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GB men's basketball record China triumph

Great Britain recorded their first Olympic victory in basketball since 1948 as they routed China 90-58 in the men's final Group B game in London...

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GB men's basketball fail to progress

Great Britain's men's basketball team lost a 15-point lead in the second half as their dream of reaching the Olympic quarter-finals ended in a 1...

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Finch seeks winning basketball formula

Great Britain basketball coach Chris Finch knows it is vitally important for his team to figure out a way to win close games as they are unlikel...

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Team GB just miss out on historic win

Great Britain's men's basketball team came within one point of beating world number two Spain, losing 79-78 in a thrilling finale.

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GB ballers denied victory

Great Britain's basketball men's team came within touching distance of an Olympic victory over Brazil but fell away at the end to lose 67-62 aga...

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

One of the talismen of the British side since 2008, Pops Mensah- Bonsu is currently with powerful Turkish side Besiktas and he was this year’s MVP of the league’s All-Star Game.

He played in the NBA with the Dallas Mavericks, San Antonio Spurs, Toronto Raptors, Houston Rockets and New Orleans Hornets. Mensah-Bonsu missed last year’s EuroBasket campaign through injury.

A talented high and long jumper in his youth, his first sporting love remains Tottenham Hotspur.