Canada Rising: Steve Nash on the joy of representing his country
Men's basketball GM says playing for Canada is priceless
Click on the video player above to watch the latest instalment of Canada Rising, in which men's national team general manager Steve Nash talks about the joy of playing on the world stage.
Nash, who led Canada to a seventh-place finish at the Sydney Olympics in 2000, also talks about the adjustments that young players have to make in comparison to the NBA game.
Nash's team is currently playing in the FIBA Americas tournament in Mexico with the hopes of securing a berth in the 2016 Olympics.
Canada plays Venezuela in the semifinals on Friday night at 7 p.m. ET. The winner qualifies for the Olympics.