Senior Men’s National Team June 2018 Training Camp Roster Announced

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TORONTO, Ont. (June 18, 2018) – Canada Basketball is pleased to announce the roster for training camp and exhibition play ahead of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifiers.

Head Coach Jay Triano (Charlotte Hornets) will be joined by assistants Roy Rana (Ryerson University), Nathaniel Mitchell (Raptors 905), Dave Smart (Carleton University) and Scott Morrison (Boston Celtics).

The team will travel to British Columbia this week to face China in the Pacific Rim Basketball Classic.  Rogers Arena in downtown Vancouver will host Team Canada on Friday, June 22 at 7:30 PM PT before the team travels to the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria for a game on Sunday, June 24 at 5:00 PM PT.

Canada resumes the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifiers with a first-place showdown against Dominican Republic on Friday, June 29 in Toronto, before concluding the first-round with a Canada Day long weekend matchup versus U.S. Virgin Islands at The Arena at TD Place on Monday, July 2 in Ottawa.

A full list of athletes, coaches and team schedule can be found below.  Training camp is closed to the public.

2018 SENIOR MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM JUNE 2018 TRAINING CAMP ROSTER 

Name

Position

Height

Hometown

Current Club

R.J. Barrett

Guard

6’7″

Mississauga, ON Montverde Academy (Florida)
Anthony Bennett

Forward

6’8″

Toronto, ON Maine Red Claws (G-League)
Aaron Best

Guard

6’4″

Scarborough, ON Raptors 905 (G-League)
Khem Birch*

Centre

6’9″

Montreal, QC Orlando Magic
Chris Boucher

Forward

6’10”

Montreal, QC Golden State Warriors
Dillon Brooks

Forward

6’7″

Mississauga, ON Memphis Grizzlies
Melvin Ejim

Forward

6’6″

Toronto, ON BC UNICS (Russia)
Olivier Hanlan

Guard

6’4″

Aylmer, QC Austin Spurs (G-League)
Brady Heslip

Guard

6’2″

Burlington, ON Trabzonspor (Turkey)
Cory Joseph*

Guard

6’3″

Toronto, ON Indiana Pacers
Kaza Kajami-Keane

Guard

6’2″

Ajax, ON Raptors 905 (G-League)
Andrew Nembhard

Guard

6’4″

Aurora, ON Montverde Academy (Florida)
Andrew Nicholson

Forward

6’9″

Mississauga, ON Guangdong Southern Tigers (China)
Kelly Olynyk

Centre

7’0″

Kamloops, BC Miami Heat
Dwight Powell

Forward

6’9″

Toronto, ON Dallas Mavericks
Phil Scrubb

Guard

6’3″

Richmond, BC Fraport Skyliners (Germany)
Tommy Scrubb

Forward

6’6″

Richmond, BC S.S. Felice Scandone (Italy)

 

2018 SENIOR MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM JUNE 2018 SCHEDULE

DATE ITEM
June 20-21 Training Camp

Richmond Olympic Oval – Richmond, BC

June 22 Canada vs. China (Exhibition)

Rogers Arena – Vancouver, BC

June 24 Canada vs. China (Exhibition)

Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre – Victoria, BC

June 26-27 Training Camp

Mattamy Athletic Centre – Toronto, ON

June 29 Canada vs. Dominican Republic

Ricoh Coliseum – Toronto, ON

July 2 Canada vs. U.S. Virgin Islands

The Arena at TD Place – Ottawa, ON

 

Courtesy Canada Basketball