July 27, 2012; London, United Kingdom; USA forward LeBron James (left) and guard Kobe Bryant (right) stand on a stage during a press conference in preparation for the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Main Press Center. Mandatory Credit: Alain Mounic/Presse Sports via US PRESSWIRE
The US men's basketball team opens Olympic play Sunday, the game will air live on the NBC Sports Network and via an online stream.
The USA men's basketball team will begin their quest for a second straight Olympic gold medal Sunday with their first game against France.
Fans who want to watch the game live will have to set an early morning alarm. The game is scheduled to begin in London 2:30 p.m. local time which means it will air live in the United States at 9:30 a.m. ET. The game will air live across the country without delay, meaning it will begin at 6:30 a.m. PT.
Fans wanting to watch LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and the rest of team USA take on Tony Parker, Boris Diaw and France will have multiple viewing options. The television broadcast of the United States' opening game will be on the NBC Sports Network. The game can also be watched via a live online stream from NBCOlympics.com
For complete coverage of the 2012 London Olympics, vist SB Nation's Summer Olympics hub.
For quarterly updates, GIFs and a full recap after it's done, follow our Team USA-France StoryStream.