BAD DAY AT THE TOKYO OLYMPICS: NIGERIA OUT OF BASKETBALL EVENT, OKAGBARE SUSPENDED OVER DOPE TEST

Team Nigeria at the ongoing Tokyo Olympic Games, Nigerian men’s basketball team D’Tigers have been eliminated after Saturday, July 31, 2021, loss to Italy. Nigeria fell 80-71 to Italy in their third group game of the Olympics. The loss was also their third straight in the Olympics and ended their journey in Tokyo. The D’Tigers needed to win against Italy to stand any chance of progressing to the next round, but they had a slow start against the Europeans. The Italians quickly ran into a 17-6 lead as they dominated…

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TOKYO OLYMPICS BASKETBALL: NIGERIA BEATEN AGAIN, D’TIGERS LOSE TO GERMANY 92-99

Nigeria’s D’Tigers fell apart in the fourth quarter of their second game at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to lose 92 – 99 to Germany in the early hours of Wednesday. Coming from a disappointing loss to Australia, D’Tigers secured the first basket via Miami Heat Point guard Gabe Vincent and accumulated most of their points via three pointers, an improvement from the performance in their first game. Germany also having suffered a first match loss to Italy made it and end-to-end game inspired by Orlando Magic’s Moritz Wagner and Danilo…

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