The Canadian U18 Women's team placed 2nd (losing to the USA) in the finals of the FIBA Championships 2014 (August 6-10, Colorado Springs, USA). The Canadian women's team was coached by two BC coaches (Rich Chambers and Scott Reeves).
FIBA - Canada Basketball awarded 2015 FIBA Americas Championship for Women Canada (CAN) - 2012 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Women
Thanks to Carrie Watts for posting this on her Facebook Page. You can find more information about the FIBA Championships at http://www.fiba.com/news/FIBA-Canada-Basketball-awarded-2015-FIBA-Americas-Championship-for-Women#
I first saw Steve Nash play at the 1993 Canada Summer Games in Kamloops, BC. I thought he was awesome and had many heated discussions with basketball buddies that he would one day make the NBA. Now, years later, he is probably one of the most recognizable Canadian athlete (outside of hockey players of course). On August 9, 2014 there will be a showing of "Nash: The Documentary" at the North End of Kits Beach, Vancouver, Canada. Check out Vancouver Basketball for more details.
The San Antonio Spurs won the 2014 NBA Championships. Although I'm not a big NBA watcher, I did like how the Spurs played and how they seemed to incorporate team play over individual stats and stardom. Check out this video which highlights this idea of team play.