Team USA Game Today: Time, Date, Live Stream, TV Channel for Showcase Basketball Tonight

The 2014 USA Basketball Showcase is scheduled for Friday, August 1.

The players at the Team USA training camp are divided into two teams, which will play against each other as coach Mike Krzyzewski and his staff try to get closer to finalizing the roster.

The 20 players must be taken down to 12 by the start of the FIBA World Cup, which begins on August 30.

The Showcase game is schedule to tip-off at 9 p.m. EDT.

It’s being broadcast on ESPN.

Live streaming will be available via Watch ESPN.

The game is scheduled to run until 11 p.m., according to ESPN’s listing.

See lineups below.

USA White Team

Guards: James Harden (Rockets), Kyrie Irving (Cavaliers), Bradley Beal (Wizards), Damian Lillard (Trail Blazers), Klay Thompson (Warriors)

Forwards: Kevin Durant (Thunder), Chandler Parsons (Rockets), Paul Millsap (Hawks)

Centers: DeMarcus Cousins (Kings), Andre Drummond (Pistons)

Coach: USA assistant coach and Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau

USA Blue Team

Guards: Stephen Curry (Warriors), DeMar DeRozan (Raptors), John Wall (Wizards), Derrick Rose (Bulls)

Forwards: Paul George (Pacers), Kenneth Faried (Nuggets), Kyle Korver (Hawks), Gordon Hayward (Jazz)

Centers: Anthony Davis (Pelicans), Mason Plumlee (Nets; recently added from Select Team)

Coach: USA assistant coach and New Orleans Pelicans head coach Monty Williams 

After the Las Vegas camp, the selected team finalists will have a 12-day break, then train again in Chicago on August 14 and August 15 before playing an exhibition game against Brazil in the United Center on August 16. The team will pick up preparations in New York City on August 17 and play two exhibition games, one against the Dominican Republic on August 20 and the second against Puerto Rico on August 22.

The team will play Slovenia at Fran Canaria Arena in Spain before the FIBA World Cup starts.

The United States is in Group C along with Finland, the Dominican Republic, New Zealand, Turkey, and Ukraine. If it doesn’t win the World Cup, then it will have to participate in the 2015 qualifying for the 2016 Olympics.

Team USA will kick off play on Saturday, August 30 against Finland before playing Turkey a day later.

It will play New Zealand on September 2, the Dominican Republic on September 3, and Ukraine on September 4. The top four teams in each group then advance to the next round.

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