Australia def. Nigeria, 84-67 (VIDEO) Tokyo Olympics Men's Basketball / July 25

Photo credit: FIBA

Basketball powerhouse and world #3 Australia defeated world #22 Nigeria, 84-67 in the group phase (Group B) in the opening day of the Men's Basketball 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Sunday at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

Veteran NBA guar Patty Mills led the Boomers with 25 points (7/16 fg, 6/8 ft) including five three-pointers, 6 assists, 4 steals, and 4 rebounds in 35 minutes of play while Nic Kay added 12 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists.


The Scores:

AUSTRALIA 84 - Mills 25, Kay 12, Exum 11, Ingles 11, Dellavedova 8, Thybulle 7, Landale 4, Baynes 4, Reath 2, Sobey 0, Goulding 0, Green 0.

NIGERIA 67 - Emegano 12, Okogie 11, Nwora 10, Achiuwa 10, Vincent 7, Okpala 4, Okafor 4, Metu 4, Nwamu 3, Oni 2, Agada 2, Udoh 0.

Quarters: 23-23, 43-40, 58-52, 84-67.

Australia vs. Nigeria (Full Game Highlights)

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