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Steve Nash: Canada has 'outside shot' at Olympic basketball medal

Canada general manager Steve Nash said his national team has a “50-50″ shot at qualifying for the Rio Olympics this summer, but if it does, a medal is possible. 352 more words

Olympics

Santa Clara Basketball Isn't What It Used To Be

By Sam McPherson

It’s been almost 20 years now since the Santa Clara University men’s basketball team played in the NCAA Tournament, and that is kind of a crazy thought for those who remember that the Broncos were once the mighty dragon slayers of March Madness. 559 more words

College Basketball

‘Little Ballers:’ New Documentary Examines The Lives Of AAU Basketball Players, Impact Of Youth Hoops [VIDEO]

A new documentary “Little Ballers” chronicles the journey of four 11-year-old boys and their coach as they try to win New York City’s Amateur Athletic Union Championship (AAU). 367 more words

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‘Little Ballers:’ New Documentary Examines The Lives Of AAU Basketball Players, Impact Of Youth Hoops [VIDEO]

A new documentary “Little Ballers” chronicles the journey of four 11-year-old boys and their coach as they try to win New York City’s Amateur Athletic Union Championship (AAU). 367 more words

Radio One

Canada Be Ballin

I thought I’d take another sports break from the markets. Don’t worry it’s not more gambling advice but my calls may be just as implausible as those… 2,485 more words

Shane Battier says peer pressure is more valuable than coaching in the NBA

BOSTON—Shane Battier doesn’t believe coaching is the most important factor for success in the NBA, it’s peer-to-peer accountability. At least, that’s what he said on Friday morning at a panel on basketball analytics at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. 196 more words

Los Angeles Lakers

Charles Barkley on Analytics: "When you're black they call you a cook. When you're white, they call you a chef."

Charles Barkley is not quite done with his rant on analytics, and please Chuck, don’t stop. It’s too much fun. From last night:

“Analytics are like when you’re black and white.

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