A Record 16 Canadians Listed On Opening Night NBA Rosters

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A Record 16 Canadians Listed On Opening Night NBA Rosters
A Record 16 Canadians Listed On Opening Night NBA Rosters

Canada will have the most players from a non-U.S. country on the opening-night rosters of the 2019-20 NBA season. A record 16 Canadians will start the season, either on the active or inactive list. The previous record was 13 set at the start of the 2014-15 NBA season. In addition, the NBA draft featured a record six Canadians selected, highlighted by RJ Barrett, who was selected by the New York Knicks with the third overall pick in the first round. Barrett will make his professional debut on Wednesday when the Knicks visit the San Antonio Spurs. Returning veterans from Canada include Denver guard Jamal Murray, who is coming off a breakout season with the Nuggets with career highs in points (18.2

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