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  • Andrew Wiggins ready to help Canada's Olympic basketball hopes

    Thunder Warriors Basketball

    It appears the men’s Canadian basketball team will be getting a big boost for its big Olympic qualifier in late June. Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins hinted as much with in Instagram post on Monday with a picture of him in his Canadian workout gear.

  • Canada gears up for the FIBA World Cup live on CBC Sports


    Canada's men's basketball journey to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics begins on Wednesday, and CBC Sports is your home for live streaming coverage of the first two exhibition games as head coach Nick Nurse and GM Rowan Barrett whittle the roster down to 12. 

  • The physical traits that make pro basketball players great


    As the NBA’s Toronto Raptors gear up for the Eastern Conference Finals series against the Milwaukee Bucks, CBC Toronto decided to take a look at some of the physical characteristics that set basketball players apart from the average person.

  • Raptors offence goes into high gear to pull away from Nets


    DeMar DeRozan scored 28 points and Jonas Valanciunas notched his team-leading 14th double-double of the season as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Brooklyn Nets 132-113 on Friday night.

  • Elite basketball academy tries to keep up with Canada's expanding talent pool

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    As Toronto gears up to host the NBA All-Star Game this Sunday, a group of young players at an elite basketball academy outside the city will be watching closely in hopes that they might soon be among the growing number of Canadian players in the league.

  • Michael Jordan still has game


    Michael Jordan sent us on a trip down memory lane by hitting his patented step-back jump shot in a recent game of pickup basketball.

  • Andrew Wiggins inks deal to remain with Adidas

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    Andrew Wiggins will wear Adidas with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The No. 1 overall pick in the draft, Wiggins wore the apparel company's gear while starring last season for Kansas. He chose to stick with Adidas rather than sign with a rival in what's being called "an unprecedented partnership."

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