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2021 Olympic Men’s Basketball Schedule, Bracket & Results: USA-France Rematch Set for Gold Medal Game

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The Olympic men’s basketball  gold medal game is set.

The United States cruised past Australia 97-78 and France edged Luka Doncic and Slovenia 80-79 on Thursday morning.

That sets up a rematch between the U.S. and France, who played in the opening match of the tournament — an 83-76 French win.

Here’s your updated Olympic men’s basketball schedule, bracket and results as they happen.

Knockout Round Schedule, Results

Tuesday, August 3

Game Time (ET) TV Channel
Slovenia 94, Germany 70 9 p.m. Peacock
USA 95, Spain 81 12:40 a.m. Peacock
France 84, Italy 75 4:20 a.m. Peacock
Australia 97, Argentina 59 8 a.m. Peacock

Thursday, August 5

Game Time (ET) TV Channel
USA 97, Australia 78 12:15 a.m. Peacock
France 80, Slovenia 79 7 a.m. NBCSN

Friday, August 6

USA Odds -12.5
France Odds +12.5
Moneyline -800 / +600
Over/Under 175.5
Time 10:30 p.m. ET
Odds as of Friday and via BetMGM

Saturday, August 7

Australia Odds +2.5
Slovenia Odds -2.5
Moneyline +115 / -140
Over/Under 180
Time Saturday, 7 a.m. ET
Odds as of Friday and via BetMGM.

2021 Olympic Men’s Basketball Knockout Bracket

A draw took place following the completion of the group-stage games to determine quarterfinal matchups. The winners of each group and the best second-place team were placed in one pot and while the two remaining second-place teams and two best third-placed teams were placed in another pot. Teams from the same group cannot play each other in the quarterfinal round.

Slovenia is the second favorite to win gold partially because of its stellar play so far, but mostly because it’s on the opposite side of the bracket from the United States. Spain conversely is 20-1 to win gold because it needs to get past the U.S., then likely Australia, just to reach the final.

Here’s the eight-team bracket:


Slovenia vs. France
USA vs. Australia


France vs. Italy
Slovenia vs. Germany

USA vs. Spain
Australia vs. Argentina

Results & Scores So Far


Saturday, July 24

Game Time (ET) TV Channel
Czech Republic 84, Iran 78 9 p.m. N/A

Sunday, July 25

Game Time (ET) TV Channel
Italy 92, Germany 82 12:40 a.m. N/A
Australia 84, Nigeria 67 4:20 a.m. N/A
France 83, USA 76 8 a.m. Peacock

Monday, July 26

Game Time (ET) TV Channel
Slovenia 118, Argentina 100 12:40 a.m. CNBC
Spain 88, Japan 77 8 a.m. N/A

Tuesday, July 27

Game Time (ET) TV Channel
Germany 99, Nigeria 92 9 p.m. N/A

Wednesday, July 28

Game Time (ET) TV Channel
United States 120, Iran 66 12:40 a.m. Peacock
Australia 86, Italy 83 4:20 a.m. N/A
France 97, Czech Republic 77 8 a.m. N/A

Thursday, July 29

Game Time (ET) TV Channel
Slovenia 116, Japan 81 12:40 a.m. N/A
Spain 81, Argentina 71 8 a.m. NBCSN

Friday, July 30

Game Time (ET) TV Channel
France 79, Iran 62 9 p.m. N/A

Saturday, July 31

Game Time (ET) TV Channel
Italy 80, Nigeria 71 12:40 a.m. N/A
Australia 89, Germany 76 4:20 a.m. N/A
United States 119, Czech Republic 84 8 a.m. Peacock

Sunday, August 1

Game Time (ET) TV Channel
Argentina 97, Japan 77 12:40 a.m. N/A
Slovenia 95, Spain 87 4:20 a.m. USA

Odds to Win Gold Medal

Odds before the knockout round and via Bet365.

The United States dropped from -320 to around -220 during group play after its loss to France, but has held steady at that number after getting back on track with wins over Iran and the Czech Republic.

Team Odds
United States -222
Slovenia +460
France +750
Australia +1000
Spain +2000
Italy +3300
Argentina +4000
Germany +5000

Team USA Roster

  • Bam Adebayo (Miami Heat)
  • Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns)
  • Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Nets)
  • Jerami Grant (Detroit Pistons)
  • Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors)
  • Jrue Holiday (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Keldon Johnson (San Antonio Spurs)
  • Zach LaVine (Chicago Bulls)*
  • Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers)
  • JaVale McGee (Denver Nuggets)
  • Khris Middleton (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics)

Coaches: Greg Popovich (head coach), Steve Kerr, Lloyd Pierce, Jay Wright

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