BlackJacks Stunned By Bandits In Home Opener

For the first time in franchise history, the Ottawa BlackJacks played their home opener in front of fans at the Arena at TD Place. The contest was tightly contested right into the Elam ending, and it would come down to the final possession, as the Fraser Valley Bandits stunned the BlackJacks 90-87. "It's a fantastic… Continue reading BlackJacks Stunned By Bandits In Home Opener

CEBL Big Winners With J. Cole Signing

Never before has the Canadian Elite Basketball League stolen the headlines as they did on Thursday night. Late on Thursday night, the Scarborough Shooting Stars announced they had signed pop-culture icon Jermaine Cole, better known for his stage name, J. Cole, to a contract. Thanks to this, the CEBL found themselves in the headlines from… Continue reading CEBL Big Winners With J. Cole Signing

Redemption Complete for Lightning in a 25-Point Victory

For the first time in the NBL Canada 2022 season, London Lightning head coach Doug Plumb is happy. "For the first time, in the whole year, I'm happy," said the 33-year old maître at the end of the Lightning's 107-82 win over K-W Titans. "You have not heard me say that in fifteen games. I… Continue reading Redemption Complete for Lightning in a 25-Point Victory

London Lightning Dominate Flint United in Home Victory

It was a match of testaments for London Lightning on Sunday afternoon. Coming from a two-game losing streak in the previous week's matchups, which included the previous night's thriller-turned-nightmare against K-W Titans, the 11-2 London Lightning of the National Basketball League of Canada (NBL-Canada) welcomed 3-4 Flint United of The Basketball League. In the moments… Continue reading London Lightning Dominate Flint United in Home Victory

Canadian Sports Rivalries – Ottawa Gee-Gees Vs Carleton Ravens

Its February 18th, 2022, and the 8-0 Ottawa Gee-Gees basketball team are heading into a crucial match-up with their city rivals, the Carleton Ravens, who are also 8-0. This game will go a long way to determining who will be atop the OUA East division in the 2022 U Sports Basketball season. But this game… Continue reading Canadian Sports Rivalries – Ottawa Gee-Gees Vs Carleton Ravens

Growlers Get Big Piece With Junior Cadougan

For the first time since becoming a new member of the Canadian Elite Basketball League, the Newfoundland Growlers have dipped their toes into the Free Agency waters, signing veteran guard, Junior Cadougan. Cadougan is a name that fans of the CEBL should be familiar with by now. He spent the shortened 2020 season that was… Continue reading Growlers Get Big Piece With Junior Cadougan

BlackJacks Sign Non-American Import, Deng Adel

The Ottawa BlackJacks have made quick use of the Canadian Elite Basketball League's new non-American import rule, signing six-foot-seven forward, Deng Adel. Adel was born in Khartoum, South Sudan before moving to Australia to escape civil war in 2004. He has plenty of previous experience in the professional basketball landscape, including 19 games with the… Continue reading BlackJacks Sign Non-American Import, Deng Adel

NBLC Returns to Action With Pair of Family Day Games

It's been a long time since the National Basketball League of Canada saw the court, but finally, after 712 long days, the league returned to play with a pair of games on Family Day Monday. Their 10th season has tipped off, and while they may be a couple of teams lighter than they were before… Continue reading NBLC Returns to Action With Pair of Family Day Games

CEBL Announces 100-Game Regular Season Schedule

The Canadian Elite Basketball League has published their schedule for the 2022 season, the fourth season of the league's young history. It will feature 100 games across the league with each team playing 20 games, 10 home and 10 away. The schedule will also feature three new expansion franchises, the Newfoundland Growlers, the Montreal Alliance,… Continue reading CEBL Announces 100-Game Regular Season Schedule

CEBL Adds Non-American Import Roster Spot

On Monday afternoon, the Canadian Elite Basketball League announced that starting in the 2022 season, teams will have to have one player on their 10-man roster be an import player, or in other words, a non-American import player. Any player who has Canadian or American citizenship, even if they also have citizenship in another country,… Continue reading CEBL Adds Non-American Import Roster Spot