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FIBA Basketball at the Olympic Games Beijing 2008

Host City:
Beijing 2008 Basketball World Championships Logo
Beijing 2008
Medals:
Gold Medal United States
Silver Medal Spain
Bronze Medal Argentina
Gold: USA

2008 Olympic Games:
Summary and Information - Rosters - Jerseys

First Round:
Full Schedule
Group A - Group B

Final Round:
Fixture and All the Scores

Statistics:
Final Standings
Leaders: Points - Assists - Rebounds - Steals

World Cup Summary
General Information Comments

National Teams: 12
Stadiums:

1 - Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium
Games:
38
Points Scored:

- (- per team, per game)
Top scorer:

- (- ppg)
Largest win:
--- (- pts)
Highest scoring game:
--- (- pts.)
Game with fewest points:

--- (- pts.)
Tournament MVP:

- (-)
All-Tournament Team:

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- In the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Argentina will try to defend its crown. It is an experienced team that includes 4 NBA players in Manu Ginobili, Andres Nocioni, Fabricio Oberto and Carlos Delfino but the task won't be easy with a highly favorite USA team that is the strongest in years, and led by Kobe Bryant and Lebron James will try to restore USA's domination at international level. The other contender will be Spain, the current World Champion, that has in Lakers Pau Gasol its brightest star.

- The basketball competition in Beijing 2008 will be played entirely at the Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium.

- Croatia, Germany and Greece earned the final 3 spots for this competition at the FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men played in Athens, Greece.

Beijing 2008 Groups
Group A Group B

Argentina Flag Argentina
Australia Flag Australia
Croatia Flag Croatia
Iran Flag Iran
Lithuania Flag Lithuania
Russia Flag Russia

Schedule and results

Angola Flag Angola
China Flag China
Germany Flag Germany
Greece Flag Greece
Spain Flag Spain
United States United States

Schedule and results

National Teams Qualified, by Continent

Europe: Croatia - Germany - Greece - Lithuania - Russia - Spain
America: Argentina - United States
Africa: Angola
Asia: China - Iran
Oceania: Australia

How they Got to the Olympics
Country Qualifining Tournament Country Qualifining Tournament
Angola Angola Africa Greece Olympic Qualifying Tournament
Argentina Americas Tournament Iran Asia
Australia Oceania Lithuania Europe
China Host country Russia Europe
Croatia Olympic Qualifying Tournament Spain WC Champion
Germany Olympic Qualifying Tournament USA Americas Tournament
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