It's been a pretty busy summer for Nik Stauskas. After being traded to the Philadelphia 76ers back in July, he also has another team to call home.
After spending six days in training camp, Stauskas made the final roster for Canada's national basketball team, joining the likes of Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett. Canada is competing in the 2015 Tuto Marchand Cup in Puerto Rico, a five team exhibition tournament from August 23-26. They'll face Argentina on Sunday, Brazil on Monday, the Dominican Republic on Tuesday, and Puerto Rico Wednesday.
Stauskas voiced his excitement on Twitter the other day.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">San Juan with the squad!</p>— Nik Stauskas (@NStauskas11) <a href="https://twitter.com/NStauskas11/status/634838378219995136">August 21, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
From there, they'll head to Mexico City to compete in the FIBA Americas Championship from August 31-September 12th, with bids to the 2016 Rio Olympics going to the top two teams.
The 22-year-old Mississauga native sat out of Las Vegas Summer League because of an ankle injury, but is clearly back to full health now. He'll be competing for the Sixers starting shooting guard spot when he returns to Philadelphia for training camp at the end of September.