The journey of a Team USA’s men’s basketball does not officially begin for the 4th consecutive gold medal race until 23rd July but it seems like the race of defending their title has originally started. The beginning of the USA team is very disappointing as they failed to win the match against the team Nigeria in the first pre-Olympics exhibition match. USA team scored 87 points whereas their opponents Nigeria scored 90 points. The match was conducted on Saturday night and the venue was set in Las Vegas. The team was the first time playing in conjunction in their current form and their performance showed that they need to work on their performance and the coach Gregg Popovich needs to work on the team.
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As per the report of William Hill Sportsbook, the team Nigeria and the team lead by the coach former Cavaliers and Warriors assistant and the head coach of Lakers Mike Brown was a twenty-eight point five victims coming into the match. The team Nigeria consists of 8 NBA Players including- Jahlil Okafor (Pistons), Precious Achiuwa (Heat), Jordan Nwora (Bucks), and Chimezie Metu (Kings). The team is quite upset with the first loss by an African nation in the history of the match and the 1st loss of the match by the US team since, August 2019.
The three teams of USA Players in the last Olympic experience: Kevin Love, Kevin Durant, and Draymond Green. Previously these teams encounter the Olympics, the United States jaunt to 156-73 in the country London which creates the history in Olympics by creating the biggest and the largest margin in the game.
The exhibition of the USA teams series will carry on with on Monday against the team Australia. The team is going to play three furthermore exhibitions before the starting of the Olympics. Nigeria team will face Argentina on Monday in the same Venue in Las Vegas. Both the teams are praying for a win and it is fascinating to watch which time is going to win on Monday’s match.