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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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

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...
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August 17, 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

Magic's Anderson to train vs U.S. Olympians

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Rookie of the Year Kyrie Irving of Cleveland and Knicks star Jeremy Lin are among 13 NBA players chosen to scrimmage against the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team in July. Also picked Monday were: John Wall (Washington), Ryan Anderson (Orlando), DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento), Paul George (Indiana), Kawhi Leonard and DeJuan Blair (San Antonio...
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May 21, 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.
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March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Shooting Touch giving Away $25,000 Grant to Fund International 10-month Work Program

From our friends at Shooting Touch: The Shooting Touch Sabbatical Program, referred to as “The Basketball Peace Corps,” grants graduating college seniors the opportunity to travel the world and partake in a 10-month international work program using the platform of basketball to help foster education and influence positive social change in third world communities. The...
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January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Shooting Touch Shootout to Take Place on December 28-29

Our friends from Shooting Touch have sent us the following press release about their upcoming High School basketball tournament: The Shooting Touch Shootout Brings Holiday Basketball Tradition Back to Boston Eight east coast teams from four major cities will compete in the most elite high school holiday basketball tournament in the country BOSTON — The inaugural “Shooting...
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December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

One-On-One With Alex McKechnie - Part One

December 8, 2011 Before the start of training camp, Jay Satur sat down with the new members of the Raptors' coaching staff to discuss an unusual start to the 2011-12 season and their plans for getting started in Toronto. Next up is director of sports science Alex McKechnie, who discusses his role with the Raptors, the importance of core strength and then challenges ahead with...
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December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

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