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Rustavi adds Cooper to their roster, ex KW Titans

BC Rustavi 1991 (Superleague) added to their roster American forward Paul Cooper (203-119kg, college: Arkansas Tech). He played last season at KW Titans in Canadian NBL, but was released by the team in Mar.'17. In 24 NBL Canada games he recorded 8.3ppg, 6.1rpg and 1.1apg. Part of previous (2016) summer Cooper spent at Atletico Tabare in Uruguayan Ascenso where in 5 games he averaged 12.8ppg, 11.0rpg, 1.0spg and 1.0bpg in 2016 season. He also played that season for CAN Oruro (Libobasquet)...



Philip Scrubb selected the top Canadian playing abroad in last week's games

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We bring you last week's top performances from Canadians who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level. This week's number one is an international guard Philip Scrubb (191-92). He led Deutsche Bank Skyliners to a victory over the 12th-ranked Mitteldeutscher BC in the German BBL in Sunday night's game.



Utah Jazz let Mitrou-Long go

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Utah Jazz (NBA) cut 24-year old Canadian-Greek guard Nazareth Mitrou-Long (193-94kg-93, college: Iowa State). Mitrou-Long has never been drafted by the NBA. He just graduated from Iowa State and it is his first season in pro basketball. Mitrou-Long's team won Big 12 Tournament in 2014, 2015 and 2017. He received All-Big 12 2nd Team award in 2017 at his college time. Mitrou-Long was a member of Canadian U19 National Team back in 2011. He has played also in . Let's have closer look into Mi...



Adika Peter-McNeilly selected the top Canadian playing abroad in last week's games

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We bring you last week's top performances from Canadians who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level. This week's number one is former University international guard Adika Peter-McNeilly (190-93). He led EnBW Ludwigsburg to a victory over the 12th-ranked Eisbaeren Bremerhaven in the German BBL in Thursday night's game.



NBl Canada Names Deputy Commissionor

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Courtesy Oursportscentral.com The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce the immediant appointment of Audley Stephenson to the position of deputy commissioner as voted by the Board of Governors. The primary function of deputy commissioner will be to manage all league/ basketball game day operations including and not limited to administrative functions, the issuance of fines, and suspensions and other league functions



The Raptors cut Andrew Rautins

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Toronto Raptors cut 31-year old former Canadian international guard Andrew Rautins (193-86kg-86, college: Syracuse). Rautins played for Tofas (BSL) in Turkish league last season. In 2010 he was drafted by New York Knicks in second round (38th overall). The former Syracuse University staris in his eighth season in pro basketball. Among other achievements Rautins' team won Big East Regular Season in 2010. He received also Eurobasket.com All-FIBA Europe Cup Honorable Mention award in 2016. R...



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