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TORONTO, Ont. (February 13, 2020) – Canada Basketball is pleased to announce the Senior Men’s National Team roster for the FIBA AmeriCup 2021 Qualifiers.

Click here for the Senior Men’s National Team FIBA AmeriCup 2021 Qualifiers roster.

“It is always a great honour to represent Canada,” said head coach Gordie Herbert.  “We’re looking forward to facing the Dominican Republic in a home-and-away series which will be a great experience for us as a team.  Rowan Barrett, Michael Meeks and David Grundman have done a great job assembling a terrific group and we hope that Canadian fans will come out next Friday and support our players who are proudly representing this country.”

Tickets are on sale now for as low as $13.49 for children and are available at the Tribute Communities Centrebox office, 1-877-436-8811 and http://www.tributecommunitiescentre.com.

The FIBA AmeriCup 2021 Qualifiers will feature 16 teams from the Americas zone divided into four groups of four teams.  Teams will play each other twice, home and away, during the qualifying phase with three windows set for February 21-24 2020, November 2020 and February 2021.

Canada is in Group C along with Cuba, Dominican Republic and U.S. Virgin Islands.

Group A consists of Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Venezuela; Group B includes Brazil, Panama, Paraguay and Uruguay; and Group D includes Bahamas, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the USA.

The top three finishing teams in each Group will earn a qualifying berth in the FIBA AmeriCup 2021.

For additional information on the FIBA AmeriCup 2021 Qualifiers, click here.

Media interested in attending practice are asked to contact Matt Walker mwalker@basketball.ca to RSVP.  In addition, media interested in covering Friday’s game are requested to apply for accreditation via the FIBA Media Portal.

Tuesday, February 18
Brooklin High School – 20 Carnwith Dr W, Whitby, ON L1M 0K7
 
12:30 PM – Arrival
12:45 PM – Gym opens to media (b-roll, photos)
1:00 PM – Interviews
 
Wednesday, February 19 
Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School – 1375 Harwood Ave N, Ajax, ON L1T 4G8
 
12:30 PM – Arrival
12:45 PM – Gym opens to media (b-roll, photos)
1:00 PM – Interviews
 
Thursday, February 20
Tribute Communities Centre – 99 Athol St E, Oshawa, ON L1H 1J8
 
12:30 PM – Arrival
12:45 PM – Gym opens to media (b-roll, photos)
1:00 PM – Interviews
 
Friday, February 21
Tribute Communities Centre – 99 Athol St E, Oshawa, ON L1H 1J8
 
10:45 AM – Arrival
10:55 AM – Gym opens to media (b-roll, photos)
11:00 AM – Interviews

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For more information, contact:
Matt Walker, mwalker@basketball.ca