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We Have Triano the SMNT Head Coach, Cliff Levingston in Halifax, Amar'e Coaching Canadian Maccabi Team and More in Canadian Content

People, remember that this is an event that can be checked out this weekend at Ryerson U.  Hoops for Hope is for a good cause so if you can make it this is definitely an event to check out.
People, remember that this is an event that can be checked out this weekend at Ryerson U. Hoops for Hope is for a good cause so if you can make it this is definitely an event to check out.

Today we have the worst kept secret in Canadian basketball this summer, Amar'e to coach a Canadian Maccabi team, Cliff Levingston to coach in Halifax, Olu Ashaolu signs in Spain, basketball resurrected in North Bay and more in today's Canadian Content ...

First we start off with some National Program stuff ...

Steve Nash’s time is now to steer Canadian men’s basketball team on road to 2016 Olympics -

And now for the worst kept secret ... JAY TRIANO NAMED HEAD COACH OF THE CANADIAN SENIOR MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM | Canada Basketball


Canada Basketball ready to pass the ball back to former coach Jay Triano | NBA | Sports | National Post

Jay Triano back in charge of Canadian Men’s basketball team | NBA | Sports | National Post

Steve Nash turns to Jay Triano to revive national men’s basketball team -

Jay Triano, Dave Smart return to the Canada Basketball fold for the road to Rio 2016 | The Eh Game - Yahoo! Sports Canada

Big shout to our man Jason Thom at the Score for this great video on the announcement of Triano and the players invited to the SMNT camp this weekend ... Jay Triano is back as Head Coach of Canada Basketball | Video |

In all the hoopla of the Triano announcement, remember that the Cadette Women can still earn a medal beginning today ...

Hamilton basketball trio powers Canada past Korea |

BramptonGuardian Article: Cadette women in medal hunt

And this is a huge event happening this weekend in Toronto ... CANADA BASKETBALL AND SPORT TESTING INC. TO HOST TECH-INSPIRED SKILLS COMBINE | Canada Basketball

Now for the pro stories ...

Mazeltov ... Amar’e Stoudmire Named Maccabi Canada Assistant Coach - Shalom Life

Big shout to Olu Ashaolu for signing his first pro contract ... Spanish Basketball, Teams, Scores, Stats, News, Standings - EUROBASKET

Also a big shout to Matteke for signing her second pro contract ... Slan Sports Management | Player Profile – Matteke Hutzler Signs One-Year Contract in Germany

Big news for the Rainmen hiring Cliff Levingston as their new head coach ...

Rainmen hire owner’s cousin to coach | The Chronicle Herald

Islander joins Storm coaching staff - Sports - The Journal Pioneer

And her is a great story from Steve Sir and his pro odyssey through Mexico ... Going through the hoops in Mexico

Now for some high school looks ...

If you're wondering why Andrew Wiggins and Tyler Ennis aren't at the SMNT camp, blame this ... SLAM ONLINE | " 7th Annual Under Armour Elite 24 Preview

Big shout to Matthew Taylor for getting that scholarship ... BramptonGuardian Article: Basketball guides Taylor to southern California

Basketball standout helps Team B.C. win gold

B.C. hoop teams all medal on Canada courts

Huron basketball team pick up silver at Ontario Games | Your online newspaper for London, Ontario

CottageCountryNow Article: Huntsville’s Ryan Kirkby aims to make mark with Laurier Golden Hawks

High hopes for hoop season - Airdrie Echo - Alberta, CA

Next up some CIS stuff ...

Canada trip, including 74-59 win at McGill in finale, puts some of Rebels' pieces in place - Las Vegas Sun News

Jensen-Whyte joins UBC T-Birds men's basketball team

Ravens take flight against Huskies

Richmond Review - Scrubb invited to Canada's hoops camp

Smart named to national staff | Basketball | Sports | Ottawa Sun

And last but not least we have a few CCAA stories ...

Mariners ready to take on Matadors in hoops exhibition

Camosun names new hoops boss

Canadore Varsity Basketball team hits the court for training camp