Patty Mills drops 25 points as the Australian Men’s Basketball team makes it back to back victories against D’Tigers of Nigeria, as they begin their Tokyo Campaign with an impressive 84-65 win.
The D’Tigers had a day to forget from the FT line shooting 50%, 12/24, compared to 89% converted by the Boomers. Obi Emegano leads the Nigerian team with 12 points, scoring 11 of them in the first-half. Jordan Nwora had quick spark in the 3rd quarter dropping 7 points in quick succession, in the end he scored 10 points same with Precious Achiuwa.
Joe Ingles and Dante Exum combined for 22 points, as the Aussies begin journey to get first Olympics medal in Basketball for the first time their history.