Saturday, July 28, 2012

2012 London Olympics: Men's basketball teams, broadcast schedule



Here are the competing nations and the schedule of broadcast of the 2012 London Olympics men's basketball tournament.


The games will start tomorrow, July 29 and will end on August 12. The first match, France vs USA, will be broadcast LIVE by AKTV at 9 p.m. Will LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, and the rest of Team USA defeat the French squad?


The France vs USA match will have a replay on TV5 on July 30, 11:45 a.m. and July 31 at 1 a.m.


Check out the complete broadcast schedule courtesy of InterAKTV.


FRANCE vs. USA
- AKTV – July 29, 9 p.m. LIVE
- TV5 – July 30, 11:45 a.m.
- TV5 – July 31, 1 a.m.


CHINA vs. RUSSIA
- AKTV – July 31, 7 p.m. LIVE


FRANCE vs. ARGENTINA
- AKTV – August 1, 3 a.m. LIVE


TUNISIA vs. USA
- AKTV – August 1, 5 a.m. LIVE
- TV5 – August 1, 11:45 a.m.
- TV5 – August 2, 1 a.m.


FRANCE vs. LITHUANIA
- AKTV – August 2, 8 p.m.


BRAZIL vs. RUSSIA
- AKTV – August 3, 12 midnight LIVE


SPAIN vs. GREAT BRITAIN
- AKTV – August 3, 3 a.m. LIVE


NIGERIA vs. USA
- AKTV – August 3, 5 a.m. LIVE
- TV5 – August 3, 11:45 a.m.
- TV5 – August 4, 1 a.m.


LITHUANIA vs. USA
- AKTV – August 4, 9:30 p.m. LIVE
- TV5 – August 5, 11:45 a.m.
- TV5 – August 6, 1:45 a.m.


CHINA vs. BRAZIL
- AKTV – August 5, 11 a.m.


GREAT BRITAIN vs. CHINA
- AKTV – August 6, 11:30 p.m. LIVE


SPAIN vs. BRAZIL
- AKTV – August 7, 3 a.m. LIVE


ARGENTINA vs. USA
- AKTV – August 7, 5 a.m. LIVE
- TV5 – August 7, 12 noon
- TV5 – August 8, 1:30 a.m.


Games format and teams

The teams are placed in groups of six and play against each other. Each win counts for 2 points and a loss for 1. The four teams with the most points from each group will advance to the knockout stage.


Group A

Argentina
France
Lithuania
Nigeria
Tunisia
United States


Group B

Australia
Brazil
China
Great Britain
Russia
Spain


Which among the teams will advance to the finals? Will the current FIBA third-ranking team and 2004 gold medalist Argentina defeat the US Dream Team in the Group A, or will the US come strong and win all the games? Will the silver medalists of the last Olympics Spain dominate the Group B and face the US team once again in the finals?







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