2016 Rio Olympics

Team USA Dunked All Over Nigeria in 44-Point Blowout

Via AP

At what point does playing the Men’s Olympic Basketball Tournament become a pointless exercise?

The 2016 Olympics open up this weekend, and the American Dream Team played Nigeria in a warm-up game on Monday night (like they really need it). As expected, they won easily, cruising to a 44-point victory over their helpless opponents.

But forget about the final score, because that was a forgone conclusion before the game even tipped off. Check out these vicious dunks!

First we have DeMar DeRozen throwing down a baseline tomahawk.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_SBBSCRAbQ

Followed by the newest Golden State Warrior (and universal traitor) Kevin Durant sidestepping the defense and throwing it down in the paint.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vn7km_X0XLc

And then Kyle Lowry threw an ally oop from three-quarters of the court away for DeAndre Jordan to hammer home.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wc0pPN5pwY

Poor Nigeria. Actually, poor everyone who tries to the United States from winning basketball Gold this summer.

Devon Taylor (@DevonTaylor113)

Devon Taylor (@DevonTaylor113)

Devon has been writing about random things online since 2013. His favorite video game is Rocket League, his favorite TV show is The Sopranos, and he hated the last season of Game of Thrones. Follow him @DevonTaylor113.

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