FIBA World Cup
FIBA World Cup, Melvin Ejim of Canada celebrates scoring against Dominican Republic in a FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifier. The 16 athletes who will join the senior men’s national team training camp ahead of the fifth window of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 qualifiers have been revealed by Canada Basketball.
Trae Bell-Haynes, Melvin Ejim, Aaron Best, Kadre Gray, Jahvon Henry-Blair, Kenny Chery, Thomas Kennedy, Owen Klassen, Conor Morgan, Jean-Victor Mukama, Prince Oduro, Lloyd Pandi, Kassius Robertson, Thomas Scrubb, Phil Scrubb, and Kalif Young will practice ahead of Canada’s next two games in Edmonton FIBA World Cup.
Due to NBA commitments, notable names from the previous qualifying windows in Victoria and Hamilton, as well as several AmeriCup players, including as Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Dwight Powell, Kelly Olynyk, Dalano Banton, and Nickeil Alexander-Walker, are unavailable during this window.
Canada will play Venezuela on Nov. 10 at 9:10 p.m. ET / 6:10 p.m. PT before hosting Panama on Nov. 13 at 7:10 p.m. ET / 4:10 p.m. PT. Both games will take place at the Edmonton Expo Centre and will be televised live on Sportsnet.
Canada is the only unbeaten team in Group E at the FIBA World Cup, having defeated Argentina and Panama in the August window of games. Venezuela is second with a 7-1 record, followed by Argentina with a 6-2 record, the Dominican Republic with a 5-3 record, Panama with a 2-6 record, and the Bahamas with a 2-6 record.
The 12 teams who went beyond the first round of qualifiers were split into two groups, Group E and Group F at FIBA World Cup, with the top three teams in each group and the best fourth-place team advancing to the World Cup.
Thirty national teams from six qualifying windows will join hosts Japan and the Philippines in the 32-team World Cup, which will be held in the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia from August 25 to September 10, 2023.
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FAQs (Questions & Answers)
Where will the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup take place?
All games will be place in two locations:
Sydney SuperDome (also known as Qudos Bank Arena) is located at 19 Edwin Flack Avenue in Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127 and can be reached at (02) 8765 4321.
The Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre (also known as the Quay Centre) is located on Olympic Boulevard in Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127 and can be reached at (02) 9714 7600.
How do I get to the location?
Public transportation is strongly advised, and the cost of your train travel is included in the price of your ticket at FIBA World Cup. Please present your ticket as you enter the railway station to get free entry. This discount does not apply to other modes of public transportation. Click here for more information on how to get there.
Is there any Premium Experience hospitality available?
Platinum Sideline and Ultimate Courtside are the two hospitality packages offered. These are available for all Sydney SuperDome sessions and can be bought via Ticketek. More information about package inclusions is available here.
Is my seat ticket included in the Platinum Sideline and Ultimate Courtside packages?
Packages do include seats.
Do I get a concession or child discount on the Premium Experience packages?
No, these packages do not have reduced pricing.
Is it possible for minors to enter the Premium Experience Lounges and Courtside seats?
Children must be 10 years old or older to enter the lounges or sit in the Ultimate Courtside seats. They must always be accompanied by an adult. To get admission to the lounges, all participants, including minors, must have bought a Platinum Sideline or Ultimate Courtside package.
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