Nick Nurse head coach of the Basketball team has been named the four assistant coach for upcoming FIBA basketball world cup 2019.
Nate Bjorkgren, Brad Greenberg, Nathaniel Mitchell, and Jon Goodwillie are the Four assistant coaches for Canada for China’s September month competition of Basketball world cup.
“I’m really looking forward to working alongside great coaches like Gordie, Nate, Brad, Nathaniel and Jon as we head to China for the FIBA Basketball World Cup,” Nurse said in a team statement. “We all love and respect the international game, and we all bring different experiences and perspectives to this effort. This is an important tournament for Canada, and I believe that our coaching staff is prepared for the challenge.”
Canada who is drawn in the Group H in FIBA world cup which to be schedule to played between 31 August – 15 September. In the Group Stage Team Canada to face Australia, Lithuania, and Senegal of the three other teams of the Group H in the basketball world cup competition.
Canada basketball team already released a 29 training camp players list for the 2019 FIBA world cup which headlines by Denver Nuggets star Jamal Murray and New York Knicks top draft pick R.J. Barrett.