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Canadian Sr. Women’s team to host China in Olympic Tune-up in Edmonton

Women’s National Team 2016 Summer Schedule and Coaching Staff Announced TORONTO, ON (April 27, 2016) – With 100 days to Rio, Canada Basketball is pleased to announce the women’s national team’s summer 2016 staff and schedule, which includes hosting China at the Edmonton Grads International Classic (EGIC) from July 9th-11th at the Saville Centre in Edmonton, […]

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Hangtime: 50 years of Toronto Basketball event May 26th, 2016 is a can’t miss

HANGTIME: 50 YEARS OF TORONTO BASKETBALL ON POINT EVENT BULLETIN: HANGTIME: 50 YEARS OF TORONTO BASKETBALL PRESENTED BY DANA MCKIEL AND OTHER TORONTO BASKETBALL GREATS! THURSDAY MAY 26TH, 2016 AT 7PM. “Hang Time: 50 Years of Toronto Basketball” will reintroduce the legends, bringing together generations of Toronto’s basketball community to celebrate and appreciate those who […]

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Celebrating 90 years of showmanship: Globetrottin’ through Canada

Written exclusively for On Point Basketball by Staff Writer Jas Grewal For 90 unremitting years, people have beheld the sheer wizardry put on display by the Harlem Globetrotters. Originally pegged the “Savoy Big Five”, the Globetrotters have journeyed through the entire globe since their inception in 1926, dazzling fans with their rib-tickling but entertaining basketball […]

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Toronto Pan Am Centre Basketball Leagues

                                     ON POINT EVENT BULLETIN: TORONTO PAN AM SPORTS CENTRE BASKETBALL LEAGUES. (TPASC) *****REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SATURDAY APRIL 30TH, 2016***** Summer is around the corner and TPASC’s Basketball Leagues are about to kick off! The former University […]

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Raptors 905: The Value of Owning a D-League Team

Written by Jas Grewal exclusively for On Point Basketball When Bryan Colangelo alluded to the possibility of bringing in a D-League affiliate for parent club Toronto Raptors back in 2008, there wasn’t much discussion surrounding when or how that team would come about, only that he had hoped it would be a reality sooner rather […]

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Ottawa’s L’Africain named OUA Player of the Year; Ryerson’s Tatham named Coach of the Year

OUA Player of the Year: Mike L’Africain-Ottawa Gee Gees By Charles Vanegas for On Point Basketball Ontario University Athletics (OUA) announced its major award winners and all-star teams Tuesday, naming Ottawa’s fifth-year point guard Michael L’Africain (Oakville, Ont.) as its Player of the Year. Averaging 20.4 points (OUA-5th), 5.3 assists (3rd) and 1.9 steals (T-6th) […]

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BTB U17 & U18 Boys AAU/CYBL Tryouts Monday March 7th, 2016

ON POINT BASKETBALL EVENT BULLETIN: @deenupbasketball BTB TRYOUTS.  Calling all Elite U17 & 18 Basketball players! BTB Club is hosting tryouts for its U17/18 (Born in 1998/1997) teams.  The teams will participate in the CYBL circuit and take part in some of the premier AAU Tournaments including King James, CNIT, Adidas All In – Cincinnati, and Gymrats […]

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BTB U14 & U15 Boys AAU/CYBL Tryouts Sunday March 6th, 2016

ON POINT BASKETBALL EVENT BULLETIN: @deenupbasketball BIGGER THAN BASKETBALL(BTB) BOYS TRYOUTS! Calling all Talented U14 and U15 Basketball players! BTB Club is hosting tryouts for its U14 (Born in 2001) and U15 (Born in 2000) teams. The teams will participate in the CYBL circuit and take part in some of the premier AAU Tournaments including CNIT, Adidas […]

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2nd Annual Biosteel All-Canadian Game 24 Player Roster released for April 11, 2016 Game

TORONTO (February 24, 2016) – Basketball’s future champions live on TSN, as BioSteel, Pretty River Sports + Entertainment, and TSN today revealed the roster of players selected to participate in the second annual edition of the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME. As announced earlier this month, TSN’s exclusive broadcast of the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME tips off on Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. ET […]

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Hang Time: 50 Years of Toronto Basketball St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, May 26th

HANG TIME: 50 YEARS OF TORONTO BASKETBALL To be presented at St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts TORONTO – “Hang Time: 50 Years of Toronto Basketball” will reintroduce the legends and stories behind the rise of the city’s most popular sport, bringing together generations of Toronto’s basketball community to celebrate and appreciate those who paved […]

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Hashtag Paid organizes Air Canada Centre Photo Walk for the first time ever to local photographers

On Saturday January 30th, 2016 Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) opened the doors of the Air Canada Centre (ACC) to host their first ever photo-walk in the arena. Photo-walks are when a large group of photographers meet together and explore outside for great shots. They are particularly popular within the Instagram community. Hashtag Paid […]

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YAO MING TO JOIN RAPTORS’ CABOCLO, NUGGETS’ GALLINARI, BUCKS’ VASQUEZ AT BASKETBALL WITHOUT BORDERS GLOBAL CAMP

Second Annual BWB Global Camp during NBA All-Star 2016 Will Bring Together Top 53 High School Age Boys and Girls from 27 Countries  NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2016 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) today announced the top 53 boys and girls from 27 countries who will travel to […]

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CANADA TO FACE FRANCE, NEW ZEALAND, PHILIPPINES, SENEGAL & TURKEY IN 2016 FIBA OLYMPIC QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT

TORONTO, ON (January 26, 2016) – The preliminary rounds are set for the three 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments (OQT), taking place in Belgrade, Serbia; Manila, Philippines; and Turin, Italy from July 4 to 10, 2016. The three six-team tournaments will be held over 8-days with the champion from each location qualifying for Rio. “We’re […]

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Grind Session – Prolific Prep Gains Redemption After 76-70 Win Over Athlete Institute

Grind Session – Prolific Prep Gains Redemption After 76-70 Win Over Athlete Institute Written by Jas Grewal for On Point Basketball Orangeville, ON – Despite the piercing cold that many Ontarians had to bear on Saturday afternoon (January 2nd), the folks of Orangeville had the unique opportunity of briefly circumventing the frigid weather. Athlete Institute […]

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Bell NBA All-Star Challenge Presented by Air Miles hits Toronto Feb 6th, sign up NOW!

  ON POINT IS PROUD TO SUPPORT THE TORONTO EDITION OF THE BELL ALL-STAR CHALLENGE PRESENTED BY AIR MILES CANADA ON SATURDAY FEB 6TH, 2016! DUNK CONTEST, 3 POINT CONTEST OR SKILLS CHALLENGE! Sign up NOW with ON POINT BASKETBALL at businessdev@onpointbasketball.com !!! DON’T MISS OUT ON A CHANCE TO WIN CRAZY PRIZES LIKE MOBILE PHONES, […]

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Reservedx looking for passionate Brand Ambassadors for NBA All Star Festivities in Toronto

ON POINT IS PROUD TO BRING YOU THIS INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY DURING NBA ALL-STAR WEEK/WEEKEND IN TORONTO Our friends at event production company Reservedx is currently seeking ­­­­­­­passionate sports enthusiasts to represent a premium high performance footwear brand during this years’ NBA All Star festivities happening in the downtown core. ****RESUME, CONTACT INFO & PHOTO REQUIRED […]

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56th St. Mike’s Invitational goes Thursday January 7th to Sunday January 10th

The 56th Annual St. Mike’s/Nike Invitational kicks off this Thursday January 7th at 10am and continues on to Championship Final on Sunday January 10th at 4:15pm! It’s going to be an action-filled tournament with some of the GTA’s top teams participating including Father Henry Carr, Vaughan, Pine Ridge, Campion, Cardinal Newman, West Humber and of course the host […]

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