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When the Olympics roll around this summer in London, the British basketball team will have a few familiar faces. NBA players Ben Gordon (Detroit Pistons)
, Byron Mullens (Charlotte Bobcats), and Luol Deng (Chicago Bulls) will be suiting up for the host team.
British basketball says Deng, Detroit Pistons guard Ben Gordon and Charlotte Bobcats center Byron Mullens have “confirmed their availability and commitment” to play at the Olympics.
While Deng has played on the British team since 2007, Gordon and Mullens are available for the first time.
Deng and Gordon don't surprise me, but the addition of Mullens does. I don't think anyone knew that Mullens had dual citizenship or anything like that.
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