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Bennett is #1, Olynyk is #13, Wiltjer could transfer and Bennett goes #1 in Canadian Content

Anthony Bennett is the highest Drafted Canadian going #1, Kelly Olynyk makes it two Canucks in the Lottery, the Junior Men take a loss to Spain at the U19 Championships, more on Kyle Wiltjer transfer talks, did we say Robo was picked 1st in the NBA Draft and more in Canadian Content ...

It looks like Anthony Bennett has reached the top of the basketball mountain ...
It looks like Anthony Bennett has reached the top of the basketball mountain ...
Jeff Bottari

We begin with some National Program news ...

Big shout to our peeps Drew Ebanks and Jay Irving for this new video ... "The Next Wave" Canada Basketball reaching new heights - YouTube



Edmonton welcomes Canadian women's basketball team to its new home

Now for some pro looks ...

Well, Ok I suppose ... Steve Nash says he wants Dwight Howard back with LA Lakers next season - NY Daily News

It looks like we'll see more of Robbie in purple and gold ... Lakers pick up options on Meeks, Sacre - NBA -

This huge dismantling of the Celtics via trade is sending Kris Joseph back to Boston apparently ... KG Signs Off; Celtics-Nets Reportedly Pull Off Blockbuster Trade " CBS Boston

SkyHawks Win Top Pick In Draft | Ottawa Citizen

Check out may Eric Kibi talking about his rookie pro year in Germany ... German Basketball, Teams, Scores, Stats, News, Standings - EUROBASKET

Next up is a whole lot of NC-Double-Eh news ...

Kentucky Wildcats, Kyle Wiltjer handle situation correctly -- college basketball - ESPN

Wiltjer’s List Should Come Into Focus Soon |

Vince Carter's kids: Generation of basketball stars inspired by Carter comes of age | Toronto Star

So we start with the pre-Draft stories ...

NBA draft: Anthony Bennett set to make Canadian history | Toronto Star

Canadian Anthony Bennett downplays shoulder surgery ahead of NBA draft

Anthony Bennett offers plenty of offense for Pelicans in draft | Sports | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA

Anthony Bennett hoping to make history at NBA draft

Anthony Bennett's one season at UNLV a success for this important reason - Las Vegas Sun News

Numbers back Olynyk going in first round

Kelly Olynyk: Cross-continent flight brings Kamloops star back home for 2013 NBA draft | The Province

NBA Draft 2013: Myck Kabongo is . . . - SLC Dunk

And now here is the post-Draft news ...

An incredibly big shout to Brampton, ON's own Anthony Bennett for becoming the highest picked Canadian and latest NBA Draft number 1 selection ... Anthony Bennett first Canadian taken No. 1 in NBA draft; Cleveland Cavaliers unite Brampton ballers | Eh Game - Yahoo! Sports Canada

Anthony Bennett Makes Canadian Basketball History, Selected #1 Overall to Cleveland! -

Bennett could be highest Canadian drafted by NBA | Basketball | Sports | Toronto Sun

Canadian Anthony Bennett makes history as No. 1 selection in NBA draft | NBA | Sports | National Post

Canadian Anthony Bennett makes NBA history as 1st overall pick

Anthony Bennett first Canadian to go No. 1 at NBA Draft | Basketball | Sports | Toronto Sun

Cavaliers select UNLV's Bennett No. 1 in draft - NBA -

Cavaliers Select U.N.L.V.’s Bennett at No. 1, and Even He Is Surprised -

On a night of firsts, Bennett’s selection is one big surprise - The Globe and Mail

Anthony Bennett, Tristan Thompson and how the Cavaliers might make it work -

UNLV's Bennett taken No. 1 by Cleveland Cavaliers | Las Vegas Review-Journal

NBA players react to Cavs picking Canadian Bennett 1st overall

Also big shout to Kelly Olynyk for making it two Canadian Lottery picks ... Green Street " Celtics trade up for Gonzaga center Kelly Olynyk

South Kam’s Kelly Olynyk now a Boston Celtic, and B.C.’s highest-ever NBA draft selection | The Province

Not really a Draft story per se but a very good point here on the former NEDA Academy ... Kelly Olynyk going to Boston Celtics shows value of Canada Basketball’s short-lived academy | The Eh Game - Yahoo! Sports Canada

NBA Draft: History Made | Canada Basketball

I think this is the case ... Starting a Canadian invasion?

Canadians in the NBA draft becoming an annual tradition | The Eh Game - Yahoo! Sports Canada

And last but not least we have a few assorted basketball stories here ...

Lakers basketball a swish for 2014 | Basketball | Sports | North Bay Nugget

Coach K gets extension at UPEI - Sports - The Guardian

Thunderwolves pick up Grand Marais product | The Chronicle-Journal

Keyano adds 4 to women's basketball team | Basketball | Sports | Fort McMurray Today

Kelly selected coach of the year - Sports - The Journal Pioneer