Twelve groups struggle for the suitable to carry the gold medal. Sure, it is time for Olympic basketball once more.
That Group USA is the favourite to win the boys’s match on the 2021 Olympics should not come as a shock, however the path to the rostrum will likely be stuffed with challenges. Spain and Australia, quantity 2 and three within the FIBA world rankings, will likely be among the many groups aiming to beat the People.
Right here is an up to date breakdown of the leaderboard for every group, in addition to a schedule for upcoming males’s basketball video games.
MORE: All-day Olympic basketball schedule
How does an Olympic basketball match work?
At this yr’s competitors, 12 groups will likely be divided into three teams of 4. Every workforce performs in opposition to the opposite three groups of their group for a complete of three video games. The primary and second place finishers in every group in addition to the 2 finest third place finishers within the general rating qualify for the knockout spherical.
A tie then decides on the quarter-finals. The three first-placed and one of the best second-placed come into one pot, the remaining groups into one other. (Groups from the identical unique group can not play in opposition to one another once more within the quarter-finals.)
As soon as these matchups are established, the match follows a typical single-elimination construction.
Desk of group AA
Group B standings
Group C desk
Males’s Olympic basketball schedule 2021
(All occasions east)
twenty fourth July
|Iran vs. Czech Republic||21 clock|
July twenty fifth
|Germany vs. Italy||12:40 p.m.|
|Australia vs. Nigeria||4:20 am|
|France vs. USA||8 o’clock within the morning|
July twenty sixth
|Argentina vs. Slovenia||12:40 p.m.|
|Japan vs. Spain||8 o’clock within the morning|
July twenty seventh
|Nigeria vs. Germany||21 clock|
July twenty eighth
|USA vs. Iran||12:40 p.m.|
|Italy vs. Australia||4:20 am|
|Czech Republic vs. France||8 o’clock within the morning|
twenty ninth of July
|Slovenia vs. Japan||12:40 p.m.|
|Spain vs. Argentina||8 o’clock within the morning|
|Iran vs. France||21 clock|
|Italy vs. Nigeria||12:40 p.m.|
|Australia vs. Germany||4:20 am|
|USA vs. Czech Republic Czech||8 o’clock within the morning|
|Argentina vs. Japan||12:40 p.m.|
|Spain vs. Slovenia||4:20 am|