#FIBAOQT: Canada Men's Basketball Team Line-up (Roster)

Canada Men's Basketball Team Line-up (Roster). Image courtesy of FIBA.com

International Basketball Federation (FIBA), the governing body of Basketball, has officially released the final line-up of Canada Men’s national basketball team for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

Here’s the official line-up of Canada Men’s Basketball Team:

Players Position Height Club
4 SCRUBB, Philip Guard 6'3" Fraport Skyliners (GER), BBL
5 GILGEOUS-ALEXANDER, Shai Guard 6'2" Hamilton Heights Christian Academy (USA), HS
6 JOSEPH, Cory (C) Guard 6'4" Toronto Raptors (CAN), NBA
7 EJIM, Melvin Forward 6'6" Reyer Venezia ( ITA), Serie A
8 SCRUBB, Thomas Forward 6'5" Giessen 46ers (GER), BBL
9 BIRCH, Khem Forward 6'9" Olympiacos (GRE) , GBL
10 BENNETT, Anthony Forward 6'7" Toronto R ptors (CAN), NBA
11 ENNIS, Tyler Guard 6'2" Milwaukee Bucks (USA), NBA
12 HESLIP, Brady Guard 6'2 AV Cantu (ITA), Serie A
13 THOMPSON, Tristan Forward 6'9" Cleveland Cavaliers (USA), NBA
14 KENDALL, Levon Forward 6'11" Estudiantes (ESP), ACB
15 ANTHONY, Joel Center 6'9" Detroit Pistons (USA), NBA
Team Average Height:
  TRIANO, Howard James Head Coach
  SMART, David Charles Assistant Coach
  MORRISON, Scott Assistant Coach

VIEW: 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments for Men Schedule, Results, Highlights, Stats, Scores and Updates

Canada, ranked 26 in the world by FIBA, will play in Group A of the Rio Games qualifier tournament in Manila, Philippines, with round-robin games against Turkey and Senegal. The Philippines, France and New Zealand will play in Group B.

The top two teams from each group in the preliminary rounds will move on to the semifinal crossover games.

Those teams will then compete in the finals, with the champion qualifying for 2016 Rio Olympics.

Credits / Sources:

  1. Image: FIBA.com
  2. FIBA.com - 2016 FIBA OQT Manila Results and Information Services

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