Tag: Nigeria Olympic Team

Dominant Luka: Doncic, Slovenia headed to Tokyo Olympics

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Most of the members of Slovenia’s basketball team charged toward Luka Doncic moments after the final buzzer sounded Sunday, determined to get him onto...

A look at the Olympic men’s basketball tournament

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: The U.S. won its third consecutive gold medal and pushed its Olympic winning streak to 25 games. Serbia went only 4-4...

US men seeking 4th consecutive Olympic basketball gold

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Kobe Bryant, a few months before he died, made an appearance at the Basketball World Cup in China and was asked about the future...

US women’s hoops looks for seventh consecutive gold medal

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Diana Taurasi and Sue Bird will try and become the first players ever to win five Olympic gold medals in basketball when the United...

Ben Simmons withdraws from Australia’s Olympic squad

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SYDNEY — Ben Simmons has withdrawn from Australia’s Olympic squad in order to spend time working on his individual skill development following a disappointing...

Last chance for Tokyo: Final 4 Olympic hoop qualifiers begin

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Toronto coach Nick Nurse is an American. Born in Iowa. Owns a home in Florida. A lifetime fan of the Chicago Cubs. ...

Bird, Taurasi earn spots on fifth US Olympic basketball team

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Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi will try and become the first five-time Olympic gold medalists in basketball as they lead the U.S women's team...

As Olympics near, Warriors’ Brown eager for Nigerian chance

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There was a small hurdle that officials from the Nigerian basketball federation had to clear before they could even talk to Golden State Warriors...

Press, Williams score in US women’s 2-0 victory over Nigeria

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AUSTIN, Texas — Christen Press scored late in the first half, Lynn Williams added a goal in the final moments and the U.S. women’s...

USA Basketball sets plan for Olympic camps in Las Vegas

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For USA Basketball, the last stop before the Tokyo Olympics will be Las Vegas. ...