· William Jones Cup,Canada Basketball,3D Global Sports

Canadian Roster Announced:
39th William Jones Cup

The wait is over.

The team has been selected.

And now, the roster is ready to be released.

3D Global Sports Canada is proud to announce theboys in red,representing Canada at the 39th William Jones Cup, July 2017.

3D Global Sports Canada

In honour Canada's 150th anniversary, 3D will have “Canada 150” stitched on their game jerseys. The team will be presented as 3D Global Sports Canada at this year’s 39th William Jones Cup.

HEAD COACH

3D announced Kyle Julius as Head Coach for the Canada 150 team at the 39th William Jones Cup. Kyle was recently named 2017 Coach of Year and won a Championship with the London Lighting of the National Basketball League of Canada.

TEAM ROSTER

NAME | HEIGHT | POSITION | PREVIOUS TEAM | COLLEGE

Tramique Sutherland | 6’0 | PG | Kitchener-Waterloo Titans (NBL-Canada) | Bradley University

Joey Haywood | 6’2 | PG | Halifax Hurricanes (NBL-Canada) | Saint Mary’s University

Diego Kapelan | 6’3 | G | Ourense Termal (Spain - LEB Gold) | McNeese State

Joel Friesen | 6’5 | G | London Lightning (NBL-Canada) | Alberta University

Garrett Williamson | 6’5 | SF | London Lightning (NBL-Canada) | Saint Joseph’s

Dwayne Smith | 6’7 | SF | Deportiva Atenas (Argentina Liga A) | George Washington

Connor Wood | 6’7 | G/F | Carleton University | Carleton University

Conor Morgan | 6’9 | F | University of British Colombia | University of British Colombia

Royce White | 6’8 | F/C | London Lighting (NBL-Canada) | Iowa State University

Michale Kyser | 6’10 | F/C | Rio Grande Valley Vipers (NBA D-League) | Louisiana Tech University

Dallin Bachynski | 7’0 | C | Energa Czarni Slupsk (Poland TBL) | Utah University

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President, Director: Teddy Tochev (3D Canada Global Sports)

Head Coach: Kyle Julius (London Lightning)

Athletic Trainer: Jamal Lynch (3D Canada Global Sports)

Video Director: Devin Robbins (3D Canada Global Sports)

Advanced Statistician: Henry Yeh

About The Tournament

The William Jones Cup is an officially sanctioned FIBA Asia Cup tournament. The tournament will be covered by Eurobasket with stats and profiles available for each nation. The William Jones Cup will air on major television and broadcast platforms across Asia, Oceania and the Middle-East. The tournament will be played in-front of thousands of fans in the 10,000 seat arena which was solely built for the launch of the 39th William Jones Cup.

The participating teams for the 39th William Jones Cup are as follows:

  • National Team of Iran
  • National Team of Iraq
  • National Team of Philippines
  • National Team of South Korea
  • National Team of Japan
  • National Team of Chinese Taipei A
  • National Team of Chinese Taipei B
  • National team of India
  • 3D Canada Global Sports
  • Atletas All-Star Lithuania Team

In recent years, the William Jones Cup has had participation of former NBA players Andray Blatche (drafted by the Washington Wizards), Al Thornton (former 1st Round, 14th Pick, by the Los Angeles Clippers), both playing for the Philippines and Hamed Haddadi (Memphis Grizzles) who won MVP for the 2015 Williams Jones Cup, with the Iran National Team.

Previous winners, Philippines (2016) and Iran (2015), will be back competing alongside rising national teams of India and Iraq. Japan and South Korea will prove to be extremely tough opponents as their commitment to improve their national team’s standings have been internationally apparent. 3D Global Sports Canada and Lithuania’s Atletas All-stars are both first time participants in the William Jones Cup. The Lithuanian team will be comprised of 1st league (LKL) experienced players and led by Lithuanian coaching legend, Virginijus Seskus.

Canada 150 team is set and ready to represent the nation at the 39th William Jones Cup!

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for regular updates, training and tournament coverage.

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