2023 FIBA World Cup: Schedule, Results, and Standings

The 2023 FIBA World Cup is currently underway, with the first round of games having been played on August 25, 2023. The tournament is being hosted by Japan, Indonesia, and the Philippines, and is the 19th edition of the FIBA World Cup.

The first round of games saw some exciting matchups, with Australia defeating Finland 98-72 in Group E, and Italy defeating Angola 81-67 in Group A. Montenegro also got off to a winning start, defeating Mexico 91-71 in Group D.

In Group H, Latvia had a comfortable win over Lebanon, 109-70. The final game of the first round saw the Dominican Republic defeat the Philippines 78-70 in Group A.

2023 FIBA world cup
2023 FIBA World Cup

The second round of games will be played on August 27, 2023. Here is the schedule:

  • Group A: Italy vs. Dominican Republic, Angola vs. Philippines
  • Group B: Argentina vs. Slovenia, Japan vs. Netherlands
  • Group C: France vs. Germany, Brazil vs. Serbia
  • Group D: Spain vs. Iran, Uruguay vs. Czech Republic
  • Group E: Australia vs. Germany, Finland vs. Japan
  • Group F: Canada vs. Turkey, Greece vs. China
  • Group G: Lithuania vs. New Zealand, Egypt vs. Dominican Republic
  • Group H: Latvia vs. Canada, Lebanon vs. Philippines

The third and final round of group games will be played on August 29, 2023. The top two teams from each group will advance to the knockout stage.

The knockout stage will begin on September 2, 2023 with the round of 16. The quarterfinals will be played on September 4, 2023, the semifinals on September 6, 2023, and the final on September 10, 2023.

The defending champions are Spain, who won the 2019 tournament in China. The United States are the most successful team in FIBA World Cup history, having won 15 titles.

The 2023 FIBA World Cup is shaping up to be a very exciting tournament, with some of the best basketball teams in the world competing for the title. Stay tuned for more updates!

Is India qualified for the 2023 FIBA World Cup?

No, India is not qualified for the 2023 FIBA World Cup. The Indian basketball team failed to qualify for the tournament after losing to Bahrain in the FIBA Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournament Asia 2023.

Why is Indonesia not playing in the 2023 FIBA World Cup?

Indonesia also failed to qualify for the 2023 FIBA World Cup. The Indonesian basketball team lost to China in the FIBA World Cup Asia Qualifiers, which prevented them from advancing to the next round of qualification.