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Olympic Team Ends A Memorable Rio Run

France edges past Canada in quarter final RIO DE JANEIRO (August 16, 2016) – Team Canada’s memorable Olympic run reached its conclusion on Tuesday night with a 68-63 women’s basketball quarter final loss to France at Carioca Arena. Canada’s starting lineup featured Miah-Marie Langlois, Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe, Kim Gaucher, Tamara Tatham and Miranda Ayim. Click here for full team roster. Captain Gaucher had […]

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King Fee Classic: A true Family Affair

Written by Jas Grewal special to On Point Basketball Many were in attendance August 6th and 7th at the Brampton Soccer Centre for the fifth annual King Fee Classic – a charity event hosted by the Ankoma-Mensa family in honour of the late Kofi Mensa who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer known […]

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2016 U18 WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM ROSTER ANNOUNCED

12 Athletes will compete at the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Women’s Championship TORONTO, ON (July 7, 2016) – Canada Basketball’s women’s high performance program is pleased to announce the 2016 U18 women’s national team who will represent Canada at the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Women’s Championship in Chile and will be looking to qualify for the 2017 […]

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U17 MEN FINISH 5TH IN THE FIBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

(Zaragoza, Spain), The Canadian Men played their last game of the FIBA World Championships this morning in Zaragoza, Spain. They beat France 99-68 and claimed 5th place for themselves and their country. Starting for Canada were Rowan Barrett JR, Danilo Djuricic, Andrew Nembhard, Ignas Brazdeikis and Simisola Shittu. Click here for full team roster. Ignas Brazdeikis was named […]

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CANADA’S OLYMPIC QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT ROSTER NAMED

  Team Canada Looks to Secure Olympic Berth in Manila MANILA, PHILIPPINES (July 3, 2016) – Canada Basketball has announced the 12-man roster that will compete in the 6-team Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT), tipping-off July 5th in Manila, Philippines. “Our goal is to qualify for the Olympics,” said JayTriano, head coach. “We are focused on […]

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On Point Leading Up to the NBA Draft: Jamal Murray

Jamal Murray at UK Announcement Press Conference (Jamal Ward) Leading Up to the NBA Draft: Jamal Murray Special to On Point Basketball by Jas Grewal NBA draft lottery day is an exceptionally angst-ridden moment for front office personnel and fans altogether. For teams with a fair probability of landing a decent-to-good lottery pick, there lingers […]

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