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Alumnus Best named to Canadian Senior training camp roster

By Andrea Elliott

TORONTO - Canada Basketball announced on Monday the training camp roster for the senior men's national team ahead of the next round of the FIBA World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifiers.

Rams alumnus Aaron Best, currently playing with the Raptors 905 in the NBA G-League, was one of 17 players named to the roster.

Ryerson head coach Roy Rana will also serve as an assistant coach with the national team.

Team Canada will head to British Columbia for training camp from June 20-21 before playing Team China in two exhibition games on June 22 and 24. The Canadians will then hold another training camp June 26-27 at Ryerson's own Mattamy Athletic Centre ahead of the June 29 World Cup qualifier game against the Dominican Republic in Toronto at Ricoh Coliseum.

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Training Camp Roster
R.J. Barrett - G - Mississauga, Ont. - Monteverde Academy
Anthony Bennett - F - Toronto, Ont. - Maine Red Claws
Aaron Best - G - Scarborough, Ont. - Raptors 905
Khem Birch - F - Montreal, Que. - Orlando Magic
Chris Boucher - F - Montreal, Que. - Golden State Warriors
Dillon Brooks - F - Mississauga, Ont. - Memphis Grizzlies
Melvin Ejim - F - Toronto, Ont. - BC UNICS
Olivier Hanlan - G - Aylmer, Que. - Austin Spurs
Brady Heslip - G - Burlington, Ont. - Trabzonspor
Cory Joseph - G - Toronto, Ont. - Indiana Pacers
Kaza Kajami-Keane - G - Ajax, Ont. - Raptors 905
Andrew Nembhard - G - Aurora, Ont. - Monteverde Academy
Andrew Nicholson - F - Mississauga, Ont. - Guangdong Southern Tigers
Kelly Olynyk - F - Kamloops, B.C. - Miami Heat
Dwight Powell - F - Toronto, Ont. - Dallas Mavericks
Phil Scrubb - G - Richmond, B.C. - Fraport Skyliners
Tommy Scrubb - F - Richmond, B.C. - S.S. Felice Scandone


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