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Jazz Player Basketball Schedules At Tokyo Olympics

Jul 8, 2021, 3:22 PM | Updated: Jul 11, 2021, 11:36 am
Joe Ingles(R) #7 of Australia in action against Evan Fournier #10 of France during 2nd round Group ...
Joe Ingles(R) #7 of Australia in action against Evan Fournier #10 of France during 2nd round Group L match between Australia and France of 2019 FIBA World Cup at Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park Gymnasium on September 09, 2019 in Nanjing, China. (Photo by Shi Tang/Getty Images)
(Photo by Shi Tang/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Though Donovan Mitchell and Mike Conley won’t be participating with Team USA at the Olympic Games later this month, the Utah Jazz will be well represented at the Tokyo Olympics.

Joe Ingles will represent the Boomers of Australia for the fourth consecutive time. The guard first played for the Australian team at the 2008 games in Beijing. Ingles continued to play a pivotal role in 2012 in London and 2016 at Rio Olympics. Australia has never medaled.

Rudy Gobert will once again be the face of the French team participating in his second Olympic games after making his debut for the roster in 2016. France hasn’t medaled since 2000.

Miye Oni also has a chance to represent Jazz with the Nigerian national team at the Olympics after qualifying for the 15-man roster that will be trimmed down to 12 over the next few weeks.

Australian National Team Schedule

Ingles and Australia will kick their exhibition schedule off in Las Vegas before beginning their official games in Group B against Nigeria, Italy, and Germany.

Exhibitions:

July 10 vs. Argentia: Australia won 87-84

July 12 vs. Team USA at 6 p.m. MDT

July 13 vs. Nigeria at 7:30 p.m. MDT

July 16 vs. Team USA at 4 p.m. MDT

Olympic Games:

July 25 vs. Nigeria

July 28 vs. Italy

July 31 vs. Germany

French National Team Schedule

The French national team began a two-game exhibition matchup with Spain on Thursday before competing in Group A against the United States, Iran, and the Czech Republic.

Exhibitions:

July 8 vs. Spain: Spain won 86-77 – (Gobert did not play)

July 10 vs. Spain: Spain won 87-79

July 18 vs. Japan

July 20 vs. Italy

Olympic Games:

July 25 vs. United States at 6 a.m. MDT

July 28 vs. Czech Republic

July 31 vs. Iran

Nigeria National Team Schedule

Nigeria will open exhibition play with Team USA in Las Vegas before being teamed in Group B with Australia, Italy, and Germany.

Exhibitions:

July 11 vs. United States: Nigeria won 90-87

July 12 vs. Argentina at 2:30 p.m. MDT

July 13 vs. Australia at 7:30 p.m. MDT

Olympic Games:

July 25 vs. Australia

July 28 vs. Germany

July 31 vs. Italy

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