Anthony Bennett and the Curse of Being Drafted First Overall

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As anyone familiar with the work of Andrea Bargnani, Kwame Brown and Michael Olowokandi knows, number 1 overall picks don’t always work out. What about recent first overall pick Anthony Bennett? Bargnani, taken first overall in 2006 (ahead of Rajon Rondo, Brandon Roy and LaMarcus Aldridge), was supposed to be the next Dirk Nowitzki. But, […] READ MORE



Basketball Canada Gets Off to a Good Start in Europe

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Three days. Three games. Three different starting lineups for Jay Triano and Basketball Canada’s men’s team to begin their 11 game Europe trip. The senior men’s team began playing in Slovenia against Slovenia, Ukraine and Georgia. Taking the final two games after dropping the first to Slovenia. Coach Triano planned to use the team’s depth […] READ MORE


Canada Basketball Looking to Grow and Gain Experience

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In 1999 Argentina’s basketball team failed to qualify for the 2000 Olympics. It was a set back for the Argentine squad as they finished eighth among 16 teams in the FIBA World Championship in the year prior. With many young basketball players Argentina had a bright future to look forward to and a chip on […] READ MORE