Olympic basketball standings: Up to date scores, outcomes from 2021 males's event bracket

Twelve groups are set to battle for the correct to carry the gold medal. Yep, it’s as soon as once more time for Olympic basketball.

It should not come as a shock that Staff USA is the favourite to win the lads’s event on the 2021 Olympics, however the path to the rostrum can be full of challenges. Spain and Australia, the No. 2 and three squads in FIBA’s world rankings, can be among the many groups trying to take down the People.

Right here is an up to date breakdown of the standings for every group, plus a schedule of the upcoming males’s basketball video games.

MORE: Full day-by-day Olympic basketball schedule

How does Olympics basketball event work?

This yr’s competitors will break up 12 groups into three teams of 4. Every workforce will play the opposite three groups inside its group for a complete of three video games. The primary- and second-place groups from every group and the 2 greatest third-place groups total will advance to the knockout spherical.

A draw will then decide quarterfinal matchups. The three first-place groups and the very best second-place workforce can be positioned in a single pot, and the remainder of the groups can be positioned in one other. (Groups from the identical unique group can’t play one another once more within the quarterfinals.)

As soon as these matchups are set, the event follows a typical single-elimination construction.

Group A standings

Staff GP W L PTS
France* 3 3 0 6
United States* 3 2 1 5
Czech Republic 3 1 2 4
Iran 3 0 3 3

Group B standings

Staff GP W L PTS
Australia* 3 3 0 6
Italy* 3 2 1 5
Germany* 3 1 2 4
Nigeria 3 0 3 3

Group C standings

Staff GP W L PTS
Slovenia* 3 3 0 6
Spain* 3 2 1 5
Argentina* 3 1 2 4
Japan 3 0 3 3

* Advance to quarterfinals

Males’s Olympic basketball schedule 2021

(All occasions Japanese)

Aug. 2

Sport Time
Germany vs. Slovenia 9 p.m.

Aug. 3

Sport Time
Spain vs. United States 12:40 a.m.
Italy vs. France 4:20 a.m.
Argentina vs. Australia 8 a.m.

Aug. 5

Sport Time
Semifinals 12:15 a.m.
Semifinals 7 a.m.

Aug. 6

Sport Time
Gold-medal recreation 10:30 p.m.

Aug. 7

Sport Time
Bronze-medal recreation 7 a.m.

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