NBA TV will televise the quarterfinals, semifinals and gold medal game of both the FIBA Americas and EuroBasket championships. The network’s coverage of the FIBA Americas taking place in Caracas, Venezuela, will begin with a quarterfinals doubleheader Thursday, Sept. 5, at 5:20 p.m. ET and will conclude with the gold medal game televised Thursday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m. NBA TV’s FIBA EuroBasket coverage from Slovenia will tip off with the quarterfinals on Wednesday, Sept. 18, beginning at 11:30 a.m. and will culminate with the gold medal game airing Monday, Sept. 23, at 6 p.m.
The top four teams from the FIBA Americas Championship and the top six teams from the FIBA EuroBasket will advance to participate in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
NBA players slated to compete in the FIBA Americas include), Al Horford (Dominican Republic/Atlanta Hawks), rookie Kelly Olynyk (Canada/Boston Celtics) and Luis Scola (Argentina/Indiana Pacers). FIBA EuroBasket rosters are expected to include Nicolas Batum (France/Portland Trail Blazers), Jose Calderon (Spain/Dallas Mavericks), Goran Dragic (Slovenia/Phoenix Suns), Marc Gasol (Spain/Memphis Grizzlies), Marcin Gortat (Poland/Phoenix Suns), Tony Parker (France/San Antonio Spurs), Ricky Rubio (Spain/Minnesota Timberwolves) and Jonas Valanciunas (Lithuania/Toronto Raptors).
NBA TV Telecast Schedule
(All Times Eastern)
|Thursday, September 5||5:20 p.m.||Quarterfinals|
|Tuesday, September 10||5:30 p.m.||Semifinals|
|Thursday, September 12||6 p.m.||Gold Medal Game*|
|Wednesday, September 18||11:30 a.m.||Quarterfinals|
|Friday, September 20||11:45 a.m.||Semifinals|
|Monday, September 23||6 p.m.||Gold Medal Game*|
*denotes tape-delayed telecast
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