USA Basketball Women’s National Team to Play Exhibition in London Prior to Olympic Games Paris 2024


USA Basketball Women’s National Team to Play Exhibition in London Prior to Olympic Games Paris 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (April 11, 2024) – USA Basketball today announced that the USA Basketball Women’s National Team will play the German Women’s National Team at London’s O2 Arena on July 23, as part of the 2024 USA Basketball Showcase ahead of the Olympic Games Paris 2024. The USA Basketball Showcase features a series of games that help USA Basketball national teams prepare for major competitions, including the FIBA World Cup and Olympic Games. The USA Men’s National Team will play South Sudan and Germany at O2 Arena on July 20 and July 22, respectively.

Hosted in partnership between USA Basketball and TEG Sport, the USA Women’s National Team’s matchup with Germany will mark the U.S. women’s first visit to London since winning the gold medal at the 2012 Olympics.

The USA women’s game versus Germany, which will tip off at 8 p.m. local/3 p.m. ET, will air live on FS1 in the United States.

Tickets for the game will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, April 16 at 9 a.m. BST at

“USA Basketball is looking forward to adding our women’s national team to the USA Basketball Showcase in London,” said Jim Tooley, CEO, USA Basketball. “Not only will playing Germany provide a great opportunity for our team, but it will highlight the growth of women’s basketball around the world as we prepare to defend our gold medal in Paris.”

In addition to the United States’ games in London, the Great Britain men’s national team will take on South Sudan on July 18 and the Great Britain women’s national team will take on Germany on July 21.

Prior to London, the USA women will hold training camp in Phoenix before competing against the WNBA All-Stars in the league’s All-Star Game on Saturday, July 20 at 8:30 p.m. ET. More information, including training camp details and team rosters, will be announced at a later date.

The USA officially qualified for the Olympic Games 2024 after winning its 11th World title at the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup. The USA women are seeking their eighth straight– and 10th overall – Olympic gold medal.

In total, USA Basketball will be represented by four teams at the Olympic Games 2024, including 5-on-5 men and women and 3×3 men and women. The USA are reigning Olympic champions in 5-on-5 men and women and 3×3 women. The 3×3 men are set to make their Olympic debut next summer. More information about all four USA Basketball teams will be announced at a later date.

Geoff Jones, CEO, TEG Group:

“TEG Sport is thrilled to Partner with USA Basketball to bring the Women’s Team to London to play Germany ahead of the 2024 Games, as part of TEG’s continued growth globally. We are committed to delivering an unforgettable experience for fans and players alike, and we look forward to showcasing the best of basketball on an international stage.”

Chris Grant OBE, Chair, GB Basketball:

“We are delighted that USA Basketball selected London as its final stop before competing at the 2024 Olympics. How wonderful it is that our passionate fans will have the opportunity to get close to some of the best players in the world! Just as USA Basketball is passing through London on its way to Paris, our ambition is that four years from now our GB teams will be touching down in the USA on our way to Los Angeles 2028.”

Lisa Thomaidis, head coach, German National Team: 

 “We are looking forward to the opportunity to compete against the USA prior to the Olympics.  Our team has been on a rapid rise over the last year and competing against the best team in the world is another crucial step in our growth.”

USA Basketball Women’s National Team
Date Time (Local) Time (EDT) Opponent Location Television (U.S.)
July 20, 2024 5:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. WNBA All-Stars Phoenix, AZ ABC
July 23, 2024 8 p.m. 3 p.m. Germany London, UK FS1

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