Spencer Dinwiddie To Play For Nigeria In Olympics

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One of the underrated news stories this month was the announcement that Brooklyn Nets star guard Spencer Dinwiddie is attempting to play for the Nigeria National Team in the upcoming Olympics in 2021. According to reports, Dinwiddie is acquiring a Nigerian passport to play for the D’Tigers. Dinwiddie did not get an invite to play for Team USA Olympic team, so he began to look for other options to make an Olympic appearance.  Dinwiddle would be joining the Nigeria team as a naturalized player similar to Serge Ibaka playing for Spain during the 2012 Olympics.

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