2016 summer games basketball

2016 Summer Games Basketball Schedule

One of the most anticipated sports to watch for the Rio 2016 Summer Games will be basketball. It’s one of the few sports during the games that will feature Superstars. Both the Men’s and Women’s tournament start on August 6th and end on August 20th (women) and 21st (men).

The 2016 Summer Games Basketball Men’s Tournament will be split into two groups:

Group A will feature the tournament favorite – Team USA along with Venezuela, China, Australia and two teams that are yet to qualify. Group B will feature Argentina, Spain, Brazil, Lithuania, Nigeria and 1 qualifying team. Teams participating in the qualifying tournaments include Serbia, France, Philippines, Iran, Japan, New Zealand, Latvia, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Angola, Tunisia, Senegal, Czech Republic, Canada and Turkey.

The 2016 Summer Games Basketball Women’s Tournament will feature the following countries:

Group A will feature Japan, Brazil, Australia and three teams that still need to qualify. Group B will feature Team USA, Senegal, Serbia, Canada and two qualifying teams during the round-robin stage. The teams that will be playing for their chance to be in the 2016 Summer Games are Argentina, Belarus, Cameroon, China, Cuba, France, Korea, New Zealand, Nigeria, Spain, Turkey and Venezuela.

Men’s Basketball Schedule
Date Matchup Time (ET)
Aug 6 Australia vs. Qualifying Team 1 2:15 p.m.
Aug 6 China vs. USA 7 p.m.
Aug 6 Venezuela vs. Olympic Qualifying Team 2 10:30 p.m.
Aug 7 Brazil vs. Lithuania 2:15 p.m.
Aug 7 Olympic Qualifying Team 3 vs. Spain 7 p.m.
Aug 7 Nigeria vs. Argentina 10:30 p.m.
Aug 8 Qualifying Team 2 vs. Australia 2:15 p.m.
Aug 8 USA vs. Venezuela 7 p.m.
Aug 8 Qualifying Team 1 vs. China 10:30 p.m.
Aug 9 Spain vs. Brazil 2:15 p.m.
Aug 9 Lithuania vs. Nigeria 7 p.m.
Aug 9 Argentina vs. Qualifying Team 3 10:30 p.m.
Aug 10 Qualifying Team 2 vs. Qualifying Team 1 2:15 p.m.
Aug 10 Australia vs. USA 7 p.m.
Aug 10 Venezuela vs. China 10:30 p.m.
Aug 11 Brazil vs. Qualifying Team 3 2:15 p.m.
Aug 11 Nigeria vs. Spain 7 p.m.
Aug 11 Lithuania vs. Argentina 10:30 p.m.
Aug 12 China vs. Australia 2:15 p.m.
Aug 12 USA vs. Qualifying Team 2 7 p.m.
Aug 12 Qualifying Team 1 vs. Venezuela 10:30 p.m.
Aug 13 Argentina vs. Brazil 2:15 p.m.
Aug 13 Spain vs. Lithuania 7 p.m.
Aug 13 Qualifying Team 3 vs. Nigeria 10:30 p.m.
Aug 14 USA vs. Qualifying Team 1 2:15 p.m.
Aug 14 Australia vs. Venezuela 7 p.m.
Aug 14 Qualifying Team 2 vs. China 10:30 p.m.
Aug 15 Nigeria vs. Brazil 2:15 p.m.
Aug 15 Spain vs. Argentina 7 p.m.
Aug 15 Lithuania vs. Qualifying Team 3 10:30 p.m.
Aug 17 Men’s Quarterfinal 10 a.m.
Aug 17 Men’s Quarterfinal 1:30 p.m.
Aug 17 Men’s Quarterfinal 5:45 p.m.
Aug 17 Men’s Quarterfinal 9:15 p.m.
Aug 19 Men’s Semifinal 2:30 p.m.
Aug 19 Men’s Semifinal 6 p.m.
Aug 21 Men’s Bronze Medal Game 10:30 a.m.
Aug 21 Men’s Gold Medal Game 2:45 p.m.

 

Women’s Basketball Schedule
Date Matchup Time (ET)
Aug 6 Qualifying Team 1 vs. Qualifying Team 5 11 a.m.
Aug 6 Qualifying Team 2 vs. Canada After Game 1
Aug 6 Brazil vs. Australia 4:30 p.m.
Aug 6 China vs. USA After Game 3
Aug 7 USA vs. Sengal 11 a.m.
Aug 7 Serbia vs. Qualifying Team 4 After Game 1
Aug 7 Australia vs. Qualifying Team 1 4:30 p.m.
Aug 7 Qualifying Team 5 vs. Qualifying Team 3 After Game 3
Aug 8 Qualifying Team 4 vs. USA 11 a.m.
Aug 8 Canada vs. Serbia After Game 1
Aug 8 Japan vs. Brazil 4:30 p.m.
Aug 8 Senegal vs. Qualifying Team 2 After Game 3
Aug 9 Australia vs. Qualifying Team 5 11:15 a.m.
Aug 9 Brazil vs. Qualifying Team 3 4:30 p.m.
Aug 9 Qualifying Team 1 vs. Japan After Game 2
Aug 10 Qualifying Team 2 vs. Qualifying Team 4 11:15 a.m.
Aug 10 USA vs. Serbia 4:30 p.m.
Aug 10 Senegal vs. Canada After Game 2
Aug 11 Qualifying Team 3 vs. Qualifying Team 1 11:15 a.m.
Aug 11 Qualifying Team 5 vs. Brazil 4:30 p.m.
Aug 11 Japan vs. Australia After Game 2
Aug 12 Serbia vs. Qualifying Team 2 11:15 a.m.
Aug 12 Canada vs. USA 4:30 p.m.
Aug 12 Qualifying Team 4 vs. Senegal After Game 2
Aug 13 Australia vs. Qualifying Team 3 11:15 a.m.
Aug 13 Qualifying Team 1 vs. Brazil 4:30 p.m.
Aug 13 Japan vs. Qualifying Team 5 After Game 2
Aug 14 Qualifying Team 2 vs. USA 11:15 a.m.
Aug 14 Senegal vs. Serbia 4:30 p.m.
Aug 14 Qualifying Team 4 vs. Canada After Game 2
Aug 16 Women’s Quarterfinal 10 a.m.
Aug 16 Women’s Quarterfinal 1:30 p.m.
Aug 16 Women’s Quarterfinal 5:45 p.m.
Aug 16 Women’s Quarterfinal 9:15 p.m.
Aug 18 Women’s Semifinal 2 p.m.
Aug 18 Women’s Semifinal 6 p.m.
Aug 20 Women’s Bronze Medal Game 10:30 a.m.
Aug 20 Women’s Gold Medal Game 2:30 p.m.

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