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The 2019 World Cup 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.
2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup schedule, scores: Watch Team USA online, live stream, dates, start times
FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Live Updates, Standings, Schedule, Live Stream. As per FIBA, The al 2019 World Cup in China will be the biggest edition of FIBA's flagship event with a record 32 participating teams. In its 18th edition, the 2019 Fiba World Cup Canada Roster will take place in China for the first time ever. The tournament will be played in 8 cities - Beijing, Foshan, Wuhan, Shenzhen, Dongguan, Nanjing, Shanghai and Guangzhou - across 5 provinces. The 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup Final will see 92 games played over 16 days.
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The USA go into the tournament as two-time defending champions as well as clear favorites, and will be looking to become the first nation to win the World Cup three times on the bounce. They play France next and have shown no evidence of disappointing so far, despite the lack of big names from the NBA. The likes of Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, Kyrie Irving, Paul George and Anthony Davis all withdrew from the squad before the tournament even began.
And that all said, the chasing pack this time out are looking stronger than ever. Serbia and Spain could be genuine contenders and have safely made it through to the round of eight. They'll take on Argentina and Poland respectively, while Australia take on Czech Republic in the fourth and final match-up.
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The tournament will also act as qualification for the 2020 Summer Olympics, which will take the top two teams from each of the Americas and Europe, and the top team from each of Africa, Asia and Oceania, alongside the tournament's host Japan. Both Montenegro and the Czech Republic will each make their first appearance as independent nations after previously being part of Serbia and Montenegro and Czechoslovakia respectively, while Poland makes its return to the 2019 World Cup for the first time since 1967.
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 Fiba Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifiers 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.