Category: CEBL

Year one complete; Blackjacks’ in for bright future in CEBL

Since being named a team in the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) on the first of November, the Blackjacks have been at the top of their game.

Blackjacks fold in first game

https://www.cebl.ca/ottawa-blackjacks-sign-tutu-and-joseph The Ottawa Blackjacks kicked off their inaugural 2020 season on Saturday vs the Guelph Nighthawks as the second game of the double header to start the 2020 Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) Summer Series with a disappointing effort in a 89-71 loss.  The… Continue Reading “Blackjacks fold in first game”

Olivier Hanlan and the Ottawa Blackjacks get ready for this weekend’s CEBL Summer Series

Olivier Hanlan at the Ottawa Blackjacks training camp, photo by: Jordan Zlomislic Announced on Thursday in Blackjacks news, was the signing of former Utah Jazz draft pick Olivier Hanlan. When reporting to Blackjacks training camp he mentions, “It was a pretty unique opportunity. During… Continue Reading “Olivier Hanlan and the Ottawa Blackjacks get ready for this weekend’s CEBL Summer Series”

Shaquille Keith “excited to get back to the game of basketball”

Header: https://www.theblackjacks.ca/ottawa-blackjacks-sign-guard-shaquille-keith Due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19, the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) and many other professional sports leagues have had to either cancel or postpone their 2020 season. At the start of the pandemic, when the CEBL first had postponed the… Continue Reading “Shaquille Keith “excited to get back to the game of basketball””

CEBL announces return to play in July

Header: https://www.theprogress.com/sports/canadian-elite-basketball-league-expands-to-ottawa/ The Canadian Elite Basketball League will be having their second season. On June 25th, the league announced that they will be returning to play as the 7 team league will be heading to St.Catherines, Ontario for a tournament-style season called the CEBL… Continue Reading “CEBL announces return to play in July”

Ottawa Blackjacks finalize 2020 roster with 4 additions, including the Scrubb brothers

Since March 11th the world hasn’t been normal. The coronavirus has changed the world in many different ways. One of the biggest changes has been having no live sporting events, and with that, the Ottawa Blackjacks have missed out on what could have been… Continue Reading “Ottawa Blackjacks finalize 2020 roster with 4 additions, including the Scrubb brothers”

Interview With Eric Kibi

“It’s a good feeling.” Blackjacks’ forward is happy to be back in Ottawa; looks over his opportunity in Ottawa

Blackjacks sign CEBL free agent Shaquille Keith

The Ottawa Blackjacks, since being awarded a team in the CEBL have been very busy. From having their first press conference in November, to building their staff and roster early on, to making the headlines from signing groups of Canadian players. Adding to their… Continue Reading “Blackjacks sign CEBL free agent Shaquille Keith”

CEBL exploring options for one site tournament: Could Ottawa be the site?

Due to the ongoing spread of the Coronavirus, the majority of sports leagues have been forced to either cancel or postpone events and the CEBL is among those affected. The Ottawa Blackjacks were set to tip-off their inaugural season in the first week of… Continue Reading “CEBL exploring options for one site tournament: Could Ottawa be the site?”

Carleton Ravens stars look to win at the professional level with Ottawa Blackjacks

Over the past 18 years the Carleton Ravens men’s basketball program has won 15 National Championships and they’ve shown just how talented their team is. However, the question is can that talent win at the professional level too? In this year’s CEBL Entry Draft,… Continue Reading “Carleton Ravens stars look to win at the professional level with Ottawa Blackjacks”