Before teams begin the group phase of the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup, they'll take the court for tune-up games.
Australia, Canada, Slovenia, the United States and other contenders have a few international contests on their exhibition schedules. Those games will allow players to develop chemistry before the tournament officially starts in late August.
When will some of the top FIBA Basketball World Cup participants be playing? Check out their pre-tournament schedules below.
FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 pre-tournament schedule
|Aug. 14||vs. Venezuela||Australia 97, Venezuela 41|
|Aug. 16||vs. Brazil||Brazil 90, Australia 86|
|Aug. 17||vs. South Sudan||Australia 88, South Sudan 67|
|Aug. 20||vs. France||Australia 78, France 74|
|Aug. 22||vs. Georgia||Australia 86, Georgia 81|
|Aug. 9||vs. Germany||Germany 86, Canada 81|
|Aug. 12||vs. New Zealand||Canada 107, New Zealand 76|
|Aug. 13||vs. Germany||Canada 113, Germany 112 (OT)|
|Aug. 17||vs. Spain||Canada 85, Spain 80|
|Aug. 18||vs. Dominican Republic||Dominican Republic 94, Canada 88|
|July 8||vs. China||Japan 108, China 86|
|July 9||vs. China||Japan 92, China 56|
|July 22||vs. Korea||Korea 76, Japan 69|
|July 23||vs. Korea||Japan 85, Korea 80|
|Aug. 2||vs. New Zealand||Japan 79, New Zealand 72|
|Aug. 4||vs. New Zealand||New Zealand 94, Japan 75|
|Aug. 15||vs. Angola||Japan 75, Angola 65|
|Aug. 17||vs. France||France 88, Japan 70|
|Aug. 19||vs. Slovenia||Slovenia 103, Japan 68|
|Aug. 2||vs. Japan||Japan 79, New Zealand 72|
|Aug. 4||vs. Japan||New Zealand 94, Japan 75|
|Aug. 12||vs. Canada||Canada 107, New Zealand 76|
|Aug. 13||vs. China||China 69, New Zealand 68|
|Aug. 21||vs. Italy||Italy 88, New Zealand 81|
|July 25||vs. China||Slovenia 75, China 73|
|Aug. 2||vs. Greece||Greece 98, Slovenia 91|
|Aug. 4||vs. Greece||Greece 88, Slovenia 77|
|Aug. 8||vs. Montenegro||Slovenia 104, Montenegro 100|
|Aug. 11||vs. Spain||Spain 99, Slovenia 79|
|Aug. 12||vs. United States||United States 92, Slovenia 62|
|Aug. 19||vs. Japan||Slovenia 103, Japan 68|
|Aug. 7||vs. Puerto Rico||United States 117, Puerto Rico 74|
|Aug. 12||vs. Slovenia||United States 92, Slovenia 62|
|Aug. 13||vs. Spain||United States 98, Spain 88|
|Aug. 18||vs. Greece||United States 108, Greece 86|
|Aug. 20||vs. Germany||United States 99, Germany 91|
When is the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup?
- Dates: Aug. 25-Sept. 10
- Locations: Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines
The 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup will begin on Friday, Aug. 25. The group stage will take place in Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines.
The championship game will be held on Sunday, Sept. 10.
How to watch 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup: TV channels and live streams
All 92 FIBA Basketball World Cup games will be available to watch on either ESPN2 or ESPN+. Basketball fans can also stream the games via Courtside 1891 or Sling TV.
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FIBA Basketball World Cup groups 2023
- Dominican Republic
- South Sudan
- People's Republic of China
- Puerto Rico
- United States
- New Zealand
- Cape Verde
- Islamic Republic of Iran
- Cote d'Ivoire