2012 Olympics - Basketball

The women's and men's 12-team tournaments open with round-robin play within their groups on July 28 and 29, respectively. The top-four teams from each group (eight teams total) advance to the quarterfinals. The women's gold medal game is Aug. 11, while the men's tournament will be decided on Aug. 12.

Men's Olympic Basketball Schedule: Top Teams Square Off As Group Play Winds Down

Group play of the men's Olympic basketball tournament Saturday. Notable games include the United States vs. Lithuania and Spain vs. Russia.

2012 Olympics Basketball, Spain Vs. Russia: Time, TV Coverage, Online Stream And More

Spain and Russia, who are tied for the Group B lead after three games, will play each other in one of the most notable games of Saturday's Olympic basketball schedule.

Team USA Vs. Czech Republic, Women's Olympic Basketball: Americans Win 88-61


The United States women's basketball team continued to play well in the Olympics, defeating the Czech Republic 88-61 on Friday.

How Badminton Scandal Could Repeat In Olympic Basketball

When the format of the competition gives the participants an incentive to lose, it shouldn't surprise anyone that matches get thrown. The scenario that played out in badminton could very well happen during the last day of pool play in the Olympic men

Men's Olympic Basketball Schedule: United States Will Face Nigeria On Day 3

The United States men's basketball team continues Olympic play Thursday with a game against Nigeria.

Team USA Vs. Turkey, Women's Olympic Basketball: Angel McCoughtry Leads USA To Victory

Angel McCoughtry and Team USA trounced Turkey on Wednesday in women's basketball, as pool play continued at the 2012 London Olympics.

A Golden Age Of Olympic Point Guards

Alexey Shved of Russia and Marcelinho of Brazil are among the unexpected stars of the London Olympics thus far, underscoring the heightened importance of top point guard play at the international level.

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