FIBA Worlds to be shown on ABS-CBN, Sports+Action


Posted at Jun 24 2014 12:45 PM | Updated as of Jun 24 2014 11:50 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino basketball fans will get to watch not only Gilas Pilipinas games but also Team USA and Spain games in the FIBA World Cup as the tournament will be shown on free television through ABS-CBN Channel 2, as well as ABS-CBN Sports+Action.

Gilas Pilipinas games will be aired on ABS-CBN Sports+Action on prime time, while Team USA games can be first seen on free TV on ABS-CBN Channel 2, which will also be replayed on ABS-CBN Sports+Action.

Spain games will also be shown on primetime on ABS-CBN Sports +Action. The games of the other Group B countries – Argentina, Croatia, Greece, Puerto Rico and Senegal – can also be exclusively seen on ABS-CBN Sports+Action.

The final game of the FIBA World Cup will be aired live on ABS-CBN Channel 2, with an immediate replay at 9 a.m. on the same channel.

For fans who cannot watch the games at those times, Sports+Action will also show replays of all Gilas, Team USA, Spain, and the Group B games for three weeks after the finals.

Sports+Action will also present a wrap-up of the day’s FIBA World Cup action on "The Score" every night at 6 p.m.

The FIBA World Cup kicks off on August 30 and will run until September 14.