Sports USA vs. France live score, updates, highlights from 2021 Olympic men's basketball game
USA basketball schedule 2021: How to watch Olympic men's, women's teams play before Tokyo
Here is everything you need to know to watch Team USA exhibition games, including the tipoff times and TV channels for each contest. MORE: Watch Team USA basketball games live with fuboTV (7-day trial) USA men's basketball schedule All five men's exhibition games will be broadcast live on NBCSN. You can also stream Team USA games online with fuboTV, which offers a free seven-day trial. The men's team will be missing Devin Booker, Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton as they continue playing in the 2021 NBA Finals, but this group is still stacked with star power. You can check out the full roster below.
Can the U.S. men's basketball team defend its gold medal in Tokyo? That's the big question ahead of the.
Team USA is loaded with NBA stars such as Kevin Durant and Damian Lillard playing prominent roles under coach Gregg Popovich. That talent can only take this group so far, though, as Team USA learned when it lost exhibition games earlier this month against Nigeria and Australia.
The Americans start off Olympic play on Sunday with a tough matchup against a France squad that features Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert. That likely won't be the only test Team USA faces in its quest for gold.
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Simone Biles will lead the way for the Americans with five golds in our projection, which has Team USA winning 133 medals, its most since 1984.That total estimate would be the greatest number of medals earned by the U.S. since the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics when the host nation raked in 174. Fifty-nine gold medals would be the U.S.’s best since earning 83 in Los Angeles. The U.S. ranked No. 1 in total medals and gold medals for the past two consecutive Summer Olympics in Rio (121 total, 46 gold) and London (104 total, 46 gold).
Sporting News is tracking live scoring updates and highlights from USA vs. France to open the 2021 Olympic men's basketball tournament. Follow along here for complete results from the Group A matchup.
USA vs. France score
USA vs. France live updates, highlights from 2021 Olympics
(All times Eastern)
End of first quarter: USA 22, France 15
8:25 a.m. — Team USA is overwhelming France with its defensive intensity.
La intensidad de— Isolation (@isolationba) en defensa
8:15 a.m. — Kevin Durant already has seven points, but he has also picked up two fouls in the first quarter.
Canada Olympics schedule today: Day-by-day TV coverage to watch Team Canada at 2021 Tokyo Games
Sporting News has you covered on how to watch every Team Canada competition, including start times and TV channels for every sport, every day of the Tokyo Olympics.Canada is filled with gold-medal dreams as 370 athletes — including heavy favourites such as swimmer Penny Oleksiak and sprinter Andre De Grasse — take the field, pool, court or floor across Tokyo and Japan. While there are a number of first-timers, there's also a handful of athletes who are competing in a sport that's making its debut in 2021, such as sports climbing and skateboarding.— Isolation (@isolationba)
8 a.m. — The starters for each team...
- USA: Damian Lillard, Zach LaVine, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, Bam Adebayo
- France: Nando De Colo, Evan Fournier, Nicolas Batum, Guerschon Yabusele, Rudy Gobert
7:45 a.m. — A couple of roster updates ahead of USA vs. France:
France announces that Frank Ntilikina (slight muscle discomfort) is out for tonight's game in Tokyo against the United States. (8 a.m. EDT)— Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds)
USA Basketball says Middleton, Holiday and Booker will all play tonight vs. France.— Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds)
How to watch USA Olympic basketball games
- Time: 8 a.m. ET | 5 a.m. PT
- TV channel: N/A live on cable
- Live stream: Peacock
The USA vs. France men's basketball game won't be broadcast live on cable television. Peacock, NBC's streaming service, is the only place to watch the live action at 8 a.m. ET on Saturday. NBCSN is scheduled to air a replay of the 2021 Olympic opener at midnight on July 26.
Olympics schedule 2021: Day-by-day TV coverage to watch Tokyo Games on NBC channels, stream online
Here's what's happening at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics today as well as a TV schedule to watch every event in the United States and Canada.During the 2016 Rio Olympics, the United States broadcast 6,755 hours of Olympic action. Canada itself produced over 2,000 hours. Each country could set new Summer Games-highs in 2021.
Men's Olympic basketball schedule 2021
(All times Eastern)
|Iran vs. Czech Republic||9 p.m.|
|Germany vs. Italy||12:40 a.m.|
|Australia vs. Nigeria||4:20 a.m.|
|France vs. United States||8 a.m.|
|Argentina vs. Slovenia||12:40 a.m.|
|Japan vs. Spain||8 a.m.|
|Nigeria vs. Germany||9 p.m.|
|United States vs. Iran||12:40 a.m.|
|Italy vs. Australia||4:20 a.m.|
|Czech Republic vs. France||8 a.m.|
|Slovenia vs. Japan||12:40 a.m.|
|Spain vs. Argentina||8 a.m.|
|Iran vs. France||9 p.m.|
|Italy vs. Nigeria||12:40 a.m.|
|Australia vs. Germany||4:20 a.m.|
|United States vs. Czech Republic||8 a.m.|
|Argentina vs. Japan||12:40 a.m.|
|Spain vs. Slovenia||4:20 a.m.|
Men's Olympic soccer 2021: Updated scores, results, standings table from football tournament .
The Olympic men's soccer competition as it unfolded with all the results and highlights. Brazil won gold, pre-tournament favorite Spain took the silver medal,and Mexico claimed the bronze.Mexico, which lost to Brazil in a penalty-kick shootout in the semfinal stage, beat Japan 3-1 to claim the bronze medal.