The U.S. males’s basketball crew will face a well-recognized foe in its subsequent Olympic contest.
After ending 2-1 within the group stage, Team USA will tackle Spain in what must be an entertaining quarterfinal matchup. The Americans have performed towards Spain in every of the previous three Olympic Games, together with battles for the gold medal in 2008 and 2012.
Which worldwide powerhouse will emerge victorious this time?
Sporting News is monitoring stay scoring updates and highlights from the United States vs. Spain males’s basketball recreation on the 2021 Olympics. Follow alongside proper right here.
USA vs. Spain rating
USA vs. Spain stay updates, highlights from 2021 Olympics
(All instances Eastern)
Final: USA 95, Spain 81
2:25 a.m. — Team USA holds off Spain to advance to the semifinals. Kevin Durant finishes with a team-high 29 factors within the win.
2:20 a.m. — Is this the very best efficiency of Ricky Rubio’s profession? It positive feels prefer it.
2:10 a.m. — Jayson Tatum with some massive buckets down the stretch.
2:05 a.m. — Kevin Durant and Ricky Rubio are each on the bench to start out the fourth quarter. It will likely be fascinating to see how lengthy their coaches wait to insert them again into the sport.
End of third quarter: USA 69, Spain 63
2 a.m. — Spain finishes the quarter on an 11-2 run to remain inside hanging distance. Ricky Rubio has 27 of his crew’s 63 factors.
1:55 a.m. — The pictures are lastly falling, and Team USA is rolling.
1:45 a.m. — Do. Not. Help. Off. Kevin. Durant.
1:40 a.m. — Ricky Rubio turns into Dikembe Mutombo and rejects Bam Adebayo on the rim. Uh, what?
Halftime: Spain 43, USA 43
1:25 a.m. — After trailing by 10 factors late within the second quarter, Team USA storms again to tie the sport.
1:20 a.m. — There isn’t any protection for this shot. Kevin Durant is ridiculous.
1:15 a.m. — Sergio Rodriguez is cooking. He’s obtained 10 factors on 4-of-5 taking pictures.
1:10 a.m. — A brutal offensive begin for Team USA. The Americans have missed 12 of their first 15 3-point makes an attempt.
1:05 a.m. — An spectacular block right here by Usman Garuba, whom the Rockets chosen at Thursday’s NBA Draft.
End of first quarter: Spain 21, USA 19
12:55 a.m. — Ricky Rubio is on hearth. He’s obtained 13 of Spain’s 17 factors.
12:50 a.m. — Spain rolls out the crimson carpet for Kevin Durant.
12:45 a.m. — Damian Lillard pulls up in rhythm and drills the 3-pointer.
12:40 a.m. — The starters for every crew…
- USA: Damian Lillard, Jrue Holiday, Devin Booker, Kevin Durant, Bam Adebayo
- Spain: Ricky Rubio, Rudy Fernandez, Victor Claver, Marc Gasol, Alberto Abalde
How to observe USA Olympic basketball video games
- Time: 12:40 a.m. ET | 9:40 p.m. PT
- TV channel: N/A stay on cable
- Live stream: Peacock
The USA vs. Spain males’s basketball recreation will not be broadcast stay on cable tv. Peacock, NBC’s streaming service, is the one place to observe the stay motion at 12:40 a.m. ET on Tuesday. NBCSN is scheduled to air a replay of the 2021 Olympic quarterfinals at 10:45 p.m. ET on Tuesday.
Men’s Olympic basketball schedule 2021
|Spain vs. United States||12:40 a.m.|
|Italy vs. France||4:20 a.m.|
|Argentina vs. Australia||8 a.m.|
|Gold-medal recreation||10:30 p.m.|
|Bronze-medal recreation||7 a.m.|