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Jay-Z joins Puma as president of newly created basketball division

Puma continues to make a big splash in basketball as the German sportswear company has added Jay-Z as president of the newly constructed division in the sport, according to Aaron Mansfield of Complex. “We’ve been working with Roc Nation for quite some time,” said Puma’s global director of brand and marketing Adam Petrick. “They’ve been gre… NBA | theScore

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Teen phenom R.J. Barrett added to senior Canadian men's basketball roster

Teenager R.J. Barrett has been added to Canada’s men’s basketball roster for this week’s training camp and exhibition series ahead of FIBA World Cup qualifying. Barrett, who just turned 18, led Canada to a historic gold medal at last summer’s U19 world championships in Cairo. Teammate Andrew Nembhard, who helped Canada to silver at the FIBA Americas U18 championships last ...

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Canada's 3-on-3 basketball run ends with playoff loss

Canada’s surprising run at the 3-on-3 basketball World Cup came to a halt Tuesday with a quarter-final loss to the Netherlands. The Canadian men’s team suffered its first defeat of the tournament at an inopportune time, falling 18-16 to the Dutch in its first game of the knockout stage in Manila, Philippines. Canada, which came into the 20-team tournament ranked 14th in the ...

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Canadian U18 men's basketball team wins FIBA Americas opener

Andrew Nembhard had 28 points and seven rebounds to lead Canada to a 92-75 win over Argentina on Sunday in both teams’ first game of group play at the FIBA under-18 Americas championship in St. Catharines, Ont. A.J. Lawson and Emanuel Miller added 18 points apiece for the Canadians. Tyrese Samuel had 10 boards. Juan Ignacio Marcos led Argentina with ...

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