Canada Basketball has announced the 18 athletes who have been invited to the the U18 men’s national team tryouts and training camp.







Nickeil Alexander-Walker G 6’5 Scarborough, ON Hamilton Heights Christian
O’Shae Brissett F 6’8 Pickering, ON Findlay Prep
Alex Carson G 6’5 Lower Sackville, NS Sackville High School
Alex Christie C 6’10 Oakville, ON Holy Trinity Catholic SS
Nathan Darling G 6’3 Halifax, NS DeMantha Catholic
Shaivonte Gilgeous-Alexander G 6’4 Hamilton, ON Hamilton Heights Christian
Jake Hammell F 7’0 Kirkland Lake, ON IMG Academy
Jahvon Henry-Blair F 6’2 Brampton, ON Orangeville Prep
Jordan Henry G 5’9 Toronto, ON Pine Ridge Secondary School
Brandon John F 6’9 Brantford, ON The Hill Academy
Abu Kigab F 6’6 St. Catharines, ON Prolific Prep
Therren Shelton-Szmidt G 6’5 Mississauga, ON Hamilton Heights Christian
Shamiel Stevenson G 6’6 Oakville, ON Wasatch Academy
Aher Uguak F 6’6 Edmonton, AB Harry Ainlay
Josip Vrankic F 6’9 Etobicoke, ON Wasatch Academy
James Wagner F 6’7 Winnipeg, MB John Taylor Collegiate
Howard Washington Jr G 6’2 Buffalo, NY Athlete Institute
Lindell Wigginton G 6’2 Dartmouth, NS Oak Hill Academy


“We’re looking forward to working with this group,” said head coach Roy Rana in a press release. “It will be a competitive camp as we look to put together the best team to compete in Chile at the FIBA Americas.”

Training camp would start on June 4th to 8th at Humber College-North Campus in Toronto, ON. 

The squad will re-group July 12th -14th in Toronto for training prior to traveling to Valdivia, Chile for the 2016 U18 FIBA Americas from July 19th-23rd, where they will look to qualify for the 2017 U19 World Championships.

Canada is currently ranked 3rd worldwide in the FIBA youth men rankings.


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