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Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) drives on Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker (8) during the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

On to Game 7: Raptors hold off Celtics in double-OT NBA thriller

Lowry nets 33 points as Toronto trips Boston 125-122

 

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2018, file photo, Steve Nash speaks during induction ceremonies at the Basketball Hall of Fame, in Springfield, Mass. The Brooklyn Nets hired Steve Nash as their coach Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, putting the Hall of Fame point guard in charge of the team that hopes to have Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving together next season. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Nets hire Hall of Fame point guard Steve Nash as coach

The Nets finished the season under Jacque Vaughn, who they said would remain on staff as Nash’s lead assistant

 

The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)

B.C.’s Pacwest conference cancels all fall sports

Men’s and women’s soccer, golf, volleyball and basketball will not compete until 2021

The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)
Friends of Victoria Basketball is asking local municipalities for financial contributions ahead of its We The West Festival and the FIBA Olympic qualifying tournament. (Black Press Media file photo)                                File art
Friends of Victoria Basketball is asking local municipalities for financial contributions ahead of its We The West Festival and the FIBA Olympic qualifying tournament. (Black Press Media file photo)                                File art
Camosun College Chargers women’s basketball team closes their season with a bronze medal loss in the PACWEST Championships on Feb. 29. (Camosun Chargers/Twitter)
Camosun College Chargers women’s basketball team closes their season with a bronze medal loss in the PACWEST Championships on Feb. 29. (Camosun Chargers/Twitter)
Oak Bay Bays player Jaime Molins takes a shot as Claremont Spartans opponents Ethan Boag and Jakob Neufeld defend during Saturday’s Vancouver Island senior AAAA boys’ basketball championship final at the Nanaimo District Secondary School gym. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Oak Bay wins Vancouver Island basketball championship

Third-place NDSS will get to challenge second place Claremont for a berth in provincials

Oak Bay Bays player Jaime Molins takes a shot as Claremont Spartans opponents Ethan Boag and Jakob Neufeld defend during Saturday’s Vancouver Island senior AAAA boys’ basketball championship final at the Nanaimo District Secondary School gym. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
After nabbing gold at the Island Championships, the Pacific Christian Secondary Senior Girls basketball team is headed to the AA Provincials in Langley. (Courtesy Pacific Christian Secondary)
After nabbing gold at the Island Championships, the Pacific Christian Secondary Senior Girls basketball team is headed to the AA Provincials in Langley. (Courtesy Pacific Christian Secondary)
Natalie Achonwa scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Canadians to an 80-50 rout of Sweden on Saturday, clinching Canada its third consecutive Olympic berth. Shaina Pellington added 11 points, while Kia Nurse and Miranda Ayim chipped in with 10 apiece. (The Canadian Press photo)

Canadian women’s basketball team punches its Olympic ticket with win over Sweden

Shaina Pellington added 11 points, while Kia Nurse and Miranda Ayim chipped in with 10 apiece

Natalie Achonwa scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Canadians to an 80-50 rout of Sweden on Saturday, clinching Canada its third consecutive Olympic berth. Shaina Pellington added 11 points, while Kia Nurse and Miranda Ayim chipped in with 10 apiece. (The Canadian Press photo)
The FIBA Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament takes place in Victoria from June 23 to June 28. (Facebook/FIBA)

Victoria slated to pay $90,000 to host FIBA basketball tournament

The event is a qualifying tournament for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

The FIBA Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament takes place in Victoria from June 23 to June 28. (Facebook/FIBA)
Toronto Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia celebrates the upcoming FIBA Men’s Qualifying tournament with Oak Bay High basketball players on Thursday. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Province gives up $350,000 for FIBA basketball tournament in Victoria

Canadian super fan, Education Minister celebrate FIBA at Oak Bay High School

Toronto Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia celebrates the upcoming FIBA Men’s Qualifying tournament with Oak Bay High basketball players on Thursday. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
The FIBA Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament takes place in Victoria from June 23 to June 28. (Facebook/FIBA)

Tickets to watch Olympic-qualifying basketball in Victoria go on sale Friday

FIBA’s 2020 Olympic-qualifying tournament on from June 23 to June 28

The FIBA Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament takes place in Victoria from June 23 to June 28. (Facebook/FIBA)
UVic Vikes women’s basketball team took on the visiting Thompson Rivers WolfPack in an 83 to 65 victory in 2018. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Two wins in one night for Vikes basketball

UVic Vikes men’s and women’s basketball teams victorious on Saturday

UVic Vikes women’s basketball team took on the visiting Thompson Rivers WolfPack in an 83 to 65 victory in 2018. (Black Press Media File Photo)
The star of the 1980s UVic Vikes basketball team Eli Pasquale died on Monday at 59 years old after a battle with cancer. (Eli Pasquale Basketball/Facebook)
The star of the 1980s UVic Vikes basketball team Eli Pasquale died on Monday at 59 years old after a battle with cancer. (Eli Pasquale Basketball/Facebook)
Len Anderson (Anderson Family photo)

Victoria basketball community mourns lifetime officiant

Len Anderson was a basketball officiant for 63 years

Len Anderson (Anderson Family photo)
Former elite players launch Sports Excellence Basketball at Parkland school
Former elite players launch Sports Excellence Basketball at Parkland school
Esquimalt player Jacob Sanders looks to manoeuvre his way through Vic High opponents Jarius Miclat (25) and Argel Liao (23) during Tuesday night city AAA senior boys basketball action at Esquimalt High. The visiting Totems won 65-49. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Victoria High boys crank it up on home court

Junior team captures home tourney, seniors lose in final

Esquimalt player Jacob Sanders looks to manoeuvre his way through Vic High opponents Jarius Miclat (25) and Argel Liao (23) during Tuesday night city AAA senior boys basketball action at Esquimalt High. The visiting Totems won 65-49. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Oak Bay seniors take an early lead and finish with a win for the first game of the Gary Taylor Classic. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

GALLERY: Oak Bay senior boys take first game in Gary Taylor basketball tournament

Jordan Burke wins Man of the Match honours in 106-54 win over Cowichan

Oak Bay seniors take an early lead and finish with a win for the first game of the Gary Taylor Classic. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)