2022 FIBA Basketball AmeriCup: How to watch, Team rosters, schedule TV Channel Group stage

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The 2022 FIBA Basketball AmeriCup will be the 19th edition of the FIBA AmeriCup, the international basketball championship of the Americas organized by FIBA. The tournament will be held on 2-11 September 2022. The tournament will be held in various cities across Recife, Brazil.
The quarterfinals, semifinals, and finals will be held in a single-elimination format. The tournament will culminate with the championship game, which will be held on September 11, 2022.

This will be an exciting tournament for basketball fans; here is everything you need to know to watch and stream the 2022 FIBA AmeriCup:

Canada will compete in the event once more. The Canadians, Brazil, Argentina, and Puerto Rico have the most AmeriCup appearances (19), with this year’s edition marking the 20th for the nations above.

They’ll be among 12 teams aiming for regional supremacy, including the United States, Uruguay, Colombia, the United States Virgin Islands, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Venezuela, and Panama. The preliminary round takes place on September 2nd, followed by the knockout rounds on September 8th for the eight group-stage qualifiers.

FIBA AmeriCup 2022 How to Watch, Where, and When:

When And Where: 2–11 September Recife, Brazil is the location.

Courtside 1891 is a television channel.
Courtside 1891 is the official home of AmeriCup live and on-demand streaming. Device Compatibility
Web: Any web-connected desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone running the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, or Internet Explorer.
The 2022 FIBA AmeriCup games are available on DAZN, Canada’s live-streaming sports service.

DAZN is accessible via web browsers at DAZN.com, as well as a variety of popular streaming devices such as the iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, Amazon Fire tablet, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, LG Smart TV, Panasonic Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X | S.



  • Brazil
  • Uruguay
  • Colombia
  • Canada
B Group
  • U.S Virgin Islands
  • Puerto Rico
  • Dominican Republic (DR)
  • Argentina
  • Mexico
  • Venezuela
  • Panama
  • USA


The group phase begins on September 2, followed by the knockout stage on September 8. For total scores and statistics, visit the FIBA website. Geraldo Arena in Recife, Brazil, will host all games.


DateTime (ET)Game
September 212:40 p.m.Uruguay vs. Colombia
September 27:10 p.m.Brazil vs. Canada
September 34:40 p.m.Canada vs. Uruguay
September 37:10 p.m.Colombia vs. Brazil
September 510:10 a.m.Colombia vs. Canada
September 57:10 p.m.Brazil vs. Uruguay


DateTime (ET)Game
September 310:10 a.m.Puerto Rico vs. Dominican Republic
September 312:40 p.m.U.S. Virgin Islands vs. Argentina
September 44:40 p.m.Dominican Republic vs. U.S. Virgin Islands
September 47:10 p.m.Argentina vs. Puerto Rico
September 64:40 p.m.U.S. Virgin Islands vs. Puerto Rico
September 67:10 p.m.Dominican Republic vs. Argentina


DateTime (ET)Game
September 210:10 a.m.Venezuela vs. Panama
September 24:40 p.m.Mexico vs. the United States
September 410:10 a.m.Panama vs. Mexico
September 412:40 p.m.United States vs. Venezuela
September 512:40 p.m.Mexico vs. Venezuela
September 54:40 p.m.Panama vs. the United States


AmeriCup Champions:

  • 1980: Puerto Rico (1)
  • 1984: Brazil (1)
  • 1988: Brazil (2)
  • 1989: Puerto Rico (2)
  • 1992: United States (1)
  • 1993: United States (2)
  • 1995: Puerto Rico (3)
  • 1997: United States (3)
  • 1999: United States (4)
  • 2001: Argentina (1)
  • 2003: United States (5)
  • 2005: Brazil (3)
  • 2007: United States (6)
  • 2009: Brazil (4)
  • 2011: Argentina (2)
  • 2013: Mexico (1)
  • 2015: Venezuela (1)
  • 2017: United States (7)

AmeriCup 2022 Tournament Structure:

The Group Phase of the competition will take place from September 2-6, with the 12 countries grouped into three groups of four teams each. This stage of the competition follows a round-robin style, in which each team plays each other team in its group once, for a total of three games per team and 18 games overall. The Group Phase will reduce the field from 12 to eight teams, with the top two teams from each group and the two best third-place teams from the Group Phase advancing to the Final Phase. The remaining eight teams will compete in a single-elimination style in the Final Phase. The teams will be ranked based on their Group Phase results and will compete in the following quarterfinal pairings on September 8:

  • Game 19: Best 1st placed team vs. Second-best 3rd place team
  • Game 20: Second-best 1st set team vs. Best 3rd place team
  • Game 21: Remaining 1st set team vs. lowest 2nd established team
  • Game 22: Best 2nd established team vs. Second-best 2nd placed team

The winners of the quarterfinals will progress to the semifinals on September 10 in the following pairings:

  • Game 23: Winner Game 19 vs. Winner Game 22
  • Game 24: Winner Game 20 vs. Winner Game 21

The semifinal winners will progress to the gold medal game, while the semifinal losers will compete for third place on the final day of action on September 11:

  • Game 25: Loser Game 23 vs. Loser
  • Game 24 (Third Place Game) Game 26: Winner Game 23 vs. Winner Game 24 (Gold Medal Game)

This competition, presently called the AmeriCup, commenced in 1980 and was previously known as the FIBA Americas Championship and the Tournament of the Americas. The first 18 championships are held in six countries, with the United States leading the way with seven, followed by Brazil (four), Puerto Rico (three), Argentina (two), Mexico (one), and Venezuela (one). The United States is the defending champion, having won the AmeriCup tournament with a 5-0 record in 2017, including road victories against host countries Uruguay and Argentina, the latter in the gold medal game. The United States enters the 2022 AmeriCup as the favorite, hoping to become the first team in this century to repeat as winners.
The 2022 FIBA Basketball AmeriCup will showcase the best basketball talent across the Americas. The tournament will be an exciting event for basketball fans from all over the world.

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