TORONTO - Canada Basketball general manager Steve Nash and head coach Jay Triano met with the media on Monday morning to discuss its roster ahead of their Training Camp.
They announced the training camp attendees for the 2013 Senior Men’s National Team, with Joel Anthony, Tristan Thompson, Andrew Nicholson, Cory Joseph, Kris Joseph, Myck Kabongo, Jermaine Anderson, Olu Ashaolu, Junior Cadougan, Aaron Doornekamp, Carl English, Brady Heslip, Devoe Joseph, Levon Kendall, Kyle Landry, Andrew Rautins, Philip Scrubb and Jevohn Shepherd included.
Both Kelly Olynyk and Anthony Bennett will not be on the roster due to injuries.
“We have our pool of athletes, and our pool is greater than it’s ever been”, said Triano.
“This really is the golden age of Canadian basketball,” said Nash. On Canada’s journey to Rio, he continued, “This is going to be a very tough summer for us.”