Archive for the ‘Sports/Basketball’ Category

Canada advances to 3×3 Women’s Series semifinal in Edmonton

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Michelle Plouffe and Paige Crozon led Canada to a pair of wins on Saturday at the 3x3 FIBA Women's Series event in Edmonton.

Canada’s women’s basketball team begins road to Tokyo with FIBA AmeriCup tournament

Friday, September 20th, 2019
Rio Olympics Basketball Women

Two-time Olympian Kim Gaucher and WNBA rookie Bridget Carleton headline Canada's women's basketball team for the FIBA AmeriCup 2019.

Marc Gasol completes historic double, Spain wins World Cup

Sunday, September 15th, 2019
China Basketball World Cup

Spain has captured its second World Cup championship, defeating Argentina 95-75 on Sunday to give Marc Gasol a rare double-title year.

U.S. follows FIBA World Cup title with its lowest finish at major international tourney

Saturday, September 14th, 2019

For USA Basketball, summer ended Saturday with an 87-74 win over Poland in the seventh-place game at the World Cup, the lowest finish ever by a U.S. team in a major international tournament.

It’s Spain vs. Argentina in the World Cup final as Marc Gasol eyes another basketball title

Friday, September 13th, 2019

No one on Spain's basketball team is looking past Sunday's World Cup final. Certainly not Marc Gasol, who scored 33 points to lead the Spanish over Australia 95-88 in double overtime on Friday in the semifinals. Ricky Rubio scored 19 points and Sergio Llull added 17.

World Cup shocker: U.S. eliminated in FIBA quarter-finals by France

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

The U.S. has been ousted from medal contention by France at the World Cup, failing to capture gold at a major international tournament for the first time since the 2006 world championships.

Canadian men turn focus to Olympic qualifier next June after disappointing FIBA World Cup

Monday, September 9th, 2019

Canada's men's basketball team ended the FIBA World Cup with a 82-76 loss to Germany on Monday, but will still finish high enough to get a second chance at qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Canada wins 3rd straight FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series tournament title

Saturday, September 7th, 2019
Canada 3x3

Canada's has won its third straight FIBA 3x3 Women's Series tournament title after downing Japan 21-13 on Saturday.

Canada sets record for 3-pointers in rout of Jordan at FIBA World Cup

Saturday, September 7th, 2019
China Basketball World Cup

Kyle Wiltjer had seven three-pointers and 29 points to lead Canada's men's basketball team to a 126-71 rout of Jordan at the FIBA World Cup on Saturday.

Canada goes undefeated, advances to semis at FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series

Friday, September 6th, 2019

Canada's on track for its third straight FIBA 3x3 Women's Series tournament title after going undefeated on Friday in group play.