The Canadian basketball team has drawn the list that will be available for the match on Thursday 25th against Argentina and Monday 29th with Panama, for the fourth qualifying window to qualify for the World Cup Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines 2023.
Coach Nick Norse, who is also in charge of the Toronto Raptors in the NBA, nominated 20 players, the vast majority of whom are members of the world’s strongest basketball in the United States.
One of them is points guard Jamal Murray, Cordovan Facundo Campazzo’s teammate at the Denver Nuggets.
The full list of players includes RG Barrett (Forward of New York Knicks, USA); Nickel Alexander Walker (shooting guard, Utah Jazz, USA); Bring Bill Heinz (base, Budoknost, Montenegro); Raw Birch (Striker, Toronto Raptors, Canada); Dillon Brooks (Striker, Memphis Grizzlies, USA)
O’Shea Brissett (Indiana Pacers, USA); Luguentz Dort (shooting guard, Oklahoma Thunder, USA); Zachary Eddy (center, Bordeaux Boilermarkers, Canada); Melvin Egem (Striker, Unicaja, Málaga, Spain); Shay Gilgeous Alexander (Ranger, Oklahoma Thunder, USA)
Corey Joseph (point guard, Detroit Pistons, USA); Kelly Olinick (Force Striker, Detroit Pistons, USA); Jamal Murray (point guard, Denver Nuggets, USA); Kevin Bangus (goalkeeper for Olympia Milan, Italy); Dwight Powell (center, Dallas Mavericks, USA)
Cassius Robertson (Shooting Ranger, Regina, Italy); Phil Scrub (shooting guard, Obradoiro, Spain); Thomas Scropp (Striker, Obradoiro, Spain); Kyle Weltger (Striker, Tenerife, Spain) and Calif Young (Strong Striker, Midi Bayreuth, Germany).
Canada, the only actress to set a perfect record (6-0) during the first stage of qualifying, will host Argentina on Thursday 25th, from 11:40 pm in Buenos Aires, at Memorial Arena in Victoria.
Four days later, also for group E, the cast will visit the Canadian duo from Panama, at the Roberto “Mano de Piedra” Doran Stadium, in Panama City.