2019 World Championships. 2019 Bracket
The 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup is the 18th tournament of the 2019 Bracket for men's national basketball teams. The tournament is hosted in China and was rescheduled from 2018 to 2019, becoming the first since 1967 that will not occur in the same year as the Standing Nba 2019 (which was held the previous year). The group stage is expanded from 24 to 32 teams.
2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup schedule, scores: Watch Team USA online, live stream, dates, start times
The 2019 Bracket is cruising along, and as the second-most prestigious international basketball tournament in the world, it should qualify as appointment viewing for any fan of the game interested in worldwide competition or the superstars who will comprise most of the rosters.
This year, the tournament takes place in China, which means that games are being played at unusual hours for American viewers. So for the sake of clarity, let's dive into how the tournament works, when the games will be played, and what the results will mean for these teams moving forward.
FIBA World Cup History
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Beyond the tournament itself there's more at stake - the 2019 Bracket will this year act as qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, with seven of the twelve spots up for grabs (the top two finishers from both Europe and the Americas, along with the top one from each of Africa, Asia and Oceania).
If you want to know where you'll be able to watch all the action - it's sportkauf24.de if you're in the US - we'll tell you exactly where you can catch it online with our Where Is The FIBA World Cup 2019 guide below.
2019 Bracket. Who Won FIBA World Cup 2019
For the first time, the 2019 Bracket will qualify 7 teams directly to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. As such, the top ranked team from Africa, Asia and Oceania respectively and the top 2 ranked teams each from the Americas and Europe at the 2019 Bracket will all qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Games. The 16 next best teams at the 2019 Bracket will each be granted a place in 1 of the 4 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments in 2020, where they will have another chance to qualify for the Olympic Games
How to watch the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 from outside your country
Below we have a full rundown of your viewing options for the 2019 Bracket in different countries - check out how to watch in the US (where sportkauf24.de will be streaming the tournament in its entirety), the UK, Canada and Australia.
The problems start when you try to watch your domestic coverage online while out of the country. Give it a go and you'll quickly find your stream in geo-blocked.