Archive for the ‘Sports/Basketball/CEBL’ Category

CEBL eyes Meridian Centre in St. Catharines as host site for tournament

Monday, June 15th, 2020
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The Canadian Elite Basketball League is on the verge of securing a host site for a month-long tournament to decide a 2020 champion.

CEBL’s Blackjacks sign Scrubb brothers, veterans of Canadian national team

Thursday, June 11th, 2020
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The Ottawa BlackJacks are bringing the Scrubb brothers back to the nation's capital. The expansion Canadian Elite Basketball League team announced Thursday it had signed Phil and Thomas Scrubb, who starred for the powerhouse Carleton Ravens in Canadian university basketball.

Canada’s Joel Anthony says racism not limited to U.S. as basketball career comes home

Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
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Joel Anthony says he's experienced more racism in Canada than in the United States. On May 21, the Montreal native and 10-year NBA veteran signed with the CEBL's Hamilton Honey Badgers as a player consultant four days before the death of George Floyd.

CEBL eyes hub city-style tournament starting in July

Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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The Canadian Elite Basketball League has presented a plan to the Ontario provincial government to play a month-long tournament to crown a champion in July, CBC Sports has learned.

Former NBA player Joel Anthony joins front office of CEBL’s Honey Badgers

Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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Former NBA player Joel Anthony has been named as a player consultant for the Canadian Elite Basketball League's Hamilton Honey Badgers for the 2020 season.

Canadian Kyle Julius returning home to coach CEBL’s Fraser Valley Bandits

Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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Canada didn't have its own professional basketball league when Kyle Julius retired from playing in 2009. So while the 40-year-old is thrilled to be on the bench as head coach of the Fraser Valley Bandits next season, he can't help but be a little envious as well.