Canada’s World Cup squad


THE Kenny Cherry and Thomas Scrubb were the last two players “cut” from Canada’s dozen for the World Cup.

The roster includes seven active NBA players, Kelly Olynyk, Nikale Alexander-Walker, ARJ Barrett, Dillon Brooks, Lou Dort, Shay Giljus-Alexander and Dwight Powell. Andrew Wiggins (from the beginning) and Jamal Murray (due to injury) were left out of the World Cup.

For eighth group Canada will face France (8/25), Lebanon (8/27) and Latvia (8/29) in Jakarta.

Canada’s roster

Kyle Alexander (21/10/1996 – 2.08m – F) Hapoel Tel Aviv

Nickel Alexander-Walker (2/9/1998 – 1.96m – G) Minnesota Timberwolves

ARJ Barrett (6/14/2000 – 1.98m – G) New York Knicks

Tre Bell-Haines (5/9/1995 – 1.88m – G) Buduchnost

Dillon Brooks (1/22/1996 – 1.98m – G) Memphis Grizzlies

Lou Dort (4/19/1999 – 1.93m – G) Oklahoma City Thunder

Zach Eddy (5/14/2002 – 2.24m – C) Purdue

Melvin Ejim (4/3/1999 – 2.01m – SF) Unicaja Malaga

Cy Gilgeous-Alexander (12/7/1998 – 1.98m – G) Oklahoma City Thunder

Kelly Olynyk (4/19/1991 – 2.11m –C) Utah Jazz

Dwight Powell (7/20/1991 – 2.08m – PF) Dallas Mavericks

Phil Scrubb (27/11/1992 – 1.94m – SG) Niagara River Lions

Source: Sport Fm

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