Raptors eager to add Canadians: GM

Keynote speaker Masai Ujiri stole the show at Canadian Interuniversity Sport's Canadian Basketball Speakers forum on Monday night.
Fittingly, at a night that was billed to kick off Canada's top hoops showcase, the CIS Final 8, Ujiri, the Raptors president and general manager, made it clear that he is eager to add some Canadian content to his squad.
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High drama at first day of OFSAA quad-A hoops tourney

To many in high-school basketball circles, the Holy Names Knights were a bunch of no-names, decided underdogs against the established hoops program from Eastern Commerce.
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Westbrook triple trouble for Raptors

The Raptors appeared to have Russell Westbrook right where they wanted him.
The Thunder’s star point guard was spending as much time on the deck — and as much time complaining to the officials — as he was scoring or assisting or rebounding.
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Raptors must find consistency

The inclination is to declare Terrence Ross out of hibernation and ready for the stretch run.
Were he a tad more consistent, and we a tad less jaded, that would be the course of action today.
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Time is running out for Raptors to figure things out

Time is becoming an issue for the Raptors.
That’s time as in the time necessary to get things righted so that when the team does begin the playoffs as the No.
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Clippers' Jones fined $10,000 for postgame bump

Los Angeles Clippers guard Dahntay Jones was fined $10,000 by the NBA on Monday.
The fine, announced by President of Basketball Operations Rod Thorn, was assessed after Jones bumped into Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green while Green was being interviewed on TV after the Warriors beat the Clippers 106-98 at Oracle Arena on Sunday.
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Analytics in sports takes centre stage at U of T conference

Analytics in professional sports are a fact of life nowadays, and if you don't like it, you might want to find a different line of work was one prominent message espoused at the University of Toronto on Friday.
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Heat's Bosh could start exercise this month

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh could begin regular exercise later this month and is expected to resume full basketball activities in September, doctors said Monday.
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Raptors lose again in Charlotte

And the mystery continues.
What is it about Time Warner Cable Arena here in Charlotte, N.C., that just doesn’t agree with the Raptors?
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St. Michael's Blue Raiders the team to beat at OFSAA AAAA basketball championship

The bitter memory is etched in Nelson Kaputo's mind.
The heartbreak of going out early in last year's Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations quadruple-A boys basketball championship gives Kaputo and his St.
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Raptors welcome Kyle Lowry back into lineup

Three games was long enough.
That seems to be the consensus with respect to team leader and point guard Kyle Lowry’s absence from the Raptors lineup.
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Vaughan Grade 9 point guard Andrew Nembhard shines for Voyageurs

Andrew Nembhard received some simple but important advice from a guy who has been in his shoes prior to the 2014-15 basketball season.
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NCAA suspends Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim nine games

The NCAA suspended Syracuse University basketball coach Jim Boeheim on Friday for nine Atlantic Coast Conference games and took away scholarships after a lengthy investigation of the school's athletic programs.
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