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Britain has lost a second NBA player for the men's basketball tournament at the Olympic Games after Ben Gordon failed to link up with the squad at its training camp in the United States.
Byron Mullens will miss the London Olympics because of an injury, depriving host Britain of one of its three NBA players
Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng is one of three NBA players who have agreed to play on Britain's Olympic team.
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