Lakers News: Robert Sacre Part Of Canadian Men's National Team

Los Angeles Lakers big man Robert Sacre will be a member of the Canadian Men’s National Team in Puerto Rico as part of the Tuto Marchand Continental Cup exhibition tournament that begins on Aug. 23, according to Real GM:

"The Canadian Men’s National Team has announced the 13 athletes, who will attend the Tuto Marchand Continental Cup exhibition tournament in Puerto Rico from August 23-26, ahead of the 2015 FIBA Americas Men’s Championship in Mexico City. Anthony Bennett, Aaron Dorrnekamp, Melvin Ejim, Olivier Hanlan, Brady Heslip, Cory Joseph, Andrew Nicholson, Kelly Olynyk, Dwight Powell, Robert Sacre, Phil Scrubb, Nik Stauskas, Andrew Wiggins/"

The Lakers picked up Sacre's team option this offseason, making him the second-longest tenured player on the team after Los Angeles drafted him in 2012.

He averaged 4.6 points and 3.5 rebounds per game last year, and started in 18 games during the 2014-15 season.

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