How to watch Jayson Tatum, Ime Udoka and Team USA basketball

  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.
  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.
  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.
·2 min read
In this article:
  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.
  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.
  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.
This content is not available due to your privacy preferences.
Update your settings here to see it.

How Celtics fans can watch Jayson Tatum, Team USA play this week originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston

You've seen the photos and videos of Jayson Tatum rubbing elbows with NBA All-Stars. You've heard Bradley Beal gush about teaming up with his childhood friend.

Now, it's time to watch the Boston Celtics star play basketball.

Tatum and the 2021 USA men's basketball team officially begin their road to the 2020 Olympics on Saturday when they face Nigeria in an exhibition game in Las Vegas.

Celtics Talk Podcast: Could Bradley Beal become a Celtic? Plus Fran Fraschilla’s Olympics preview | Listen & subscribe | Watch on YouTube

Team USA -- which also features new Celtics head coach Ime Udoka and reported new assistant coach Will Hardy, who both are assistants on Gregg Popovich's staff -- will play five exhibition games in Las Vegas before traveling to Tokyo for the Summer Games later this month.

Here's a Celtics fan's viewing guide to watching Tatum and Udoka compete in Olympics action:

Who is on the 2021 USA men's basketball team roster?

A first-time Olympian, Tatum is one of 12 players on this year's roster. Here's the full list in alphabetical order:

Player

NBA Team

Bam Adebayo

Miami Heat

Bradley Beal

Washington Wizards

Devin Booker

Phoenix Suns

Kevin Durant

Brooklyn Nets

Jerami Grant

Detroit Pistons

Draymond Green

Golden State Warriors

Jrue Holiday

Milwaukee Bucks

Zach LaVine

Chicago Bulls

Damian Lillard

Portland Trail Blazers

Kevin Love

Cleveland Cavaliers

Khris Middleton

Milwaukee Bucks

Jayson Tatum

Boston Celtics

What is Team USA's exhibition schedule?

The Americans will play five games over the course of a week at Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas. Here's the full schedule (all times Eastern):

USA vs. Nigeria

Saturday, July 10 at 8 p.m.

USA vs. Australia

Monday, July 12 at 8 p.m.

USA vs. Argentina

Tuesday, July 13 at 6 p.m.

USA vs. Australia

Friday, July 16 at 3:30 p.m.

USA vs. Spain

Sunday, July 18 at 9 p.m.

Where can I watch Team USA's games?

Here is television and live stream info for USA Basketball's exhibition games.

TV channel: All five games will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network

Live stream: NBC Sports Stream; NBC Sports mobile app

When is Team USA's first Olympic game?

The Americans are in Group A with France, the Czech Republic and Iran. Their first game of the group stage is against France on Sunday, July 25 at 8 a.m. ET.