USA basketball schedule: The best way to watch each 2021 Olympic males's group recreation from Tokyo

Can the U.S. males’s basketball group defend its gold medal in Tokyo? That is the large query forward of the 2021 Olympics.

Crew USA is loaded with NBA stars akin to Kevin Durant and Damian Lillard enjoying distinguished roles underneath coach Gregg Popovich. That expertise can solely take this group to this point, although, as Crew USA realized when it misplaced exhibition video games earlier this month in opposition to Nigeria and Australia.

The People begin off Olympic play on Sunday, July 25, with a tricky matchup in opposition to a France squad that options Defensive Participant of the 12 months Rudy Gobert. That probably will not be the one check Crew USA faces in its quest for gold.

Right here is all the pieces you have to know to observe Crew USA Olympic video games, together with the tipoff occasions and TV channels for every contest.

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USA basketball schedule 2021

The opening ceremony at the 2021 Olympics is July 23. The boys’s basketball event ideas off on July 24 and ends with the medal video games on Aug. 6-7.

Crew USA is one in all 12 groups to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. It is going to be enjoying in Group A. Its group-play opponents might be France, Iran and the Czech Republic. 

Date Recreation Time (ET) TV channel
July 25 France 83, USA 76 8 a.m. Peacock
July 28 USA 120, Iran 66 12:40 a.m. Peacock
July 31 USA 119, Czech Republic 84 8 a.m. Peacock
Aug. 3 USA 95, Spain 81 12:40 a.m. Peacock
Aug. 5 USA 97, Australia 78 12:15 a.m. Peacock
Aug. 6 Gold-medal recreation vs. France 10:30 p.m. NBC, fuboTV

The best way to watch Olympic basketball video games

  • TV channels: N/A (no reside video games on cable)
  • Stay streams: Peacock,

The primary three U.S. males’s basketball video games will not be broadcast reside on cable tv in the US. As a substitute, they are going to air solely on Peacock, NBC’s streaming service, adopted by tape-delayed encore showings on NBCSN later within the day.

Peacock is free to observe with adverts, or you’ll be able to pay a month-to-month cost of $4.99 for Peacock Premium (no adverts). The paid subscription is required to observe USA basketball video games.

NBC is scheduled to hold the gold-medal recreation reside.

USA Olympic males’s basketball roster

Title Crew
Bam Adebayo Miami Warmth
Devin Booker Phoenix Suns
Kevin Durant Brooklyn Nets
Jerami Grant Detroit Pistons
Draymond Inexperienced Golden State Warriors
Jrue Vacation Milwaukee Bucks
Keldon Johnson* San Antonio Spurs
Zach LaVine Chicago Bulls
Damian Lillard Portland Path Blazers
JaVale McGee* Denver Nuggets
Khris Middleton Milwaukee Bucks
Jayson Tatum Boston Celtics

* Changing Bradley Beal (well being and security protocols) and Kevin Love (harm restoration)

USA Olympic males’s basketball teaching workers

Title Crew
Gregg Popovich San Antonio Spurs
Steve Kerr Golden State Warriors
Lloyd Pierce Indiana Pacers
Jay Wright Villanova College

Olympic basketball schedule 2021

(All occasions Jap)

Aug. 6

Recreation Time
France vs. United States 10:30 p.m.

Aug. 7

Recreation Time
Australia vs. Slovenia 7 a.m.

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