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Game Day Thread: Team USA vs. Nigeria

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Join us and chat as Damian Lillard and Team USA begin their journey to the Tokyo Olympics.

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Team USA opens its five-game exhibition schedule tonight with a matchup against Nigeria. Damian Lillard and the rest of the Team USA will face a squad that features eight players that are currently in the NBA. Heat youngsters KZ Okpala and Precious Achiuwa join Timberwolves forward Josh Okogie to lead the way for Nigeria. Former Blazers forward Ike Diogu is also on the roster.

Team USA vs. Nigeria | 5:00 p.m. PT | NBC Sports

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