Rams tough on 'Wolves | The Chronicle-Journal

Mounties stun Hurricanes at buzzer in ACAA quarter-final - Basketball - The Guardian

Prince George Local News

Charger's Men and Women Advance to Semis

Huskies upset Panthers | The Chronicle Herald

Grizzlie recognized: Sports Briefs - The Barrie Examiner - Ontario, CA

Mohawk dashes Georgian's hopes - The Barrie Examiner - Ontario, CA

Algonquin women’s basketball to play for title, men eliminated

Algonquin Thunder take OCAA women’s basketball title

Cougars survive late charge to top Ooks

Holland Hurricanes will not make ACAA finals:Lost to Tommies 100-40 - Sports - The Guardia

Chargers Fall in Semi-Finals

Nanaimo News Bulletin - VIU basketball laying it all on the line

40-year wait is over for golden Mountaineers

Kermodes bow out in quarter finals | Local Sports | Squamish Chief, Squamish, BC

Familiar fate befalls Cougars

TheSpec - Mohawk captures OCAA men’s basketball title

Algoma leaves OCAA tournaments empty handed

Simcoe Article: Horvat named all-star

Tommies upset Mystics, win ACAA men's hoops crown - Sports - Truro Daily News

UNBC Off TO Men's And Women's Nationals - Opinion 250 - News for Northern and Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada

Basket: Les Dynamiques du Cégep Sainte-Foy s'illustrent au provincial - Basketball - Québec Hebdo

UPDATE: Mariners come up short in provincial gold quest

UPDATE: Nanaimo News Bulletin - VIU basketball teams wind up with silver

UPDATE: Simcoe Article: Bronze for Georgian Grizzlies

UPDATE: Late heroics propel Tommies to hoop titles | The Chronicle Herald

UDPATE: Prince George Free Press - We are the champions

UPDATE: Les Indiens sont champions provinciaux - Basketball - Courrier Ahuntsic & Bordeaux-Cartierville

And last but not least we have a nice story on the Filipino basketball scene in Winnipeg ... Winnipeg: The City of Dominance - Winnipeg Free Press