Making the Cut: 17 Canadians who laced them up in the NBA
To date, only 17 Canadian basketball players have laced up their sneakers to play in the National Basketball Association and one in the old school American Basketball Association. You may recognize some names such as Nash, Magloire, MacCulloch, Wennington, and Fox. But others players such as Crevier, Granger, Hansen, etc have repped the country in the big league. Here, exclusively from BBM, is the complete up-to-date list of Canadians and their influence on the NBA and Canadian hoops. Bobby Croft It was 35 years ago that Boston Celtics legendary coach and GM Red Auerbach stated that Canadian Bobby Croft “was the top pro prospect in the country (USA).” Big words for a big fellah who ended up being drafted by two professional leagues, the NBA […]
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Without Bobby Croft, Canada sent an inexperienced young squad and got outclassed at the 1970 FIBA World Championships in Yugoslavia.