Top 10 NBA Canadian Players Of All Time

After James Naismith invented basketball, Canada seemed to ignore the existence of the sport for a long time. With the exception of the east coast, which has had a bustling amateur and scholastic roundball scene for decades, most of the country didn’t follow the sport until the late 80s and early 90s, when Magic, Bird and Jordan increased the world-wide popularity of the NBA. The recent increase in quality of Canadian play can be attributed partly to the Raptors growing the Canadian fan base, as well as unexpected excellence of Steve Nash.

The Ten Best Canadian Ballers In NBA History

The Finest NBA Players Produced By Canada

The best Canadians in the NBA have to overcome the stereotype that players from Canada can’t compete at the same level as ballers from the United States. Despite the achievements of players such as Steve Nash, Rick Fox, Jamaal Magloire and Andrew Wiggins, the basketball world has yet to wake up to the potential of the North.

When wagering on the NBA, keeping an eye out for teams which appear to be underrated leads to great wagering opportunities. Essentially, when bookies and bettors underestimate teams, like Andrew Wiggins’ up-and-coming Timberwolves, the odds that you get for betting on that team tend to be more profitable. Keep an eye out for stereotypes that hide the true quality of players and use this misperception against bettors and bookies.

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