2016 Olympic Men’s Basketball Schedule

The 2016 Olympic Men’s basketball schedule kicks off with the preliminary round of play on August 6th, 2016. The semifinal contests will take place on Friday August 21st, 2016. The Gold medal game of the 2016 Rio Olympics is scheduled to take place on 21 August 2016. Everyone will be seeing if we can see some decent competition for the Olympic basketball games to give the American team a run for their money. If you are looking to check out what other sports are in the 2016 Olympics, we have a comprehensive list posted here along with the 2016 Olympic day-by-day schedule.

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2016 Olympic Basketball Qualifiers

FIBA will be holding three different Olympic Qualifying tournaments (OQT for short in the following schedule) between July 4th and July 11th, 2016 for the remaining spots in the 2016 Olympics. The gold medalist in each of the three tournaments will earn the final three spots in the 2016 Olympic Men’s basketball tournament. The tournaments will take place in Turin, Italy (participants: ; Belgrade, Serbia; and Manila, Philippines.

2016 Olympic Basketball Groups

Group A
Australia
China
USA
Venezuela
OQT 1
OQT 2
Group B
Argentina
Brazil
Lithuania
Nigeria
Spain
OQT 3

2016 Olympic Men’s Basketball Schedule

2016 Olympic Men’s Basketball Schedule – Preliminary Round

Saturday, August 6, 2016
Group A
AUS v OQT 1
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China flag vs USA
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VEN vs OQT 2 .
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Sunday, August 7, 2016
Group B
BRA vs LTU
Time TBD
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Nigeria vs Argentina
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OQT 3 vs Spain
Time TBD
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Monday, August 8, 2016
Group A
OQT 1 vs China
Time TBD
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OQT 2 vs Australia
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USA vs Venezuela
Time TBD
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Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Group B
Argentina vs OQT 3
Time TBD
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Spain vs Brazil
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Lithuania vs Nigeria
Time TBD
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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Group A
Australia vs USA.
Time TBD
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OQT 2 vs OQT 1 .
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Venezuela vs China

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Thursday, August 11, 2016
Group B
Brazil vs OQT 3
Time TBD
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Lithuania vs Argentina
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Nigeria vs Spain
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Friday, August 12, 2016
Group A
China vs Australia
Time TBD
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OQT 1 vs Venezuela
Time TBD
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USA vs OQT 2
Time TBD
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Saturday, August 13, 2016
Group B
Argentina vs Brazil
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Spain vs Lithuania
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OQT 3 vs Nigeria
Time TBD
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Sunday, August 14, 2016
Group A
Australia vs Venezuela.
Time TBD
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OQT 2 vs China
Time TBD

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USA vs OQT 1
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Monday, August 15, 2016
Group B
Spain vs Argentina
Time TBD
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Lithuania vs OQT 3
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Nigeria vs Brazil
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

2016 Olympic Basketball Quarterfinals

A1 vs B4
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A2 vs B3
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B1 vs A4
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B2 vs A3
Time TBD
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2016 Olympic Men’s Basketball Medal Semifinals

Friday, August 19, 2016
Winner A1/B4 vs Winner A3/B2
Time TBD
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Winner A4/B1 vs Winner A2/B3
Time TBD
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2016 Olympics Bronze Medal Game

Sunday, August 21, 2016
Semifinals 1 Loser vs Semifinals 2 Loser
10:30 AM EDT
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2016 Olympics Basketball Gold Medal Game

Sunday, August 21, 2016
Semifinals 1 Winner vs Semifinals 2 Winner
2:45 PM EDT
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