Houston’s long-ball approach in NBA playoffs brings memories of 2015 Astros

The Houston Rockets missed 27 three-pointers in a row in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals, allowing the Golden State Warriors a come-from-behind win and missing yet another chance at the NBA Finals. Flashback to the 2015 Houston Astros, a team that got its runs almost exclusively via the home run and saw it all go awry as strikeouts eventually got the best of them in the ALDS.

Canada’s Taevaunn Prince embraces international journey, eyes NBA

Taevaunn Prince hopes to play in the NBA one day, but he understands the road to get there has its share of bumps. Fresh off a season with ScanPlus Baskets Elchingen, a second-tier professional league in Germany, the Malton, Ont. native is determined to do what’s necessary in order to reach his goal. “I want […]

Toronto rooftop photographer admires Cartier-Bresson and Klein

From humble beginnings, Jamal Burger is now one of the most popular photographers on Instagram. The Toronto native quickly gained a large following after starting his Instagram account in 2015. With over 200,000 followers, he has come a long way since his days of dangling his sneakers over rooftops.

Parents the biggest influence on Sim Bhullar

Sim Bhullar showed promise on the ice growing up, winning several hockey awards until his progress came to an unexpected halt. “They didn’t make skates my size so I had to stop playing,” he says. Instead, Bhullar turned his focus to basketball, and last season he became the first player of Indian descent to appear […]

Jamal Murray taking his talents to Kentucky

The Kentucky Wildcats have become very familiar to top-end Canadian basketball talent. After adding Mychal Mulder earlier this year, and expected 2015 NBA draftee Trey Lyles last season, they increased their collection Wednesday evening when Jamal Murray declared he will be part of the Big Blue Nation for the upcoming season. The 6-foot-5 guard out […]

Canada’s unknown basketball ‘hotbed’

KITCHENER – If you wanted to put a top camp into one of the country’s best basketball markets, this one might not come to mind right away. Imad Qahwash’s unwavering belief in the Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge areas however has led him to create the Tri-Cities Top 40 Camp – an event specifically designed to […]