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CEBL Inaugural Season Review

The Canadian Elite Basketball League has wrapped up its inaugural season. A year full of surprises, indeed, some good and some not so much. While it’s not the NBA, there is a lot to like about the CEBL, and many things that need to change. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the CEBL, the league is a brand

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5 Players You Forgot About Who Could Bounce Back From Injury

Every year, we see plenty of horrendous injuries. Sadly this is the baggage that comes with being a professional basketball player. Quite often, injuries can keep players out of the lineup for multiple seasons or a full year. Today, I want to shine some light on those players, who’ve suffered injury in the recent course of the year. These players

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CEBL – Edmonton Stingers Game Recap: July 20 vs Guelph Nighthawks

The Edmonton Stingers have secured their 6th consecutive win! The Stingers knocked down the struggling Nighthawks 99-84 in a game that came down to speed, turnovers and inside physicality. Let me start by saying, Edmonton played yet another excellent game. It seems the Stingers have the Nighthawks figured out as they secured the third consecutive win over the Nighthawks in

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1 Breakout Candidate from Every Team

We sure do love a good breakthrough story. There are so many young potential filled players who are due to break out onto the scene of eliteness. Today, we’ll highlight a few players (one from each team that is) that could experience a breakthrough season this upcoming season! Atlanta Hawks – Kevin Huerter Huerter was one of the surprises in

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This is Why Nobody Wants DeMarcus Cousins

Demarcus Cousins’ free agency has been super anti-climatic. Cousins was expected to have a ton of interest, and sign a nice big deal after a disappointing finish to his season. Teams like the Lakers and Knicks were expected to pursue Cousins, however, Demarcus remains unsigned, with little interest. Cousins reportedly met with the Celtics and Heat, but garnered little interest

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Best Free Agents who still need a team!

The first wave of free agents have made their commitments. While this free agency has certainly been shocking and wild, there’s still many free agents who need a team this upcoming season. Here’s some of the top free agents who need a team, and where they could be going… Kawhi Leonard Shocker, despite many rumors and speculations, it seems like

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Xavier Moon – Landing Among the Stars

You either know the name, or you should. Xavier Moon. Born in Goodwater, Alabama, this 6’2 point guard has quickly taken the Canadian basketball scene by storm. Despite being an American basketball player, Moon has played a couple seasons in Canadian, American, and French basketball leagues. Following an impressive start to his pro-basketball career, Xavier Moon is a name we

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Way Too Early Power Rankings for the 2019-2020 Season

With the 2018-2019 season over, it’s time to start thinking about next year. So today, I’ll be setting my own power rankings including brief descriptions for every team. Let’s get started Western Conference Golden State Warriors The Warriors are the team to beat, despite recent advancements in the West, Curry and the Warriors will continue to be a threat, with

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Everyone’s Favorite Giant : Tacko Fall – Where He Might Play

We all know the name. Tacko Fall. This 7 foot 6 (perhaps 7) inch tall Senegalese hooper has garnered media attention and overall fan love. Tacko Fall’s rise to fame came when UCF pulled off an upset first round victory, and found themselves in the spotlight against the dominant Duke squad. Fall and UCF came so close to capturing yet

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CEBL – Edmonton Stingers Game Recap: June 14 vs Hamilton

For those of you new to this team, and this league; the Stingers are a professional basketball team in the CEBL (Canadian Elite Basketball League). There’s six teams in the CEBL and it’s considered Canada’s highest level of basketball play. Today we’re recapping the Edmonton Stingers game against the Hamilton Honey Badgers. The Badgers came out with the win in

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Most Improved and Un-Improved Teams for Next Season

Today I will be highlighting 3 teams I believe will break through next season, and 3 teams that will fall big time. This will be based on drafting, free agency predictions, as well as overall growth of existing players on the roster. Most Improved Phoenix Suns Phoenix has been waiting for a breakout season for some time now. Despite adding

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Breaking Down the Nets-Hawks Trade

It has been announced that the Nets have shipped Allen Crabbe, the 17th overall pick, as well as future draft picks to the Hawks for Taurean Prince and a future second-round pick. This came as a surprise to NBA fans, as trades normally go down after the NBA finals. Regardless, this makes a huge splash in free agency, and the

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Top 100 NBA Players This Season

                As the season draws to a conclusion, I have decided to reflect on the rankings bleacher report provided us at the beginning of the season for the top 100 players. Noticing this list was very outdated, I decided, it’s time for a new, updated list. So allow me to introduce to you, the NBA Alerts Official Top 100 Players

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