Of the 17 NBAers pre-selected for the World Cup, there are only 2 left in the Canadian team: Khem Birch and Cory Joseph. Jamal Murray, Tristan Thompson, Kelly Olynyk, Cory Joseph, Dwight Powell, R.J. Barrett, Nickeil Alexander-Walker and Brandon Clarkeall have forfeited x or y since mid-July.
Kevin Pangos (FC Barcelona), leader in the selection, does not see the chances of his team to get a medal to fly.
"We have a great band here. We have a lot of talent, smart players, shooters, and great athletes. That's exciting. Kevin Pangos
Find the list of 12 players from Canada for the World Cup here.
Kevin Pangos said he does not think NBA player will miss Canada's NT chances to win medals in the World Cup: "I think we have a lot of talent, smart players, shooters, and great athletes. I'm excited. "
– Donatas Urbonas (@Urbodo) August 31, 2019