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WATCH LIVE: Day 1 Olympic basketball features Team USA vs. China

Olympics - Previews - Day -1

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 04: The United States men’s basketball team speaks with the media during a press conference at the Main Press Centre ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 4, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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Mike Krzyzewski begins his final Olympics as Team USA boss with an early evening match-up with China on a Day 1 with seven basketball games across men’s and women’s play.

The U.S. is in Group A with France, Venezuela, Serbia, China and Australia, with the Top Four teams advancing to the knockout rounds.

As for the women, Australia begins its first Olympics without Lauren Jackson since 1996. The Opals will still be in the hunt for a medal, and open with hosts Brazil at 4:30 p.m. EDT.


Australia vs. France -- 1:15 p.m. EDT

China vs. USA -- 6 p.m. EDT

Venezuela vs. Serbia -- 9:30 p.m. EDT


Turkey vs. France -- 11 a.m. EDT

China vs. Canada -- 1:15 p.m. EDT

Brazil vs. Australia -- 4:30 p.m. EDT

Belarus vs. Japan -- 6:45 p.m. EDT

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