Us Canadians are known for many things: apologizing, maple syrup, and hockey. But since the start of the new millennium, Canada basketball has begun to evolve at a steady rate. And wouldn’t you know it, Canada is poised to become a basketball superpower.
This seems hilarious, but if you told us ten years ago that the Toronto Raptors would one day become legitimate championship contenders, we’d have laughed you out of the building too.
Team Canada is a long way away from dethroning the almighty Team USA for basketball supremacy. But if you peer through the Canada Basketball program, the country is ripe with talent.