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Olynyk of Kamloops gets nod for Team Canada basketball training camp ahead of Olympics

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Olynyk of Kamloops gets nod for Team Canada basketball training camp ahead of Olympics

Seventh-ranked Canada — which most recently competed at the Games in 2000 in Sydney — will toil in Group A in Paris, along with Australia, Spain and Greece.

Olynyk (captain), Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Andrew Wiggins and Jamal Murray are among the NBA stars expected to lead Canada at the Olympics.

The training camp roster also includes Dillon Brooks, RJ Barrett, Kyle Alexander, Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Trae Bell-Haynes, Khem Birch, Dwight Powell, Lu Dort, Phil Scrubb, Thomas Scrubb, Melvin Ejim, Trey Lyles, Oshae Brisset, Zach Eday, Mfiondu Kabengele and Andrew Nembhard.

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