Basketball Drills At Nike’s Americas Team Camp

Here's a video of Jay Triano (Portland TrailBlazers), Eric Hughes (Milwaukee Bucks), Jama Mahlalela (Toronto Raptors) and Bruno Cabolco (Toronto Raptors) working with campers at Nike's Americas Team Camp.
Via Hoops Addict
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos From Nike’s Americas Team Camp

Here are photos of Jay Triano (Portland TrailBlazers), Eric Hughes (Milwaukee Bucks), Jama Mahlalela (Toronto Raptors) and Bruno Cabolco (Toronto Raptors) working with campers at Nike's Americas Team Camp.
Via Hoops Addict
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Kelly Olynyk suffers wrist injury

It seems Paul George is not the only one to suffer an injury preparing for international games. While of course menial in severity compared to George's horrific misfortune, Olynyk reportedly suffered a wrist injury.The report comes from a fan watching Team Canada:Hi @CelticsLife from Seville. Kelly Olynyk is out today from Canada Team. Jay Triano confirm wrist damage. He'...
Via Celtics Life
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Terry Fox Would Have Been 56 Today

((HT: ESPN))Full disclosure...The HQ is involved in the Terry Fox Foundation and its efforts to aid in cancer research and, hopefully, a cure somewhere down the road.If you don't know his story and the impact he has had in his home country, then we would ask you watch this "30 for 30" project that Steve Nash was part in. Here's Part One of "Into The Wind"...
Via Online Sports Guys
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Nicholson Leads Canada in Win Over Georgia

The Canadian senior national basketball team defeated Georgia (the country, not the state) 83-66 on the final day of the Pokal Adecco exhibition tournament in Slovenia. Orlando Magic big man Andrew Nicholson ended up coming off the bench as Head Coach Jay Triano preferred to go with Kelly Olynyk and Dwight Powell in the frontcourt. That didn’t prevent ‘Drew from having his...
Via Magic Basketball Online
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Triano aims for experience in Canada’s European exhibition matches

San Antonio Spurs guard Cory Joseph and the Canadian National team have begun an 11-game journey in Europe, as they will play exhibition matches against several countries. Canada head coach Jay Triano aims for his team to gain some experience in those matches. From durhamregion.com: “We need to give these athletes international experience together as […]
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Robert Sacre named to Canadian national team roster, will play 11 games in Europe this summer

While Robert Sacre may not have competed in the Las Vegas Summer League this year, it looks like he’ll be gaining some more experience and getting in some playing time with the Canadian national team over the next couple of weeks. According to the official Canada basketball website, Sacre is one of five NBA players (Kelly Olynyk, Andrew Nicholson, Cory Joseph, Dwight Powell) to...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Nicholson Scores 10 Points, Canada Loses in Slovenia

The Canadian national basketball team began their 11-game exhibition tour of Europe today as they fell to Slovenia 92-80. The game was played in Rogaska Slatina, Slovenia. Andrew Nicholson did not start the contest. Instead, Coach Jay Triano decided to have the 24-year-old come off the bench and play at center. Andrew tallied 10 points on 3-of-7 shooting and was 4-of-6 from the...
Via Magic Basketball Online
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Nicholson Makes Canada Summer Exhibition Roster

Orlando Magic big man Andrew Nicholson will indeed play for the Canadian senior national basketball team this summer. Even though Canada didn’t qualify for the 2014 FIBA World Cup which begins August 30th in Spain, Canada Head Coach Jay Triano still wants to go on an 11-game, 20-day European road trip to prepare for the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship which will also help determine...
Via Magic Basketball Online
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Team Canada Is Getting Canadian Players And Coaches Jobs

Playing for Canada’s Senior Men’s National Team can do more for a young Canadian basketball player than just boost his national pride, there are professional jobs to be won as a result of playing for one’s Country. “If it opens up opportunities for our players to keep playing and become employed as basketball players then it’s a great trip,” Head Coach Jay Triano.
Via Pro Bball Report
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Team Canada To Platoon Players On European Tour

Team Canada is enjoying an overabundance of young exceptional basketball talent for the first time in its history and this presents a challenge for Head Coach Jay Triano and his staff. Most of the Senior Men's National Team roster expected to compete next summer at the FIBA Americas tournament to fight for a coveted spot at the Olympics has little or no high level international...
Via Pro Bball Report
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Triano’s Media Scrum After Canada Basketball Practice

Jay Triano talked about trying to get some of Canada's younger players to camp despite other commitments this summer. He also talked about how floor-spacing bigs like Kelly Olynyk and Andrew Nicholson will pay big dividends in international competitions.
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic Wands: Canada vs. Mexico

Caracas, Venezuela (2-1) vs. (2-1)    Time/TV: 2 p.m./ESPN3 Line: Canada by 8 Tickets: Have you seen attendance at this event? You will not have a problem Other Games of Note: Latvia 73, Montenegro 72 (Vucevic -- 4 pts, 3 rebs., 1/7 FGs) Turkey vs. Italy, 11:30 a.m./ESPN3   Pace Off. Rtg. Def. Rtg. eFG...
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September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Andrew Nicholson stars, but mistake costs Canada

When Andrew Nicholson has the ball in his hands, good things will typically happen. Not only will good things typically happen, Nicholson knows how to put the ball in the basket. He does it with so much ease, that it only seemed natural that his offensive game would expand. Nicholson showed all of that in scoring 21 points for Canada in the second game of the FIBA Americas Championship...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Team Canada Working To Adapt To International Officiating

Tristan Thompson, Andrew Nicholson and Cory Joseph shot a combined 8-for-28 from the floor in Canada’s 81-72 exhibition win over Jamaica on Thursday. Thompson and Nicholson both were angered at times by the indifference of the referees. “When we play overseas, when we play in South America, that’s the way the game is,” Jay Triano said. “You could see Tristan and Andrew...
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August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Andrew Nicholson makes his Team Canada debut

Canada is set to enter its "Golden Age" of basketball. The stars that grew up watching Vince Carter and Tracy McGrady on those young Raptors are about to come of age and make their mark in the NBA. The talk about Andrew Wiggins has already gotten everyone pumped. And Team Canada has already added Jay Triano as a head coach and Steve Nash as a general manager/ambassador...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

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

Olynyk Klynyk

This week we got the news that the Celtics' first round pick, Kelly Olynyk, wouldn't compete for the Canadian national team this summer because of plantar fasciitis. The injury isn't considered to be serious and Kelly still wanted to play, according to the coach for the Canadian team, Jay Triano. The Celtics voiced their concerns about him playing and so he will be...
Via Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk Has Plantar Fasciitis?

Canada’s senior men’s basketball team will be without Kelly Olynyk for its short summer season. Jay Triano, former coach of the Raptors and who will be coaching the Canadian National Team for GM Steve Nash, attributed Olynyk's absence to the Celtics. “He’s so keen about wanting to play but the Celtics had some concerns,” national team head coach Jay Triano said of...
Via Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.
July 29, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Blazers Add Triano, Vanterpool, Hughes To Coaching Staff

Terry Stotts has added Jay Triano, David Vanterpool and Kim Hughes to his coaching staff with the Blazers.
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August 17, 2012  |  Discuss

New coach Stotts adds 3 assistant coaches

Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts has announced three additions to his coach staff with the hirings of Jay Triano, David Vanterpool and Kim Hughes. Triano was head coach of the Toronto Raptors for three seasons before becoming the team's vice president of pro scouting last season. He played in three Olympics with Canada's national team. Vanterpool, has spent the...
Via AP on Fox
August 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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