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How many Canadian players are in the NBA entering 2021-22 season? Full list with team, age and hometown

There's no overlooking the growth of basketball in Canada in recent years.

The result is quite evident with the number of players on NBA rosters entering the 75th anniversary year - the 2021-22 season.

Canada is the second-most represented nation in the NBA outside of the USA with 25 Canadian players on NBA rosters for the 2021-22 season, including Nate Darling, who is on a two-way contract.

Here's a look at all of those Canadian NBA players:

Canadians in the NBA entering 2021-22 season
Name Team Hometown Ties to Other Countries
1 Nickeil Alexander-Walker New Orleans Pelicans Toronto, Ontario
2 Dalano Banton Toronto Raptors Toronto, Ontario
3 RJ Barrett New York Knicks Mississauga, Ontario
4 Khem Birch Toronto Raptors Montreal, Quebec
5 Chris Boucher Toronto Raptors Montreal, Quebec St. Lucia
6 Ignas Brazdeikis Orlando Magic Oakville, Ontario Lithuania
7 Oshae Brissett Indiana Pacers Mississauga, Ontario
8 Dillon Brooks Memphis Grizzlies Mississauga, Ontario
9 Brandon Clarke Memphis Grizzlies Vancouver, British Columbia
10 Luguentz Dort Oklahoma City Thunder Montreal, Quebec
11 Nate Darling Charlotte Hornets (Two-Way) Sackville, Nova Scotia
12 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Oklahoma City Thunder Hamilton, Ontario
13 Cory Joseph Detroit Pistons Toronto, Ontario Trinidad and Tobago
14 Mfiondu Kabengele Cleveland Cavaliers Burlington, Ontario The Democratic Republic of the Congo
15 AJ Lawson Atlanta Hawks Brampton, Ontario
16 Trey Lyles Detroit Pistons Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
17 Mychal Mulder Golden State Warriors Windsor, Ontario
18 Jamal Murray Denver Nuggets Kitchener, Ontario
19 Kelly Olynyk Detroit Pistons Kamloops, British Columbia
20 Eugene Omoruyi Dallas Mavericks Orangeville, Ontario Nigeria
21 Kevin Pangos Cleveland Cavaliers Holland Landing, Ontario
22 Dwight Powell Dallas Mavericks Toronto, Ontario
23 Joshua Primo San Antonio Spurs Toronto, Ontario
24 Tristan Thompson Sacramento Kings Brampton, Ontario Jamaica
25 Andrew Wiggins Golden State Warriors Concord, Ontario

Of the 25 Canadians in the NBA, three currently represent the Toronto Raptors: Dalano Banton, Khem Birch and Chris Boucher.

Pacers guard Chris Duarte was born in Canada but was raised in the Dominican Republic.

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