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'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)

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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 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...

Temi Fagbenle  Great Britain & N. Ireland  Basketball  Olympics

Temi Fagbenle Great Britain & N. Ireland Basketball Olympics

Dominique Allen  Great Britain & N. Ireland  Basketball   Olympics

Dominique Allen Great Britain & N. Ireland Basketball Olympics

Athletes from Russia run out onto the court before the women's Basketball Preliminary Round match against Great Britain on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Basketball Arena.

Athletes from Russia run out onto the court before the women's Basketball Preliminary Round match against Great Britain on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Basketball Arena.

After scoring 20 points against Russia, Kim Smith drew a crowd, as Canada defeated Great Britain 73-65 in the women's basketball tournament at the London 2012 Olympic Games, July 30, 2012.

After scoring 20 points against Russia, Kim Smith drew a crowd, as Canada defeated Great Britain 73-65 in the women's basketball tournament at the London 2012 Olympic Games, July 30, 2012.

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.

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.

The Red Foxes dance team performs during a timeout between Great Britain and China during the men's Basketball preliminary round match on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on 6 August.

The Red Foxes dance team performs during a timeout between Great Britain and China during the men's Basketball preliminary round match on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on 6 August.

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

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

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