PLACE BELL IN LAVAL TO HOST FIBA BASKETBALL WORLD CUP 2019 QUALIFIER | Canada Basketball

PLACE BELL IN LAVAL TO HOST FIBA BASKETBALL WORLD CUP 2019 QUALIFIER

LAVAL, QC (September 6, 2018) - Place Bell in Laval, Quebec will host Canada's next FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifiers game against Brazil next Thursday, September 13 at 7:30 p.m. EDT.

Tickets for Canada-Brazil are on sale now for as low as $21 through evenko.ca via Ticketmaster.

SENIOR MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM SEPTEMBER 2018 TRAINING CAMP ROSTER 

Name

Position

Height

Hometown

Last / Current Club

Joel Anthony

Centre

6'9"

Montreal, QC

San Lorenzo Basket (Argentina)

Trae Bell-Haynes

Guard

6’2”

Toronto, ON

Fraport Skyliners (Germany)

Aaron Best

Guard

6'4"

Scarborough, ON

Raptor 905 (G-League)

Khem Birch

Centre

6'9"

Montreal, QC

Orlando Magic

Dillon Brooks

Forward

6'7"

Mississauga, ON

Memphis Grizzlies

Manny Diressa

Guard

6’4”

Toronto, ON

KK FMP (Serbia)

Melvin Ejim

Forward

6'6"

Toronto, ON

BC UNICS (Russia)

Joel Friesen

Guard

6'4"

Abbotsford, BC

London Lightning (NBL Canada)

Brady Heslip

Guard

6'2"

Burlington, ON

Fraport Skyliners (Germany)

Justin Jackson

Forward

6'7"

Scarborough, ON

Orlando Magic

Cory Joseph

Guard

6'3"

Toronto, ON

Indiana Pacers

Kaza Kajami-Keane

Guard

6'2"

Ajax, ON

Landstede Zwolle (Netherlands)

Kyle Landry

Centre

6'10" 

Calgary, AB

Buducnost (Montenegro)

Duane Notice

Guard

6’2”

Woodbridge, ON

BM Slam Stal (Poland)

Kelly Olynyk

Centre

7'0"

Kamloops, BC

Miami Heat

Kevin Pangos

Guard

6’2”

Newmarket, ON

FC Barcelona Lassa (Spain)

Dyshawn Pierre

Forward

6’6”

Whitby, ON

Banco di Srd (Italy)

Tristan Thompson

Forward

6'9"

Brampton, ON

Cleveland Cavaliers

 

With the first round of qualification now complete, the top three teams from Group B, Venezuela (5-1), Brazil (5-1) and Chile (1-5), and Group D, Canada (5-1), Dominican Republic (4-2) and U.S. Virgin Islands (2-4), will form Group F.  Canada will now face Venezuela, Brazil and Chile on a home and away basis.

In the second round, the three highest-placed teams from each group and the best fourth placed team between Group E and Group F (a total of seven teams) will qualify for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019.

The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China (Aug. 31-Sept. 15, 2019) will be the biggest edition of FIBA's flagship event with a record 32 participating teams playing 92 games over 16 days.

For the first time, the FIBA Basketball World Cup will qualify seven teams directly for the following year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.