‘How D’Tigers Pulled Shock Win Against USA; We’ll Get Better’


D’Tigers point guard, Gabe Nnamdi Vincent, has revealed to Completesports.com in an exclusive interview, how the Nigeria’s national basketball team pulled an upset, beating world’s top ranked team, USA, in a pre-Tokyo 2020 Olympics exhibition match in Las Vegas on Saturday.

In one of the most stunning international upsets in basketball history, Nigeria’s D’Tigers led by Warriors assistant coach Mike Brown, defeated USA 90-87, their first ever loss to an African nation in their first exhibition game before the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Nigeria made 20-of-42 3-pointers, repeatedly passing its way through Team USA rotations while racking up 21 assists. Gabe Nnamdi Vincent who plays for the Miami Heat made 6-of-8 3-pointers and finished with 21 points. Caleb Agada, who plays in the Israeli league and is soon to play summer league with the Denver Nuggets, scored 17 points off the bench.

Nnamdi was highly instrumental to the D’Tigers win, and in an exlusive interview with…

Source: Complete Sports