Nuggets star Murray headlines Canadian roster for FIBA World Cup

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Denver Nuggets level guard Jamal Murray headlines Canada’s prolonged senior males’s basketball crew roster.

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Canada Basketball unveiled the lineup on Thursday night time forward of the FIBA Males’s Basketball World Cup.

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The Kitchener native will likely be joined by a number of different NBAers with GTA connections on Canada’s crew.

Hamilton’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander of the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder will be part of Murray in Canada’s backcourt.

Swingmen Nickeil Alexander-Walker of the Minnesota Timberwolves and RJ Barrett of the New York Knicks, who have been each born in Toronto, have been additionally named to the roster.

The Males’s Basketball World Cup is scheduled Aug. 25 to Sept. 10.

The group stage will happen within the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia with the ultimate stage to comply with in Manila.

Canada is in Group H and can face France, Lebanon and Latvia within the group part in Jakarta.


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The Canadian males can straight qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympic Video games with a top-two end amongst groups from the Americas on the FIBA Males’s Basketball World Cup.

Canada is presently fifteenth within the FIBA world rankings.