The Nigerian Basketball Team on Tuesday night, honoured late musician and basketball enthusiast, Olarenwaju Fasasi aka Sound Sultan.
The D’Tigers who played against Australian side wore warmup tee-shirts with the late singer’s face for the pre-olympic game at the Las Vegas exhibition series as they continue preparation for Tokyo 2020.
The Australian team however took the win of the night beating its Nigerian opponent with a 13 point lead in the first quarter to end 26-13.
The third ranked nation in the world continued their dominance in the second quarter ending with a comfortable 20-point lead – 49-29.
The scoreboard at the end of the game was 108-69 in favour of Australia.
Australia trounced Nigeria 108-69 to win
The loss makes it Mike Brown’s first since taking over as coach of D’Tigers in 2020.