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

Aug 2, 2012; London, United Kingdom; Spain center Marc Gasol (13), left, and brother and forward Pau Gasol (4) during the preliminary game against Great Britain in the London 2012 Olympic Games at Basketball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

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.

While the United States vs. Lithuania may be the most anticipated game of Saturday's slate of Olympic basketball, the game between Russia and Spain is a close second.

Through three games of Olympic play, Spain and Russia are tied atop the Group B standings with six points each. Both teams have won their first three games. Although they are undefeated thus far, both Spain and Russia are coming off of narrow one-point wins in their last games. Russia knocked off Brazil 75-74 while Spain held on against Great Britain 79-78.

Russia is led by Andrei Kirilenko who is the second leading scoring in the Olympics at 23.3 points per game. Pau Gasol leads Spain in scoring and is seventh overall at 19.3 points per game.

The game between Spain and Russia is set to begin at 6:15 a.m. ET and will be broadcast live on the NBC Sports Network. The game will also be available via a live online stream at NBCOlympics.com.

For more on the Olympics, check out SB Nation's London 2012 Olympics hub.

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