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. Media are invited to post-practice scrums on the following dates:
Tuesday, June 19
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM One-on-ones by request only. Time and location TBD.
Wednesday, June 20 (Richmond Olympic Oval)
11:45 a.m. Opening Press Conference
12:15 p.m. Gym Opens12:30p.m. Availability
Thursday, June 21 (Richmond Olympic Oval)
12:45 p.m. Gym Opens1:00p.m. Availability
*All times are PDT and subject to change Media interested in attending training camp can contact Matt Walker (firstname.lastname@example.org). Practices will take place at the Richmond Olympic Oval (June 20-21).