Canada sets NBA record for non-U.S. players on opening-day rosters
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With 16 players on various teams, Canada has set an all-time record for non-U.S. players from one country on NBA rosters to start a season. Another four Canucks are beginning the 2019-20 campaign on two-way contracts.

Player Team
Nickeil Alexander-Walker New Orleans Pelicans
RJ Barrett New York Knicks
Khem Birch Orlando Magic
Chris Boucher Toronto Raptors
Ignas Brazdeikis New York Knicks
Dillon Brooks Memphis Grizzlies
Brandon Clarke Memphis Grizzlies
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Oklahoma City Thunder
Cory Joseph Sacramento Kings
Mfiondu Kabengele Los Angeles Clippers
Trey Lyles San Antonio Spurs
Jamal Murray Denver Nuggets
Kelly Olynyk Miami Heat
Dwight Powell Dallas Mavericks
Tristan Thompson Cleveland Cavaliers
Andrew Wiggins Minnesota Timberwolves
Player 2-way deal
Oshae Brissett Toronto Raptors
Luguentz Dort Oklahoma City Thunder
Naz Mitrou-Long Indiana Pacers
Marial Shayok Philadelphia 76ers

Australia comes in next with nine players on NBA rosters, followed by France with eight.

The Toronto Raptors became the first team from outside the United States to win an NBA championship last season, and they'll begin their title defense Tuesday night with the league's season opener against the New Orleans Pelicans.

Canada sets NBA record for non-U.S. players on opening-day rosters
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