It contains the eleven players who travelled to Tbilisi and includes Drew Sullivan who missed the four-nation tournament in Georgia for personal reasons. All twelve players are fit and eager to being the task of helping GB reach their fourth EuroBasket Finals in a row. Ashley Hamilton takes his place in the squad after shaking off an ankle injury sustained in the game against Georgia.
GB Head Coach Joe Prunty told gbbasketball.com, "We have come a long way in a short amount of time. We have dealt with some unique circumstances but we have always believed it is important to control what we can control. The qualifiers will be difficult but we are excited and ready for the challenge."
|Devon VAN OOSTRUM||6'3||Point Guard||England|
|Date||Game||Time (BST) & Venue||TV Coverage|
|Sunday August 10th||Iceland v Great Britain||2000, Laugardalshöll Arena, Reyjkavik||Delayed 1230, Monday
BT Sport 2 HD
|Wednesday August 13th||Great Britain v Bosnia-Herzegovina||1935, Copper Box, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford||LIVE BT Sport 1 HD|
|Wednesday August 20th||Great Britain v Iceland||1935, Copper Box, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford||LIVE BT Sport 1 HD|
|Sunday August 24th||Bosnia-Herzegovina v Great Britain||1900, Dvorana MIrza Delibasic, Sarajevo||TBC|
All four EuroBasket qualifiers will be televised by BT Sport. Coverage of tomorrow's first game at the Laugardalshöll Arena will be shown on a delayed basis on Monday August 9th, at 12.30, on BT Sport 2 HD. Both home games will be shown live on BT Sport 1 HD. Exact coverage details of GB's game against Bosnia in Sarajevo will be confirmed at a later date.
Roger Moreland, Performance Chairman for British Basketball, commented on the TV deal. "British Basketball is delighted that BT Sport is supporting the sport so well and providing fans in this country with the opportunity to watch their team in this important series of games.