The high-flying Nigerian national Basketball team the D’Tigers loses for the first time in their last 10-games after defeating the USA and Argentina in a series of exhibition matches, they lose to the Australian basketball team in their last exhibition game ahead of the Olympics.
D’Tigers were thrashed 108-69, losing by 39 points in the last exhibition game before the Olympics.
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Coach Mike Brown changed the starting lineup for this game in an attempt to give some players more minutes. Josh Okojie and Gabe Nnamdi kept their starring roles while Jahlil Okafor, Miye Oni, and Chimezie Metu came in for Ike Nwamu, Precious Achiuwa, and KZ Okpala.
The game against Australia came after the D’Tigers defeated the number one ranked the U.S. and blowing out fourth-ranked Argentina.
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