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    Happy Canada Day! With this being Canada Day, I...

    Happy Canada Day! With this being Canada Day, I would like to continue on my tradition of writing here on this day on Canadian College Hoops. Here, we will take the time to pay tribute and...
  2. Considered the Ivory Coast as a possible...

    Considered the Ivory Coast as a possible replacement for Senegal in the FIBA OQTs for men. Senegal, although they finished lower than their fellow French-speaking West African neighbo(u)rs, has a...
  3. The following post for international basketball...

    The following post for international basketball is going to be largely Canadian-centric with tomorrow going to be Canada Day up there. Not coincidentally, Canada Basketball is in the news these few...
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    Recently two books surfaced that has David Stern...

    Recently two books surfaced that has David Stern all over it--and both center on the 1980s. One that I recently picked up in March and another that just got released last week I hope to also buy...
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    Training camps now over for the CEBL teams and...

    Training camps now over for the CEBL teams and the third season of this league is ready to begin with actual cities across Canada seeing pro basketball action for the first time in nearly two years. ...
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    This is what I tried to write and happily saved...

    This is what I tried to write and happily saved several months ago...

    The Raptors' 2020-21 season so far is not easy and has been disappointing in some ways. Its frontcourt fronted by newcomer...
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    Just this morning, the US Supreme Court justices...

    Just this morning, the US Supreme Court justices unaminously upheld a lower court ruling calling for an incremental increase in financial compensation for college athletes tied to their education,...
  8. USA Basketball along with women's coach Dawn...

    USA Basketball along with women's coach Dawn Staley and her coaching staff unveiled today the 12 members of the Tokyo 2020 US Olympic Women's Basketball Team. Fronted by the two still very good...
  9. Really interesting and amazing to recall it's...

    Really interesting and amazing to recall it's really been 20 years since the Vancouver Grizzlies eventually moved to Memphis. Had it stayed and not had its misfortunes, Vancouver would've prospered...
  10. I'd be remissed if I didn't mention that as we...

    I'd be remissed if I didn't mention that as we look forward towards the biggest international basketball tournaments in Tokyo that the Eurobasket Women 2021 is actually going on and started today for...
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    North Alabama WarDawgs finish atop the final ABA...

    North Alabama WarDawgs finish atop the final ABA Power Rankings with defending champs Jacksonville, Chicago, and Southwest Desert nipping at North Alabama's heels as we focused on the ABA Final 8:...
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    Sportsnet's basketball reporter Michael Grange...

    Sportsnet's basketball reporter Michael Grange reports that a lot of NBA expansion prognosticators and insiders widely believe the two future NBA cities that will raise it to 32 will be Seattle...
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    Big story out of NBL Canada outside of the...

    Big story out of NBL Canada outside of the 2020-21 cancellation is the hiring of a London, Ontario native seeking the bring it back into play. No, it's not Vito Frijia, the London Lightning owner....
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    Over a month and half ago back in April, several...

    Over a month and half ago back in April, several members of the Jacksonville Giants, then 14-0, decided to pay a little visit to my store that I still work at for the weekend. Me instantly...
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    No NBA team with a Montreal resident on the...

    No NBA team with a Montreal resident on the roster reached this year's NBA Playoffs. So this means Chris Boucher (Toronto Raptors), Khem Birch and Karim Mane (Orlando Magic), and Luguentz Dort...
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    Can't really say that I'm really surprised at all...

    Can't really say that I'm really surprised at all over the news that NBL Canada decided to cancel the planned and truncated 2020-21 season after initially announcing a December 23 return and...
  17. Steve Francis really wished for the Chicago Bulls...

    Steve Francis really wished for the Chicago Bulls to draft him in 1999 as opposed to Vancouver and even threatened to end playing professionally to start with in Italy's Lega Serie A1 Basketball...
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    TV, in the case of Turner/TBS Sports, and other...

    TV, in the case of Turner/TBS Sports, and other money are some of the reasons why the NBA and the NBA Players Association controversially agreed to have the NBA All-Star Game to be held in Atlanta....
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    The Black Wall Street TV Network is really the...

    The Black Wall Street TV Network is really the seventh ABA TV streaming, cable, and broadcasting partner joining the league and will air select games starting in January:...
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    April 17, 1983. McNichols Sports Arena. Denver,...

    April 17, 1983. McNichols Sports Arena. Denver, Colorado. Two teams in the old Midwest Division were battling for the last remaining Western Conference playoff spot--the bDenver Nuggets and the...
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    NBA arenas are gradually being reopened for fans...

    NBA arenas are gradually being reopened for fans with Atlanta and Phoenix being among them. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo now grants the go-ahead for Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center, and the...
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    Montreal is coming to the CEBL next summer in...

    Montreal is coming to the CEBL next summer in 2022, CEBL Commissioner Mike Morreale told CBC's Kwabena Oduro.
    https://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/cebl/cebl-expansion-to-montreal-in-2022-1.5902356...
  23. FIBA's Eurobasket Women's 2021 this June has a...

    FIBA's Eurobasket Women's 2021 this June has a completed field as the qualification groups windows ended their play this past weekend. Your qualified teams are Sweden, Russia, Belgium, Italy, Spain,...
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    The Atlanta Aliens are currently playing a...

    The Atlanta Aliens are currently playing a truncated 2020-21 season of 8 home games and 8 away games from November 21-March 8 with mostly Georgia-based ABA teams with some tough opponents in the...
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    Another HBCU basketball decides to pull the plug...

    Another HBCU basketball decides to pull the plug on its season in the form of the Howard Bisons from the school that gave us Butch Beard, the late Chadwick Boseman, and VP Kamala Harris. Makur Maker...
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