NBA to Vancouver Rally! October 17 2019 Before NBA Preseason Game

The NBA is coming to Vancouver, and Vancouver is going to let it be known that we want an NBA team back. A rally will be held before the Clippers/Mavericks game on October 17 2019. Fans are encouraged to wear their best Grizzlies gear for a shot at prizes and glory. Glory? Read on… First,Continue reading “NBA to Vancouver Rally! October 17 2019 Before NBA Preseason Game”

CBC: Raptors Win Leading to a New Vancouver NBA Team

“Canada! The NBA title is YOURS!” Those words, from the mouth of my man Matty D, rang true to the ears of this life-long basketball fan from Ontario. Living in Vancouver though, I could only think of one thing sweeter: “Vancouver! The NBA title is YOURS!” The Raptors win has lead to lots of speculationContinue reading “CBC: Raptors Win Leading to a New Vancouver NBA Team”

Original Live Broadcast of Michael Heisley Buying the Vancouver Grizzlies

Another moment in “ah dammit” Vancouver sports history. This is the original live broadcast on TSN, interupting a spirited ladies tennis match, where we see Stan McCammon (remember him? The guy who blew the Gretzky to Canucks deal) start out with the following lies: How this is a big day for sports fans in VancouverContinue reading “Original Live Broadcast of Michael Heisley Buying the Vancouver Grizzlies”

Bryant Reeves Highlights, March 13 2000 vs. Sonics

Here’s a glorious video of Big Country doing what he was supposed to do until the injury with a stat line of 31pts/12rebs/4asts versus the Seattle Supersonics. Not a bad stat line, Big C! In this video you’ll see Bryant: In top goatee form Go 8 for 8 in the first quarter for 17 pointsContinue reading “Bryant Reeves Highlights, March 13 2000 vs. Sonics”

Quick Video on How Vancouver Lost the Grizzlies

I figured that we may as well get to the unpleasant-ness sooner rather than later. This video by Andy Hoops looks at Vancouver lost their team, looking at these points: Vinsanity propelled the Raptors while the Grizzlies lacked a star on his level Low attendance during the last two years (after 4 seasons of beingContinue reading “Quick Video on How Vancouver Lost the Grizzlies”

Shareef Abdur-Rahim Highlights

Reef was one of, if not the, best men to wear the teal. Watch this video to see him school Shaq with a high-bank off the glass, dunk hard on Marburry, make deft passes, and charge to the hoop like he’s the only one out there. Stick around and watch Big Country with one ofContinue reading “Shareef Abdur-Rahim Highlights”

Finding Bryant “Big Country” Reeves May Help Vancouver Find a Team

I have recently had the pleasure of meeting and speaking with filmmaker Kat Jayme. She is the writer/director/star of “Finding Big Country”, now on Prime and a selection from the 2018 Vancouver Internal Film Festival. Here’s a taste: Her movie on Bryant “Big Country” Reeves has inspired basketball fans all over the province of BCContinue reading “Finding Bryant “Big Country” Reeves May Help Vancouver Find a Team”

Vancouver Deserves the NBA: The NBA Deserves Vancouver

My friends call me by another name, but you can call me VanCity B-ball Boy. I have been watching basketball since around 1988 when MJ23 set the whole world on fire and showed everyone what it meant to fly. What it meant to have a goal and drive towards it…that goal being the hoop andContinue reading “Vancouver Deserves the NBA: The NBA Deserves Vancouver”