Steve Nash Says He’s Hyped About Nets Career

Ben Hamill - September 11, 2020

That he’s never coached a day’s worth of basketball in his life isn’t about to dampen Canadian Hall-of-Famer Steve Nash’s excitement about looking forward to getting started on his new career as Brooklyn Nets coach...Read More

How Canada Is Stealing The NBA Show

Ben Hamill - September 07, 2020

They’ve made for quite the week in the basketball spotlight – playing hard and fast and reviving once more the Canadian basketball Olympic medal flame of hope. They’re Jamal Murray, Lu Dort, Steve Nash, and NBA coach of ...Read More

Nick Nurse Named NBA Coach Of The Year

Ben Hamill - August 25, 2020

Raptors coach Nick Nurse, who has now brought Toronto to the edge of the playoffs’ second round, has been named NBA coach of the year. A landslide winner, Nurse’s 90 first-place votes and 470 points of confidence overall, pla...Read More

Raptors Show Support For Black Lives Matter

Ben Hamill - August 06, 2020

Basketball is finally back – and living in a bio-bubble and playing in front of virtual fans only aren’t the only tangible changes to how teams such as the Toronto Raptors and the LA Lakers are now approaching the game. Playe...Read More

Nick Nurse Says He’s Impressed By His Team

Ben Hamill - July 03, 2020

Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse says he’s impressed with his players’ collective state of physique and individual fitness levels; fitness levels all the more impressive because of the Raptors not having played or trained...Read More

Karim Mané Looking To Fast Track NBA Success

Ben Hamill - April 01, 2020

Montreal South Shore resident Karim Mané cannot be accused of playing things by ‘the book’. The 19-year-old Saint-Hubert player last week declared himself eligible for the NBA’s 2020 draft. And while this does not...Read More

Covid-19 Gives eSports A Boost

Ben Hamill - March 26, 2020

Major sports- and entertainment events all over the world are either being cancelled or pushed back as the coronavirus continues to make its way across the continents. The pandemic is driving us online as we look to alternative forms of e...Read More

Adam Silver Bats About NBA Suggestions

Ben Hamill - March 22, 2020

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Wednesday addressed the challenges posed by the Coronavirus outbreak during a televised interview on sports broadcasting network . The commissioner discussed various considerations currently under discussio...Read More

It’s Zion Williamson’s Time To Shine

Ben Hamill - February 28, 2020

Zion Williamson has what it takes. And not only according to LeBron James. The kid seemingly primed to be named Rookie of the Year appears to have been conditioned for exactly this accolade. Williamson, a former Duke player, has been rack...Read More

Toronto’s Ujiri Says Lawsuit Is Malicious

Ben Hamill - February 14, 2020

Even though prosecutors decided it fair and just not to press criminal charges against Raptors president Masai Ujiri following a brawl with a police officer during the moments right after Toronto won last year’s championship, the o...Read More

Pistons To Make Do Without Blake Griffin

Ben Hamill - January 10, 2020

Dwane Casey’s Detroit Pistons could be facing an entire season with the support of star forward Blake Griffin. Casey spoke to members of the press right ahead of Tuesday night’s stand-off with the Cleveland Cavaliers and said ...Read More

Powell Pushes For Canadian Basketball Olympic Berth

Ben Hamill - November 20, 2019

Basketball at the Olympics. Is there even a notion more exciting than Canada playing it up at Tokyo 2020? But what of the fact that Canada missed a berth during a September attempt at qualifying in China? The fact that...Read More

MGM & Yahoo Seal Landmark Sports Betting Deal

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2019

The word is out and the times are exciting. Following a recent deal inked between Yahoo and big casino and betting powerhouse MGM, sports betting is coming to Yahoo’s fantasy sports app. The duo announced the news re...Read More

Drake Unhappy About Folks Showing Up At Home

Ben Hamill - September 19, 2019

If you’re going to be flaunting your built-to-NBA-regulations full-size basketball court, which just so happens to be literally inside your home to anyone who is everyone on social media, then you had best expect som...Read More

Meek Mill Bemoans $70k Gambling Loss

Ben Hamill - September 12, 2019

One may be tempted into thinking that Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill is particularly unlucky, if even there was such a thing. Earlier this year Mill bet $200,000 on the San Francisco Warriors sticking it to the Raptors ...Read More

PEGI Responds To NBA 2K20 Age Outrage

Ben Hamill - September 05, 2019

The cat is wreaking havoc in the chicken coop following the release of the official trailer and age rating for the upcoming new NBA 2K20 video game by games developer Visual Concepts. The authority for the implementati...Read More

NBA Game-Fixing Scandal Now Docu-Series

Ben Hamill - August 09, 2019

A docu-drama based on the events surrounding the National Basketball Association (NBA) game-fixing scandal involving ex-referee Tim Donaghy is set for release on November 1st, 2019. Two film distribution com...Read More

Canadian Sports Predictions For 2019

Ben Hamill - January 08, 2019

With the start of a new year comes another twelve action-packed months for the world of Canadian sports. 2019 will no doubt be filled with new possibilities, big hopes and dreams, successes, heartbreaks, and everything...Read More

American Sports Gambler The Most Influential Person Of 2018

Ben Hamill - January 03, 2019

In a turn of events that is nothing short of astounding, mind-blowing even, the collective representative the “American Sports Gambler” has been named the most influential person of the year by top media publicatio...Read More

Sportradar & NASCAR Team Up for Integrity

Ben Hamill - December 17, 2018

NASCAR has once again joined forces with the experts at Sportradar in order to fortify its dedication to protecting the integrity of motor racing sports. The renewed partnership will see NASCAR benefiting from Sportrad...Read More

Canada Qualifies For Basketball World Cup

Ben Hamill - December 08, 2018

It’s been almost a decade since Canada’s last participation in a FIBA World Cup, but thanks to the obvious resolve to make it happen by players like Kyle Wiltjer, Canada’s men’s Basketball team will be competin...Read More

US Sports Leagues Embrace A New World

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2018

A gold rush. This is how Sharon Otterman, Chief Marketing Officer for major bookmaker William Hill, describes the scramble by professional sports leagues to get a spot on the sports betting bus. These are the very same...Read More

Former players who now own sports teams

Ben Hamill - October 27, 2018

Having enjoyed a career in professional sport, many ex-players simply move into a different kind of job. Nevertheless, many opt to continue inside their sport by taking on the role of coach or manager. And for the lucky few able to afford t...Read More