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Study: Greater Toronto Area (GTA) producing more NBA talent compared to NHL prospects
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More than a dozen GTA-born hockey players have stick-handled their way into the first rounds of NHL drafts over the last few years. A handful of basketball stars born and bred in the Greater Toronto Area are following in their footsteps when the NBA goes shopping. In raw numbers, hockey is still king for young athletic talent. But the comparative numbers may surprise you. If you include th... [Read More]

NBL Canada announces historic three-year National television deal with beIN Sports Canada
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Talk about changing the mood and atmosphere. The National Basketball League of Canada and commissioner Paul Riley have announced a historic three-year television deal with beIN Sports Canada which is set to bring Canadian Basketball to over 7 million Canadians nationwide. The partnership will bring weekly live NBL Canada games in HD to Canadian households via Bell TV, Bell Fibre, Eastlink, MT... [Read More]

Raptors-Nets 2014 NBA playoff opener reaches highest Canadian audience since 2002
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It was the most-watched Raptors game on English television in Canada since 2002. The Northern Uprising has swept the nation. Overnight data from BBM Canada confirms the Toronto Raptors’ opening game against the Brooklyn Nets in the First Round of the NBA PLAYOFFS attracted an average audience of 539,000 viewers – making it the most-watched Raptors game on English television in Canada in 12 yea... [Read More]

VLADE DIVAC & PEJA STOJAKOVIC Feature A PAIR OF KINGS
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A Great Deal. By TIM DAVID HARVEY All around the world, this game is global. Just take this last October gone for example. In the NBA's exhibition across Europe and the rest of the world to preview their season with some preseason games, they travel everywhere from London to the towers and bridges of many other popular cities. Last year however as Kevin Durant's Oklahoma City Thunder faced d... [Read More]

Kevin Durant Hits Unreal Four-Point Play Against Memphis Grizzlies (VIDEO)
Kevin Durant connected on this amazing four-point play against the Memphis Grizzlies. Is this the best, most clutch shot you have ever witnessed? [Read More]

Nav Bhatia Raptor Fan in Bad Times Tastes the Good
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Nav Bhatia has watched a lot of bad basketball, the inevitable result of being a Toronto Raptors season-ticket holder since the franchise’s inception in 1995. Bhatia, 62, has never missed a regular-season home game, he said. He watched Kobe Bryant score 81 points against Toronto in 2006. He endured a 66-loss season in 1997-98. He rooted for the Raptors when Morris Peterson was among their leadi... [Read More]

Raptors fans display pride by singing the Canadian national anthem against Brooklyn Nets (VIDEO)
The Raptors came up short in opening game of their best-of-seven Eastern Conference Quarter-finals series against the Brooklyn Nets. The atmosphere inside the Air Canada Centre was electric and turned deafening durinng the singing of the Canadian National anthem. Leaving no doubt that"#WeTheNorth" indeed! Toronto is the East's version of Golden State. Unreal fan support regardless of team succe... [Read More]

Taunts Fly in Toronto, but Pierce’s Late Surge Gives Nets the Last Word
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“I don’t like them, but I apologize,” he It will be an entertaining few days with these two teams if they unfold anything like the first one. By the time Saturday’s game was over, the Nets had sucked the life from the arena and silenced the derision, churning out a 94-87 victory to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. [Read More]

Windsor Express Win 2014 NBL Canada Championship
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Started from the bottom, now they’re here. And they’ve just made history. The Windsor Express have battled back from a 3-1 series deficit, survived elimination twice, fought through obstacle and adversity to capture the holy grail of the National Basketball League of Canada. It wasn’t easy, but the tracks were laid, and the train rolled on. Thursday night, in front of nearly 3500 screaming fans in... [Read More]

Toronto Raptors #WeTheNorth Campaign Unites Canadian Basketball Community (VIDEO)
The Toronto Raptors have finally put together a marketing campaign that can be considered a "Slam Dunk". Just ahead of the 2014 NBA Playoffs the Raptors in association with Drake and SidLee delivered a powerful message to Canada and the rest of NBA. "#WeTheNorth" The uprinsing is coming! [Read More]

Seven-foot-5 Canadian Sim Bhullar's decision to enter 2014 NBA Draft isn't as foolish as it may seem
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Having tracked Sim Bhullar's progress for well over six years now, its fair to say that we all knew this day would come. The opportunity for the growth of the sport was and is still one of the primary deciding factors why the six-foot-five Indian/Canadian has decided to enter the 2014 NBA Draft. Nothing to be take away from the hard-work and progress Bhullar has made on the court. His sophomore... [Read More]

Cavs Anthony Bennett caps off rookie season with a massive dunk (VIDEO)
Anthony Bennett's disappointing rookie season has finally come to an end the 2013 NBA first overall pick didn't live up to his potential in his first NBA season. The 21-year old Canadian finished the season with 51-in-game appearances and averaged just 4.2 points and 2.9 rebounds in just 12 minutes off floor time. Despite to struggles the rookie did have few nice highlights, including this mas... [Read More]

Michigan Wolverines' Nik Stauskas Declares For 2014 NBA Draft
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"For as long as I can remember I have had a goal of playing in the NBA, whether it was on my backyard court or winning the Big Ten title at Crisler Center," Stauskas said in a released statement. "Following some heartfelt discussions with my family, coach (John) Beilein and the rest of the coaching staff, I am ready to pursue my goals and begin my NBA career. Known primarily as an elite shooter... [Read More]