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Report: Kelly Olynyk suffers wrist injury

It seems Paul George is not the only one to suffer an injury preparing for international games. While of course menial in severity compared to George's horrific misfortune, Olynyk reportedly suffered a wrist injury.The report comes from a fan watching Team Canada:Hi @CelticsLife from Seville. Kelly Olynyk is out today from Canada Team. Jay Triano confirm wrist damage. He'...
Via Celtics Life
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Nicholson Leads Canada in Win Over Georgia

The Canadian senior national basketball team defeated Georgia (the country, not the state) 83-66 on the final day of the Pokal Adecco exhibition tournament in Slovenia. Orlando Magic big man Andrew Nicholson ended up coming off the bench as Head Coach Jay Triano preferred to go with Kelly Olynyk and Dwight Powell in the frontcourt. That didn’t prevent ‘Drew from having his...
Via Magic Basketball Online
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Triano aims for experience in Canada’s European exhibition matches

San Antonio Spurs guard Cory Joseph and the Canadian National team have begun an 11-game journey in Europe, as they will play exhibition matches against several countries. Canada head coach Jay Triano aims for his team to gain some experience in those matches. From durhamregion.com: “We need to give these athletes international experience together as […]
Via Project Spurs
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Robert Sacre named to Canadian national team roster, will play 11 games in Europe this summer

While Robert Sacre may not have competed in the Las Vegas Summer League this year, it looks like he’ll be gaining some more experience and getting in some playing time with the Canadian national team over the next couple of weeks. According to the official Canada basketball website, Sacre is one of five NBA players (Kelly Olynyk, Andrew Nicholson, Cory Joseph, Dwight Powell) to...
Via Lakerholicz.com
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Nicholson Scores 10 Points, Canada Loses in Slovenia

The Canadian national basketball team began their 11-game exhibition tour of Europe today as they fell to Slovenia 92-80. The game was played in Rogaska Slatina, Slovenia. Andrew Nicholson did not start the contest. Instead, Coach Jay Triano decided to have the 24-year-old come off the bench and play at center. Andrew tallied 10 points on 3-of-7 shooting and was 4-of-6 from the...
Via Magic Basketball Online
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Nicholson Makes Canada Summer Exhibition Roster

Orlando Magic big man Andrew Nicholson will indeed play for the Canadian senior national basketball team this summer. Even though Canada didn’t qualify for the 2014 FIBA World Cup which begins August 30th in Spain, Canada Head Coach Jay Triano still wants to go on an 11-game, 20-day European road trip to prepare for the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship which will also help determine...
Via Magic Basketball Online
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Team Canada Is Getting Canadian Players And Coaches Jobs

Playing for Canada’s Senior Men’s National Team can do more for a young Canadian basketball player than just boost his national pride, there are professional jobs to be won as a result of playing for one’s Country. “If it opens up opportunities for our players to keep playing and become employed as basketball players then it’s a great trip,” Head Coach Jay Triano.
Via Pro Bball Report
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Team Canada To Platoon Players On European Tour

Team Canada is enjoying an overabundance of young exceptional basketball talent for the first time in its history and this presents a challenge for Head Coach Jay Triano and his staff. Most of the Senior Men's National Team roster expected to compete next summer at the FIBA Americas tournament to fight for a coveted spot at the Olympics has little or no high level international...
Via Pro Bball Report
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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