Jayson Tatum, Group USA Handed Unprecedented Exhibition Loss To Nigeria

So, Group USA simply received fairly the wakeup name.

The American basketball group had its first exhibition sport Saturday evening in preparation for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. They confronted a Nigeria group that in all probability ought to’ve gotten run out of the constructing by the US.

As an alternative, Nigeria beat Group USA 90-87.

Positive, it was an exhibition sport. But it surely arguably was probably the most spectacular win in Nigerian basketball historical past because it got here towards an American group that featured, amongst others, Bradley Beal, Kevin Durant, Jayson Tatum and Damian Lillard.

As an alternative, they have been undressed by Gabe Vincent, a two-way participant within the Miami Warmth group, who had 21 factors, 18 of them coming off 3-pointers.

Group USA was embarrassed on the FIBA World Cup in 2019. They’re not off to a lot better of a begin two years later.

The American’s could have one other exhibition Monday towards Australia.

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