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May 2022 - Culture of Basketball Round Up - Issue #5

Culture of Basketball Round Up
May 2022 - Culture of Basketball Round Up - Issue #5
This past month had so much going on around the Culture of Basketball. With the WNBA, CEBL and NBA Playoffs in full swing, keeping track of it all is a 24/7 job. Some great things around the game happened in Toronto with Canada Basketball announcing details on The GLOBAL JAM (taking place in July), the Scarborough Shooting Stars starting their first season in the CEBL (with J. Cole making waves after joining their roster) and rumors of Toronto being a leading city in the upcoming WNBA expansion.
We also shared some events to check out (THE HUDDLE on June 9th put on by the Canadian Black Standard and the FUTURE IS NOW sneaker exhibit now on at the Bata Shoe Museum), some basketball movies coming out (HUSTLE on Netflix and RISE on Disney+) and some of our favourite podcasts.
Take a scroll for our latest round up from the Lay-Up Team on all things related to the Culture of Basketball.

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Commissioner Morreale on CEBL Opening Week, J.Cole, Growth of Canada Basketball
Research To Practice Symposium: Movement as Essential for Positive Mental Health and Well-Being
NBA Playoffs: Ranking the 21 Most Iconic NBA Playoff Moments Since 2000 | Complex
Rise | Official Trailer | Disney+
The Unexpected: MVP of Knitting by Sylvia Fowles | The Players’ Tribune
Hustle starring Adam Sandler | Official Trailer | Netflix
Handle with Care: The Legend of the Notic Streetball Crew | Hot Docs
Hottest Sneaker Drops in Canada: Travis Scott x Nike, Air Jordan, Puma, New Balance, and More
Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi Have Hilarious Exchange Mid-Game - Sports Illustrated
The Unexpected: Deandre Ayton's Marching Band
Nike 50th Anniversary | Seen It All - Spike Lee Director’s Cut
ESPN’s ‘The Greatest Mixtape Ever’ 30 For 30 Will Tell The Story Of The And1 Mixtape Tour
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‎The GIST of It: Ep #179: Enough is enough: Addressing racism in sports on Apple Podcasts
Vince Carter | Knuckleheads Podcast | The Players' Tribune
‎All The Smoke: Next 75 00s Edition With Tracy McGrady | WHAT’S BURNIN | Showtime Basketball on Apple Podcasts
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HoopQueens Is Creating Space for Women to Play Basketball | Complex CA
After historic freshman season, Shy Day-Wilson is ready for a big summer with Team Canada
Future Now – Bata Shoe Museum
WNBA Looks to Expand Up to Two Teams Before 2024 Season | WSLAM
Olivier-Maxence Prosper inspires while chasing down his own hoop dreams this summer at GLOBL JAM
Sportsnet and Canada Basketball unveil GLOBL JAM, a new international showcase - Sportsnet.ca
Tickets on sale now as Canada-Dominican Republic comes to Hamilton for FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifiers
The Huddle Playbook For Success: "Best Self In Motion" - Events - Universe
Naomi Osaka to launch her own sports agency in latest barrier-breaking move
WNBA’s aging rookies: International pros make U.S. debuts - Sports Illustrated
Adam Silver Addresses NBA’s Role in Helping Bring Brittney Griner Home - Sports Illustrated
Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame classes for 2021 and 2022 announced
Meet the Bay Street Bull 30X30 Class of 2022 - Bay Street Bull
The Shift's Kayla Grey is Championing a New Chapter of Inclusivity in Media
Raptors' Scottie Barnes selected to NBA's 2021-22 All-Rookie First Team - Sportsnet.ca
Best Asian-Owned Canadian Businesses to Support Right Now | Complex CA
The Last Two Decades of Canada’s Music Scene, Through the Lens of Norman Wong
Louis Vuitton Gives a BTS Look at the Making of the Nike Air Force 1 by Virgil Abloh
Skate Like a Girl Shares New Looks of Its Upcoming Nike SB Dunk Low
US, Canada 2022 Summer Festival Guide | HYPEBEAST
The NBA's Redesigned Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy Is Hiding an Easter Egg | GQ
'Winning Time': How Delante Desouza Went from Software Engineer to Hoops Savant | GQ
eBay opens a sneaker store on Fairfax in Los Angeles
Canada Basketball announces 14-player core for upcoming men's World Cup qualifiers - Sportsnet.ca
Canada and Dominican Republic clash on Canada Day as the FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifiers come to Hamilton
Nine athletes represented Canada in Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Americas Camp this week
How J. Cole Wound Up Joining the Scarborough Shooting Stars—and How Training Camp’s Going
Scarborough Shooting Stars add former Raptors guard Jalen Harris to roster | The Star
J. Cole’s Scarborough Shooting Stars Debut Ended in a Loss, But Felt Like a Victory
Canada Basketball and Canadian Elite Basketball League extend partnership to grow the game
CEBL Season Tips-off Tonight With 32 Players with Team Canada Experience
Raptors’ Pascal Siakam named to all-NBA third team | The Star
It’s Only a Matter of Time Before the Raptors Become a Free Agent Destination
Tatum, Doncic & Morant: The NBA’s Next Generation Is Here | Complex
The Best Sneakers in the 2022 NBA Playoffs So Far TKTK | Complex
The Warriors Seem To Win An NBA Title Every Year Kendrick Lamar Drops An Album… Is Another One On Deck?
I'm Home | By Jordin Canada I'm Home | By Jordin Canada
From Istanbul to Dallas, Inside the Quick Turnaround for WNBA Players Returning From Abroad
Sun, Mystics Use Social Media to Raise Awareness About Gun Violence - Sports Illustrated
WNBPA Shares Statement on Brittney Griner, Backs ‘We Are BG’ Petition - Sports Illustrated
Mystics’ Natasha Cloud Plans to Go Into Politics After WNBA Career - Sports Illustrated
Analysis | Five Canadian draft prospects are NBA bound, and the Raptors might be players
Ontario Basketball to host 3x3 GLOBL JAM Qualifier in June - Registration Now Open! • Ontario Basketball Association
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