Following the announcement of the Standard Life GB senior women's preliminary squad of 20 players in March, the squad list has been cut to 18 Olympic hopefuls who have now been formally invited to attend the Surrey Sports Park training camp from 5 May 2012.
British Basketball today unveiled their strongest ever preliminary Standard Life GB men's squad consisting of 21 hopefuls looking for a place in London 2012, including three NBA players and a notable presence of young talent making the grade.
The Standard Life GB senior women's basketball team has today announced a preliminary squad of 20 players who will be in with a chance of being formally invited into the preparation and training camp for London 2012.
While the Standard Life Great Britain versus Germany game will provide the headlines on the opening day of the British Basketball Invitational Tournament at Surrey Sports Park on Thursday afternoon, there is an intriguing match-up in the evening as Latvia face Cuba, tip-off 8pm.
While Britain may face a tough task of qualifying from the group of death, when EuroBasket tips off on Monday, Joel Freeland has highlighted their opening game against Slovenia as the key to their success.
This weekend many of our Senior Standard Life GB Women Players have been in action for their clubs across the UK and further afield. We are going to be following the progress of all our players in the lead up to the 2014 Qualifiers. Here is a summary of the weekend's action which included our players.
Today marks the start of the Great Britain countdown for EuroBasket 2015 with the official 2014 qualifier group draw in Munich, Germany. This coincided with the draws for the FIBA Europe Youth Championships where both GB U20 teams confirmed their 2014 opposition.
Ahead of tomorrow's (Sunday, Dec 1) draws in Munich, Germany, the host cities for nearly all of the 2014 European youth championships have now been released with Great Britain, England, Scotland and Wales aware of where they will compete next summer. Following the draws they will learn more about who they will compete against and will begin planning for their respective competitions.