The Great Britain men's national basketball team represents Great Britain in international basketball competitions. The national team is administered by British Basketball. The current governing body for the Great Britain team was formed by the national federations of England, Scotland, and Wales on 1 December 2005. Prior to the merger, England, Scotland, and Wales competed independently during international play except for Olympic events. Great Britain have qualified for the top European tourna
Basketball saw its official Olympic entry in 1936, which took place in Berlin. Given that there were no Olympic games for 12 years following that one, due to World War II, the next basketball entry was in 1948 in London. The game had a brief showing at the 1904 Olympics, but other than that, basketball took a back seat to other sports until 1936.
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With the additions of Adebayo, Booker and Johnson to the elite club, 14 Wildcats have won Olympic gold medals. However, this season marks the first time two or more UK players have won gold on the same Olympic team since the Fabulous Five of Cliff Barker, Ralph Beard, Alex Groza, Wallace Jones and Kenny Rollins in 1948.
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The England national basketball team is organised by Basketball England, the sport's governing body in England. England's direct membership of FIBA ended in September 2016, when its national teams were merged into Great Britain teams, so England no longer play in FIBA competitions. England competed in the 2018 Commonwealth Games, finishing in fifth place. England's biggest success were its four qualifications to EuroBasket, the European championship in basketball. The team won the bronze medal a
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FIBA Women’s Eurobasket Qualifiers 2021. GB U20 Men. FIBA U20 European Championship 2019. GB U20 Women. FIBA U20 Women European Championship 2019 Division B. GB U18 Men. FIBA U18 European Championship 2019. GB U18 Men 3×3. FIBA Europe 3×3 U18 Men – Italy.
9 February 2020. From the section. Great Britain will not have a basketball team at Tokyo 2020 after their women's side lost 79-69 to Spain in the Serbian capital Belgrade.
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