BioSteel ‘All-Canadian All-Star’ basketball game kicks off in April

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The next wave of basketball stars in Canada will be on display at a showcase event in April. The BioSteel “All-Canadian All-Star” game features 24 of Canada’s most promising basketball players.

CCTV America’s Kristiaan Yeo filed this report from Toronto.

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BioSteel \'All-Canadian All-Star\' basketball game kicks off in April

BioSteel \'All-Canadian All-Star\' basketball game kicks off in April

The next wave of basketball stars in Canada will be on display at a showcase event in April. The BioSteel "All-Canadian All-Star" game features 24 of Canada's most promising basketball players. CCTV America's Kristiaan Yeo filed this report from Toronto.

Highlights:

  • The last few years has seen an explosion of Canadian talent in the NBA thanks in large part to programs aimed at helping young players take their skills to the next level.
  • Most of Canada’s emerging stars have passed through the doors of CIA Bounce. Among them, the top picks from the past two NBA drafts, Andrew Wiggins in 2014 and Anthony Bennett in 2013.
  • The young players at CIA Bounce are among 24 of Canada’s top prospects selected for the first BioSteel All-Canadian All-Star Game.