Canada VS Jamaica; Rosters Released, Jamaica Features Dylan Ennis, Patrick Ewing JR, Samardo Samuels

Courtesy: Canada Basketball
Courtesy: Canada Basketball

TORONTO,ON–Jamaica will take on Canada in Toronto at the Mattamy Athletic Centre August 8 & 10. The Senior National team has yet to make cuts from their training camp list, however will do so on game day.

Jamaica’s roster has been released, which features a Canadian of their own in Dylan Ennis (Brampton, Ontario) entering his sophomore season this fall after sitting out last year due to transfer rules (Rice).

Jamaica will be Canada’s first opponent of the summer in preparation for the FIBA World Qualifiers in Venezuela.

NPH caught up with Team Canada at training camp

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Tickets to the two games are still available and can be purchased through


Team Canada Roster pool

No. Name Position Height Hometown
3 Brady Heslip Guard 6-2 Burlington, Ont.
4 Jermaine Anderson Guard 6-2 Toronto, Ont.
5 Cory Joseph Guard 6-3 Pickering, Ont.
6 Kris Joseph Forward 6-7 Montreal, Que.
7 Andrew Nicholson Forward 6-9 Mississauga, Ont.
8 Carl English Guard 6-5 St. John’s, N.L.
9 Jevohn Shepherd Forward 6-5 Scarborough, Ont.
10 Andrew Rautins Guard 6-4 Syracuse, N.Y.
11 Aaron Doornekamp Forward 6-6 Odessa, Ont.
12 Myck Kabongo Guard 6-1 Toronto, Ont.
13 Tristan Thompson Forward 6-9 Brampton, Ont.
14 Levon Kendall Forward 6-10 Vancouver, B.C.
15 Joel Anthony Centre 6-9 Montreal, Que.
16 Philip Scrubb Guard 6-3 Richmond, B.C.
17 Junior Cadougan Guard 6-1 Toronto, Ont.
18 Devoe Joseph Guard 6-4 Pickering, Ont.
19 Kyle Landry Forward 6-9 Calgary, Alta.

Please note: the 12-man rosters for each game will be decided on game-day

Team Canada Staff

Name Position
Jay Triano Head Coach
Kelvin Sampson Assistant Coach
Greg Francis Assistant Coach
Dave Smart Assistant Coach
Sam Gibbs Therapist
Charlie Weingroff Strength and Conditioning Coach
John Philpott Team Doctor
Andrew Pipe Team Doctor
Jeremy Cross Team Manager
Kade Beard Video Co-ordinator
Scottie Stats Team Statistician

Team Jamaica

No. Name Position Height Hometown
4 Dylan Ennis Guard 6-2 Brampton, Ont.
5 Adrian Uter Forward/Centre 6-8 Manchester, Jamaica
6 Patrick Ewing Jr. Forward 6-8 Boston, Mass.
7 Garfield Blair Guard/Forward 6-5 Orlando, Fla.
8 Weyinmi Rose Guard 6-9 New York, N.Y.
9 Akeem Scott Guard 6-2 New York, N.Y.
10 Durand Scott Guard 6-5 New York, N.Y.
11 Lynford Brown Guard 6-3 Spanish Town, Jamaica
12 Michael Rogers Forward 6-5 Kingston, Jamaica
13 Adrian Forbes Forward/Centre 6-9 Spanish Town, Jamaica
14 Samardo Samuels Forward/Centre 6-9 Trelawny, Jamaica
15 Christopher Walker Forward 6-6 Kingston, Jamaica

Team Jamaica Staff

Name Position
Ajani Williams General Manager
James Sam Vincent Head Coach
Richard Polack Acting Head Coach
Elfraito Remikie Senior Team Co-ordinator
Melissa Farquharson Team Administrator
Melita Moore Team Doctor
Roger Chisholm Equipment Manager
Ricardo Hayles FIBA Referee

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