The growth of basketball in Canada is impossible to deny.
Not only did the country's lone NBA team win a title in 2019 but Canada has been the second-most represented country in the NBA behind the United States for seven consecutive seasons. That number alone only begins to quantify the growth in popularity of the sport and the continuous development of talent from the country.
How many active Canadian players are in the NBA? Below, find a list of Canadians in the NBA along with their ties to other countries when applicable.
As of the end of the 2020-21 NBA season.
|Name||Team||Hometown||Ties to Other Countries|
|1||Nickeil Alexander-Walker||New Orleans Pelicans||Toronto, Ontario|
|2||RJ Barrett||New York Knicks||Mississauga, Ontario|
|3||Khem Birch||Toronto Raptors||Montreal, Quebec|
|4||Chris Boucher||Toronto Raptors||Montreal, Quebec||St. Lucia|
|5||Ignas Brazdeikis||Orlando Magic||Oakville, Ontario||Lithuania|
|6||Oshae Brissett||Indiana Pacers||Mississauga, Ontario|
|7||Dillon Brooks||Memphis Grizzlies||Mississauga, Ontario|
|8||Brandon Clarke||Memphis Grizzlies||Vancouver, British Columbia|
|9||Luguentz Dort||Oklahoma City Thunder||Montreal, Quebec|
|10||Shai Gilgeous-Alexander||Oklahoma City Thunder||Hamilton, Ontario|
|11||Cory Joseph||Detroit Pistons||Toronto, Ontario||Trinidad and Tobago|
|12||Mfiondu Kabengele||Cleveland Cavaliers||Burlington, Ontario||The Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|13||Trey Lyles||San Antonio Spurs||Saskatoon, Saskatchewan|
|14||Mychal Mulder||Golden State Warriors||Windsor, Ontario|
|15||Jamal Murray||Denver Nuggets||Kitchener, Ontario|
|16||Kelly Olynyk||Houston Rockets||Kamloops, British Columbia|
|17||Dwight Powell||Dallas Mavericks||Toronto, Ontario|
|18||Tristan Thompson||Boston Celtics||Brampton, Ontario||Jamaica|
|19||Andrew Wiggins||Golden State Warriors||Concord, Ontario|
|20||Nate Darling||Charlotte Hornets (Two-Way)||Sackville, Nova Scotia|
|21||Karim Mané||Orlando Magic (Two-Way)||Saint-Hubert, Quebec||Senegal|
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