Al-Farouq Aminu, Nigeria basketball
Aminu, a Norcross grad and forward for the NBA's New Orleans Hornets, was born in the U.S. but will participate in the first-ever Olympic basketball appearance of Nigeria, where his parents were born.
Nigerians rally in second half, but fall just short
Americans score 156 points, hit 29 of 46 3-pointers behind Anthony's big night
As always, the Americans will try to use their swarming defensive pressure to force mistakes that lead to easy baskets against Nigeria.
Norcross grad's team falls to Lithuania in group play
Al-Farouq Aminu had 15 points to help Nigeria hold off a second-half rally by Tunisia in the first game of the men's Olympic basketball tournament Sunday with a 60-56 victory.
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