2019 Basketball World Cup: Schedule, Dates and Groups

Dennis Schröder travels to China with the German selection for the World Basketball Championship.

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The 2019 Basketball World Cup will be held in China. The full program with all dates, group classification and important information can be found here.

China – The biggest basketball world cup ever started on August 31, 2019. Thirty-two teams face off in China for the title. The Haushoher favorites are of course the United States. The Americans could defend the title for the second time in a row. They had already won the World Cup in 2010 in Turkey and in 2014 in Spain.

2019 Basketball World Cup Calendar and Mode

The teams are initially divided into eight groups of four teams each for the 2019 World Cup basketball calendar. A novelty, but up to now, only 24 teams have participated in a World Cup. Basketball World Cup mode is divided into three phases. Groups first play rankings with each other. However, there is one here Particularities of the notation to be observed. Thus, the winning team of a match scores two points, the losers one. And: in the first round, there is an extension of the game in a draw.

In the second round become the two best teams in the first round divided into four new groups of four teams eachthe third and fourth teams will also be divided. To see all the first-round games in the final, check out our calendar for the 2019 basketball world cup schedule.

2019 Basketball World Cup Calendar: Group division of the first round

Group A:

Ivory Coast, Poland, Venezuela, China

Group B:

Russia, Argentina, Korea, Nigeria

Group C:

Spain, Iran, Puerto Rico, Tunisia

Group D:

Angola, Philippines, Italy, Serbia

Group E:

Turkey, Czech Republic, United States, Japan

Group F:

Greece, New Zealand, Brazil, Montenegro

Group G:

Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Jordan

Group H:

Canada, Senegal, Lithuania, Australia

With which team does Germany start at the 2019 Basketball World Cup in China? We present the players of the German national team.

2019 World Cup Calendar: This is how groups are formed for the second round

Group I:

A1, A2, B1, B2

Group M:

A3, A4, B3, B4

Group J:

C1, C2, D1, D2

Group N:

C3, C4, D3, D4

Group K:

E1, E2, F1, F2

Group O:

E3, E4, F3, F4

Group L:

G1, G2, H1, H2

Group P:

G3, G4, H3, H4

The first two of groups I, J, K and L enter the final, groups M, N, O and P occupy places 17 to 32. The result of teams that were active in the same group in round 1 is transferred.

2019 basketball world cup in China: finals calendar

In the four quarter-finals, the first of group I meets the finalist of group J, the winner of group K plays against the second of group L, the first of group J plays against the second of group I and the first of group L plays against Group K's second. This leads to the semi-finals and finally to the finals and the match for third place.

2019 Basketball World Cup Calendar: First round on August 31

Angola – Serbia

re

3:30 p.m.

09.30 am

Foshan, Foshan International
Sports & Cultural Arena

Poland – Venezuela

AT

4:00 p.m.

10:00

Beijing Wukesong sports arena

Russia – Nigeria

B

4:30 p.m.

10.30 am

Wuhan, Wuhan Sports Center

Iran – Puerto Rico

C

4:30 p.m.

10.30 am

Guangzhou Guangzhou High School

Philippines – Italy

re

7:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m.

Foshan, Foshan International
Sports & Cultural Arena

Ivory Coast – China

AT

20h

2:00 p.m.

Beijing Wukesong sports arena

Argentina – Korea

B

20.30 clock

2:30 p.m.

Wuhan, Wuhan Sports Center

Spain – Tunisia

C

20.30 clock

2:30 p.m.

Guangzhou Guangzhou High School

Calendar 2019 Basketball World Cup: First round on 1 September

Canada – Australia

B

3:30 p.m.

09.30 am

Dongguan, Dongguan Basketball Center

New Zealand – Brazil

fa

4:00 p.m.

10:00

Nanjing High School
Sports Park of the Youth Olympic Games

Turkey – Japan

e

4:30 p.m.

10.30 am

Shanghai Shanghai Oriental
Sports Center

Dominican

Republic – Jordan

ground

4:30 p.m.

10.30 am

Shenzhen Shenzhen Bay Sports Center

Senegal – Lithuania

B

7:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m.

Dongguan, Dongguan Basketball Center

Greece – Montenegro

fa

20h

2:00 p.m.

Nanjing High School
Sports Park of the Youth Olympic Games

Czech

Republic – USA

e

20.30 clock

2:30 p.m.

Shanghai Shanghai Oriental
Sports Center

France – Germany

ground

20.30 clock

2:30 p.m.

Shenzhen Shenzhen Bay Sports Center

2019 Basketball World Cup Calendar: First round on 2 September

Italy – Angola

re

3:30 p.m.

09.30 am

Foshan, Foshan International
Sports & Cultural Arena

Venezuela – Ivory Coast

AT

4:00 p.m.

10:00

Beijing, Wukesong sports arena

Nigeria – Argentina

B

4:30 p.m.

10.30 am

Wuhan, Wuhan Sports Center

Tunisia – Iran

C

4:30 p.m.

10.30 am

Guangzhou, Guangzhou High School

Serbia – Philippines

re

7:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m.

Foshan, Foshan International
Sports & Cultural Arena

China – Poland

AT

20h

2:00 p.m.

Beijing, Wukesong sports arena

Korea – Russia

B

20.30 clock

2:30 p.m.

Wuhan, Wuhan Sports Center

Puerto Rico – Spain

C

20.30 clock

2:30 p.m.

Guangzhou, Guangzhou High School

Calendar 2019 Basketball World Cup: First round on 3 September

Australia – Senegal

B

15:30

09.30 am

Dongguan, Dongguan Basketball Center

Montenegro – New Zealand

fa

4:00 p.m.

10:00

Nanjing High School
Sports Park of the Youth Olympic Games

Japan – Czech Republic

e

4:30 p.m.

10.30 am

Shanghai, Shanghai Oriental
Sports Center

Germany –

Dominican Republic

ground

4:30 p.m.

10.30 am

Shenzhen, Shenzhen Bay Sports Center

Lithuania – Canada

B

7:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m.

Dongguan, Dongguan Basketball Center

Brazil – Greece

fa

20h

2:00 p.m.

Nanjing High School
Sports Park of the Youth Olympic Games

USA – Turkey

e

20.30 clock

2:30 p.m.

Shanghai, Shanghai Oriental
Sports Center

Jordan – France

ground

20.30 clock

2:30 p.m.

Shenzhen, Shenzhen Bay Sports Center

Calendar 2019 Basketball World Cup: First round on 4 September

Angola – Philippines

re

3:30 p.m.

09.30 am

Foshan, Foshan International
Sports & Cultural Arena

Ivory Coast – Poland

AT

4:00 p.m.

10:00

Beijing, Wukesong sports arena

Korea – Nigeria

B

4:30 p.m.

10.30 am

Wuhan, Wuhan Sports Center

Puerto Rico – Tunisia

C

4:30 p.m.

10.30 am

Guangzhou Guangzhou High School

Italy – Serbia

re

7:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m.

Foshan, Foshan International
Sports & Cultural Arena

Venezuela – China

AT

20h

2:00 p.m.

Beijing Wukesong sports arena

Russia – Argentina

B

20.30 clock

2:30 p.m.

Wuhan, Wuhan Sports Center

Spain – Iran

C

20.30 clock

2:30 p.m.

Guangzhou Guangzhou High School

Calendar 2019 Basketball World Cup: First round on 5 September

Canada – Senegal

B

3:30 p.m.

09.30 am

Dongguan, Dongguan Basketball Center

Brazil – Montenegro

fa

4:00 p.m.

10:00

Nanjing High School
Sports Park of the Youth Olympic Games

Turkey – Czech Republic

e

4:30 p.m.

10.30 am

Shanghai, Shanghai Oriental
Sports Center

Germany – Jordan

ground

4:30 p.m.

10.30 am

Shenzhen, Shenzhen Bay Sports Center

Lithuania – Australia

B

7:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m.

Dongguan, Dongguan Basketball Center

Greece – New Zealand

fa

20h

2:00 p.m.

Nanjing High School
Sports Park of the Youth Olympic Games

USA – Japan

e

20.30 clock

2:30 p.m.

Shanghai, Shanghai Oriental
Sports Center

Dominican Republic – France

ground

20.30 clock

2:30 p.m.

Shenzhen, Shenzhen Bay Sports Center

2019 Basketball World Cup Calendar: Second Round on 6 September

A1 – B2

Foshan, Foshan International
Sports & Cultural Arena

B1 – A2

Foshan, Foshan International
Sports & Cultural Arena

C1 – D2

Wuhan, Wuhan Sports Center

D1 – C2

Wuhan, Wuhan Sports Center

A3 – B4

Guangzhou, Guangzhou High School

B3 – A4

Guangzhou, Guangzhou High School

C3 – D4

Beijing, Wukesong sports arena

D3 – C4

Beijing, Wukesong sports arena

2019 Basketball World Cup Calendar: Second round on 7 September

E1 – F2

Shenzhen, Shenzhen Bay Sports Center

F1 – E2

Shenzhen, Shenzhen Bay Sports Center

G1 – H2

Nanjing High School
Sports Park of the Youth Olympic Games

H1 – G2

Nanjing High School
Sports Park of the Youth Olympic Games

E3 – F4

Dongguan, Dongguan Basketball Center

F3 – E4

Dongguan, Dongguan Basketball Center

G3 – H4

Shanghai, Shanghai Oriental
Sports Center

H3 – G4

Shanghai, Shanghai Oriental
Sports Center

2019 Basketball World Cup Calendar: Second Round on September 8

A2 – B2

Foshan, Foshan International
Sports & Cultural Arena

A1 – B1

Foshan, Foshan International
Sports & Cultural Arena

C2 – D2

Wuhan, Wuhan Sports Center

C1 – D1

Wuhan, Wuhan Sports Center

A4 – B4

Guangzhou, Guangzhou High School

A3 – B3

Guangzhou, Guangzhou High School

C4 – D4

Beijing, Wukesong sports arena

C3 – D3

Beijing, Wukesong sports arena

2019 Basketball World Cup Calendar: Second Round 9th September

E2 – F2

Shenzhen, Shenzhen Bay Sports Center

E1 – F1

Shenzhen, Shenzhen Bay Sports Center

G2 – H2

Nanjing High School
Sports Park of the Youth Olympic Games

G1 – H1

Nanjing High School
Sports Park of the Youth Olympic Games

E4 – F4

Dongguan, Dongguan Basketball Center

E3 – F3

Dongguan, Dongguan Basketball Center

G4 – H4

Shanghai, Shanghai Oriental
Sports Center

G3 – H3

Shanghai, Shanghai Oriental
Sports Center

2019 Basketball World Cup Calendar: Quarterfinals September 10th and 11th

September 10, 2019

I1 – J2

7:00 p.m.

Dongguan, Dongguan

Basketball Center

September 10, 2019

J1 – I2

9:00 p.m.

Shanghai Shanghai Oriental
Sports Center

September 11, 2019

K1 – L2

7:00 p.m.

Dongguan, Dongguan
Basketball Center

September 11, 2019

L1 – K2

9:00 p.m.

Shanghai, Shanghai Oriental
Sports Center

2019 Basketball World Cup Schedule: Play Places 5 to 8 on September 12 and 14

September 12, 2019

Loser I1 – J2 against loser K1 – L2

7:00 p.m.

Dongguan, Dongguan Basketball Center

September 12, 2019

Loser J1 – L2 against loser L1 – K2

9:00 p.m.

Shanghai Shanghai Oriental
Sports Center

September 14, 2019

First loser game – Second loser game

4:00 p.m.

Beijing Wukesong sports arena

September 14, 2019

Winning first investment game – winning second investment game

20h

Beijing Wukesong sports arena

* All times are GMT + 08

2019 Basketball World Cup Calendar: Semifinals on September 13th

Winner I1 – J2 against winner K1 – L2

Beijing, Wukesong sports arena

Winner J1 – I2 against the winner L1 – K2

Beijing, Wukesong sports arena

2019 Basketball World Cup Calendar: Final on September 15th

Loser first semifinal –

Loser second semifinal

4:00 p.m.

Beijing, Wukesong sports arena

Winner first semifinal –

Winner second semifinal

20h

Beijing, Wukesong sports arena

The 2019 World Cup will take place in China, then in 2021 a big tournament will take place in Germany. After more than 25 years, the final phase of the 2021 European Basketball Championship will take place for the first time It is quite possible that the superstar Dirk Nowitzki be a guest of the show. The former NBA professional should have enough time after his career is over.

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