Whether it’s the Orlando weather or bubble life, week #1 of the NBA restart was full of competitive basketball. So how have the Canadians in the bubble played so far?
While some of Canada's biggest names like Andrew Wiggins, Tristan Thompson and RJ Barrett will not be present in Orlando, there is still plenty of Canadian talent in the bubble.
1. Mychal Mulder’s Hot Shooting After spending 134 games in the G league, Mychal Mulder finally got his call up to the NBA with the Golden State Warriors. After playing extremely well and even starting 2 out of 6 games thus far, Mulder has impressed the Warriors enough to sign a second 10-day contract. A ... Read more
1. Trey Lyles’s Transition into a Catch and Shoot 3pt Shooter Trey Lyles, the former lottery pick, has slowly disappeared from media attention as he’s had a disappointing start to his NBA career. Once hailed as a sure fire prospect, Lyles just hasn’t been able to develop and reach his potential. After spending a couple ... Read more
1. Canada Splits Americup Qualifiers In their first FIBA Americup qualifier, Canada came up victorious against a hungry and talented Dominican Republic squad. Led by Nicholson’s 16 points, Canada handily defeated the Dominican Republic and started the qualifiers off on the right foot. Andrew Nicholson started out slow but when the second half came around, ... Read more
Ed’s Note: With the NBA week cut short due to the All Star break, there will be no power rankings for this week’s Roundup. NBA Player power rankings will be back in next week’s Canadian Roundup. 1. Americup Roster Announced While the majority of attention has been focused on the Olympic Qualifying tournament this summer, ... Read more
1. Dillon Brooks 3-year $35 Million Extension As we inch ever more closely to June, the uncertainty around team Canada’s roster this summer is still rampant. However, one of the bigger question marks surrounding the roster this summer was answered this week. Dillon Brooks, who has been playing out of his mind over the past ... Read more
1. Shane Larkin to Turkey I am honored and humbled to have an opportunity to represent this country by joining the Turkish National Team. Extremely excited to wear this jersey with the Turkish Flag across my chest with pride. pic.twitter.com/YusbpuixiJ — Shane Larkin (@shanelarkin) February 1, 2020 One of the best point guards not in ... Read more
1. A Tribute to Kobe Bryant “Be Legendary” – Kobe Bryant Few athletes have ever been able to be so influential in not only their own sport, but also on everyday culture. Few athletes have been so iconic that they transcend the sport they play and even the nations they play in. Few athletes have ... Read more