Category Archives: Basketball
The overmatched, underdog Canadians played an extraordinary third quarter in their World Cup opener against Australia on Sunday, one of the best games we’ve seen in a long time, but the Aussies responded with an even better fourth. And now Canada faces a mammoth task to reach the second round after a 108-92 loss.
DONGGUAN, CHINA (September 1, 2019) – The Canadian Senior Men’s National Team dropped a 108-92 decision to Australia in their first game at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 despite’s come-from-behind 37-point outburst in the third quarter. Continue reading
BEIJING (China) – Keeping up the usual practice before a big event, we have gathered our writers who will be on site to give you all the news from China. Time for them to be in the role of interviewee for once. Continue reading
SHANGHAI (AP) — The biggest basketball World Cup is about to begin.
Many of the world’s top players — and a couple of the world’s top national teams — are not in China for the FIBA World Cup, a 32-team extravaganza that begins Saturday. At stake over the next 16 days: The world championship, along with seven of the 11 remaining available berths in next summer’s Tokyo Olympics. Continue reading
By MARC STEIN
My old ESPN colleague Kevin Arnovitz was the first one to call me on it five years ago. Others in the business have noticed it since.
I’m apparently not very good at hiding how giddy I am when covering international basketball. Continue reading
By LORI EWING, Canadian Press
If Katherine and Michelle Plouffe qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, they will have done so on their own dime. Continue reading