Canada's growing roster of stars has team poised for success at Women's Basketball World Cup

Kia Nurse remembers when being a Canadian basketball player meant flying under the radar. The Hamilton, Ont., native arrived at the University of Connecticut in 2014 without the fanfare that many top recruits receive. Although Nurse was ranked 33rd in ESPN's class of prospects that year, she believed it was only because she was attending […]

Mature, battle-tested Barrett ready for spotlight of Duke basketball

MISSISSAUGA, Ont., — Canadian basketball phenom R.J. Barrett has seemingly always played at a level ahead of most guys his age. As a 17-year-old, the six-foot-seven swingman won tournament MVP honours en route to Canadian gold at the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup in July 2017. And this past June, the 18-year-old fit right in during […]

Watch Canada compete at the wheelchair basketball world championships

Click on the video player above on Saturday at 6:15 a.m. ET to watch live action from the 2018 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships. CBC Sports will stream all of the Canadian men's and women's games at the tournament in Hamburg, Germany. Women's preliminary schedule Friday, Aug. 17 – 8 a.m. ET – Great Britain def. Canada, 64-56 Saturday, Aug. […]

Never underestimate older players: Man schools youngsters in basketball (VIDEO)

Published time: 15 Aug, 2018 16:55 Video footage of a grey-haired man playing basketball with a group of young people, and leaving them open-mouthed by scoring a two-pointer, has gone viral. READ MORE: Thousands sign petition to appoint LeBron James as US secretary of education The footage shows the older man confidently juggling a ball as […]

Regular Human Basketball Is A Quirky Robot-Controlling Version Of A Certain Sport

Regular Human Basketball is a sports game recreating a popular American sport, involving players throwing or dunking a ball into a hoop to score points. Also, the players are giant mechs controlled by drivers inside their robotic innards. Just your typical sports game. Reminiscent of Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime or the recent Far: Lone […]

Fortnite Basketball Hoops, Oasis, Rock Archway, Dinosaurs and ALL week 2 challenges SOLVED

Fortnite Battle Royale Season 5, week 2 challenges are live for Battle Pass owners, despite a short delay. As part of the big Season 5 update, Epic Games has made three of the weekly challenges available for free and the other four challenges exclusive to Battle Pass users. The challenges are separated into hard and regular tiers […]

3-on-3 Might Be the Future of Basketball

In the summer of 2017, when Ice Cube and Jeff Kwatinetz unleashed their joint venture to launch a 3-on-3 basketball league with recently retired NBA players, Brian Mahoney, an AP basketball reporter and former DI head coach, was among many who were skeptical. Not only was 3-on-3 seen by some as a children’s game for […]