ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski confirmed forward Kelly Olynyk's inability to rejoin the squad for the coming FIBA 2019 World Cup.
Canada loses another NBA name this week, as ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski confirmed forward Kelly Olynyk’s inability to rejoin the squad for the coming FIBA 2019 World Cup, due to an earlier knee injury.After suffering a knee injury in competition last week, Miami
Heat F Kelly Olynyk will be unable to compete for Canada in the FIBA World Cup, source tells ESPN.Olynyk is expected to be ready for the start of the NBA season. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) August 13, 2019 Olynyk suffered a bone bruise in his knee while playing against Nigeria
last week.He slipped on the hardwood, hitting his right knee, and needed assistance in heading to the locker room. here's the sequence in the third quarter where kelly olynyk slipped on a wet spot on the floor and had to be helped to the locker room pic.twitter
.com/RUn5R8zmgL — Yahoo
Sports Canada (@YahooCASports) August 8, 2019 The big man had X-rays taken, and was originally expected to miss a week and be able to participate in the World Cup.View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kelly Olynyk (@kellyolynyk) on Aug 8, 2019 at 3:51pm PDT Canada will be playing the Australian Boomers in Perth
this Friday, on 16 August 2019.The game
will be available to watch via free to air on SBS.International Basketball Series game schedule Australian Boomers vs Canada Basketball, Friday 16 August 2019 , 7:30pm Australian Boomers vs Canada Basketball, Saturday 17 August 2019 , 7:30pm Canada Basketball vs New Zealand, Tuesday 20 August 2019 , 7:30pm Canada Basketball vs New Zealand, Wednesday 21 August 2019 , 7:30pm Australian Boomers vs USA Basketball, Thursday 22 August 2019 , 7:30pm Australian Boomers vs USA Basketball, Saturday 24 August 2019, 2:00pm USA Basketball vs Canada Basketball, Monday 26 August 2019, 7:30pm . The post Wojnarowski: Kelly Olynyk out of action for Canada’s World Cup run appeared first on The Pick and Roll .