Last summer, after the Toronto Raptors traded two of the team’s weaker defenders in DeMar DeRozan and Jakob Poeltl for two All-Defensive Team players in Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green, it was clear that the Raptors had a newfound identity: Defense....
by: Mark Birdsell — Fansided: Raptors Rapture 20 Jul
This summer could be a coming-out party for Canada Basketball. The team has never had so much talent. Could success for Canada translate into success for t...
by: Lucas Johnson — Fansided: The Sixer Sense 19 Jul
One of the Philadelphia 76ers rookies have received an invitation to join his home country's training camp in preparation for the FIBA World Cup. Tobias Ha...
by: Steven Loung — Sportsnet 19 Jul
Canada Basketball has unveiled its 29-man training camp roster for the upcoming FIBA Basketball World Cup. Here's an FAQ to get you up to speed on what you need to know.
by: Oren Weisfeld — True Hoop: Raptors Republic 19 Jul
When Nick Nurse was hired to replace Dwane Casey as head coach of the Toronto Raptors in the summer of 2018, he was regarded as an innovative, unorthodox, creative, and ultimately experiential coach who wasn’t afraid to try new things. He said as...
by: Doug Smith - Sports Reporter — Toronto Star: Doug Smiths Sports Blog 19 Jul
Thats a bit of surprise because Thompson has always played, it seems. Gives me a break, which I could probably use, and, truth be told, theres not a lot going on these days.
by: Josh Weinstein — Sportsnet 19 Jul
Cleveland Cavaliers centre Tristan Thompson will not play for the Canadian national team in this summer's FIBA World Cup, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
by: Adam Zagoria — Forbes 18 Jul
Knicks rookie R.J. Barrett is one of five Canadians drafted last month on Canada's World Cup roster. Several veterans, including Jamal Murray, Nik Stauskas and Tristan Thompson, are in the mix but Andrew Wiggins is not.
by: HoopsHype — USA Today: Hoops Hype 17 Jul
All the top NBA podcasts compiled here on a daily basis so you don’t have to look for them. Enjoy! LOCKED ON NBA- July 16: Win over/unders, MVP ods, & Muscle Watch! from Locked On NBA Jul…
by: Adam McQueen — True Hoop: Raptors Republic 17 Jul
The NBA Summer League is a strange viewing experience. Sure, teams are competing against one another and are hoping to ultimately win the championship, but in the end wins and losses don’t really matter. In the grand scheme of things, the value of a...
by: Michael Walton — NBC Sports Chicago 17 Jul
Bulls shooting guard Zach LaVine has had a great and busy offseason. He had some grueling workouts with his father, supported his teammates during NBA Summer League and even took some batting
by: Kurt Helin — NBC Sports 16 Jul
New Orleans is a city of amazing culinary delights, few of them part of a healthy diet, however.