When NBA training camps open in the coming days, nine Canadian rookies will be suiting up. Among them are seven players with guaranteed contracts and plenty to prove as they begin their professional careers. Take a look at how each player can make an impact in their first year.
Plenty of these young players made names for themselves in Las Vegas this summer, but the grind of an 82 game season presents new challenges for each one of them.
As their rookie seasons approach, here's how each Canadian can make an impact on their respective teams.