Nigeria has qualified a men's and women's team for the basketball competition at Tokyo 2020. How they perform at the Games could do wonders for basketball's growth in Africa, and here's how.
Basketball: Nigeria beat Argentina following win over USA
After disappointment at the past two Olympics, Golden State assistant Mike Brown hopes Nigeria's men's basketball team can rewrite history in Tokyo.
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Men's basketball team lost to Nigeria in its first pre-Olympic exhibition game, its first-ever defeat to an African nation.
Basketball - Official Tokyo 2020 Olympic schedule.
For the 3x3 variant, see 3x3 basketball at the Summer Olympics.
Nigerian centre Evelyn Akhator has said that she believes her women's national basketball team can become a top 10 side internationally after a prominent rise in the world rankings
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Pre-Olympic exhibition victory in Las Vegas shows "Nigeria’s come a long way with their basketball," since the African nation were thrashed by the U.S. at the London 2012 Olympics