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)

Canada downs Britain for first victory in women’s Olympic basketball tournament

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...

Spain vs. Great Britain Olympic Basketball: Grades, Twitter Reaction & Analysis

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.

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Andy Murray defeats Milos Raoni to win second Wimbledon title

Rare ADIDAS Great Britain England 2012 Olympics Basketball Jersey Men's Medium  | eBay

Rare ADIDAS Great Britain England 2012 Olympics Basketball Jersey Men's Medium

Rare ADIDAS Great Britain England 2012 Olympics Basketball Jersey Men's Medium | eBay

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Members of the U.S. women's basketball team celebrate victory against Turkey after their Women's preliminary round group A basketball match at the Basketball Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT BASKETBALL) - http://www.PaulFDavis.com/success-speaker (info@PaulFDavis.com)

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Maya Moore of the U.S. and her teammates celebrate victory against Turkey after their Women's preliminary round group A basketball match at the Basketball Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT BASKETBALL) - http://www.PaulFDavis.com/success-speaker (info@PaulFDavis.com)

View the Inspirational Moments: Olympic celebrations photo gallery on Yahoo Sports.

France's Ronny Turiaf (L) celebrates with team mates victory against Argentina after their men's preliminary round Group A basketball match at the Basketball Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games July 31, 2012. REUTERS/Sergio Perez (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT BASKETBALL) - http://www.PaulFDavis.com/success-speaker (info@PaulFDavis.com)

France's Ronny Turiaf (L) celebrates with team mates victory against Argentina after their men's preliminary round Group A basketball match at the Basketball Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games July 31, 2012. REUTERS/Sergio Perez (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT BASKETBALL) - http://www.PaulFDavis.com/success-speaker (info@PaulFDavis.com)

Six former Fighting Illini will be competing at the London 2012 Olympic Games, which start today with women's soccer matches! Good luck to Illini Robert Archibald (Great Britain, Basketball), Nikkita Holder (Canada, Track & Field), Gia Lewis-Smallwood (USA, Track & Field), Andrew Riley (Jamaica, Track & Field), Deron Williams (USA, Basketball) and Emily Zurrer (Canada, Soccer)!

Six former Fighting Illini will be competing at the London 2012 Olympic Games, which start today with women's soccer matches! Good luck to Illini Robert Archibald (Great Britain, Basketball), Nikkita Holder (Canada, Track & Field), Gia Lewis-Smallwood (USA, Track & Field), Andrew Riley (Jamaica, Track & Field), Deron Williams (USA, Basketball) and Emily Zurrer (Canada, Soccer)!

Jason Kenny has won his sixth Olympic gold medal in three games, making him one of Britain’s most successful Olympians of all time. We take a look at where he lies on…  #Athlete #Sports #Athletic #Olympics #Rio #RioOlympics #Rio2016 #Swimming #Gymnastics #Track #Soccer #Football #Basketball

Jason Kenny has won his sixth Olympic gold medal in three games, making him one of Britain’s most successful Olympians of all time. We take a look at where he lies on…

Five Facts About Rio Olympic Basketball

Five Facts About Rio Olympic Basketball

Great Britain's Andy Murray celebrates after winning the men's singles gold medal match of the London 2012 Olympic Games by defeating Switzerland's Roger Federer, at the All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on August

Russia dunks on Great Britain

Russia dunks on Great BritainAndrey Kirilenko of Russia dunks the ball against Dan Clark and Pops Mensah-Bonsu of Great Britain during their Men's Basketball Game on Day

EUROBASKET 2017 - TEAM SERBIA  Starting lineaup: Milos TeodosicBogdan Bogdanovic Nikola Kalinic Milan Macvan Boban Marjanovic  Bench: Stefan Jovic Nemanja Nedovic Ognjen Kuzmic Miroslav Raduljica Marko Simonovic...  The 22-year old Denver Nuggets rising star Nikola Jokic decided to skip international play to devote his summer to personal development. Minnesota Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica is still recovering from an injury while Nikola Milutinov and Nemanja Dangubic will spend this…

EUROBASKET 2017 - TEAM SERBIA Starting lineaup: Milos TeodosicBogdan Bogdanovic Nikola Kalinic Milan Macvan Boban Marjanovic Bench: Stefan Jovic Nemanja Nedovic Ognjen Kuzmic Miroslav Raduljica Marko Simonovic... The 22-year old Denver Nuggets rising star Nikola Jokic decided to skip international play to devote his summer to personal development. Minnesota Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica is still recovering from an injury while Nikola Milutinov and Nemanja Dangubic will spend this…

Patrick Mills works his magic in the Boomers game against the Brits  					  					  					  						  							Patrick Mills #5 of Australia puts up a shot against Great Britain during the Men's Basketball Preliminary Round match on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.  						  					  					  					  						© Christian Peterson

Patrick Mills works his magic in the Boomers game against the Brits Patrick Mills of Australia puts up a shot against Great Britain during the Men's Basketball Preliminary Round match on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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