Jazz Player Basketball Schedules At Tokyo Olympics
Jul 8, 2021, 3:22 PM | Updated: Jul 11, 2021, 11:36 am
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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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
July 25 vs. Australia
July 28 vs. Germany
July 31 vs. Italy
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