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 vs. Great Britain Olympic Basketball: Grades, Twitter Reaction & Analysis
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...
Celine Dumerc of France celebrates after hitting a three pointer with just seconds to go in the women's Basketball preliminary round match against Great Britain on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Basketball Arena.
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