Inside the Purple Room Episode 6: OH Canada! The Youth Movement is Here!

Oh Canada! Coach Jay Triano was testing out the waters with his youthful starting lineup going 12 men deep in a rotation stock full of depth. For coach Triano it had to be great to get the guys out on the court playing and playing against some healthy competition in Team Jamaica. The opening tip began with some sluggish basketball. Jamaica looked to find its groove early and with...
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August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Triano Wants Four-Year Commitment To Canadian National Team

Jay Triano played for the Canadian national team in three consecutive Olympics.
Via RealGM
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Triano to coach Canadian men's basketball team

Jay Triano is returning to coach Canada's men's basketball team. General manager Steve Nash introduced his longtime friend Thursday as the man who will lead the team, confirming a hiring that likely had only one candidate. Triano was the head coach from 1998 to 2004, leading the side to the 2000 Sydney Olympics, and also served as head coach of the Toronto Raptors from...
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August 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Canada Basketball Training Camp Roster Announced: Step in Right Direction

  Today the Canada Basketball training camp roster was announced, after a disappointing performance at FIBA Americas preventing them from even coming close to qualifying for the Olympics, the Canadians finally got rid of coach Leo Rautins and brought in Steve Nash and Jay Triano to right the ship and to attempt to bring Canada [...]
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August 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Jay Triano Named Head Coach Of Canada

Jay Triano has been named head coach of the Canadian National Team.
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August 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers Stotts hires assistant coaches

Portland Trail Blazers Head Coach Terry Stotts has added Jay Triano, David Vanterpool and Kim Hughes to his coaching staff, the team announced last week. Triano, 53, joins the Trail Blazers from the Toronto Raptors, where he most recently was the team’s head coach from 2008-11 (87-142, .380). Vanterpool 39 spent the past two seasons as a pro scout with the Oklahoma City Thunder...
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August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Jay Triano Likely To End Up As Assistant With Blazers

Jay Triano is also being pursued by the Mavericks.
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August 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Day 1: Marathon Of Hope, 32 Years Later

((HT: TSN/youtube))Today is one of the most important days in Canadian history...32 years ago today, Terry Fox dipped his running shoe in the waters of the north Atlantic Ocean and started his "Marathon of Hope."FOSG James Cybulski caught up with Toronto Raptors head coach Jay Triano and discovered the relationship the two started at Simon Fraser University- and how it...
Via Online Sports Guys
April 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Jay and Silent Steve – Triano and Nash to return to Team Canada

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...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Triano Widely Expected To Become Next Head Coach Of Canada

Jay Triano is still technically under contract with USA Basketball.
Via RealGM
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

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