Homegrown Hoop Talent: The GTA Edition

With the Toronto Raptors making their very first NBA Finals appearance, it’s time to acknowledge that basketball is reaching new heights in Canada. Because since the Raptors arrival to the NBA in 1995, the sport of basketball has continued to grow in the country. And just as we profiled some of the best ballers to…

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NBA: Canada Expansion, The Sequel

In 1995 the NBA added two expansion teams to play on Canadian soil. The 1995-96 NBA season was the inaugural one for the Vancouver Grizzlies and the Toronto Raptors. After six losing seasons though, the Vancouver Grizzlies relocated. Low fan attendance, loss of money, and the team changing hands were all reasons for the relocation….

NBA: Five Players in Need of Change

Every year in the NBA there are injuries, trades and players being waived. Often, the best trades a team can make are when a player struggling on their current team and is given a well needed change of scenery. Zach Collins Portland Trail Blazers sophomore Collins is a prototypical NBA center. Seven feet tall with…