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HURRICANES WELCOME NEW HEAD COACH AND GENERAL MANAGER

COURTESY OURSPORTSCENTRAL The Halifax Hurricanes are pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Leslie as their new head coach and General Manager. Kevin Keathley has stepped down as the Hurricanes bench coach boss for personal reasons. The club would like to thank coach Keathley for his preseason work and wish him the very best in future endeavors



ALBA Berlin lands Carl English

Carl English
Carl English
ALBA Berlin (BBL) tabbed experienced 35-year old Canadian international guard Carl English (195-81, college: Hawaii). He already started the season at Iberostar Tenerife CB Canarias in Spanish Liga Endesa. In 6 games he averaged 6.3ppg, 1.8rpg and 1.5apg this season. English also played 5 games in Basketball Champions League where he had very impressive stats: 15.2ppg, 1.8rpg and 1.2apg. He also spent pre-season at RETAbet Bilbao Basket (also in Liga Endesa) earlier that year. In 2003 Eng...



Briercrest crushes St.Mary's in final game of semester

Carl English
Carl English
Briercrest won the tip off of their final game of the first semester, as an electric shock of cheers surged through the crowd. St. Mary's fired back strong and immediately both teams returned to their sides of the court to re-strategize as the scoreboard read, 6-2 for St. Mary. Briercrest returned with pure determination and strong vision looking to defeat St. Mary's, as Ben Kornelsen powerfully dunked the ball in the net. Directly following, a star lay up right down the middle of the cou...



Big fourth quarter gives WolfPack win over Timberwolves

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Volodymyr
Iegorov
The Thompson Rivers University men's basketball team went on a 22-5 run in the last five minutes of the game and went on to defeat the UNBC Timberwolves 92-80 Saturday night at the Charles Jago Northern Sport Centre. It was the WolfPack's second-straight win over the Timberwolves and their fourth-straight of the season. TRU now improves to an even .500 record at 5-5 in Canada West play. It was the second-straight loss for the Timberwolves who now fall to 4-6. "That's four consecutive wins...



ALBA Berlin could land Carl English

Carl English
Carl English
ALBA Berlin (BBL) is close to sign experienced 35-year old Canadian international guard Carl English (195-81, college: Hawaii) who currently plays forIberostar Tenerife CB Canarias in Spain. In 6 Liga Endesa games he recorded 6.3ppg, 1.8rpg and 1.5apg this season. He also played 5 games in Basketball Champions League where he averaged impressive 15.2ppg, 1.8rpg and 1.2apg. English also spent pre-season at RETAbet Bilbao Basket (also in Liga Endesa) in Spanish earlier that year. In 2003 he...



Highlanders sign Chadrack Lufile

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Chadrack
Lufile
Cape Breton Highlanders (NBL Canada) signed 26-year old Canadian forward Chadrack Lufile (206-120kg-90, college: Wichita State). He already started the season at Nuernberg in German ProA. Two years ago Lufile was drafted by Sioux Falls Skyforce (D-League) in third round (46th overall). He attended Wichita State until 2014 and it is his third season in pro basketball. Lufile's college team won MVC Tournament in 2014. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in NBL Can...



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