Great Britain announced its 21-man preliminary roster for the 2012 Olympics, and as Ben Gordon planned, he’s included:
Gordon has voiced his desire to be part of the British Basketball programme for a number of years, and visited the team during the 2011 EuroBasket qualifiers but has yet to step on court for his country, primarily as a result of some unfortunate injuries. Today’s announcement confirms his commitment to the side; Gordon commented: "I am very excited to pull on the GB jersey this summer and play for my country. To be invited into camp is the first step in that journey and I am immensely proud to have the opportunity.
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