Michael Grange
@michaelgrange
Michael Grange joined Sportsnet in 2011 as a columnist for Sportsnet.ca and regular contributor to Sportsnet magazine. During his time at Sportsnet, Grange has become one of the network’s leading basketball analysts and regularly contributes to Prime Time Sports on Sportsnet 590 The FAN and Sportsnet Central.
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Canada closes with WC win as next phase of Olympic qualification dawns
Michael Grange
There will be plenty more opportunities to discuss how a nation bursting with basketball talent has struggled so mightily internationally, but when you are ranked 23rd in the world and without a win at a major global competition in 17 years, you have to start somewhere.
Canada Basketball's progress unravels at disappointing World Cup
Michael Grange
Canada has no margin for error after opening FIBA World Cup loss
Michael Grange
Canada’s dreams of this underdog group leading them to a FIBA Basketball World Cup medal or even earning a spot in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo got off to a rough start Sunday morning.
Amid star absences, Scrubb brothers remain Canada Basketball's constant
Michael Grange
As the men’s national team tips off the FIBA Basketball World Cup in the wee hours of Sunday morning, Canadian basketball couldn’t be more fortunate to be able to rely on the Scrubbs brothers' singularity of purpose.
Canada Basketball's story still mired in what is vs. what could be
Michael Grange
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With Olynyk out, reality is setting in for Canada and it's not pretty
Michael Grange
This was supposed to be the moment when Canada’s basketball future arrived. Instead, the lead-up to the World Cup has felt like a slow-motion Canadian basketball disaster movie: James Naismith’s Zombie Apocalypse.
Bright spots emerge in Canada’s win over Nigeria despite Olynyk injury scare
Michael Grange
Even if Kelly Olynyk’s injury is relatively minor, it's fair to wonder where will his comfort level be pushing through it on a volunteer mission. The good news – based on a slim one-game sample – is Canada is not as necessarily as reliant on their NBA player pool as you might think.
Olynyk and Joseph adding to long partnership as Canada's cornerstones
Michael Grange
Time is now for Canada's best to write their own history
Michael Grange
The Golden Age has come of age — the stage is set, and the stakes are enormous.