Andrew Wiggins relents and takes the COVID-19 vaccine

Andrew Wiggins relents and takes the COVID-19 vaccine

Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins has received his COVID-19 vaccine and will be eligible to play in all games. The Warriors said coach Steve Kerr made the announcement to reporters last Sunday after practice before the team traveled to Portland to play its first pre-season game. Wiggins faced the possibility of not being allowed […]

Mississauga gets four new basketball courts compliments of superfan Nav Bhatia

Mississauga gets four new basketball courts compliments of superfan Nav Bhatia

On Saturday, September 25, the City of Mississauga and the Nav Bhatia Superfan Foundation unveiled four new basketball courts located at Malton’s Paul Coffey Park. “The addition of these courts brings something extra special to the Malton community and to Mississauga as a whole. Basketball lovers from across the city will come here to play, […]

Guyana will be highest-ranked team in El Salvador at FIBA World Cup Pre-Qualifiers

Guyana will be highest-ranked team in El Salvador at FIBA World Cup  Pre-Qualifiers

The Guyana men’s senior basketball team will be the highest ranked unit participating in the opening round of the FIBA Basketball World Cup – Americas Pre-Qualifier in El Salvador to be held April 14-18. The competition schedule has been adjusted to allow for the completion of the FIBA Basketball Champions League Americas (BCLA) and to […]

Toronto Raptors game against Chicago postponed due to COVID-19

Toronto Raptors game against Chicago postponed  due to COVID-19

NEW YORK — After dodging COVID-19 for almost half of the NBA season, the Toronto Raptors have been dealt a big blow. The NBA called off Toronto’s game against the visiting Chicago Bulls on Sunday night due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols.  It’s the first game cancellation for the Raptors. The league said the […]

Raptors’ Nick Nurse wins NBA coach of the year in landslide

Raptors’ Nick Nurse wins NBA coach of the year in landslide

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse has been named the NBA coach of the year. Nurse, who has the Raptors in the second round of the playoffs, was a runaway winner, receiving 90 first-place votes from a panel of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters. He finished with a total of 470 points. His closes rival was Milwaukee […]

NBA players, coaches and referees kneel in solidarity as bubble season begins

NBA players, coaches and referees kneel in solidarity as  bubble season begins

Players and coaches from the New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz knelt alongside one another before the first game of the NBA restart on Thursday night in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The coaches — New Orleans’ Alvin Gentry and Utah’s Quin Snyder — were next to one another, their arms locked together. Some players raised […]

Raptors guard VanVleet says people ‘fed up’ with racism and discrimination

Raptors guard VanVleet says people ‘fed up’  with racism and discrimination

Fred VanVleet says people in the United States are reaching a boiling point after hundreds of years of racism.  The Toronto Raptors guard was asked on Monday what he thought of the protests  in major cities across the United States following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Hew was killed after a police officer […]

Caribbean Games to be held in 2021 despite postponement of Tokyo Olympics

Caribbean Games to be held in 2021 despite postponement of Tokyo Olympics

The Caribbean Games will  be held  in 2021 despite the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympiuc Games., Keith Joseph, secretary general of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) has confirmed. The inaugural Caribbean Games are scheduled to take place in Guade­loupe from June 30 to July 4 2021. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, […]

Outpouring of grief for Kobe Bryant’s tragic death

Outpouring of grief for Kobe Bryant’s tragic death

By Nicole Georges-Bennett Fans of Kobe Bryant, for his accomplishments both on and off the basketball court, have expressed deep grief over the basketball legend’s death at the age of 41. Bryant and his 13-year old daughter Gianna, were two of nine people killed in a helicopter crash outside of Los Angeles, on Sunday, January […]