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    Gaucher leads Canadian rout of Greece to open FIBA Women's World Cup

    Gaucher leads Canadian rout of Greece to open FIBA Women's World Cup


    Kim Gaucher had a game-high 16 points as Canada opened the FIBA Women's World Cup with an 81-50 victory over Greece on Saturday in Tenerife,...

    Kim Gaucher had a game-high 16 points as Canada opened the FIBA Women's World Cup with an 81-50 victory over Greece on Saturday in Tenerife, Spain.

    14-second clock after offensive rebound among new NBA rules

    14-second clock after offensive rebound among new NBA rules


    ​The shot clock will be reset to 14 seconds after offensive rebounds next season, down from 24, and the NBA has made alterations to two other...

    ​The shot clock will be reset to 14 seconds after offensive rebounds next season, down from 24, and the NBA has made alterations to two other rules.

    Mavericks owner Mark Cuban donates $10M to women's causes after 'hostile' workplace revealed

    Mavericks owner Mark Cuban donates $10M to women's causes after 'hostile' workplace revealed


    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million US to women's causes and domestic violence awareness as part of the NBA's investigation into workplace conditions with his...

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million US to women's causes and domestic violence awareness as part of the NBA's investigation into workplace conditions with his franchise.

    Silent Raptor Kawhi Leonard happy, healthy ahead of camp, says GM

    Silent Raptor Kawhi Leonard happy, healthy ahead of camp, says GM


    Kawhi Leonard is happy and healthy, says Raptors president Masai Ujiri. Acquired in an off-season trade, Leonard has yet to address the Toronto media, with the Raptors set to open training camp in a week at...

    Kawhi Leonard is happy and healthy, says Raptors president Masai Ujiri. Acquired in an off-season trade, Leonard has yet to address the Toronto media, with the Raptors set to open training camp in a week at Vancouver.

    Canada defeats Chile to remain atop Group F in FIBA qualifying

    Canada defeats Chile to remain atop Group F in FIBA qualifying


    Joel Anthony scored 17 points to lead Canada to a 84-61 rout of Chile in FIBA World Cup qualifying on Monday in Valdivia,...

    Joel Anthony scored 17 points to lead Canada to a 84-61 rout of Chile in FIBA World Cup qualifying on Monday in Valdivia, Chile.

    Canada wins final tuneup ahead of FIBA Women's World Cup

    Canada wins final tuneup ahead of FIBA Women's World Cup


    Nirra Fields had a game-high 12 points as Canada's women's basketball team capped a three-game exhibition series in France with a 75-56 win over Senegal on Monday in Antibes,...

    Nirra Fields had a game-high 12 points as Canada's women's basketball team capped a three-game exhibition series in France with a 75-56 win over Senegal on Monday in Antibes, France.

    Dwyane Wade decides to return for 16th — and final — NBA season

    Dwyane Wade decides to return for 16th — and final — NBA season


    Dwyane Wade's Hall of Fame career is not over yet. Wade has decided to return to the Miami Heat and play a 16th NBA season, making his announcement Sunday night. Wade spent the last 2 1/2 months weighing his options, and retirement was a serious...

    Dwyane Wade's Hall of Fame career is not over yet. Wade has decided to return to the Miami Heat and play a 16th NBA season, making his announcement Sunday night. Wade spent the last 2 1/2 months weighing his options, and retirement was a serious possibility.

    Ex-Raptors GM Glen Grunwald gets top job with Canada Basketball

    Ex-Raptors GM Glen Grunwald gets top job with Canada Basketball


    Glen Grunwald will become the president and CEO of Canada Basketball effective Oct. 1, the sport's national governing body announced on...

    Glen Grunwald will become the president and CEO of Canada Basketball effective Oct. 1, the sport's national governing body announced on Wednesday.

    Canadian NBAers prep for last chance to help in World Cup qualifying

    Canadian NBAers prep for last chance to help in World Cup qualifying


    Kelly Olynyk could have been trying to squeeze the last gasp out of summer before another long NBA season tips off. Instead, the 27-year-old and five other NBA players practised twice Monday, lending their talent for the last time in Canada's quest to...

    Kelly Olynyk could have been trying to squeeze the last gasp out of summer before another long NBA season tips off. Instead, the 27-year-old and five other NBA players practised twice Monday, lending their talent for the last time in Canada's quest to secure a 2019 FIBA World Cup berth.

    From Victoria, B.C., to Springfield: Steve Nash enters hoops Hall

    From Victoria, B.C., to Springfield: Steve Nash enters hoops Hall


    Blue Devils and Tar Heels brought their rivalry to the Basketball Hall of Fame, and Ray Allen made a peace offering to his spurned Celtics teammates. And they did it with an assist from three of the greatest point guards in NBA history, including...

    Blue Devils and Tar Heels brought their rivalry to the Basketball Hall of Fame, and Ray Allen made a peace offering to his spurned Celtics teammates. And they did it with an assist from three of the greatest point guards in NBA history, including Canadian Steve Nash.

    Steve Nash, pride of Victoria, B.C., prepares to take his place in hoops Hall

    Steve Nash, pride of Victoria, B.C., prepares to take his place in hoops Hall


    When Steve Nash is inducted into basketball's Naismith Hall of Fame on Friday, his high school coach will be watching from Victoria, B.C., and beaming with...

    When Steve Nash is inducted into basketball's Naismith Hall of Fame on Friday, his high school coach will be watching from Victoria, B.C., and beaming with pride.

    After 'crappy years,' veteran Gaucher enjoying Canada's resurgence in women's basketball

    After 'crappy years,' veteran Gaucher enjoying Canada's resurgence in women's basketball


    When Canadian women's basketball veteran Kim Gaucher first considered a return to the national team, she wouldn't let herself think beyond one small training block at a...

    When Canadian women's basketball veteran Kim Gaucher first considered a return to the national team, she wouldn't let herself think beyond one small training block at a time.

    Canada adds NBA's Thompson, Olynyk to FIBA World Cup qualifying roster

    Canada adds NBA's Thompson, Olynyk to FIBA World Cup qualifying roster


    Cleveland's Tristan Thompson and Miami's Kelly Olynyk are among the six NBA players on Canadian coach Roy Rana's training camp roster for next week's FIBA World Cup qualifying game against...

    Cleveland's Tristan Thompson and Miami's Kelly Olynyk are among the six NBA players on Canadian coach Roy Rana's training camp roster for next week's FIBA World Cup qualifying game against Brazil.

    Manu Ginobili, 4-time champion with Spurs, retires at 41

    Manu Ginobili, 4-time champion with Spurs, retires at 41


    Manu Ginobili retired at age 41 Monday after a "fabulous journey" in which he helped the San Antonio Spurs win four NBA championships in 16 seasons with the...

    Manu Ginobili retired at age 41 Monday after a "fabulous journey" in which he helped the San Antonio Spurs win four NBA championships in 16 seasons with the club.

    Attorney defends police in NBA player Sterling Brown's arrest

    Attorney defends police in NBA player Sterling Brown's arrest


    Milwaukee's city attorney says police officers did nothing wrong when they used a stun gun on Bucks' player Sterling Brown during his arrest over a parking violation in...

    Milwaukee's city attorney says police officers did nothing wrong when they used a stun gun on Bucks' player Sterling Brown during his arrest over a parking violation in January.

    Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving honoured by mother's Standing Rock Sioux tribe

    Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving honoured by mother's Standing Rock Sioux tribe


    Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving was smudged with sacred grasses, presented with traditional quilts and eagle feathers and given a Lakota name that means "Little Mountain" as he was welcomed Thursday into his mother's Standing Rock Sioux...

    Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving was smudged with sacred grasses, presented with traditional quilts and eagle feathers and given a Lakota name that means "Little Mountain" as he was welcomed Thursday into his mother's Standing Rock Sioux tribe.

    Former Raptor's GM Glen Grunwald heading back to NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies

    Former Raptor's GM Glen Grunwald heading back to NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies


    Glen Grunwald, the former director of athletics and recreation at McMaster University, has accepted a new consulting role with the NBA's Memphis...

    Glen Grunwald, the former director of athletics and recreation at McMaster University, has accepted a new consulting role with the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies.

    Mature, battle-tested Barrett ready for spotlight of Duke basketball

    Mature, battle-tested Barrett ready for spotlight of Duke basketball


    Canadian basketball phenom R.J. Barrett has seemingly always played at a level ahead of most guys his age. So it should be no surprise that Barrett — after reclassifying to attend college a year early — shined in his Duke Blue Devils debut with a...

    Canadian basketball phenom R.J. Barrett has seemingly always played at a level ahead of most guys his age. So it should be no surprise that Barrett — after reclassifying to attend college a year early — shined in his Duke Blue Devils debut with a game-high 34 and 35 points respectively in their first two pre-season games.