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Ottawa's first basketball team, the Tomahawks

Ottawa Tomahawks logo Today at city hall, Ottawa learned the name of its new team in the National Basketball League of Canada. The pro team will be called the Tomahawks.

But if Twitter's any indication, the new name is anything but a slam-dunk. One tweet called Tomahawks "racially insensitive at BEST" and another urged, "Enough w/ the stolen native names already."

Gus Takkale is the president of Bytown Sports and Entertainment, the driving force behind the Ottawa Tomahawks. He dropped by All in a Day's studios.
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