London Olympics: Nigeria Basketball Team Crushed By the US Team
The U.S basketball team crushed Nigeria’s team 156 – 73 in a devastating defeat which would forever be etched in the Olympicsrecord books, setting five new records in the process.
Team U.S beat the all-time Olympic scoring record, and the U.S. wasn’t even finished yet. The 156 points is the most ever in Olympic competition, shattering the mark of 138 set by Brazil.
Here is a rundown of all of the records that were tied/broken on Thursday:
Highest Total Score: 156
Largest Margin of Victory Ever For U.S: 83
Most Points Ever Scored By a Single Player: Carmelo Anthony with 37
Most Three’s Ever Made: 29
Tie All-Time Assist Record: 41
Nigeria made 28 total field goals.