Kelly Olynyk

Kelly Olynyk

Height/Weight: 6' 11"/240 lbs
Born: Toronto, Canada
College: Gonzaga
Draft: 2013 1st round (13th pick) by the
  • The Slipper Still Fits

    Filip Petrusev and Kelly Olynyk Medal at the 2023 FIBA World Cup

    The 2023 FIBA World Cup has come to an end and Germany is your champions. A couple of Zags medaled with Filip Petrusev and Serbia receiving the silver medal after losing to Germany as well as Kelly Olynyk and Canada receiving the bronze medal with a victory of USA. Mark Few and Team USA failed to medal for the 2nd straight FIBA World Cup (finished 4th in 2023 and 7th in 2019). Now, the 2024 Paris Olympics is on the horizon and a lot of Zags could be representing their countries on the world's biggest stage. Filip Petrusev (Serbia), Kelly Olynyk (Canada), Brandon Clarke (Canada), Andrew Nembhard (Canada), Kevin Pangos (Canada), Mark Few (USA), Domantas Sabonis (Lithuania). Rui Hachimura (Japan),

  • The Salt Lake Tribune

    Canada and Jazzman Kelly Olynyk beat Team USA for World Cup bronze

    Manila, Philippines • Mikal Bridges pulled off an overtime-forcing miracle. It wasn't enough to keep the U.S. from heading home from the World Cup empty-handed, and after 87 years of waiting Canada has again medaled on one of basketball's biggest stages. Dillon Brooks scored 39 points, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander added 31 points and 12 assists and Canada won its first medal at a global men's tournament since 1936 by topping the U.S. 127-118 in the third-place game in Manila on Sunday.

  • Hammer and Rails

    Purdue Basketball: Canada and Zach Edey's FIBA Run to a Gold Medal Ends in the Semi-Final.

    Turns out there is a bronze medal game! Canada will face the US for the bronze on Sunday at 4:30 AM EST....set your alarm. As most (if not all of you) know, The reigning, defending National Player of the Year, Zach Edey, spent a portion of his off-season balling out with the Canadian National Team. This caused Zach to miss Purdue's European Vacation (or do you prefer Road Trip) but allowed him to bang in the post against professionals in practice, get some mop-up minutes in international play, and check out Jakarta.