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NBA, fans react to Team USA defeat vs. France

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 10: Zach LaVine #5, Bradley Beal #4, Damian Lillard #6, Kevin Durant #7, and Jayson Tatum #10 of the USA Men's National Team look on during the game against the Nigeria Men's National Team on July 10, 2021 at Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Gosling/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Tokyo Olympics tournament has started today with a surprising result. France emerged victorious over Team USA to claim its first victory in the Tokyo Olympics.

For the United States to lose to France despite their array of basketball talent was disappointing at best. Following the loss, a variety of athletes and fans shared their thoughts on United States’ performance.

Gregg Popovich’s team has two more chances to secure their qualification to the next round of the tournament having two remaining games with Iran and the Czech Republic.

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