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.
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
Spain barely holds off Great Britain in Olympic Basketball: Spain and Great Britain entered Thursday's Group B game on two very different paths. Spain appears to be Team USA's biggest threat, and Great Britain is just trying to compete. Spain won this game 79-78, but the basketball scene in London nearly took an unexpected turn. Luol Deng did his best impression of an Old West gunslinger, blazing his way to a 26-point effort. His production on both ends of the floor allowed his...
As the world counts down to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, the GB Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Team took on the sport’s leading nations at the Leicester Sports Arena (2nd-5th July) – less than 10 weeks before they take centre stage in Brazil. The competition proved tough throughout as Great Britain
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.