USA v Nigeria – USA Break Olympic Points Record – Men’s Basketball Group A | London 2012 Olympics



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Full highlights from USA’s game against Nigeria in the Men’s Preliminary Round Group A from the Basketball Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games on 3 August 2012. The game saw the USA team set a new Olympic record for most points scored in a game, as well as setting a new American record by making 29 three-point shots.

Basketball made its appearance at the Olympic Games in 1904 in St Louis as a demonstration sport, as the competition was held between only American teams and counted as an event of the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU of the USA) Championships.
At the Games in 1936 in Berlin, basketball joined the Olympic programme, where it has remained to this day. Women’s basketball debuted at the 1976 Games in Montreal.

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20 comments on “USA v Nigeria – USA Break Olympic Points Record – Men’s Basketball Group A | London 2012 Olympics
  1. bongo155 says:

    Yup. That superpower in basketball NIGERIA. The whole Nigerian team probably earns less in a year than any of the USA players earn in a week

  2. ALLEN AI says:

    USA 1st team is definitely better than 2nd team , when first team on the court the lead keep growing. ( almost no turn overs, much higher field goal%, great rebounds, and awesome defense forcing lots of turnovers.) As the 2nd team on court ( D Williams, RW, JH, CA, KL, and CA), just too many turnovers and poor defense, the lead stops growing and the players all on their own, no team work. Especially Kobe and Lebron, as these two guys on the court, obviously USA defense is on another level.

    USA 2nd team VS nigeria, it is hard to say whos gonna win.

  3. hey if you double Nigeria's score its usa 156 – 146 Nigeria and that sounds respectable

  4. Hercon says:

    47:28 please look at melo's reaction after shooting hahahahahahaha

  5. Jake Boldt says:

    why did they add two extra points at the end? right after Davis is fouled they add two points after his free throws.

  6. Crazy Phil says:

    These two white boys know nothing bout ball game

  7. 1:41:22 THEY ADD 1 POINT TO THE USA 😀

  8. ya- ya- says:

    Nigerian players are insanely high abilities. However, is the strongest on earth when one member of the U.S. team.

  9. newsy ZELEND says:

    Score is 64-60 at 59:51 😀

  10. Ryan Wall says:

    This English commentator finds anyway to bring up "team gb"😂

  11. dylan wall says:

    Like if you watched whole game

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