Nigerian Tokyo Olympics basketball team, D'Tigers have lost their second game after falling apart in the fourth quarter of the heated match to loose 92-99 against the Germans in the early of Wednesday.
After their earlier discouraging and heartbreaking loss to the Australian Basketball team, the Nigerian D'Tigers secured the first basket through Gabe Vincent, the Miami Heat Point guard. The team also accumulated most of their points via three pointers.
Though it was an improvement from their previous defeat against the Australian Basketball team, the points were tied 50-50 at half-time. It was 74-74 at end of the 3rd quarter and from then, the Germans basically ran the whole show after taken the game beyond D'Tigers.
The Nigerian D'Tigers were mostly let down by their defence after giving away unnecessary fouls which the Germans easily converted from the throw line.
The Nigerian team tried to bounce back In the later stage of the match but it was not enough for the D'Tigers as they lost their second game 92-99. They'll now lock horns against the Italian basketball team on Saturday as chances of qualifying now hangs in the balance.
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