Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/7/12
A Return to Prominence? Driving home today, the sunshine beaming through my window, rush out flowing smooth and a can of Coke in the cupholder,  Barry “BMac” Macdonald (Team 1040) brought a smile to my face, and undoubtedly many others as he announced that Jay Triano and Steve Nash would be returning to head up the next edition of the Canadian Men’s Basketball Team. While Nash will not be lacing up the lowcut Nike’s on centre stage (though chances are good that he will take to the hardwood during a practice or two), he will have a huge hand in bringing in the next wave of Canadian basketball talent, with hopes of returning Team Canada to the Olympics in 2016. Following talks with Canada Basketball’s head honcho, Wayne Parrish, Nash has been presented with the opportunity to do for the basketball program what Wayne Gretzky and Steve Yzerman have done for the puck team. “[Nash’s involvement] would be a tremendous thing for the sport in Canada, a tremendous thing for our success inter...
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