Cory Joseph, Oshae Brissett withdraw from World Cup

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
Canada Basketball confirms Jamal Murray did not travel with the team to Europe. He’ll be held out of upcoming exhibition games and they’ll make a call on his World Cup status at a later date. Cory Joseph, Kassius Robertson and Oshae Brissett are also out. Roster stands at 13. – 10:28 AM
Michael Grange @michaelgrange
Re: @CanBball SMNT: Jamal Murray is remaining in Toronto as team begins exhibition schedule to ramp up his training. Cory Joseph and Kassius Robertson will not join team for @FIBAWC and Oshae Brissett will stay home to rehab an injury. 13 players with team in Germany. – 5:11 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
NEW @BostonSportsBSJ — Oshae Brissett called his mother, facing his first free agent decision, and raised the prospect of joining the #Celtics
“It feels right,” he said. “They feel genuine.”
On their relationship, his journey, Syracuse & more:…11:38 AM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
NEW #NBA Notebook @BostonSportsBSJ —
Oshae Brissett didn’t want to leave Ontario on the journey that eventually led him to the #Celtics this summer, but with his mother’s nudge & the right support through his many stops, he became a top Boston target:…11:11 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Coach K on a freshman Oshae Brissett in 2018 after Duke narrowly beat Syracuse in the Sweet 16. AM

More on this storyline

Doug Smith: Jamal Murray won’t travel to Germany for 3 pre-World Cup games with Canada but hope is he’s ready for games in Spain and the tournament. Veteran Cory Joseph has withdrawn as well as has Kassius Robertson and Oshae Brissett has a knee issue. Story in the works -via Twitter @SmithRaps / August 6, 2023
Josh Lewenberg: Canada Basketball announces an 18-man training camp roster ahead of this summer’s FIBA World Cup. With the exception of Birch, the roster features the entire “summer core”, which includes SGA, Murray, Barrett, Brooks, Dort, Olynyk, Joseph, Powell, etc. Camp opens in Toronto Aug 1 -via Twitter @JLew1050 / July 13, 2023

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