Ben Gordon commits to Great Britain squad with eyes on 2012 Olympics

April 6, 2010: Detroit Pistons guard Ben Gordon (7) with the ball during the NBA game between the Detroit Pistons and the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Pistons beat the 76ers, 124-103.

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Ben Gordon has agreed to play for his native Great Britain team during next year’s European championships in Lithuania, according to a report in the Mirror.

Gordon, who was in attendance when Great Britain beat Bosnia and Herzegovinia in their EuroBasket qualifier, is committed for playing on G.B.’s team in the 2012 Olympics. Other NBA players on the Great Britain roster include Gordon’s former Chicago Bull teammate Luol Deng and former Maverick, Spur and Raptor Pops Mensa-Bonsu.

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