eptember 11th marked the launch of our first annual pro am, we launched the event to build a bridge across generations and provide the next generation of Canadian basketball players with resources, mentorship and exposure. The event was a success. The pro am featured some of the best talent from the greater Toronto area and was nothing short of competitive.
Written by Rahsean Simpson It has been 720 days since we’ve had a chance to experience March Madness, and it has been everything we’ve anticipated and more. With a record-breaking upset year, to blue chips like Duke and Kentucky not qualifying for the tournament. Through all the madness, one tradition that hasn’t changed is that … Read moreMarch Madness: Canadian Edition
Written By Rahsean Simpson A Three-star recruit coming out of basketball powerhouse St. Michael’s college in Toronto, Ontario. Malcolm made a name for himself across the border playing with Canada’s premier AAU team, CIA Bounce. The exposure from AAU and his senior year OFSAA Championship, landed him a full-ride scholarship to the Oregon State Beavers. … Read moreMalcolm Duvivier: Hometown Hero
Christian “CK” Kabongo is a staple in the Toronto hoop community, he’s accomplished a lot in his career as a nationally ranked hooper in high school, a college stand out and pro basketball player. However, off of the court, adversity and trouble have followed him for years, its been hard for him to shake his … Read moreCK Kabongo- Toronto Hoop legend
The game has shifted, the game has gotten younger, more athletic and more entertaining. Every year we see kids go one and done, but what does this mean for kids who take longer to develop or need a better situation ? It hurts the value of juniors and seniors, but it doesn’t mean they can’t … Read moreMarcus Carr is an NBA prospect
As time goes on, we begin to see a lot more athletes expand their interests beyond their sport, defying the stigmas put in place by society. Guys like Lebron James, CJ McCollum, Dwayne Wade, Spencer Didwide & Damian Lilard have trail blazed a path for the next generation of hoopers. Basketball comes first, but you must … Read moreMore than an athlete: Grandavian
The biggest difference between university basketball and the pros is the overall level of basketball IQ and intensity they play with. The players’ and coaches’ attention to detail is a lot higher. Making reads in pick & roll situations and knowing how to move without the ball is so important at this level. The defence … Read moreNico Brauner: The Life of a pro basketball player
Philippians 4:13 My name is Meshack Lufile, I’m a 6’9 PF/C raised in Burlington, Ontario, and here’s some insight on my journey so far. Initially, I was overweight in middle school. I loved chocolate, enjoyed candy and played video games for hours. I come from a very athletic family, my Dad was a wrestler in … Read moreMeshack Lufile: The Patient Chase