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One-on-One with Anthony Bennett

The National's Peter Mansbridge interviews Canadian power forward Anthony Bennett, who was picked first overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2013 NBA draft.

Canadian made NBA history at 2013 draft

Interview with the Canadian basketball player who was drafted 1st overall in the 2013 NBA draft. 11:50

The National's Peter Mansbridge interviews Canadian power forward Anthony Bennett, who was picked first overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2013 NBA draft.

Mansbridge gives us a glimpse of the challenges Bennett faced as a Toronto youth and how the 20-year-old strives to be a role model for his generation, despite considering himself a "shy guy."

Bennett meets with his Team Canada basketball teammates this week as they shoot for a berth at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.