POLL: Vote what Canada Basketball Does With Triano
Does Jay Triano merit the privilege to coach Canada’s Senior Men’s National Team moving forward? Lets look his last two years in charge:
FIBA Americas 2015
- Recruited 8 NBA players to join the team.
- 6-1 in group play with a PD +135 (highest in the tournament) and 7-2 overall. Record diminished by loss in championship game.
- Lost the most important game in Canada basketball history to a team they easily beat in group play.
Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2016
- Went 4-1 in exhibition beating Croatia, Italy, China, Puerto Rico and losing to Croatia.
- Went 3-1 in the tournament overall while missing multiple of Canada’s best players due to injury, contract, and personal reasons.
- Recruited Tristan Thompson and Cory Joseph to play after long post-seasons increasing number of NBA players to 5.
- Lost another important game in Canada basketball history to a heavily favored France team that was composed of NBA players Parker, Batum, Diaw, De Colo, Lauvergne.
- Failed to recruit available players Wiggins, Lyles, and Stauskas to a team that lacked overall talent.
The platform is yours Canadian basketball community, VOTE!