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USA vs. Spain live score, updates, highlights from 2021 Olympic men’s basketball exhibition game


The U.S. men’s basketball team’s road to the Tokyo Olympics has been filled with speed bumps.

Team USA lost its first two exhibition games against Nigeria and Australia before getting a much-needed win against Argentina. Then Team USA lost Bradley Beal (health and safety protocols) and Kevin Love (injury recovery) and had to cancel its rematch with Australia because of COVID-19 concerns.

This year’s squad is running out of time to develop chemistry with its Olympic opener only a week away. Team USA recently added Keldon Johnson and JaVale McGee as replacements, and Devin Booker, Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton won’t be joining the rest of the group until after the conclusion of the NBA Finals.

Can Team USA get back on track in its final exhibition contest against Spain?

Sporting News is tracking live scoring updates and highlights from the USA vs. Spain men’s basketball exhibition on Sunday night. Follow along here for complete updates from Team USA’s final tuneup before before the 2021 Olympics.

MORE: Watch Team USA basketball games live with fuboTV (7-day trial)

USA vs. Spain score

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USA vs. Spain live updates, highlights

(All times Eastern)

8:35 p.m. — Some good news for Team USA: Jerami Grant should be able to travel to Tokyo after clearing health and safety protocols.

How to watch USA basketball

All five men’s exhibition games will be broadcast live on NBCSN. You can also stream Team USA games online with fuboTV, which offers a free seven-day trial.

Date Game Time (ET) TV channel
July 10 USA vs. Nigeria 8 p.m. NBCSN
July 12 USA vs. Australia 8 p.m. NBCSN
July 13 USA vs. Argentina 6 p.m. NBCSN
July 16 USA vs. Australia Canceled NBCSN
July 18 USA vs. Spain 9 p.m. NBCSN

When do the Olympics start?

The opening ceremony at the 2021 Olympics is July 23. The men’s basketball tournament tips off two days later on July 25 and ends with the medal games on Aug. 6-7.

Team USA is one of 12 teams to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. It will be playing in Group A. Its group-play opponents will be France, Iran and the Czech Republic. 

Date Game Time (ET)
July 25 USA vs. France 8 a.m.
July 28 USA vs. Iran 12:40 a.m.
July 31 USA vs. Czech Republic 8 a.m.
Aug. 3 Men’s basketball quarterfinals TBD
Aug. 5 Men’s basketball semifinals TBD
Aug. 6 Men’s basketball gold-medal game TBD
Aug. 7 Men’s basketball bronze-medal game TBD


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