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  • League: BBL (British Basketball League)
  • Continent: Europe
  • Nationality: British
Country Background:
Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the earth's surface. The first half of the 20th century saw the UK's strength seriously depleted in two World Wars. The second half witnessed the dismantling of the Empire and the UK rebuilding itself into a modern and prosperous European nation. As one of five permanent members of the UN Security Council, a founding member of NATO, and of the Commonwealth, the UK pursues a global approach to foreign policy; it currently is weighing the degree of its integration with continental Europe. A member of the EU, it chose to remain outside the Economic and Monetary Union for the time being. Constitutional reform is also a significant issue in the UK. The Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales, and the Northern Ireland Assembly were established in 1999, but the latter is suspended due to bickering over the peace process.
Sources: CIA World Factbook, November 2004
 
(8) Draft Picks
Rd Pick Overall Year Name Pos. Drafted By
1 23 23 2017 OG Anunoby SF Toronto
2 19 49 2010 Ryan Richards PF San Antonio
1 30 30 2006 Joel Freeland PF Portland
1 7 7 2004 Luol Deng SF Phoenix
3 3 32 2002 Robert Archibald PF/C Memphis
2 21 50 1998 Andrew Betts C Charlotte
2 24 51 1993 Spencer Dunkley C Indiana
4 7 73 1979 James Donaldson C Seattle

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