Why these last four Americas World Cup Qualifier games matter

Venezuela had some last minute visa issues, but Canada will be playing them tonight in the Americas World Cup qualifier game! Canada's senior men's national team has only four games left in the qualifying window to the 2023 World Cup, and sits atop Group E with a perfect 8-0 record.

Canada Basketball Was on Display this Summer, Just Not at FIBA

The end result of the FIBA 2019 World Cup was not the one that was expected when the tournament began. Team Spain, with four current NBA players on the roster, beat team Argentina, whose only NBA talent was 39 year-old Luis Scola, to win the championship. Team USA, composed entirely of NBA talent, fell to…

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Disappointing World Cup Must Propel Canada Basketball Introspection

As Team Canada makes the long journey back home from China, more questions await their return than ever before. The status quo is not perfect. An initial postmortem on the few games played overseas reveals a team with great promise, but lacking the NBA talent to advance further in the competition. 

Lowry has Thumb Surgery, Hopes to Return for USA Training Camp

Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry underwent a procedure to repair a tendon injury in his left thumb, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Lowry injured his thumb in game 7 of the conference semifinals between the Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers, appearing to jam it against the floor after taking contact from James Ennis III. Lowry,…

Canada tops Brazil in Laval, improves to 6-1 in World Cup qualifiers

Photo credit: Trung Ho / TrungHo.ca Canada 85, Brazil 77 | Box Score The new FIBA qualification system has given countries a chance to host more games at home, and while that has introduced a lot of complications for a program like Canada Basketball flush with NBA and EuroLeague talent, they’re making the most of their…