Music Monday: O Canada

NBA All-Star Concert and Performances 2014

The magic of another NBA All Star weekend has come and gone but with three players representing from north of the border, Canadian pride for their NBA team was evident from beginning to end. And who better to deliver the Canadian National Anthem than a fellow Canuck.

Sooo excited!! Just landed in #NOLA !!! Today's the day I get to sing the Canadian anthem at the NBA Allstar game!! Wootwoot! #NBAAllStar

— Serena Ryder (@serenaryder) February 16, 2014

Toronto-born folk-rock powerhouse, Serena Ryder, made the trip to the Big Easy for All Star […]

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East Wins On Record-Setting Night

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NEW ORLEANS (CP) – From the first play to the final minute, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving made it clear how the East felt about this All-Star game.

“We took this one personal a bit,” Irving said.

Irving had 31 points and 14 assists and was voted the MVP, Carmelo Anthony made a record eight 3-pointers and scored 30 points, and the East stopped a three-game losing streak with a 163-155 victory over the West on Sunday night in the […]

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Team Hill Wins 142-136 Over Team Webber In Rising Stars Challenge

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NEW ORLEANS (CP)_ Andre Drummond had 30 points and a Rising Stars Challenge-record 25 rebounds, leading Team Hill to a 142-136 victory over Team Webber on Friday night.

Besides an impressive tally of dunks and rebounds, Drummond even managed to make his free throws while winning MVP honours. A 41 per cent shooter during the regular season, the Detroit forward went 6 for 8, including a pair with 29 seconds left after chasing down Bradley Beal’s […]

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Throwback Thursday: Big Presence In The Big Easy

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From record-breaking performances to gritty comebacks, the Toronto Raptors have grabbed the respected the attention of NBA family, fans and followers this season. And to top it off, three well deserving hustlers on Canada’s hardwood are packing their bags for the Big Easy, or as Terrence put it…

I'm going to New Orleans, baby! So excited to take flight in the NBA #SpriteSlam Dunk Contest this year. Get ready for a show on Feb.15!

— Terrence Ross (@T_DotFlight31) February 7, 2014

With the presence of three players at All […]

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