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Eli Pasquale, a legend and an inspiration, dies at 59

Eli Pasquale died of cancer on Monday. He was 59. He was a terrific basketball player, a Canadian Basketball Hall of Famer. For lovers of the game, he was a big part of our collective consciousness back in the 1980s–not »

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Canadian Steve Nash is enshrined in Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

It’s now official: Canada has doubled its representation in the the most prestigious basketball hall of fame in the world–the one in Springfield, Massachusetts, where the game was invented in December 1891. The inventor’s name, by the way, was James. »

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Canadian Steve Nash is going to basketball’s Hall of Fame

It may come as something of a surprise that it was a Canadian, James A. Naismith, who invented the world-wide game now known as basketball while he was teaching physical education at the International YMCA Training School in Springfield, Mass »

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Men cagers face long road to Rio Olympics

After winning seven straight games to work their way into the final mix for a berth at next year’s Rio Olympics, the Canadian men’s basketball team on Friday came up one point short of joining their female counterparts at next »