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Monday / July 16.
  • Duke’s Barrett, Florida’s Nembhard training with Canadian Senior National Team

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    Incoming Duke freshman R.J. Barrett and incoming Florida freshman Andrew Nembhard will be be part of the Canadian Senior National Team as it trains for theĀ FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifiers.

    Barrett and Nembhard played together on the UPlay Canada AAU team and at Montverde (FL) Academy, where they led a team that went 35-0 and won the Geico High School National Championship under coach Kevin Boyle.

    Nembhard also played last week with the Canadian U18 team lost to the USA in the gold medal game of the FIBA U18 Americas Championship in St. Catharines, Ontario. Barrett was training in Los Angeles.

    The team also includes current and former NBA players Anthony Bennett, Khem Birch, Chris Boucher, Dillon Brooks and Kelly Olynyk.

    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 teamĀ will travel to British Columbia this week to face China in the Pacific Rim Basketball Classic.Ā Ā 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 theĀ 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.

     

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

    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)
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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.