2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup TV Schedule

The nineteenth edition of the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup is scheduled to be hosted in 3 nations, for the first time in Indonesia and 2nd time for Japan, and the Philippines from 25 August to 10 September. Philippines and Japan and seeded as host and co-host and also their FIBA World Rankings but Indonesia is not qualified from Asia despite being a host nation. However, Angola vs Italy and the Philippines vs Dominican Republic matches are scheduled to play on the opening day on 25 August 2023.

There are 32 nations that came up from 4 confederations and are set to battle under a round-robin group stage. Teams are divided into 8 groups (A-H) of four, each team will play three group-stage matches where 16 nations will be advanced in the second round. These 16 nations will be divided into 4 groups (I-L) of four and the winners will be advanced to the semifinals and then final.

Who hosts the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup?

  • Host Countries: Philippines, Japan and Indonesia
  • Dates: 25 August – 10 September, 2023
  • Venue(s): 5 in 5 host cities (3 Philippines, 1 Japan, 1 Indonesia)

2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup Groups

  • GROUP A: Angola, Dominican Republic, Philippines, Italy
  • GROUP B: South Sudan, Serbia, China, Puerto Rico
  • GROUP C: United States, Jordan, Greece, New Zealand
  • GROUP D: Egypt, Mexico, Montenegro, Lithuania
  • GROUP E: Germany, Finland, Australia, Japan
  • GROUP F: Slovenia, Cape Verde, Georgia, Venezuela
  • GROUP G: Iran, Spain, Ivory Coast, Brazil
  • GROUP H: Canada, Latvia, Lebanon, France

2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup Venues:

  • Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, PH: Capacity of (15,000)
  • Philippine Arena in Santa Maria, PH: Capacity of (55,000)
  • Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon, PH: Capacity of (16,500)
  • Okinawa Arena in Okinawa, JPN: Capacity of (10,000)
  • Indonesia Arena in Central Jakarta, IDN: Capacity of (16,500)

2023 FIBA World Cup broadcasting rights?

CountryTV ChannelCountryTV Channel
United States, Brazil, AustraliaESPNSwedenSVT
New ZealandTVNZCanadaSportsnet
FrancebeIN SportsSpainRTVE
SpainRTVEJapanTV Asahi, Nippon TV
MENAbeIN SportsIndiaFanCode
IndonesiaMNC MediaItalyDAZN
GermanyMagenta SportPhilippinesOne Sports

How to Get 2023 FIBA World Cup Tickets?

The 2023 FIBA World Cup Tickets are officially available on fiba.flywheelsites.com.

When is the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup final?

The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 opening ceremony will take place on Friday, August 25 and the tournament final Germany vs Serbia will be held on Sunday, September 10, 2023, at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay.

2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup Final

DateMatchupTime (ET)
Sun, Sep 10Serbia vs Germany8:40 AM

Third place game

MatchupTime (ET)
Canada vs United States5:40 AM

How to watch FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 on TV?

The 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup is nationally televised on ESPN in the United States. available on top pay-TV streaming services like ESPN+, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, FuboTV, DirecTV Stream, and YouTube TV. Just connect with the devices on Roku media player, Chromecast, Mobile phones, tablets, smart TVs, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, or iOS, and enjoy streaming.


ESPN+ offers the cheapest Pay TV streaming service in the USA. Watch the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup on ESPN+ Connect TV or active device costs $9.99/mo.

Hulu + Live TV

Watch it on Hulu + Live TV. Its premium subscription costs $ 69.99/mo to access the full event on your phones, tablets, smart devices, and more.

Sling TV

Sling TV Orange package subscribers also can watch it online. Premium subscription costs start at $40/mo and enjoy Disney channels.


New users can watch the 2023 Basketball World Cup free on FuboTV’s 7-day trial. Regular users need $74.99/mo and enjoy 150+ live TV channels including ESPN with 1000-hours recording space.

DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream has been including ESPN which carries the competition in the USA. DirecTV Stream subscription costs start at $64.99/mo for 75+ live TV channels.

YouTube TV

The event is also available on YouTube TV. It offers $72.99/mo for users and enjoys 100+ live TV channels.

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