You may have seen the news by now — Canada beat the United States in overtime to become World Cup bronze medalists for the first time in Canada men’s program history. There was so much to be happy about: the medal, the Olympic berth, BEATING THE AMERICANS!!
In an overtime thriller, it was Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Dillon Brooks who really showed out on the Canadian team, scoring a combined 70 points.
Gilgeous-Alexander ended with 31 points, 12 assists and six rebounds, ending off a spectacular tournament for the young star out of Hamilton, Ontario. He earned a spot on the All-Tournament team.