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The Basketball BC Metro League for youth players will now be rebranded as the Bandits Youth Basketball League. (Submitted)

Basketball BC, Fraser Valley Bandits launch partnerships

Abbotsford-based professional basketball team becomes official naming rights partner for leagues

The Basketball BC Metro League for youth players will now be rebranded as the Bandits Youth Basketball League. (Submitted)
Chilliwack basketball star Deanna Tuchscherer ready for Hungarian adventure

Chilliwack basketball star Deanna Tuchscherer ready for Hungarian adventure

The UFV women’s basketball standout is going overseas to play pro basketball

Chilliwack basketball star Deanna Tuchscherer ready for Hungarian adventure
Toronto Raptors’ Fred VanVleet, left, goes up for a shot against Boston Celtics’ Jayson Tatum during the first half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Toronto Raptors’ Fred VanVleet, left, goes up for a shot against Boston Celtics’ Jayson Tatum during the first half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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

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)
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

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)
The Fraser Valley Bandits failed to receive a single awards nomination in the CEBL year end awards. (File photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits shut out of CEBL awards

Despite turnaround season Abbotsford-based basketball team not up for any awards

The Fraser Valley Bandits failed to receive a single awards nomination in the CEBL year end awards. (File photo)
Fraser Valley Bandits reflect on 2020 turnaround

Fraser Valley Bandits reflect on 2020 turnaround

Abbotsford-based CEBL team goes from worst to almost first at Summer Series

Fraser Valley Bandits reflect on 2020 turnaround
The Fraser Valley Bandits fell 90-73 in Sunday’s CEBL Summer Series title game. (Twitter)

Fraser Valley Bandits fall to Edmonton in CEBL final

Bandits lose 90-73 to Stingers in Sunday’s Summer Series final

The Fraser Valley Bandits fell 90-73 in Sunday’s CEBL Summer Series title game. (Twitter)
Bandits players mob Ola Asaholu after he drained the winning shot in Saturday’s semifinal game. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley Bandits advance to CEBL Championship Game

Bandits post comeback 76-75 win over Hamilton Honey Badgers in Saturday’s semifinal

Bandits players mob Ola Asaholu after he drained the winning shot in Saturday’s semifinal game. (Submitted)
Marek Klassen helped lead the Bandits to an 84-70 win over the Guelph Nighthawks on Wednesday. The Bandits secured the second seed in the CEBL Summer Series with the win. (CEBL photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits clinch first round bye with win

Bandits defeat Guelph 84-70, advance to the CEBL semifinals on Saturday

Marek Klassen helped lead the Bandits to an 84-70 win over the Guelph Nighthawks on Wednesday. The Bandits secured the second seed in the CEBL Summer Series with the win. (CEBL photo)
Fraser Valley Bandits guard Jahenns Manigat attacks the rim during Sunday’s game against Niagara. (CEBL photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits clinch playoff spot with win

Bandits down Niagara River Lions 70-57 on Sunday, improve to 3-2

Fraser Valley Bandits guard Jahenns Manigat attacks the rim during Sunday’s game against Niagara. (CEBL photo)
Fraser Valley Bandits release top forward Cameron Forte

Fraser Valley Bandits release top forward Cameron Forte

A team leader through four games of the CEBL Summer Series, Forte has been cut loose

Fraser Valley Bandits release top forward Cameron Forte
Cameron Forte (right) and his Fraser Valley Bandits are 2-0 at the Canadian Elite Basketball League Summer Series after being the Saskatchewan Rattlers. (CEBL photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits topple defending champs to stay unbeaten at CEBL Summer Series

The pro basketball team is now 2-0 after beating the Saskatchewan Rattlers

Cameron Forte (right) and his Fraser Valley Bandits are 2-0 at the Canadian Elite Basketball League Summer Series after being the Saskatchewan Rattlers. (CEBL photo)
Bandits guard Malcolm Duvivier goes up for a shot against Edmonton on Sunday. (Fraser Valley Bandits photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits open CEBL Summer Series with win

Bandits defeat Edmonton Stingers 113-100 to open tournament

Bandits guard Malcolm Duvivier goes up for a shot against Edmonton on Sunday. (Fraser Valley Bandits photo)
Brett Fraser, the president of the Edmonton Stingers, gets tested for COVID-19 on Monday. (Edmonton Stingers Twitter photo)

Professional basketball in Canada begins return to action with COVID-19 testing

Abbotsford’s Fraser Valley Bandits, six other CEBL teams arrive in Ontario for Summer Series

Brett Fraser, the president of the Edmonton Stingers, gets tested for COVID-19 on Monday. (Edmonton Stingers Twitter photo)
New assistant coach David Singleton was one of four additions to the Fraser Valley Bandits coaching staff for 2020. (Photo courtesy Vietnam Basketball Association)

Fraser Valley Bandits complete 2020 coaching staff

Four names added for the 2020 CEBL season, which begins on July 26 for the club

New assistant coach David Singleton was one of four additions to the Fraser Valley Bandits coaching staff for 2020. (Photo courtesy Vietnam Basketball Association)
Canadian Elite Basketball League to use Elam Ending in Summer Series

Canadian Elite Basketball League to use Elam Ending in Summer Series

The end-of-game rules aim to restore flow, encourage comebacks and promote late-game heroics

Canadian Elite Basketball League to use Elam Ending in Summer Series
The Fraser Valley Bandits will take on the Hamilton Honey Badgers live on CBC on Aug. 1. (Fraser Valley Bandits photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits, CEBL bringing pro sports back later this month

Abbotsford-based basketball team kicks off CEBL Summer Series on July 26

The Fraser Valley Bandits will take on the Hamilton Honey Badgers live on CBC on Aug. 1. (Fraser Valley Bandits photo)
The Fraser Valley Bandits have signed two additional players ahead of the upcoming CEBL Summer Series. (File photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits sign Ashaolu and Nix

Abbotsford-based team adds two more talents ahead of upcoming Summer Series

The Fraser Valley Bandits have signed two additional players ahead of the upcoming CEBL Summer Series. (File photo)
Fraser Valley Bandits part of Canadian Elite Basketball League’s return-to-play plan

Fraser Valley Bandits part of Canadian Elite Basketball League’s return-to-play plan

The Bandits and six other teams are slated to participate in the CEBL Summer Series tournament

Fraser Valley Bandits part of Canadian Elite Basketball League’s return-to-play plan