An interview with Toronto Raptor Danny Green

An interview with Toronto Raptor Danny Green

By Gwyn Chapman: As Canada celebrates winning the NBA 2019 Championship, I met with Danny Green, one of the players who was instrumental in bringing the trophy to Canada, to speak about his passion for success, basketball, community and the characteristics that helped him to get to the top. Caribbean Camera: We know that you’ve […]

Jamaican Canadian features in record NBA draft

Jamaican Canadian features in record NBA draft

By Lincoln DePradine Rowan Barrett, the Scarborough-born Canadian of Jamaican heritage, had more than one good reason to celebrate last week when teams in the National Basketball Association (NBA) – including newly crowned champions Toronto Raptors – participated in drafting new players to the league. Barrett, a 46-year-old former Canadian national basketballer who is now […]

Raptors Kawhi Leonard for mayor?

Raptors Kawhi Leonard for mayor?

Jubilant fans have demanded on social media that Kawhi Leonard of the Toronto Raptors be handed the Toronto Mayor’s job along with anything else he wanted. Leonard, triggered a fan frenzy after making an incredible shot at the end of Game 7 to beat the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday. And Toronto Mayor John Tory jokingly […]

Wiggins back in T.O. to face Raptors

Toronto native Andrew Wiggins was scheduled for a homecoming last night as his Minnesota Timberwolves took on the Raptors at the Air Canada Centre. It’s the first time Wiggins, whose mother was born in Barbados, has played in Toronto since he was selected first overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2014 NBA draft. He […]

Wiggins plays for Canada in Pan Am basketball

Wiggins plays for Canada in Pan Am basketball

The Pan Am basketball schedule is now online, meaning Team Canada fans can buy tickets to see Canada’s basketball teams take on top competition such as Argentina and Venezuela in preliminary action. The Canadian men’s basketball team will see a tough test in the first round of the tournament. They face Argentina, third-ranked team in […]

T.O. women’s basketball player dies

T.O. women’s basketball player dies

By Gerald V. Paul Shanice Clark of Toronto, a basketball player attending the University of Pennsylvania, was found dead in her apartment early last Sunday morning. The death of the aspiring broadcaster, raised by a single mother in Toronto, is under investigation although local police said it appeared death was accidental. A preliminary medical report […]