Nirra Fields is headed to the Olympics.
The UCLA alumna, one of five first-time Olympians on the roster, was named to the Canadian women’s basketball team Thursday morning.
This will be her third stint with the senior national team, having played on it in the 2015 Pan American Games and the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship.
In the Pan Am Games, Fields played in all five games as the team went 5-0. She averaged 8.6 points, 2.8 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 1.0 steals per game, with a...