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Dec 2, 2021; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Memphis Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks (24) and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Luguentz Dort (5) during the second half at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

Canada Focused on Improving Defensively As Olympics Near

The senior Canadian men's national team is focused on improving defensively after defensive letups proved costly at the World Cup

Aaron Rose
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Dec 2, 2021; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Memphis Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks (24) and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Luguentz Dort (5) during the second half at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

Canada Focused on Improving Defensively As Olympics Near

The senior Canadian men's national team is focused on improving defensively after defensive letups proved costly at the World Cup

Aaron Rose
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Nov 3, 2022; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) defends Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) on a drive to the basket during the second half at Paycom Center. Denver won 122-110. Mandatory Credit: Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports

Canada Basketball Has Arrived With A Star-Studded Roster Ahead of the Olympics

The Canadian senior men's national team has revealed its 20-man training camp roster ahead of the Paris Olympics this summer

Aaron Rose
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May 27, 2024; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Indiana Pacers guard Andrew Nembhard (2) dribbles the ball while Boston Celtics forward Xavier Tillman (26) blocks during the second quarter during game four of the eastern conference finals for the 2024 NBA playoffs at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Pacers Share Update on Olympic Availability For Young Canadian Guards

The Indiana Pacers say Andrew Nembhard should be ready to go for Team Canada at the Olympics this summer but Bennedict Mathurin likely won't be cleared to play in Paris

Aaron Rose
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Jan 22, 2023; Denver, Colorado, USA; Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) drives

Jamal Murray Plans to Join Canada at Olympics

Jamal Murray says he plans to represent the Canadian senior men's national team at the Paris Olympics this summer

Aaron Rose
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Kelly Olynyk reacts to joining Toronto Raptors, a move he didn't see coming
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Kelly Olynyk reacts to joining Toronto Raptors, a move he didn't see coming

Kelly Olynyk discusses his feelings after being traded to the Toronto Raptors in a whirlwind trade deadline for the Canadian center

Ben Steiner
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Toronto Raptors cashing in with Canadians ahead of Paris 2024 Olympics
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Toronto Raptors cashing in with Canadians ahead of Paris 2024 Olympics

Having Kelly Olynyk and RJ Barrett on the Toronto Raptors ahead of Paris 2024 could help Canada's Olympic medal efforts

Ben Steiner
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Canada Climbs 9 Spots to No. 6 in FIBA World Ranking
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Canada Climbs 9 Spots to No. 6 in FIBA World Ranking

The Canadian senior men's national basketball program jumped nine spots in the FIBA ranking to No. 6

Aaron Rose
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Canada Clinches 1st World Cup Medal With Thrilling Victory Over Americans
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Canada Clinches 1st World Cup Medal With Thrilling Victory Over Americans

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Dillon Brooks led the way as Canada clinched its first FIBA World Cup medal with a victory over the United States

Aaron Rose
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Canada Looks to Clinch World Cup Bronze Against Anthony Edwards & The Americans
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Canada Looks to Clinch World Cup Bronze Against Anthony Edwards & The Americans

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and the Canadians will look to return home with a medal if they can pull off the upset of Anthony Edwards and the United States

Aaron Rose
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Gold Medal Dreams Fade as Canada Falls to Serbia in Semifinals of World Cup
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Gold Medal Dreams Fade as Canada Falls to Serbia in Semifinals of World Cup

Canada's history-making FIBA World Cup came up short Friday with a semifinal loss to Bogdan Bogdanovic and Serbia

Aaron Rose
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Canada Looks to Knock Off Serbia with World Cup Final Berth on the Line
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Canada Looks to Knock Off Serbia with World Cup Final Berth on the Line

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Team Canada will look to beat Bogdan Bogdanović and the Serbians to clinch a berth in the FIBA World Cup Final

Aaron Rose
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Canada Advances Past Luka Doncic's Slovenians for Historic Berth in Semis at World Cup
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Canada Advances Past Luka Doncic's Slovenians for Historic Berth in Semis at World Cup

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander once again led the way for the Canadians who knocked off Luka Doncic and the Slovenians for a berth in the FIBA World Cup semifinals

Aaron Rose
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Canada Set to Make Program History But Luka Doncic Awaits in Semis
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Canada Set to Make Program History But Luka Doncic Awaits in Semis

The Canadian Senior Men's National Basketball team is one win away from their best FIBA World Cup finish ever but Luka Doncic and Slovenia stand in their way

Aaron Rose
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Canada Ends Olympic Drought With Nail-Biting Victory Over Spain to Qualify for Paris 2024
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Canada Ends Olympic Drought With Nail-Biting Victory Over Spain to Qualify for Paris 2024

The Canadian Senior Men's Basketball Team have finally qualified for the Olympics thanks to a crucial victory over Spain at the FIBA World Cup

Aaron Rose
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Bruno Caboclo's Brazil Deals Canada 1st Crucial Loss in FIBA World Cup
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Bruno Caboclo's Brazil Deals Canada 1st Crucial Loss in FIBA World Cup

Team Canada let Brazil hang around too long and eventually, it proved costly as Bruno Caboclo and Yago dos Santos pulled off the upset at the FIBA World Cup

Aaron Rose
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Canada Set to Play Brazil & Spain in 2nd Round of FIBA World Cup
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Canada Set to Play Brazil & Spain in 2nd Round of FIBA World Cup

Team Canada will face off against a pair of former Toronto Raptors players when they take on Brazil and Spain in second round of the FIBA World Cup

Aaron Rose
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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Leads Canada to Group Stage Sweep with Victory over Latvia
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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Leads Canada to Group Stage Sweep with Victory over Latvia

Team Canada clinched another come-from-behind victory over the Latvians to sweep the group stage and advance to the second round at the FIBA World Cup

Aaron Rose
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Gilgeous-Alexander Leads Canada to Crucial Opening Victory Over France
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Gilgeous-Alexander Leads Canada to Crucial Opening Victory Over France

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led Canada with 27 points to knock off the French in a crucial opening victory at the FIBA World Cup

Aaron Rose
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Report: Nick Nurse Out as Canada Basketball Coach, Jordi Fernandez to Replace Him
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Report: Nick Nurse Out as Canada Basketball Coach, Jordi Fernandez to Replace Him

Former Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse will no longer be the head coach of the Canadian Men's National Team and will be replaced by Jordi Fernandez

Aaron Rose
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Raptors Will Face Jazz & Celtics in Preseason Games in Edmonton & Montreal
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Raptors Will Face Jazz & Celtics in Preseason Games in Edmonton & Montreal

The Toronto Raptors will play preseason games in Edmonton and Montreal against the Utah Jazz and Boston Celtics, respectively

Aaron Rose
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Canadian Prospect Elijah Fisher Announces Commitment to Texas Tech
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Canadian Prospect Elijah Fisher Announces Commitment to Texas Tech

Canadian basketball prospect Elijah Fisher has committed to Texas Tech to play collegiate basketball next year

Aaron Rose
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Nick Nurse Praises Canadian Center Zach Edey
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Nick Nurse Praises Canadian Center Zach Edey

Raptors and Canada Basketball coach Nick Nurse had high praise for Purdue center Zach Edey who will play for the senior men's national team

Aaron Rose
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Jamal Murray, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, R.J. Barrett Headline List of Players 'Committed' To Canada Basketball
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Jamal Murray, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, R.J. Barrett Headline List of Players 'Committed' To Canada Basketball

Jamal Murray, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, and R.J. Barrett are among the 14 players committed to the Canadian Senior Men's National Team for the next three years

Aaron Rose
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4 Canadians to Take Part in NBA Combine Beginning Next Week
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4 Canadians to Take Part in NBA Combine Beginning Next Week

Canadians Bennedict Mathurin, Andrew Nembhard, Shaedon Sharpe, and Leonard Miller will all take part in the NBA's Draft Combine next week

Aaron Rose
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Exclusive: Canada's Top Prospect Elijah Fisher Mulls Future Options Including G League Ignite
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Exclusive: Canada's Top Prospect Elijah Fisher Mulls Future Options Including G League Ignite

Elijah Fisher and his family are weighing their options as they look toward a future that could include going to college, the G League Ignite, or playing abroad

Aaron Rose
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