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USA Basketball Begins Pre-Olympic Exhibition Schedule Against Nigeria

Damian Lillard #6 of the 2021 USA Basketball Men's National Team practices at the Mendenhall Center at UNLV as the team gets ready for the Tokyo Olympics on July 6, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Damian Lillard and USA Basketball tip-off their exhibition schedule against Team Nigeria in preparation for Tokyo 2020.

The former Weber State star and the rest of Team USA will host the Nigerian National Team in the first of five exhibition contests before the Summer Olympic Games.

Utah Jazz guard Miye Oni will play for Team Nigeria during the Olympic Games.

Each of USA Basketball’s exhibitions will take place at Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas is the site of Team USA’s training camp for Tokyo 2020. USA Basketball began its camp on July 6.

All of the exhibition games will broadcast on NBC Sports.

USA Basketball Exhibitions

Game 1

Opponent: Nigeria

Date: Saturday, July 10

Time: 6 p.m. (MDT)

Game 2

Opponent: Australia

Date: Monday, July 12

Time: 6 p.m. (MDT)

Game 3

Opponent: Argentina

Date: Tuesday, July 13

Time: 4 p.m. (MDT)

Game 4

Opponent: Australia

Date: Friday, July 16

Time: 4 p.m. (MDT)

Game 5

Opponent: Spain

Date: Sunday, July 18

Time: 7 p.m. (MDT)

USA Basketball will compete in the Summer Games in Tokyo from July 23-August 8.