Canada's Shona Thorburn (6) shoots as Great Britain's Kim Butler (11) and Johannah Leedham (13) defend during the first half of a preliminary women's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (Eric Gay/AP)
Spain barely holds off Great Britain in Olympic Basketball: Spain and Great Britain entered Thursday's Group B game on two very different paths. Spain appears to be Team USA's biggest threat, and Great Britain is just trying to compete. Spain won this game 79-78, but the basketball scene in London nearly took an unexpected turn. Luol Deng did his best impression of an Old West gunslinger, blazing his way to a 26-point effort. His production on both ends of the floor allowed his...
Gaz Choudhry of Great Britain during the Men Wheelchair Basketball match between Great Britain and Iran at the Olympic Arena on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on September 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Great Britain and the USA will go head-to-head later this year when they meet at the Manchester Arena in July – the first time the USA Basketball women’s team will have competed on British soil. Welcome Olympic Gold Medalist and three-time WNBA Champion Swin Cash from the USA, and our very own Jo Leedham, the star forward who averaged 12 points per game in last year’s EuroBasket.