Basketball World Cup 2019: How to Watch Live Stream, TV Channels, Where to Watch Online in HD?

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FIBA World Cup 2019 is set to begin on Aug. 31 in China. FIBA World cup is the 2nd most important basketball tournament in the world, after the NBA and NCAA Basketball tournaments. We are trying to cover major leagues of Basketball on this website to provide you the complete information about them.

The tournament will take place in China. We have already published all the match details, and fiba world cup schedule. Also, we have shared all FIBA basketball team Rosters on our website. Check them in our Teams category section.

Now, you must be looking for TV Channels and Live stream details for FIBA world cup 2019. Here’s everything you need to know about the FIBA 2019 World Cup.

FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Brief details

2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup
Tournament details

Official Website:

Host country and Venue(s) China and 8 (in 8 host cities)


Dates and Teams 31 August – 15 September | 32 Teams (from 4 confederations)
Live Stream TV Channels ESPN+, CCTV, Fox Sports, DAZN, Canal+ & more
Other Online Streaming options Live Basketball TV, YouTube, Mobile Apps (iOS, Android)

General FAQs related to FIBA Basketball World Cup

When is the FIBA World Cup 2019?

The 18th edition of the basketball world cup tournament begins on Saturday, August 31, and the fiba world cup 2019 final scheduled for Sunday, September 15.

The tournament was originally scheduled for 2018 but was moved to this year, marking the first time since 1967 that the FIBA World Cup has not been played in the same year as the FIFA World Cup.

Where is the FIBA World Cup?

The FIBA World Cup will be hosted by China this year, as the tournament returns to the Far East for the first time since it took place in Japan in 2006.

The 2019 edition of the World Cup will be played across eight venues in

  • Beijing
  • Shanghai
  • Nanjing
  • Wuhan
  • Dongguan
  • Foshan
  • Guangzhou
  • Shenzhen


  • The tournament has been expanded from 24 to 32 teams, which are divided into eight groups of four.
  • Each team in a group will play the other three teams once, with the top two teams from each group advancing to a second group stage.
  • In the second phase, the 16 remaining teams will be split in four groups of four, with each team playing each other once.
  • The top two teams in each group will qualify for the quarterfinals.

From then on, the tournament will follow a traditional knock-out stage format.

  • The World Cup will serve as a qualification tournament for the 2020 Olympic Games.
  • The top two teams from each of the Americas and Europe, and the top team from each of Africa, Asia and Oceania will qualify for the Olympics.

FIBA World Cup 2019 First round schedule (All times ET)

Saturday, August 31

  • Angola vs. Serbia — 3:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Poland vs. Venezuela — 4 a.m., ESPN+
  • Russia vs. Nigeria — 4:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Iran vs. Puerto Rico — 4:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Philippines vs. Italy — 7:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Ivory Coast vs. China — 8 a.m., ESPN+
  • Argentina vs. South Korea — 8:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Spain vs. Tunisia — 8:30 a.m., ESPN+

Sunday, September 1

  • Canada vs. Australia — 3:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • New Zealand vs. Brazil — 4 a.m., ESPN+
  • Turkey vs. Japan — 4:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Dominican Republic vs. Jordan — 4:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Senegal vs. Lithuania — 7:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Greece vs. Montenegro — 8 a.m., ESPN+
  • U.S. vs. Czech Republic — 8:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • France vs. Germany — 8:30 a.m., ESPN+

Monday, September 2

  • Italy vs. Angola — 3:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Venezuela vs. Ivory Coast — 4 a.m., ESPN+
  • Nigeria vs. Argentina — 4:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Tunisia vs. Iran — 4:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Serbia vs. Philippines — 7:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • China vs. Poland — 8 a.m., ESPN+
  • South Korea vs. Russia — 8:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Puerto Rico vs. Spain — 8:30 a.m., ESPN+

Tuesday, September 3

  • Australia vs. Senegal — 3:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Montenegro vs. New Zealand — 4 a.m., ESPN+
  • Japan vs. Czech Republic — 4:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Germany vs. Dominican Republic — 4:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Lithuania vs. Canada — 7:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Brazil vs. Greece — 8 a.m., ESPN+
  • United States vs. Turkey — 8:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Jordan vs. France — 8:30 a.m., ESPN+

Wednesday, September 4

  • Angola vs. Philippines — 3:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Ivory Coast vs. Poland — 4 a.m., ESPN+
  • South Korea vs. Nigeria — 4:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Puerto Rico vs. Tunisia — 4:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Italy vs. Serbia — 7:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Venezuela vs. China — 8 a.m., ESPN+
  • Russia vs. Argentina — 8:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Spain vs. Iran — 8:30 a.m., ESPN+

Thursday, September 5

  • Canada vs. Senegal — 3:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Brazil vs. Montenegro — 4 a.m., ESPN+
  • Turkey vs. Czech Republic — 4:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Germany vs. Jordan — 4:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Lithuania vs. Australia — 7:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Greece vs. New Zealand — 8 a.m., ESPN+
  • United States vs. Japan — 8:30 a.m., ESPN+
  • Dominican Republic vs. France — 8:30 a.m., ESPN+

FIBA World Cup 2019 Second round schedule (All times ET)

Friday, September 6

  • A1 vs. B2
  • B1 vs. A2
  • C1 vs. D2
  • D1 vs. C2
  • A3 vs. B4
  • B3 vs. A4
  • C3 vs. D4
  • D3 vs. C4

Saturday, September 7

  • E1 vs. F2
  • F1 vs. E2
  • G1 vs. H2
  • H1 vs. G2
  • E3 vs. F4
  • F3 vs. E4
  • G3 vs. H4
  • H3 vs. G4

Sunday, September 8

  • A2 vs. B2
  • A1 vs. B1
  • C2 vs. D2
  • C1 vs. D1
  • A4 vs. B4
  • A3 vs. B3
  • C4 vs. D4
  • C3 vs. D3

Monday, September 9 

  • E2 vs. F2
  • E1 vs. F1
  • G2 vs. H2
  • G1 vs. H1
  • E4 vs. F4
  • E3 vs. F3
  • G4 vs. H4
  • G3 vs. H3

FIBA World Cup 2019 Quarter-finals schedule (All times ET)

Tuesday, September 10

  • I1 vs. J2
  • J1 vs. I2

Wednesday, September 11

  • K1 vs. L2
  • L1 vs. K2

Consolation games schedule (All times ET)

Thursday, September 12

  • QF1 loser vs. QF2 loser
  • QF3 loser vs. QF4 loser

Semifinals (1/2) schedule (All times ET)

Friday, September 13

  • I1/J2 vs. K1/L2
  • J1/I2 vs. L1/K2

Bronze-medal game

Saturday, September 14

  • SF1 loser vs. SF2 loser

Gold-medal game

Sunday, September 15

  • SM1 winner vs. SM2 winner


FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Live Streaming Broadcasters and TV Channels details

Live stream telecast for every FIBA world cup 2019 game will be available via ESPN+ and different channels mentioned below.

  • If you are in the USA then you can watch FIBA world cup 2019 exclusive live on ESPN+.

Country-wise Broadcasters TV Channels list

The television rights holders by country or region are as follows:

Country/Region Broadcasters TV Channels
 China (host) CCTVTencent
African Group beIN Sports, StarTimes, Canal+
Arab World beIN Sports
 Argentina TyC Sports
 Andorra Canal+, Cuatro
 Angola TPA
 Australia Fox Sports
 Brazil SporTV
 Bangladesh Bangladesh Television
Balkans Sportklub
 Canada DAZN
 Czech Republic Ceská Televize
 Cambodia BTV News
 Chile TVN
 Caribbean Fox Sports, DirecTV
 Europe EBU
 East Timor RTES
 Finland Yle
 France Canal+
 Georgia GTV
 Greece ERT
 Germany Telekom Deutschland, Magenta
 Hong Kong I-CABLE
 Hungary M4 Sport
 Iceland RUV
 India FanCode
 Indonesia Kompas TV
 Iran IRIB Varzesh, Varzesh TV Farsi
 Ireland Discovery
 Israel Sport 5
 Italy Sky Sport
 Ivory Coast RTI
 Japan Fuji TV, DAZN
 Jordan Jordan Sport TV, beIN Sports
 Kazakhstan Qazaqstan
 Kosovo RTK
 Latvia TV3
 Lithuania TV3
 Lebanon LBC, beIN Sports
 Montenegro RTCG
 Macau TDM
 Malaysia Astro TV
 Mongolia NTV
 Netherlands Ziggo
 New Zealand Māori Television, Sky
 Nigeria NTA
 Norway Viasat Sport
 Pakistan PTV Network
 Philippines ESPN 5, One Sports
 Puerto Rico WAPA-TV
 Poland TVP Sport
 Portugal RTP
 Paraguay TigoStarTV
Pacific Islands Melania Media
 Russia Match TV
 Slovakia RTVS
 Senegal RTS
 Serbia RTS, Sport Klub
 Slovenia Pop TV
 Singapore StarHub TV
 South Korea SPOTV
 Senegal RTS
 Spain Cuatro, DAZN
  Switzerland Swiss TV, Canal+
 Sweden Viasat Sport
 San Marino SMRTV
 Taiwan Eleven Sports
 Turkey NTV, S Sport
 Tunisia TTV1, beIN Sports
 Tajikistan TV Varzish
 Thailand Workpoint TV
 Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Sport TV
 UNASUR Fox Sports, DirecTV
 United States ESPN
 Uruguay Antel
 Ukraine XSPORT
 Uzbekistan Sport Uzbekistan TV (O’zbekiston)
 United Kingdom Discovery, Eurosport
 Vietnam VTC
 Zimbabwe ZBC

We will try to add Youtube/Ustream/External Links, Before 30 minutes of the match. FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Live Stream, HD TV Channels TV coverage will also give you English commentary & live score.

Where to Watch FIBA World Cup 2019 for the Basketball fans of United States of America?

Every game of the FIBA World Cup will go on air on ESPN+ and Fox Sports TV channels, especially for the USA people.

As we all know, The tournament begins with 32 teams divided into eight groups. There will be total 3 matches around 32 teams. Then qualified teams will play another round.

The FIBA Basketball World cup Final will be held on 15 September at China. Czech Republic will make its first appearance in the FIBA World Cup, while Poland makes its return to the FIBA Basketball World Cup after 1967. So there will be many historical moments in this FIBA world cup 2019.

Other Online Streaming Options which you can try for watching FIBA World Cup 2019 streaming

YouTube TV

YouTube TV is a free and reliable online streaming platform for watching any sporting event. FIBA world cup 2019 will also go on Air on YouTube. You have to purchase a subscription, starting at 49.99 USD per month.

Hulu With Live TV

Hulu is a subscription-based one of the prime premium live streaming service, starting from USD 44.99 per month. You can watch any sporting event online.

PlayStation Vue

Playstation Paid plan Available for USD 44.99 allows users to watch FIBA Basketball world cup China. Of course, you want to hear about the free trial as well. PlayStation offers users a 5-day free trial. Hence, you should check out the service first before you try it.


DirectTV also allows users to watch a live sports event, and the subscription service starts from USD 50 per month.

Sling TV

Sling TV allows having sports streaming options. You have to buy a subscription starting from around 49USD per month. You always have the option to use an external service like SlingTV. If you’re outside the area or wish to watch specific coverage, you will want to use a VPN to enjoy it. Just make sure you use a VPN should you intend to be outside the nation during the tournament. 

You could technically watch a small portion of the FIBA World Cup for free if you sign up for the free trial and then cancel your subscription after you are done watching your content. Currently, Sling TV offers support for the following list of internet-enabled devices such as Roku, Samsung Smart TV, Xbox, Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick, Android TV, Apple TV, Mac, PC, Android.

Livebasketball.TV website is the online platform which provides live and on-demand HD streaming of various basketball Matches whether at the national team or club level to basketball fans throughout the world.

Apart from the live stream, you will also enjoy the FIBA world cup full-game replays, highlights, interviews of Experts with analysis and much more, also gives access to an ever-expanding video archive.

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