Players of the Week
May 22 - May 29, 2018
In her first professional regular season game in the WNBA, Kia Nurse dropped an efficient 17 points on 50 FG% to go along with two rebounds, three assists, and a pair of steals, aiding her New York Liberty team on both sides of the ball. Her impressive debut came in an 80-76 loss to the Chicago Sky as Nurse and the Liberty look to bounce back against the defending-champions, the Minnesota Lynx, this Friday at home. Congratulations on earning this week's Toyota Player of the Week!
Tristan Thompson was instrumental in two wins for the Cleveland Cavaliers this week over the Boston Celtics to tie the series at two games apiece in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. In a 116-86 blowout victory, Thompson posted an efficient 10 points, grabbed seven rebounds, and played spectacular defence to help the Cavaliers earn the victory. In the second game just two days later, Thompson helped his team once again defend home court with a 13-point, 12-rebound double-double, leading his team in +/- and ending the night with a 111-102 victory. Thompson will look to maintain this momentum into Boston for game five of the series. Congratulations on earning this week's Toyota Player of the Week!
May 15 - May 22, 2018
Abigail Fogg led her BBC Troist ball club with a team-high 19 points to go along with seven rebounds in a 63-60 loss to Fribourg in game one of the Swiss womenâ??s league finals. It was a closely contested opening game of the series thanks in large part to Fogg, who was a +27 on the evening. Fogg will be looking to maintain this high level of play and bounce back with a win in game two. Congratulations on earning this week's Toyota Player of the Week!
Kyle Wiltjer was instrumental in leading his Olympiacos ball club in a regular season blowout win over Promitheas as his team cruised to a 104-69 victory. Wiltjer dropped a game-high 23 points in just 25 minutes while shooting 6-10 from beyond the arc. Wiltjerâ??s efforts extended Olympiacosâ?? winning streak to 12 as they look to continue their dominance against Kymis tonight. Congratulations on earning this week's Toyota Player of the Week!
May 10 - May 17, 2018
Michelle Plouffe showed off her efficiency and versatility as her Tarbes Gespe Bigorre ball club earned a 75-72 victory over the Flammes Carolo Basket Ardennes in the first game of a best-of-three semi-final matchup in the French womenâ??s league. Plouffe filled up the box score for her club, putting up 22 points on 8-12 shooting while racking up an enormous double-double, securing 15 rebounds on the night. Plouffe also added three assists, one steal, and a block in the double-digit win. Congratulations on earning this week's Toyota Player of the Week!
Kevin Pangos controlled the flow of the offence for his Zalgiris basketball club this past week, leading the team to four wins heading into the postseason. The team is currently riding an eight-game winning streak heading into the playoffs with Pangos at the helm, running the point. Pangos put up some impressive numbers in the wins, posting 14 points and a game-high nine assists to kick off the week while leading his club to a 57-point win three games later. Congratulations on earning this week's Toyota Player of the Week!
May 02 - May 09, 2018
In Basket Landes' 71-75 loss to Lyon, Miranda Ayim had a solid performance and contributed to her teams performance in almost every aspect. Miranda not only shot 8 for 14 from field goal range resulting in 17 points, but she also totalled 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 blocks, playing a factor in the offensive and defensive play of her club. Congratulations on earning this week's Toyota Player of the Week!
Despite the 3 losses for his Japanese club Levanga Hokkaido over the past week, Marc Trasolini contributed all that he could for the team, leading to his impressive average of 32 points and 7 rebounds. He lit up the court for Levanga Hokkaido with his 70% 3-point shooting. Congratulations on earning this week's Toyota Player of the Week!
Apr 25 - May 02, 2018
Jamie put up a strong efficient stat line as her ball club Ferrol fell to Avenida in the Spanish League. The 5'10 Point Guard put up 17 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and capped it off with 2 steals on an efficient 5/10 FG, 2/4 3PFG, and 5/5 at the charity stripe. Congratulations on earning this week's Toyota Player of the Week for the second time this month!
Phil had two dominating performances for his German Team Fraport SKY resulting in 2 important wins against Bremerhaven and Brose Bask. The Richmond BC native posted 19 points with a hot hand behind the three and a explosive 33 points on 78% field goal percentage. Congratulations on earning this week's Toyota Player of the Week!
Apr 18 - Apr 25, 2018
Ruth had an impressive game this week against England at the Common Wealth Games. She posted an efficient Double Double with 21 Points & 10 Rebounds on 8/12 FG and 6/7 at the line. Congratulations on earning this weeks Toyota Player of the Week!
Dillon had himself a solid rookie campaign for the Memphis Grizzlies. After being drafted 45th in the second round last year in the draft, Dillon made a name for himself and has been a top scorer for the Grizzlies. He finished his 1st year in the league on a high note with a career high 36 Points while also grabbing 7 Rebounds. Congratulations on earning this weeks Toyota Player of the Week!
Apr 11 - Apr 18, 2018
Daneesha has been impressive for Team Canada at the Commonwealth Games in Australia. She is averaging 13.3 Points Per Game, 3 Rebounds and 2 Assists over 3 games. The DartMouth Nova Scotia Native is looking to win Gold for Team Canada as they face England Friday in the Semi-Finals. Congratulations on earning this weeks Toyota Player of the Week!
Tyler played well in his first full season with the Purple & Gold this year. The point guard from Brampton Ontario scored a career high 22 Points against Utah this week shooting 50% from the field along with 6 Rebounds and 3 Steals. The Los Angeles Lakers play their final game of the season tonight against their inner-city rivals The Clippers. Congratulations on earning this weeks Toyota Player Of The Week!
Apr 04 - Apr 11, 2018
Jamie had a impressive showing against Zamarat for her club Ferrol in the Spanish League. Scoring 25 Points on 10/13 Field Goals to go along with 9 Rebounds and 6 Assists, her club got the W. Congratulations on earning this weeks Toyota Player of the Week!
Jamal had another strong week in the NBA for his Denver Nuggets squad as the team is fighting to make the Western Conference Playoffs. The Second Year Guard out of Kentucky averaged 18 Points, 6 Assists, 3 Rebounds resulting in 3 wins against tough playoff teams Milwaukee, Oklahoma & Indiana. Congratulations on earning this weeks Toyota Player of the Week!
Mar 28 - Apr 04, 2018
Adut had herself a outstanding week for her club in Israel. Bulgak averaged:30.5 Pts, 13.5 Rebs, 2 Stls while shooting at a hot 57% FG, 44% from 3 and 75% at the line. Congratulations on earning this weeks Toyota Player Of The Week!
Kelly had a solid week playing 4 games for the Miami Heat. The Kamloops native averaged 16 Pts, 6 Rebs, 6 Asts shooting 42% from deep and 55% from the field. Kelly has been impressive for his new club and earns this weeks Toyota Player Of The Week!
Mar 21 - Mar 28, 2018
Nayo had a strong display for her Nantes Reze Basketball club in the Ligue FÃ©minine de Basketball League. Nayo poured in 21 points on 8/10 Field Goals and grabbed 7 rebounds in a close match against Flames Corolo. Congratulations on earning this weeks Toyota Player of the Week!
O'Shae had an eventful week after carrying his Syracuse Orange team into the NCAA Men's Tournament. Syracuse pulled off a big upset against 3 seed Michigan State and has now made it into the Sweet 16 round. Over the course of three games, Brissett averaged a double double with 17.7 Points and 10 Rebounds. Congratulations on earning this weeks Toyota Player of the Week!
Mar 14 - Mar 21, 2018
Ruth had a strong game against rival Nice for her team Bourges in the Euro League. Posting 17 points on a hot 87.5% field goal percentage while grabbing 8 rebounds and the win. Congratulations on earning this weeks Toyota Player of the Week!
Shai had a strong ending to the college regular season earning the SEC Most Outstanding Player award after defeating Tennessee 77-72 posting 29 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals in the SEC Final. This win capped off a very successful college season for the freshman earning SEC all freshman team honours and making the Second Team All SEC. Shai will be looking to continue this momentum and take his Kentucky team to the NCAA Finals. Congratulations on earning this weeks Toyota Player of the Week honour!
Mar 07 - Mar 14, 2018
Bridget had herself an impressive set of games for her Iowa State Cyclones this week with 24.5 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 3.5 SPG, Shooting â?? 41% FG, 33% 3PT, 86% FT. Congratulations on earning this weeks Toyota Player of the Week!
Lindell had an explosive week for his Iowa State Cyclones scoring over 20 points his last three games. He also submitted his application for Dunk Of The Year with a spectacular jam that went viral. Congratulations on earning this weeks Toyota Player of the Week!
Feb 28 - Mar 07, 2018
Emily had a strong performance her last two games for her Utah squad against West Coast rivals UCLA and USC. Emily averaged a double double posting 22 Points Per Game, 12 Rebounds, 1 Block and shooting at a 56% clip. Congratulations on becoming our Toyota Player of the Week!
Melvin had a explosive showing down south last weekend playing for our Senior Mens National Team in the FIBA Americas Qualifier games. He posted 28 Points, 8 Rebounds, 3 Assists against the US Virgin Islands and 15 Points, 4 Rebounds, 4 Assists against the host team Bahamas. Congratulations on a strong weekend and earning our Toyota Player of the Week!
Feb 21 - Feb 28, 2018
Natalie pulled off a solid performance for Woori Bank in South Korea against Samsung Blue Minx with 18 Points, 12 Rebounds, shooting 7/10 Field Goals, 4/5 at the line with 1 steal. Congratulations on becoming our Toyota Player Of The Week!
Anthony Bennett is our Toyota Player of the Week after having two strong games for the Maine Red Claws. Posting 21 Points 13 Rebounds and 23 Points 7 Rebounds, Bennett is making a strong push for the rest of the season. Congratulations on earning our Toyota Player of the Week!
Feb 14 - Feb 21, 2018
Alex filled the stat sheet for McGill University against rival Concordia with 20 Points, 10 Rebounds (4 Offensive), 10/15 FG and shooting at a 66.7% Field Goal Percentage. Congratulations Alex on being selected as the Toyota Player of The Week!
Xavier had a solid game for his Westchester Knicks in a win against Delaware. XRM posted 34 Points, 7 Assists, 5 Rebounds and 3 Steals while shooting 50% from the field. Congratulations on becoming this weeks Toyota Player of The Week!
Feb 07 - Feb 14, 2018
Kim had an excellent showing for her Euro League team USO Mondeville this week posting a double double with 26 Points, 11 Rebounds, 5 Assists and 5 Steals. Congratulations on becoming our Toyota Player Of The Week!
Andrew is finding great success in the Chinese Basketball Association this year playing for the Guangdong Southern Tigers. Over his last three games, Andrew averaged 31 Points, 6 Rebounds while shooting 57% from behind the arc. He had 3 wins and is looking to continue his hot streak. Congratulations to Andrew Nicholson on becoming our Toyota Player Of The Week!
Jan 31 - Feb 07, 2018
Adut had a strong set of games last week for her Euro League team the Elitzur Ramla averaging a Double Double. Bulgak posted averages of 19 Points, 13 Rebounds, 1.5 Steals and shot a solid 53% Field Goal Percentage. Congratulations on becoming our Toyota Player Of The Week!
Dyshawn is having himself a season for his Dinamo Basket Sassari team in the Lega Basket Serie A Champions League. With two wins last week, Dyshawn posted 17 and 27 points, 11 and 8 rebounds and 4 assists to become our Toyota Player Of The Week!
Jan 23 - Jan 30, 2018
Michelle put up an impressive stat line for the Tarbes in the Euro League with 20 Points (7/15 FG, 4/8 3PFG), 13 Rebounds, 5 Assists, 4 Steals, 2 Blocks in a 75-58 Tarbes win over Lyon.
Manny exploded for a career night in a win over the York University Lions with 50 points on 10-20 three point shooting, 14-15 from the free throw line while also grabbing 15 rebounds, dishing out 4 assists, 3 steals and 2 blocked shots. The Ryerson Rams moved up to 4th place in the OUA East after his career night performance.
Jan 10 - Jan 17, 2018
Hailey has been playing great as of late. The freshman forward from Hamilton has been averaging 17.5 points, 9 rebounds, 68% field goal percentage, 100% 3 point percentage (4/4) in wins over Nebraska (69-64) and Indiana (84-79).
Shai had a great week for Kentucky with two wins and posted 22 points, 6 assists, 4 rebounds and shooting 7-11 field goals in their win vs Vanderbilt. Shai has been on a tear his freshman year thus far and is turning heads with his play.
Dec 13 - Dec 20, 2017
Katherine scored 17 points (7/11 FG) and collected eight rebounds, two assists and one block in Bourges (France) victory over Roche.
Trey has been exceptional for the Denver Nuggets as of late. He had 15, 19, and 20 point games, respectively, in his last three outings and was one rebound shy of double double in yesterday's contest against Oklahoma City Thunder. He has also moved into the starting lineup for the Nuggets.
Dec 06 - Dec 13, 2017
In Michigan State's win over Rhode Island, Shay scored 14 points and collected 8 rebounds, 5 assists, and 5 steals on 66.67-FG% and 50% 3FG%.
Kaza had two brilliant games this past week. Against Grand Rapids, Kaza recorded 16 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists. He then followed up that performance with a near triple double, scoring 13 points, and registering 15 assists (franchise career-high) and 9 rebounds in the Raptors 905 win over the Texas Legends.
Nov 29 - Dec 06, 2017
Natalie had 26 points (61% FG), 14 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 block and 2 steals in a win over Samsung Life on December 3rd.
Marc recorded a double double this past Friday for Levanga Hokkaido (Japan). He had 27 points and 15 rebounds to go along with three blocks.
Nov 22 - Nov 29, 2017
Kia was phenomenal last week for the UConn Huskies. In two wins over MSU and Nevada, the Hamilton, Ont. native averaged 23.5 points, 4 assists and shot 78% from the field. She also shot 71% from three-point territory and 100% from the free-throw line.
Starting for the Senior Men's National Team, Phil recorded 17 points and 6 assists in the first World Cup qualifying game against Bahamas. He would then follow that performance up with a 22 point, 7 rebound night against the Dominican Republic.
Nov 15 - Nov 22, 2017
Samantha had 23 points (4/5 3-pt), 5 rebounds, 2 steals, and connected on 9-of-10 free-throw attempts for Donau-Ries (Germany) last week.
Jamal was fantastic for the Denver Nuggets last week. He scored 31 points (13/18 FG) against the New Orleans Pelicans in his team's 146-114 win. He would then go on to record an 18-point effort versus the Sacramento Kings while leading his Nuggets to the 114-98 victory.
Nov 08 - Nov 15, 2017
Bridget was phenomenal last week for the Iowa State Cyclones, averaging 21 points (50% FG), 7 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3 steals in two games.
Xavier stuffed the stat sheet last game for the Westchester Knicks (G League), finishing the night with a near triple-double of 12 points, 14 assists and 8 rebounds along with 4 steals in a close loss to the Raptors 905.
Nov 01 - Nov 08, 2017
Nayo had 29 points (10/17FG), 15 rebounds (5 orb), 2 blocks and 2 steals while going 9/11 from the charity stripe in her team's (Nantes - France) 68-65 loss to Landes.
Andrew was brilliant for the Guangdong Southern Tigers (China) last week. In four games, the 6-foot-9 forward averaged 25.5 points, 10 rebounds, and 2 blocks while shooting 46 per cent from deep and leading his team to a 4-0 record.
Oct 25 - Nov 01, 2017
Paige had 33 points (13/17 FG), 4 rebounds, 3 steals and connected on 5 three pointers in Saarlouis' 74-67 loss to Bad Aibling.
Kevin scored 16 points (3/5 3PT) vs Barcelona on October 24. He would then follow up with a 20 point (4-9 3PT) performance against Real Madrid in EuroLeague action. In the Lithuanian league, Kevin had 17 points vs Lietkabelis with 5 assists and 4 steals.
Oct 18 - Oct 25, 2017
Quinn was key in Bembibre's 64-58 win over Gipuzkoa UPV, notching 23 points (10-16 FG), 12 rebounds and 4 blocks.
Dillon etched his name into the record books in just his first NBA game. The 6-foot-6 guard had 19 points (7-13 FG), 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 blocks and 4 steals in the Grizzlies 103-91 defeat over the New Orleans Pelicans, marking the highest point total ever for a Canadian in their NBA debut.
Oct 11 - Oct 18, 2017
Nirra had 24 points (7/15FG), 7 rebounds, and 3 assists in UNI Gyor's (Hungary)77-70 loss to Hainaut. She then followed up that performance with 19 points (7/13FG), 4 assists, and 5 steals in her club's 78-77 win over Sopron.
Olu had a big game for the Sendai 89ers (Japan) on Oct 14, where he finished with 33 points on 9/12 shooting from the field and 15/19 from the free-throw line. He also had 11 rebounds and 5 assists in the win.
Oct 04 - Oct 11, 2017
Michelle had 21 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals in Tarbes' 84-72 loss to Lattes Montpellier
Playing for Hitachi SR in Japan's B1 League, Robert put up a double double with 19 points and 12 rebounds on Oct 7 and followed that up the next night with a 13-rebound performance. He is currently 7th in the league in scoring and 5th in rebounds, averaging a double double to start the season.
Sep 27 - Oct 04, 2017
Jamie led Ferrol (Spain) with 21 points (9/13), 4 rebounds, and 3 assists in their 90-81 win over Mann Filter.
Scrubb scored 21 and 25 points in Fraport's first two games of the BBL season (Sept 29 and Oct 2). In their win against Gottingen on Oct 2nd, he shot 6-9 from the 3PT line with 5 assists and was named player of the match.
Aug 23 - Aug 30, 2017
Xavier led Canada with 22 points and eight rebounds in the Senior Men's National Team's 75-66 win over Venezuela at the FIBA AmeriCup 2017.
Mariah had 16 points and five assist in Canada's 84-68 win over the Czech Republic at the 29th Summer Universiade. Win the win, Canada finished seventh at the 2017 FISU Games.
Aug 09 - Aug 16, 2017
Nirra was named FIBA Women's AmeriCup 2017 MVP and was selected to the All-Star Five. She averaged 14.5 points, 5.3 rebounds and two assists in the tournament where Canada defended their 2015 title.
Kyle Wiltjer signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Raptors for the 2017-2018 Season. He previously played for the Houston Rockets & their G-League affiliate the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
Aug 02 - Aug 09, 2017
Emanuel had 14 points, five assists, four rebounds and four steals in Team Ontario's 108-65 win against Team Alberta in the Canada Games Championship Final.
Sarah had 23 points in Team Quebec's 70-57 win against Team Ontario at the Canada Games Championship Final.
Jul 26 - Aug 02, 2017
Laeticia led Canada with 13 points and 10 assists in the team's historic 67-60 win over Japan for the Bronze medal at the FIBA U19 Women's Basketball World Cup. Laeticia was also named to the All-Star Five for the tournament.
Khem signed a two-year contract with the Orlando Magic after playing for the Olympiacos in the Greek Basket League 2016-2017 season.
Jul 19 - Jul 26, 2017
Jermaine had 20 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists in M.A.D.E.'s 71-70 semi-final win over ACE in Nike's Crown League. Jermaine was also named Crown League's Player of the week.
Hailey led Canada with 17 points and 8 rebounds in Canada's 54-45 win over France in group play at the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup
Jul 12 - Jul 19, 2017
Aislinn had 17 points and 8 rebounds in Canada's 71-53 exhibition win over China. The win ends Canada's three-game exhibition series on a high note before the FIBA U19 Women's Basketball World Cup 2017, to be held July 22-30 in Udine and Cividale del Friuli, Italy.
Brady had 28 points and 2 assists, making 8 three-pointers in the Chicago Bull's 99-82 win over the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA Summer League.
Jul 05 - Jul 12, 2017
Nirra had 23 points and 9Â assists in Canada's 74-62 win over Lithuania in exhibition play in China.
Rowan Barrett Jr.
R.J. had 38 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists in Team Canada's historic 99-87 semi-final win over USA at the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2017. Team Canada moved on to the final and won its first ever FIBA U19 World Cup Title. R.J was named tournament MVP and one of the All-Star Five.
Jun 28 - Jul 05, 2017
Shay had 15 points and 6 rebounds in Canada's 61-50 win over Lithuania in our Senior Womenâ??s China exhibition series opener.
Abu had 17 points, 16 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal in Canada's Round of 16 win against Angola at the FIBA U19 Basketball Cup in Egypt.
Jun 21 - Jun 28, 2017
Natalie played 16 minutes and had 6 points, 1 assist and 1 steal in Indiana Fever's 82-75 win over Chicago Sky.
Dillon Brooks was drafted into the NBA as the 45th pick in the second round to the Memphis Grizzlies.
Jun 14 - Jun 21, 2017
Natalie Achonwa scored a career-high 17 points to help lead the Indiana Fever to an 83-80 victory over the Seattle Storm.
Melvin led Reyer Venezia with 15 points to win the Italian Championships 81-78 over Trento. Melvin was also named Finals MVP.
Jun 07 - Jun 14, 2017
Tristan Thompson finished off his 2016/2017 NBA season with 15 points, 8 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 block in the Cleveland Cavaliers' 129-120 Final loss against the Golden State Warriors.
Calgary's Brynn Masikewich lead in rebounding (10.2) and 4th in points (12.0) at the FIBA U16 America's Championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
May 24 - May 31, 2017
Lindell was awarded the Support4Sport Male Team Athlete of the Year for his 2016/2017 season with Oak Hill Academy.
Bridget had 13 points and 4 rebounds in the Women's National Team's first exhibition win of the season against Japan in Torrelavega, Spain.
May 10 - May 17, 2017
Nayo was named to the New York Liberty's roster for the 2017 WNBA Season. Nayo will make her WNBA debut on Saturday, May 13, at the Liberty's 2017 Home Opener against the San Antonio Stars.
Kelly had a playoff career high in points with 26 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists in the Boston Celtics 115-106 Game 7 win over the Washington Wizards. 14 of his 26 points came in the fourth quarter including 2 three pointers. The Boston Celtics move on to the Eastern Conference Finals and will face the Cleveland Cavaliers.
May 03 - May 10, 2017
Cory scored 20 points with a game-high 12 assists, six rebounds and a steal during the Toronto Raptor's 109-102 Game 4 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. He shot 8-for-11 from the floor and was 3-for-3 from the free throw line.
Michelle led USO Mondeville (France) to a 79-76 win over the Basket Landes in Game 1 of the Ligue Féminine de Basketball Finals. Playing a total of 34 minutes, Michelle scored 26 points, had 7 rebounds and 3 assists.
Apr 26 - May 03, 2017
Aaron played a team-high 30 minutes in Iberostar Tenerife's 63-59 victory over Banvit in the inaugural Basketball Champions League final.
Miranda helped lead Basket Landes (France) to a 69-62 victory over Hainaut Basket.
Apr 19 - Apr 26, 2017
Kyle averaged 23.6 PPG and 9.6 REB in 3 games for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers (NBA D-League).
Dakota had 14 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists in a win over Kronos AD (Greece).
Apr 12 - Apr 19, 2017
Dyshawn averaged 20.0 PPG and 12.5 RPG over two games for Braunschweig (Germany).
Adut had 20 points and 17 rebounds against Ferrol (France).
Apr 05 - Apr 12, 2017
Luguentz scored 30 points and was named MVP of Team Red at the 2017 BioSteel All-Canadian Game (04/10).
Michelle had 23 points and 4 rebounds against Flammes (04/08).
Mar 29 - Apr 05, 2017
Melvin had 16 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists in a win over Sidigas Avellino (Italy).
Kayla had 16 points, 10 rebounds and 3 assists in a win vs Nice (France).