Team Canada Taking Shape


29 Players Invited to Canada Basketball Camp, Andrew Wiggins Omitted

Jamal Murray, RJ Barrett, and Cory Joseph headline the list of invitees for Canada Basketball Camp, as head coach Nick Nurse readies for the FIBA World Cup.

A star-studded list that shows just how far the game has come in the country, the invitee list includes 17 names of players who are currently on NBA roster. The list also includes Chris Boucher, the Montreal-native who plays for the Canada’s team, the Toronto Raptors.

One noticeable omission from the list is Andrew Wiggins who has not suited up for Team Canada since the 2015 FIBA AmeriCup.

Canada begins its World Cup journey on September 1 when it takes on Australia. Canada will also square off against Lithuania and Senegal in a tough Group H.

Check out the full list of camp invitees below:

Player Position Hometown Previous/Current Club
Nickeil Alexander-Walker Guard Toronto, ON New Orleans Pelicans
R.J. Barrett Guard Mississauga, ON New York Knicks
Aaron Best Guard Scarborough, ON Riesen Ludwigsburg (Germany)
Khem Birch Centre Montreal, QC Orlando Magic
Chris Boucher Centre Montreal, QC Toronto Raptors
Oshae Brissett Forward Mississauga, ON Syracuse Orange (NCAA)
Dillon Brooks Forward Mississauga, ON Memphis Grizzlies
Brandon Clarke Centre Vancouver, BC Memphis Grizzlies
Aaron Doornekamp Forward Napanee, ON Valencia Basket (Spain)
Luguentz Dort Guard Montreal, QC Oklahoma City Thunder
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Guard Hamilton, ON Oklahoma City Thunder
Melvin Ejim Forward Toronto, ON BC UNICS (Russia)
Brady Heslip Guard Burlington, ON Istanbul BBSK (Turkey)
Cory Joseph Guard Toronto, ON Sacramento Kings
Mfiondu Kabengele Forward Burlington, ON Los Angeles Clippers
Naz Mitrou-Long Guard Mississauga, ON Salt Lake City Stars (G League)
Trey Lyles Forward Saskatoon, SK San Antonio Spurs
Jamal Murray Guard Kitchener, ON Denver Nuggets
Andrew Nembhard Guard Aurora, ON Florida Gators (NCAA)
Kelly Olynyk Forward Kamloops, BC Miami Heat
Kevin Pangos Guard Newmarket, ON FC Barcelona Basketball (Spain)
Dwight Powell Forward Toronto, ON Dallas Mavericks
Phil Scrubb Guard Richmond, BC Zenit Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Thomas Scrubb Forward Richmond, BC Openjobmetis Varese (Italy)
Marial Shayok Forward Ottawa, ON Philadelphia 76ers
Andy Rautins Guard Syracuse, NY Bahcesehir Koleji Istanbul (Turkey)
Nik Stauskas Guard Mississauga, ON Cleveland Cavaliers
Tristan Thompson Centre Brampton, ON Cleveland Cavaliers
Kyle Wiltjer Forward Portland, OR Unicaja Malaga (Spain)


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