The 2024 Olympic Games are just around the corner and teams are beginning their preparations for the Games in Paris.

The United States and Canada begin their men's basketball exhibition tour on Wednesday with a showdown between two of the tournament's best teams.

Team USA is as star-studded as ever, led by the generational trio of LeBron James, Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant. Canada is fielding its best team in the country's history, led by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Jamal Murray and RJ Barrett.

The North American opponents will face each other in a warm-up match to test their talent before the Olympic Games kick off on July 28.

Sporting News brings you live updates, highlights and more on all the happenings below.

STREAM: Watch the USA vs Canada basketball showcase live with Fubo (free trial in US only).

Basketball result USA – Canada

Question 1 questionnaire Third quarter Fourth Quarter final
USA 14 27 28
Canada 21 12 21

USA vs Canada – Live updates, results, highlights from the 2024 Olympic showpiece

(All times Eastern Time)

End of the third quarter: USA 69, Canada 54

00:08: The USA's second unit of Tyrese Haliburton, Anthony Edwards, Jayson Tatum, Bam Adebayo and Anthony Davis finished off Canada and won the game, capped off by a last-second 3-pointer from Edwards at the end of the quarter.

00:01 o'clock: Canada fights. Kelly Olynyk found the onrushing Nickeil Alexander-Walker for a layup, and then Alexander-Walker found the onrushing Olynyk for a layup. Canada trails 60-54 with 2:40 minutes left in the quarter.

11:56 p.m.: Joel Embiid committed a foul midway through the third quarter. In FIBA ​​play, only five personal fouls are required (compared to six in the NBA).

11:54 p.m.: LeBron James to Stephen Curry and back to LeBron James for an alley-oop. How can you not be romantic in basketball?

11:46 p.m.: Stephen Curry is slowly getting into his stride. He got Shai Gilgeous-Alexander to go and-one on a hesitant dribble and then sank a three-pointer on the next possession. 3-pointers from RJ Barrett and Jamal Murray helped survive the Curry surge. In the first three minutes of the second half, the USA led Canada 50-43.

Halftime: USA 41, Canada 33

11:25 p.m.: The U.S. team tightened up its defense in the second quarter, holding Canada to just 12 points. Jrue Holiday set the tone with his ball pressure at the start of the period and the rest of the team followed.

Jayson Tatum closed the half with a smooth pivot and a great finish. He and Anthony Edwards each had eight points to lead the United States.

Dillon Brooks leads Canada with eight points, while Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has seven. Jamal Murray was rather unremarkable with just two points on 1 of 6 shooting from the field.

11:18 p.m.: LeBron James via Stephen Curry to Jrue Holiday with a behind-the-back pass. Beautiful basketball from Team USA They lead 34:30 with 2:43 minutes left in the half.

11:07 p.m.: Team USA took the lead for the first time in the game. LeBron James pushed Nickeil Alexander-Walker down on one end, which led to a 3-pointer by Devin Booker in the other direction. The United States leads Canada 28-23 with 6:15 minutes left in the half.

11:01 p.m.: Enter Anthony Edwards. The young star brings energy off the bench with six quick points. He brings Team USA within one point at the start of the second quarter, 21-20.

End of the first quarter: Canada 21, USA 14

10:54 p.m.: Canada started the game with an 11-1 run to build a seven-point lead heading into the second quarter. Kelly Olynyk led Canada in scoring with seven quick points off the bench, while Jayson Tatum led Team USA with four points.

The United States made 1 of 7 three-point shots in one period.

22:51: Anthony Edwards was shot out of a cannon during his first attack. Canada is still ahead against Team USA 17-12 with less than two minutes left in the quarter.

10:49 p.m.: Team USA made a complete overhaul and brought in Tyrese Haliburton, Anthony Edwards, Jayson Tatum, Bam Adebayo and Anthony Davis.

Andrew Nembhard, Luguentz Dort, Trey Lyles and Kelly Olynyk joined Shai Gilgeous-Alexander on the court for Canada.

10:46 p.m.: It didn't take long before Dillon Brooks tried to get on LeBron James' nerves.

10:43 p.m.: Stephen Curry finally manages a three-pointer for the US team. Their first field goal comes almost five minutes after the game started.

10:42 p.m.: Canada's defense suffocates the United States at the beginning. Team USA started the game with 0 of 6 field goals, Canada takes an early 11-1 lead midway through the quarter.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander hit a difficult three-pointer off the dribble to get his team going.

10:36 p.m.: Dillon Brooks scores the first basket of the game – a mid-range pull-up over Joel Embiid that gives Canada a 2-0 lead. Here we go!

Before the game

10:20 p.m.: The USA will compete with Stephen Curry, Devin Booker, Jrue Holiday, LeBron James and Joel Embiid.

10:15 p.m.: Canada will start with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Jamal Murray, Dillon Brooks, RJ Barrett and Dwight Powell.

9.00: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander leads Canada ahead of their big clash with Team USA.

19:30 o'clock: The King is in the building for the exhibition duel between the US team and Canada.

What channel is the USA vs Canada game on tonight?

  • Start time: 10:30 p.m. ET (7:30 p.m. PT)
  • TV channels (USA): Fox Sports 1
  • TV channels (Canada): Sportsnet ONE

The U.S. men's basketball Olympic exhibition game against Canada will be broadcast nationally on Fox Sports 1 from Las Vegas. Viewers in Canada can watch on Sportsnet ONE.

How to watch USA basketball games before the Olympics

All five of the US team’s preseason basketball games will be broadcast live on Fox’s channels.

After the match against Canada in Las Vegas, the Americans will travel to Abu Dhabi to play two more friendlies against Australia and Serbia. They will then travel to London for the final two friendlies against South Sudan and Germany.

You can stream Team USA games online with fuboTV, which offers a free seven-day trial.

Date Game Time (ET) TV channel
10th of July USA vs Canada 10:30 p.m. FS1
15th of July USA vs. Australia 12 o'clock FS1
17th July USA vs. Serbia 12 o'clock FS1
20th of July USA vs. South Sudan 3 pm FOX
22nd of July USA vs. Germany 3 pm FOX

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When do the Olympic Games start?

The opening ceremony of the 2024 Olympic Games will take place on July 26. The men's basketball tournament begins the following day, July 27, and ends with the medal games on August 10.

The US national team is one of 12 teams that have qualified for the Paris Olympics and will play in Group C with Serbia, South Sudan and Puerto Rico.

You can stream Team USA games online with fuboTV, which offers a free seven-day trial.

Date Game Time (ET) TV channel
July 28 USA vs. Serbia 11:15 am NBC
July 31 USA vs. South Sudan 3 pm NBC
3rd August USA vs Puerto Rico 11:15 am NBC
6th of August Quarterfinals in men's basketball To be announced
8th August Men's basketball semifinals To be announced
10 August Gold medal game in men's basketball To be announced
10 August Men's basketball bronze medal match To be announced

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