FIBA Americup 2022 USA vs Venezuela Preview:
USA vs Venezuela head to head today. USA Basketball will be looking to bounce back from their disappointing performance in the 2019 FIBA World Cup when they take on Venezuela in the first game of the 2022 FIBA AmeriCup.
The Americans will be hoping to get off to a better start in this tournament, as they look to defend their title from four years ago. Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch Team USA vs Venezuela.
After a five-year break, the FIBA AmeriCup returns in 2022 to crown the Americas’ basketball champion for the 19th time. The 12-country tournament begins on Friday, September 2 and runs through September 11, with all games taking place at Geraldo Arena in the Brazilian city of Recife.
Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Canada, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela, and the Virgin Islands round up the 12-country field.
This competition, presently called as 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.
When is Team USA vs Venezuela?
The game will take place on Sunday, September 4th at 8:40 p.m. ET.
Where is Team USA vs Venezuela being played?
The game will be played at the Arena Ciudad de la Rioja in La Rioja, Argentina.
How to watch Team USA vs Venezuela on TV?
The game will be broadcast on ESPN2.
How to live stream Team USA vs Venezuela?
The game will be available to stream on ESPN+. You can sign up for a free trial of ESPN+.