Paris Olympics 2024 Men’s Basketball schedule, dates, teams, groups list, format and draw

Paris Olympics 2024 Men’s Basketball schedule, dates, teams, groups list, format and draw

The 2024 Paris Olympics Basketball Tournament is all set to begin very soon, with all the details revealed about the draw and schedule

The tournament will be held as a part of the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris, France, featuring twelve teams in a group phase followed by knockout rounds.

Paris Olympics 2024 Men’s Basketball schedule, dates, teams, groups list, format and draw details

Ahead of the start of the competition, the draw ceremony for the tournament took place, confirming the final details of the competition. Check out all the details below

2024 Paris Olympic Basketball Tournament venue

The Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Lille will host all the group phase games. Meanwhile, the Bercy Arena, aka the Accor Arena in Paris, will host the final phase of the tournament.

2024 Paris Olympic Basketball Tournament teams

So far, eight teams have secured their spots for the competition, which include:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • Serbia
  • South Sudan
  • Team USA

Aside from them, four additional teams will also qualify for the competition based on their performances during the qualifications from July 2–7 in Piraeus, Greece.

2024 Paris Olympic Basketball Tournament groups

Given below are the different groups and teams set to compete in the upcoming competition:

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Groups Teams
Group A Australia
OQT (Greece) winner: Slovenia, Greece, Croatia, Dominican Republic, New Zealand, or Egypt
Canada
OQT (Spain) winner: Spain, Angola, Lebanon, Poland, Finland, or Bahamas
Group B France (hosts)
Germany
Japan
OQT (Latvia) winner: Latvia, Georgia, Philippines, Brazil, Cameroon, or Montenegro
Group C Serbia
South Sudan
OQT (Puerto Rico) winner: Puerto Rico, Mexico, Lithuania, Ivory Coast, Italy, or Bahrain
USA

2024 Paris Olympic Basketball Tournament format

The competition will start off with the 12 teams divided into three groups of four teams each. Each group will have the four teams competing in a single round-robin format. The top two teams from each group will then advance to the quarterfinals, along with the two best third-placed teams. After the preliminary round, the teams will again be placed in groups based on their results in the quarterfinals. The organizers will hold a draw, with the teams seeded into four pots:

  • Pot D for the top two-ranked teams
  • Pot E for 3rd–4th ranked teams
  • Pot F for 5th–6th ranked teams
  • Pot G for 7th–8th ranked teams

After the draw, teams from Pot D will face off against teams from Pot G, while teams from Pot E will compete against teams from Pot F. Notably, teams from the same group will not face each other again. Moreover, if both teams from Pot D manage to advance to the semifinals, the two teams will not compete against each other.

2024 Paris Olympic Basketball Tournament schedule

Given below is the full schedule for the upcoming competition:

Group phase

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Date Fixture
July 27 Australia vs. W OQT ESP
W OQT GRE vs. Canada
France vs. W OQT LAT
Germany vs. Japan
July 28 Serbia vs. Team USA
South Sudan vs. W OQT PUR
July 30 Canada vs. Australia
W OQT ESP vs. W OQT GRE
Japan vs. France
W OQT LAT vs. Germany
July 31 W OQT PUR vs. Serbia
Team USA vs. South Sudan
August 2 Australia vs. W OQT GRE
Canada vs. W OQT ESP
France vs. Germany
Japan vs. W OQT LAT
August 3 Serbia vs. South Sudan
W OQT PUR vs. Team USA

Quarterfinals

All four quarterfinal matches will take place on August 6 at the Bercy Arena.

Semifinals

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The two semifinal matches will take place at the Bercy Arena on August 8.

Finals

Ahead of the finals, the third-place game will take place at the Bercy Arena at 11:30 local time (GMT+2) on August 10. The final match of the tournament will then take place at the same venue at 21:30 local time (GMT+2).

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