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GAME THREAD(s): Olympic medal games

USA vs France for Gold, Slovenia vs Australia for Bronze

Olympics: Basketball-Men Semifinal - FRA-SLO Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

WHO: USA vs France

WHAT: Olympic Basketball

WHERE: Tokyo, Japan


HOW: NBC, Peacock, NBC sports app

THE STORY: Team USA will look to avenge their loss in the first group game and win a gold medal in the process. France will try to pull off the rare feat of beating Team USA twice in the same tournament. The loser will still have a well earned silver medal.

WHO: Slovenia vs Australia

WHAT: Olympic Basketball

WHERE: Tokyo, Japan

WHEN: 6:00 a.m. CST

HOW: USA Network, or NBC sports app.

THE STORY: Slovenia fell just short of making it to the gold medal game as Nicholas Batum blocked Klemen Prepelic’ layup with seconds remaining. Slovenia will try to salvage a still incredibly impressive bronze medal by winning this game. This will conclude Luka Doncic’ initial Olympic experience. Lets root for Luka to win his first Olympic medal.