Dillon Brooks, Oshae Brissett not in training camp with Canadian national team

TAMPA, Fla. — Two more NBA players have been removed from Canada's roster for its current training camp.

Dillon Brooks of the Memphis Grizzlies and Oshae Brissett of the Indiana Pacers are no longer on Canada's 19-player roster after being on the 21-player invitation list.

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Canada is preparing in Tampa, Fla., for a six-team Olympic qualifying tournament starting June 29 in Victoria. The winner advances to the Tokyo Olympics.

Khem Birch of the Toronto Raptors and Kelly Olynyk of the Houston Rockets were previously confirmed not to be at camp after appearing on the invitation list. They are free agents this off-season.

Eight NBA players remain on the roster.

Raptors coach Nick Nurse is coaching the team as it attempts to qualify for the Olympics for the first time since 2000.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 21, 2021.

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