Jul 24, 2012; London, United Kingdom; General view of the Basketball Arena at Olympic Park. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports via US PRESSWIRE

2012 London Olympics Men’s Basketball Schedule: Wake Up Early Americans


Jul 25, 2012; London, United Kingdom; General view of the Olympic Rings outside of center court one day before the London 2012 Olympic Games. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

From July 29 to August 6, basketball across the world will be and should be focused on Olympic Park Basketball Arena (which seats about 12,000 people)  in Stratford, London where all of the non-elimination men’s basketball games are to played for the 2012 London Olympic games. The Basketball Arena at Olympic Park broke ground on October 2009 and was completed on June 2011.

Pool A: Argentina, France, Lithuania, Nigeria, Tunisia, USA

Pool B: Australia, Brazil, China, Great Britain, Russia, Spain

On Sunday (July 29, 2012) (3:00 AM CT to 4:15 PM CT)

Nigeria – Tunisia

Brazil – Australia

USA – France

Spain – China

Russia – Great Britain

Argentina – Lithuania

On Tuesday (July 31, 2012) (3:00 AM CT to 4:15 PM CT)

China – Russia

Australia – Spain

Lithuania – Nigeria

Great Britain – Brazil

France – Argentina

Tunisia – USA

On Thursday (August 2, 2012) (3:00 AM CT to 4:15 PM CT)

France – Lithuania

Australia – China

Argentina – Tunisia

Brazil – Russia

Spain – Great Britain

USA – Nigeria

On Saturday (August 4, 2012) (3:00 AM CT to 4:15 CT)

Tunisia – France

Russia – Spain

Lithuania – USA

China – Brazil

Great Britain – Australia

Nigeria – Argentina

On Monday (August 6, 2012) (3:00 AM CT to 4:15 CT)

Australia – Russia

Tunisia – Lithuania

France – Nigeria

Great Britain – China

Spain – Brazil

Argentina – USA 

The quarterfinals up to the gold-medal game will be played at the North Greenwich Arena, better known as The O2 Arena which just opened during the summer of 2007 and seats 20,000 people.

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