Canada’s Jamal Murray to miss FIBA World Cup as he recovers from NBA season

Canada’s Jamal Murray to miss FIBA World Cup as he recovers from NBA season

Canada star guard Jamal Murray will miss the FIBA World Cup because he needs additional recovery and rehab from the rigors of the NBA season, Canada announced Wednesday. Here’s what you need to know:

Murray missed the entire 2021-22 season with an ACL injury and returned to play 65 regular-season games with the Denver Nuggets in 2022-23.
Additionally, Murray appeared in 20 postseason games in the Nuggets’ run to the NBA title over the Miami Heat.
Canada is in Group H and will face France (Aug. 25), Lebanon (Aug. 27) and Latvia (Aug. 29) in the group phase of the World Cup in…


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