Category Archives: 2016 Men’s Olympic Basketball Tournament

USA take third gold medal in a row in Olympic Tournament

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The USA won the Olympic Basketball Tournament for the third consecutive time by beating Serbia, 96-66, in Sunday’s Gold Medal Game at Carioca Arena 1.

2016 Rio Olympics Basketball Schedule

2016 Men’s Olympics Basketball Tournament from August 6-21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

2016 Rio Olympics Basketball

Group A: France, USA, Venezuela, Serbia, China, Australia
Group B: Argentina, Spain, Brazil, Lithuania, Croatia, Nigeria

2016 Rio Olympics Basketball Schedule
Group Phase
Saturday, August 6
2:15pm – Australia vs France
7pm – China vs USA
10:30pm – Venezuela vs Serbia

Sunday, August 7
2:15pm – Brazil vs Lithuania
7pm – Croatia vs Spain
10:30pm – Nigeria vs Argentina

Monday, August 8
2:15pm – Serbia vs Australia
7pm – USA vs Venezuela
10:30pm – France vs China

Tuesday, August 9
2:15pm – Spain vs Brazil
7pm – Lithuania vs Nigeria
10:30pm – Argentina vs Croatia

Wednesday, August 10
2:15pm – Serbia vs France
7pm – Australia vs USA
10:30pm – Venezuela vs China

Thursday, August 11
2:15pm – Brazil vs Croatia
7pm – Nigeria vs Spain
10:30pm – Lithuania vs Argentina

Friday, August 12
2:15pm – China vs Australia
7pm – USA vs Serbia
10:30pm – France vs Venezuela

Saturday, August 13
2:15pm – Argentina vs Brazil
7pm – Spain vs Lithuania
10:30pm – Croatia vs Nigeria

Sunday, August 14
2:15pm – USA vs France
7pm – Australia vs Venezuela
10:30pm – Serbia vs China

Monday, August 15
2:15pm – Nigeria vs Brazil
7pm – Spain vs Argentina
10:30pm – Lithuania vs Croatia

Wednesday, August 17
Quarterfinals

Friday, August 19
Semifinals

Sunday, August 21
Finals

Games are in Brazil Time (GMT-3)

Photo from fiba.com

12 Teams in the 2016 Men’s Olympic Basketball Tournament

2016 Men's Olympic Basketball Tournament

2016 Men’s Olympic Basketball Tournament from August 6-21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Group A: France, USA, Venezuela, Serbia, China, Australia
Group B: Argentina, Spain, Brazil, Lithuania, Croatia, Nigeria

The teams are divided into two groups of six countries, playing every team in their group once. Two points are awarded for a victory, one for a loss. The top four teams per group qualify for the quarter-finals.

Who do you think will win in the 2016 Rio Olympics Basketball?

2016 US Olympic Men’s Basketball Team

2016 US Olympic Men’s Basketball Team

USA Basketball just announced their Player Roster for the 2016 Rio Olympics which includes Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Klay Thompson, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony.

2016 US Olympic Men’s Basketball Team Player Roster
-Carmelo Anthony
-Harrison Barnes
-Jimmy Butler

2016 Men’s Olympic Basketball Tournament

2016 Men’s Olympic Basketball Tournament from August 6-21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Road to Rio 2016

Qualified Teams for the Rio Olympics Basketball
1 – Brazil (Host)
2 – USA (2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup winner)