Byron Mullens off Britain's team
LONDON -- Byron Mullens will miss the London Olympics because of an injury, depriving host Britain of one of its three NBA players.
The Charlotte Bobcats center, who was born in Columbus, Ohio, but has an English mother, is shelved for the tournament because of a long-standing toe problem.
Mullens received his British passport in March and hasn't yet played for Britain.
Britain coach Chris Finch says: "It is disappointing but we have a very strong squad in camp."
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