Kelly Olynyk – Big man has the “Luck Of The Irish!”

A Canadian big man who has the ability to step out and hit from deep. (Photo: The Province)

NWSB Insider Steve Lee breaks down how Northwest BC Boy Kelly Olynyk will look in 2013 for the Boston Celtics. Steve points out with the ability to run the pick and roll/slip/pop etc in a variety of effective fashions, starting Olynyk on opening night as your man in the middle is not that bad of an option. OK, his defensive intensity and lack of “mean mugging” a’la KG may not place him on the All-NBA Defensive team…

The World (and Phoenix) Needs More Steve Nash

Steve Nash

Steve Lee weighs in with what we can expect out of BC basketball legend Steve Nash now that the 2011/12 NBA season has tipped off. National teams, community basketball leagues, charity foundations and games, film director and all around good guy are part what makes up the basketball star that is Steve Nash.

Oh Canada: Top 5 Canadians in Gonzaga Hoops History

Kevin Pangos

Steve Lee our northwest basketball hoops blogger weighs in today with his TOP 5 Canadian basketball players in history to play for the Gonzaga Bulldogs. Kelly Olynyk, Kevin Pangos, Mangisto Arop, Robert Sacre all make the list. The Bulldogs Canadian contingent has been strong thru the years in Spokane.

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