One of the most striking sports of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is basketball, which will be played from July 25 to August 8.
The stars agreed and will have an epic sports battle in one of the most striking sports of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Basketball promises to give something to talk about and star players of the NBA they will give up everything to win the gold medal for their countries.
Total 12 selections will compete in the basketball of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and some of the most important narratives will be the last participation that will have living legends such as Luis Scola in Argentina and Pau Gasol with Spain plus the presence of NBA stars like Kevin Durant Y Damian Lillard.
Basketball at the Olympics has a lord and master: USA. Team USA has accumulated 15 gold medals and in the last three editions it took first place. So, without further delay, all the information about basketball in Tokyo 2020: format, groups and calendar.
The format of basketball at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
With the main novelty that basketball is played with the FIBA rules and not NBA, the basketball competition system in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games contemplates 3 groups of 4 teams in which they play all against all and the first two teams of each group plus the two best third-parties qualify for the quarterfinals.
Basketball groups at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
From Sunday, July 25 to August 8, basketball for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be played and the initial phase will feature three groups of four teams each. Next, the members of each group for the Olympic jousts.
– Group A: United States, France, Iran and the Czech Republic.
– B Group: Australia, Nigeria, Germany and Italy.
– Group C: Argentina, Spain, Japan and Slovenia.
Basketball schedule at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Sunday July 25
– Iran vs. Czech Republic: Starts Friday, July 24 at 9:00 p.m. ET.
– Germany vs. Italy: 0:40 ET
– Australia vs. Nigeria: 4:20 am ET
– United States vs. France: 8:00 am ET.
Monday July 26
– Argentina vs. Slovenia: 0:40 ET
– Japan vs. Spain: 8:00 am ET.
Wednesday July 28
– Nigeria vs. Germany: Starts Tuesday, July 27 at 9:00 p.m. ET
– United States vs. Iran: 0:40 am ET
– Italy vs. Australia: 4:20 am ET
– Czech Republic vs. France: 8:00 am ET.
Thursday July 29
– Slovenia vs. Japan: 0:40 am ET
– Spain vs. Argentina: 8:00 am ET.
Saturday July 31
– Iran vs. France: Starts Friday, July 30 at 9:00 p.m. ET
– Italy vs. Nigeria: 0:40 am ET
– Australia vs. Germany: 4:20 am ET
– United States vs. Czech Republic: 8:00 ET.
Sunday August 1
– Argentina vs. Japan: 0:40 ET
– Spain vs. Slovenia: 4:20 ET.