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USA Basketball vs. Serbia, FIBA World Cup 2014: Time, TV schedule and how to watch online

Team USA and Serbia will battle it out in the final game of the FIBA World Cup in Spain. Winner takes gold.

David Ramos

The FIBA World Cup comes to a close as Team USA and Serbia face off to decide who leaves Spain with the gold. USA has overcome the challenge of being a young team with little international experience, going undefeated in the competition thus far. Serbia beat a powerhouse team in France and outlasted host nation Spain to bring its national team back to glory after falling off in recent years.

USA's side of the bracket didn't present much challenge as the national team marched to the championship game. Team USA has defeated their opponents by an average of 31.3 points through the elimination round, easily handling Mexico, Slovenia and Lithuania to earn a shot at the gold. USA has taken a balanced approach on offense, with six players averaging over 10 points per game. James Harden has been the leading scorer, averaging 13.1 points per game.

Serbia's run has been surprising following a negligible 2-3 record through the group phase. They've put together impressive wins in elimination play, sending Greece, Brazil and France packing. Milos Teodosic has led the way for Serbia, shooting 48.9 percent from beyond the arc and leading the way with 14 points per game.

Serbia has won two gold medals in FIBA World Cup competitions, while USA has won four (including the last one in 2010). It's all on the line in the final game of the FIBA World Cup in Spain.

Time: 3 p.m. ET


Online streaming: WatchESPN

What's next?: One team will celebrate a gold medal in glorious fashion, one team will settle for the silver medal. This is it.