ESPN will carry every game of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain across all of its properties beginning Aug. 30, the network said Tuesday.
ESPN and ESPN2 will televise 13 games, including every USA Basketball Men’s National Team game, as well as the Semifinals, Finals and select Quarterfinal games from the tournament, which runs from Aug. 30 through Sept. 14.
Every game of the FIBA Basketball World Cup will be available on WatchESPN, including 63 games on ESPN3 from the FIBA world feed, while ESPN Deportes and ESPN Deportes+ will offer Spanish-language coverage of 15 games – including all USA Basketball Men’s National Team appearances, the Semifinals, Finals and several games featuring Puerto Rico, Argentina and Mexico.
ESPN's SportsCenter will provide on-site reports from Spain for the first week of the FIBA Basketball World Cup, while ESPN Insider Marc Stein and analyst Fran Fraschilla will contribute to SportsCenter throughout the entire tournament. Stein will also provide comprehensive, on-site coverage for ESPN.com throughout the entire tournament including breaking news, digital video and more, according to ESPN.
ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes FIBA Basketball World Cup Schedule (All Games to Air On WatchESPN).
Date Time (ET) GameNetwork(s)
Aug 30 11:30 a.m. Argentina vs. Puerto Rico ESPN Deportes
3:30 p.m. Finland vs. USA ESPN, ESPN Deportes
Aug 31 11:30 a.m. Mexico vs. Slovenia ESPN Deportes
3:30 p.m. USA vs. Turkey ESPN, ESPN Deportes
Sep 2 11:30 a.m. New Zealand vs. USA ESPN2, ESPN Deportes+
Sep 3 7:30 a.m. Puerto Rico vs. Philippines ESPN Deportes
3:30 p.m. USA vs. Dominican Republic ESPN2, ESPN Deportes+
Sep 4 11:30 a.m. USA vs. Ukraine ESPN2, ESPN Deportes+
12 p.m. Puerto Rico vs. Croatia ESPN Deportes+
TBD TBD Round of 16* ESPN/ESPN2, ESPN Deportes,
Sep 9 TBD Quarterfinals ESPN, ESPN Deportes+
Sep 10 12 p.m. Quarterfinals ESPN2
4 p.m. Quarterfinals ESPN2
Sep 11 3 p.m. Semifinals ESPN, ESPN Deportes
Sep 12 4 p.m. Semifinals ESPN2, ESPN Deportes
Sep 14 1 p.m. 3rd Place Game* ESPN2, ESPN Deportes
3 p.m. Final ESPN2, ESPN Deportes
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