Kentucky sophomore Sacha Killeya-Jones will head to England at the end of the month to attend training camp with the Great Britain national team.

Kentucky sophomore Sacha Killeya-Jones will head to England at the end of the month to attend training camp with the Great Britain national team.

Jamie Chang - Hello, My name is Jamie Chang. I am 20-years old. I decided to take part in Biggest Scale Buster as I really want to lose weight. I have been trying out to be a member of the Great Britain Deaf Basketball team. Besides basketball, I play football. I love music and enjoy so much playing “Call of Duty” on Xbox. I hope I will survive in Biggest Scale Buster!

Jamie Chang - Hello, My name is Jamie Chang. I am 20-years old. I decided to take part in Biggest Scale Buster as I really want to lose weight. I have been trying out to be a member of the Great Britain Deaf Basketball team. Besides basketball, I play football. I love music and enjoy so much playing “Call of Duty” on Xbox. I hope I will survive in Biggest Scale Buster!

A 1992 graduate of Central Connecticut State University, DOUGLAS LEICHNER  was a four-year letterman, three-year starter and served as captain as a senior. Leichner received his Bachelor of Science degree from Central Connecticut and in 1985 earned his master’s in history from Western Connecticut. Formerly the University of Maine men’s basketball associate head coach, Leichner was named the head coach of the Great Britain Under-20 men’s national team in 2013.

A 1992 graduate of Central Connecticut State University, DOUGLAS LEICHNER was a four-year letterman, three-year starter and served as captain as a senior. Leichner received his Bachelor of Science degree from Central Connecticut and in 1985 earned his master’s in history from Western Connecticut. Formerly the University of Maine men’s basketball associate head coach, Leichner was named the head coach of the Great Britain Under-20 men’s national team in 2013.

Oh my.  Just an old lady's crush, many years ago.  Robert Archibald, former "big man" for the Fighting Illini Basketball team, played in the NBA, then in Europe, then for Great Britain in the Olympics.  Now retired from Basketball.  *sigh*  It's sad when your crushes retire!

Oh my. Just an old lady's crush, many years ago. Robert Archibald, former "big man" for the Fighting Illini Basketball team, played in the NBA, then in Europe, then for Great Britain in the Olympics. Now retired from Basketball. *sigh* It's sad when your crushes retire!

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29:  Team Great Britain huddle on the court prior to their Men's Basketball Game against Russia on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on July 29, 2012 in London, England.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Team Great Britain huddle on the court prior to their Men's Basketball Game against Russia on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on July 29, 2012 in London, England.

EUROBASKET 2017 - TEAM SERBIA  Starting lineaup: Milos TeodosicBogdan Bogdanovic Nikola Kalinic Milan Macvan Boban Marjanovic  Bench: Stefan Jovic Nemanja Nedovic Ognjen Kuzmic Miroslav Raduljica Marko Simonovic...  The 22-year old Denver Nuggets rising star Nikola Jokic decided to skip international play to devote his summer to personal development. Minnesota Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica is still recovering from an injury while Nikola Milutinov and Nemanja Dangubic will spend this…

EUROBASKET 2017 - TEAM SERBIA Starting lineaup: Milos TeodosicBogdan Bogdanovic Nikola Kalinic Milan Macvan Boban Marjanovic Bench: Stefan Jovic Nemanja Nedovic Ognjen Kuzmic Miroslav Raduljica Marko Simonovic... The 22-year old Denver Nuggets rising star Nikola Jokic decided to skip international play to devote his summer to personal development. Minnesota Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica is still recovering from an injury while Nikola Milutinov and Nemanja Dangubic will spend this…

The Canadian women’s basketball team celebrates a win against Great Britain during preliminary action at the 2012 London Olympic Games, on July 30, 2012. Canada beat Great Britain 73-65.  COC photo: Jason Ransom

The Canadian women’s basketball team celebrates a win against Great Britain during preliminary action at the 2012 London Olympic Games, on July 30, 2012. Canada beat Great Britain 73-65. COC photo: Jason Ransom

Alex John Milner - My name is Alexander Milner and I am a Sports Studies student at the University of Bedfordshire. I have always been interested in Sports as it is what has been an important part of my life. Currently, I am a member and player for the Great Britain Deaf Basketball team. The reason for joining Biggest Scale Loser is to consistently improve my fitness towards my participation at the impending World Deaf Basketball championship in September.

Alex John Milner - My name is Alexander Milner and I am a Sports Studies student at the University of Bedfordshire. I have always been interested in Sports as it is what has been an important part of my life. Currently, I am a member and player for the Great Britain Deaf Basketball team. The reason for joining Biggest Scale Loser is to consistently improve my fitness towards my participation at the impending World Deaf Basketball championship in September.

Gaz Choudhry-Gaz, who was born in Karachi, Pakistan, started playing Wheelchair Basketball at the age of 13, after seeing a roadshow by the Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball Association. He has now been competing for over 13 years.    Events: Wheelchair Basketball, men's team  Home Town: Karachi, Pakistan  Lives: Ealing, London  Trains: MK Aces  Date Of Birth: 23rd June 1985

Gaz Choudhry-Gaz, who was born in Karachi, Pakistan, started playing Wheelchair Basketball at the age of 13, after seeing a roadshow by the Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball Association. He has now been competing for over 13 years. Events: Wheelchair Basketball, men's team Home Town: Karachi, Pakistan Lives: Ealing, London Trains: MK Aces Date Of Birth: 23rd June 1985

Great Britain and the USA will go head-to-head later this year when they meet at the Manchester Arena in July – the first time the USA Basketball women’s team will have competed on British soil. Welcome Olympic Gold Medalist and three-time WNBA Champion Swin Cash from the USA, and our very own Jo Leedham, the star forward who averaged 12 points per game in last year’s EuroBasket.

Great Britain and the USA will go head-to-head later this year when they meet at the Manchester Arena in July – the first time the USA Basketball women’s team will have competed on British soil. Welcome Olympic Gold Medalist and three-time WNBA Champion Swin Cash from the USA, and our very own Jo Leedham, the star forward who averaged 12 points per game in last year’s EuroBasket.

Great Britain's Junior Men took part at the Fazza International Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, held at the Al Ahli Club last week, finishing in third-place. The tournament provided the GB Junior Men with an opportunity to build the team and challenge for selection for the World Championship

Great Britain's Junior Men took part at the Fazza International Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, held at the Al Ahli Club last week, finishing in third-place. The tournament provided the GB Junior Men with an opportunity to build the team and challenge for selection for the World Championship

Team Photo - Wheelchair basketball player for Great Britain.

Team Photo - Wheelchair basketball player for Great Britain.

The Paralympic flag is carried by members of the Great Britain U22 Wheelchair Basketball team during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympics

The Paralympic flag is carried by members of the Great Britain U22 Wheelchair Basketball team during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympics

Team Great Britain poses for a photo before playing against Australia during Women's Basketball on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on July 28, 2012 in London, England.

Olympics Day 1 - Basketball

Team Great Britain poses for a photo before playing against Australia during Women's Basketball on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on July 28, 2012 in London, England.

Great Britain’s Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Team will take on the best in the world in Leicester this summer as they prepare for the Summer Paralympic Games in Rio. The Continental Clash will see Great Britain, European Champions take on the World Champions and leading nations from across the globe

Great Britain’s Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Team will take on the best in the world in Leicester this summer as they prepare for the Summer Paralympic Games in Rio. The Continental Clash will see Great Britain, European Champions take on the World Champions and leading nations from across the globe

Dr. Charles Drew found a way to preserve and store blood, which led to his starting the world's first blood bank.

Dr. Charles Drew found a way to preserve and store blood, which led to his starting the world's first blood bank.

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