The United States men’s basketball team will face a familiar foe in their next Olympic competition.
After finishing 2-1 in the group stage, Team USA will face Spain in what should be an entertaining quarter-final showdown. The Americans have played Spain in each of the last three Olympics, including the gold medal battles in 2008 and 2012.
Which international power will be victorious this time?
Here’s a comprehensive guide to watching the USA men’s basketball game against Spain at the 2021 Olympics, including the start time, a full television schedule, and live streaming information.
USA vs. Spain start time
- Date: Tuesday, August 3
- Weather: 12:40 am ET | 9:40 pm PT
The United States men’s basketball team will face Spain at 12:40 am ET on Tuesday, August 3. The semi-final games will take place on Thursday, August 5.
In which channel is the basketball of the United States vs. Spain?
- TV channels: Not available in cable
- Live broadcast: Peacock, NBCOlympics.com
The game between the United States and Spain will not be broadcast live on cable television in the United States. Instead, it will air exclusively on Peacock, NBC’s streaming service.
Peacock can be viewed for free with ads, or you can pay a $ 4.99 monthly fee for Peacock Premium (no ads). A paid subscription is required to watch team USA basketball games.
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Live broadcasts of the Olympic Games
NBC’s streaming service, Peacock, will provide coverage of select live events, including athletics, gymnastics and basketball. A subscription to Peacock Premium (no ads) costs $ 4.99 per month.
|Transmission option||Cable subscription required?||Free?||cost||Free Trial?|
|Premium peacock||Do not||Do not||$ 4.99 / month||Yes|
|fuboTV||Do not||Do not||$ 64.99 / month||Yes|
|AT&T TV now||Do not||Do not||$ 69.99 / month||Do not|
|Hulu Plus Live TV||Do not||Do not||$ 64.99 / month||Yes|
|YouTube TV||Do not||Do not||$ 64.99 / month||Yes|
2021 USA Basketball Schedule
|Date||Play||Time (ET)||television channel|
|July 25||France 83, United States 76||8 am||Peacock|
|28 of July||United States 120, Iran 66||12:40 am||Peacock|
|July 31st||United States 119, Czech Republic 84||8 am||Peacock|
|August 3rd||United States vs. Spain||12:40 am||Peacock|
|August 5||Men’s Basketball Semifinals||TBD||TBD|
|6th August||Men’s Basketball Gold Medal Game||10:30 pm||NBC, fuboTV|
|August 7th||Men’s Basketball Bronze Medal Game||7 am||TBD|