The U.S. men’s basketball team will face a familiar foe in its next Olympic contest.
After finishing 2-1 in the group stage, Team USA will take on Spain in what should be an entertaining quarterfinal matchup. The Americans have played against Spain in each of the past three Olympic Games, including battles for the gold medal in 2008 and 2012.
Which international powerhouse will emerge victorious this time?
Here is a complete guide to watching the USA vs. Spain men’s basketball game at the 2021 Olympics, including the start time, a full TV schedule and live-streaming information.
USA vs. Spain start time
Date: Tuesday, Aug. 3
Time: 12:40 a.m. ET | 9:40 p.m. PT
The U.S. men’s basketball team will face Spain at 12:40 a.m. ET on Tuesday, Aug. 3. Semifinal games will be held on Thursday, Aug. 5.
What channel is USA vs. Spain basketball on?
TV channels: Not available on cable
Live stream: Peacock, NBCOlympics.com
The USA vs. Spain game won’t be broadcast live on cable television in the United States. Instead, it will air exclusively on Peacock, NBC’s streaming service.
Peacock is free to watch with ads, or you can pay a monthly charge of $4.99 for Peacock Premium (no ads). The paid subscription is required to watch Team USA basketball games.