‘Half man, half amazing’

In 2004, when Vince Carter left the Toronto Raptors to join the then New Jersey Nets, a piece of hope died in Canada. A piece of every Canadian basketball fan was lost as they watched their golden boy, “Air Canada,” leave his throne to move onto the States. That moment was more than just a trade, it was the loss of one of the only pieces of hope that Canada seemed to have for basketball to be a mainstream success in this country.

Northern uprising

I’ve always loved basketball. For as long as I can remember it’s been a huge part of my life. However, the problem with growing up as a fan of the game in Canada is that none of my idols were from up north, so I had to cheer for the American heroes.

At the rim

At the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship last September, the hopes of Canada’s men’s basketball team qualifying for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup seemed to…

Jump on the NBA bandwagon!

The 2012-13 NBA season is underway! If you’re a fan of the NBA, it’s a given that you already have a favourite team. But for…

On the rebound

For the first time in many years, the future of Canadian basketball appears to be in good hands. In a move reminiscent of Wayne Gretzky…