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Team USA Vs. Nigeria: Al-Farouq Aminu Praised By Mike Krzyzewski

Team USA men's basketball is up again today at the 2012 London Olympics, and Nigeria is the opponent -- another game that should be quite easy before the competition level ramps up significantly in the coming days. The United States already enjoyed a dominant outing against Tunisia, as predicted, and Nigeria should only be slightly more formidable than their rivals.

"Nigeria is very athletic and they have a lot of American players," said head coach Mike Krzyzewski. "In Al-Farouq Aminu they have a player that can get a double-double who is a NBA player; and his brother (Alade) is also really good inside and played at Georgia Tech.

"For us it's a matter of just continuing our preparation; making sure that we don't take anything for grant and we come out and play hard and try to get minutes for everybody so we're developing everybody as we go into the latter stages of pool play."

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