Steve Nash was also highly impressed by Murray. was held back from participating in the FIBA Under-19 World Championships with an eye on having him play up a level at Pan Am, added six assists four rebounds. Orlando Magic forward Andrew Nicholson was dominant inside, finishing with a game-high 31 points and 10 rebounds. “I know one thing, Jamal Murray is going to be on the floor,” ESPN’s Fran Fraschilla said during the broadcast as the topic turned to Kentucky having three points guards next season in Murray, sophomore Tyler Ulis and freshman Isaiah Briscoe. Canada will face Brazil for the gold medal on Saturday back at Ryerson. That game is set for a 4:30 p.m. tip-off on ESPN2. Canada has not medaled in any international competition since taking silver at the 2001 FIBA Americas Championship. Regardless of the outcome Saturday, it will be Canada’s best Pan Am Games finish ever.
Couldn’t be more proud of @BeMore27. For someone his age to do what he did shows how good he is and why we wanted him in the worst way.— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) July 25, 2015
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People freaking out on Twitter about @usabasketball loss to Canada. We’re light years away from 2004 & light years ahead of world. Trust me.— Fran Fraschilla (@franfraschilla) July 25, 2015