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...
600 Basketballs. Dan Clark of the Standard Life Great Britain Basketball team poses for a picture after meeting with Lionel Price, the only surviving member of the 1948 Great Britain Basketball team - the last Great Britain Basketball team to compete in an #Olympic Games.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Team Great Britain huddle on the court prior to their Men's Basketball Game against Russia on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on July 29, 2012 in London, England.
The Canadian women’s basketball team celebrates a win against Great Britain during preliminary action at the 2012 London Olympic Games, on July 30, 2012. Canada beat Great Britain 73-65. COC photo: Jason Ransom
Oh my. Just an old lady's crush, many years ago. Robert Archibald, former "big man" for the Fighting Illini Basketball team, played in the NBA, then in Europe, then for Great Britain in the Olympics. Now retired from Basketball. *sigh* It's sad when your crushes retire!