Myles Hesson has been handed a late call-up into the Great Britain men’s squad for training camp in Houston.
The Mersey Tigers forward received a shock late summons on Saturday and is expected to report for training on Monday, four days after Chris Finch’s squad began workouts.
Birmingham-born Hesson, a former GB Under 20 international, admitted his surprise on a Twitter post.
He said: “Can’t believe it but I’m flyin out to Houston in the morning for GB Mens Training camp
British Basketball has yet to confirm the full squad in Houston, with Ben Gordon among a handful of players named in the original party who are absent.
The Detroit Pistons guard, according to reports, has scheduled a personal appearance in the Motor City later this month, casting doubt on his participation at the Olympics. Team sources say he has yet confirm when, or if, he will arrive.
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