Mature, battle-tested Barrett ready for spotlight of Duke basketball
Canadian basketball phenom R.J. Barrett has seemingly always played at a level ahead of most guys his age. So it should be no surprise that Barrett — after reclassifying to attend college a year early — shined in his Duke Blue Devils debut with a game-high 34 and 35 points respectively in their first two pre-season games.
Tamara Tatham 1st Canadian woman on a G League coaching staff
The Toronto Raptors have named Tamara Tatham as a mentor coach for with Raptors 905, making the two-time Olympian the first Canadian woman to join the staff of a G League team.
Raptors sign centre Greg Monroe
The Toronto Raptors signed veteran centre Greg Monroe to a contract Tuesday.
Canada's R.J. Barrett preparing for Duke debut in Toronto
A month after Barrett departed for his new campus in Durham, N.C., the 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., arrived home with his new teammates in tow. Duke will play a three-game exhibition series, facing the Ryerson Rams on Wednesday and the University of Toronto on Friday in a pair of sold-out games at Paramount Fine Foods Centre in Mississauga.