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According to reports, Tristan Thompson will play for Team Canada in the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila this July 5-10, 2016. Thompson was not included in the previous announcement of the Team Canada Player Pool.
Former Kia Import Hamady Ndiaye is included in the Senegal Player Pool for the FIBA OQT Manila. NBA Player Gorgui Dieng who plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves is not included in the 14-man Player Pool of Senegal.
Senegal Player Pool for 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament
-Adama Louis Adams – 6’1
-Moussa Camara – 6’5
NBA Center Omer Asik (New Orleans Pelicans) will headline Turkey in the FIBA OQT Manila, another NBA Player Ersan Ilyasova who plays for the Orlando Magic is not included in the 20-man Player Pool for Turkey.
Gilas Pilipinas will face Turkey in 2 tune-up games before the FIBA OQT, their 1st match will be in Turkey on June 21 and their 2nd match will be at the Mall of Asia Arena on July 1.
Turkey Player Pool for 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament
-Ender Arslan – 6’3
-Omer Asik – 7’0 (New Orleans Pelicans)
NBA Players Andrew Wiggins (Minnesota Timberwolves) and Tristan Thompson (Cleveland Cavaliers) will not join Canada in the FIBA OQT Manila. Canada will be led by Cory Joseph (Toronto Raptors), Joel Anthony (Detroit Pistons) and Tyler Ennis (Milwaukee Bucks).
Team Canada Player Pool for 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament
-Shai Alexander – 6’4 (Hamilton Heights Christian Academy)
-Joel Anthony – 6’9 (Detroit Pistons)
As posted by Manny V. Pangilinan in his twitter account, @iamMVP
You are getting first looks at the FIBA Qualifying Tournament 2016 Manila. Logo just released by FIBA! Go Pilipinas! pic.twitter.com/1ULGlmWxCC
— Manny V. Pangilinan (@iamMVP) February 27, 2016
Gilas Pilipinas will face France and New Zealand in the Elimination Round of the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament to be held in Manila from July 5-10, 2016. Turkey, Senegal and Canada will also play at the Mall of Asia Arena for a chance to get a slot for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Complete Draw Results for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments
OQT Manila (Philippines)