Argentina vs Australia Basketball
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Olympic 2021 men’s basketball quarter-final is going to be held between Argentina and Australia. After winning all their group games, Australia will take on Argentina tonight evening in the quarter-final of the Tokyo Olympic men’s basketball tournament.

Australian team outlasted tough opposition in their group, including a three-point win against Italy, by relying on their plethora of NBA stars whereas Argentina, have had a tougher road to the knockout stage, losing their opening two games against Slovenia and Spain.

The game will take place without spectators.

A blockbuster semi-final against either the United States or Spain awaits the Boomers if they can beat Argentina in an Olympics quarter-final and so it for Argentina also.

When and Where is Australia vs Argentina basketball?

Australia vs Argentina Olympics 2021 Men’s Basketball will take place on Tuesday, August 3rd, 8:00 AM Eastern Time (Tuesday, August 3rd, 5:30 PM IST) at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Australian Olympic Basketball team 2021

Two comfortable wins over Germany and Nigeria bookmarked their narrow win against the Italians. There will be no easy route to a first-ever Olympic medal for the Australian Boomers despite Brian Goorjian’s team finishing atop their group in Tokyo. While they haven’t looked as fluid in the offense as they would have preferred to, they have been able to rely on their defensive solidity. Australia ranked second for steals per contest and third for rebounds, among all the teams in the group stage. If boomers win QF they will play the winner of USA VS Spain in a semi- finale and get two shots at a maiden medal. Australia beat Argentina last month when a Patty Mills buzzer-beater proved the differences in a Las Vegas warm-up game.

Argentina Olympic Basketball team 2021

In Tokyo, Argentina has struggled albeit against tough opposition. After being thrashed by new boys on the block Slovenia, they were then beaten by Spain, before looking their place in the quarter_ finals with a win over Japan. After suffering a humbling defeat at the hands of Slovenia in their group opener, Argentina bounced back with an improved performance in a narrow loss to Spain before comfortably beating Japan to book their quarter-final berth.

Argentina came into the Tokyo Olympics ranked fourth in the world, but have struggled to live up to that billing and need to produce their best showing of the tournament against Australia. They have so far excelled in offense, scoring the third-most points per game, but have shot the ball poorly from the deep and have struggled in defense, conceding 114 points to Slovenia.

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Australia Predicted Lineup:

  • Point Guard – Patty Mills
  • Shooting Guard – Matthew Dellavedova
  • Small Forward – Joe Ingles
  • Power Forward – Nick Kay
  • Center – Jock Landale.

Argentina Predicted Lineup:

  • Point Guard – Facundo Campazzo
  • Shooting Guard – Nicolas Laprovittola
  • Small Forward – Nicolas Brassino
  • Power Forward – Luis Scola
  • Center – Marcos Delia

All possible live streams options for Australia vs Argentina Basketball Quarter Final Game:

The 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will be available on TV across the world.

Stream the Tokyo Games on the CBC (Canada)

Price: Free

Just be sure to check with the CBC’s schedule to know when to tune in. Signing up is painless.

Live stream the Olympics on 7plus (Australia)

The Olympic Channel(free)

On 7plus, you can catch various sports during the Summer Olympics. And it’s completely free.

Watch summer Olympics streams on TVNZ (NZ)

Channel TVNZ 1(free)

TVNZ will be airing the 2021 Summer Olympics in New Zealand, providing 12 hours of free-to-air coverage each afternoon and evening during the event. For the start time of the broadcasts, check the TVNZ TV Guide.

Watch Olympic streams on Sportsnet (Canada):

Price: 10 CAD and up

Sportsnet offers two subscription plans: SN Now (20 CAD/month) and SN Now+ (7-Day Pass for 10 CAD, monthly subscription for 28 CAD/month, or Annual Pass for 20.83 CAD/month).

How to watch in the USA:

In the USA, NBC will be airing the Games, on the NBC Sports app and on NBC’s dedicated Olympics website.

These events are broadcast on six channels,

  • NBC
  • USA
  • CNBC
  • Olympic Channel
  • Golf Channel

How to watch in the UK:

TV license fee-payers can stream the action live via the BBC iPlayer. Eurosport subscribers can stream the events.

Also, Roku users can watch iPlayer using a Roku streaming device or Roku-powered TV.


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