With 16 players on various teams, Canada has set an all-time record for non-U.S. players from one country on NBA rosters to start a season. Another four Canucks are beginning the 2019-20 campaign on two-way contracts.
|Nickeil Alexander-Walker||New Orleans Pelicans|
|RJ Barrett||New York Knicks|
|Khem Birch||Orlando Magic|
|Chris Boucher||Toronto Raptors|
|Ignas Brazdeikis||New York Knicks|
|Dillon Brooks||Memphis Grizzlies|
|Brandon Clarke||Memphis Grizzlies|
|Shai Gilgeous-Alexander||Oklahoma City Thunder|
|Cory Joseph||Sacramento Kings|
|Mfiondu Kabengele||Los Angeles Clippers|
|Trey Lyles||San Antonio Spurs|
|Jamal Murray||Denver Nuggets|
|Kelly Olynyk||Miami Heat|
|Dwight Powell||Dallas Mavericks|
|Tristan Thompson||Cleveland Cavaliers|
|Andrew Wiggins||Minnesota Timberwolves|
|Oshae Brissett||Toronto Raptors|
|Luguentz Dort||Oklahoma City Thunder|
|Naz Mitrou-Long||Indiana Pacers|
|Marial Shayok||Philadelphia 76ers|
Australia comes in next with nine players on NBA rosters, followed by France with eight.
The Toronto Raptors became the first team from outside the United States to win an NBA championship last season, and they'll begin their title defense Tuesday night with the league's season opener against the New Orleans Pelicans.