Shooting Higher

Posted By Haneen Al-Hassoun on Nov 5, 2019 | 0 comments

With ease of access, basketball is becoming a more diverse sport in Ottawa. A report from 2015 found that it was the sport that is surging the most among new Canadians. The multicultural background of the fans for the Toronto Raptors recent championship backs up that notion. In Ottawa, 25thHour looks at the city’s basketball scene. We look to show how inclusive it can be, and how it is growing in popularity.

Jo Mulongo speaks about why he loves basketball.
Basketball players from the Carleton Ravens (white) and Acadia Axemen (red) play against each other at the Carleton gymnasium. 
Taffe Charles, head coach of the Carleton Ravens basketball team, talks about his experience with basketball in Ottawa.
The crowd in the bleachers, watch the Carleton Ravens and Acadia Axeman play a basketball game.