RJ Barrett and Andrew Wiggins were the best players of Canada in the 91-97 win over Greece in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament opener.
The two NBA stars combined for 45 points in the contest, with Barrett having 22 and Wiggins scoring 23 points, respectively.
After a hard-fought battle in the first half (50-46), Canada took over and outscored Greece 41-51 to seal the deal in the opening game.
Canada will now battle China on Wednesday, whereas Greece will play the Chinese team on Thursday. The two top teams of the group will reach the semi-finals.