How to Watch Slovenia vs Japan Olympics Basketball in USA

Slovenia vs Japan Basketball

Getty Images Luka Doncic of Slovenia.

Luka Doncic and Slovenia face Olympic hosts Japan in group play at Saitama Super Arena.

In the United States, the game (start time: Wednesday night at 12:40 a.m. ET/9:40 p.m. PT) won’t be on TV anywhere, but you can watch it live or on-demand via NBCOlympics.com or the NBC Sports app.

You’ll need to log-in to a cable provider to watch through the NBC digital platforms, but if you don’t have cable or don’t have a cable log-in, here are some different ways you can still watch a live stream of Slovenia vs Japan online:

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FuboTV

You can watch a live stream of all NBC digital content (everything on the NBC Olympics website or NBC Sports app) with a subscription to FuboTV, which comes with a free seven-day trial:

FuboTV Free Trial

Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch Slovenia vs Japan basketball live or on-demand via the NBC Sports app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One or Series X/S, PlayStation 4, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the NBC Olympics website.

You’ll need to log-in to a cable provider to watch this way, but you can do that with your FuboTV credentials.


Sling TV

You can watch a live stream of all NBC digital content (everything on the NBC Olympics website or NBC Sports app) via Sling TV’s “Sling Blue” bundle. This option doesn’t include a free trial, but it’s the cheapest long-term streaming service with this option, and you can get your first month (which will cover the entirety of the Olympics) for just $10:

Get Sling TV

Once signed up for Sling TV, you can watch Slovenia vs Japan basketball live or on-demand on the NBC Sports app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One or Series X/S, PlayStation 4, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the NBC Olympics website.

You’ll need to log-in to a cable provider to watch via the NBC platforms, but you can do that with your Sling credentials.


AT&T TV

AT&T TV has four different channel packages: “Entertainment,” “Choice,” “Ultimate” and “Premier.” You can watch a live stream of all NBC digital content (everything on the NBC Olympics website or NBC Sports app) via any of them, and you can pick any package and any add-on you want with your free 14-day trial.

Note that the free trial isn’t advertised as such, but your “due today” amount will be $0 when signing up. If you watch on your computer, phone or tablet, you won’t be charged for 14 days. If you watch on a streaming device on your TV (Roku, Fire Stick, Apple TV, etc.), you will be charged for the first month, but you can get still get a full refund if you cancel before 14 days:

AT&T TV Free Trial

Once signed up for AT&T TV, you can watch Slovenia vs Japan basketball live or on-demand on the NBC Sports app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One or Series X/S, PlayStation 4, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the NBC Olympics website.

You’ll need to log-in to a cable provider to watch via the NBC platforms, but you can do that with your AT&T TV credentials.


Hulu With Live TV

You can watch a live stream of all NBC digital content (everything on the NBC Olympics website or NBC Sports app) via Hulu With Live TV, which comes with a free seven-day trial:

Hulu With Live TV Free Trial

Once signed up for Hulu With Live TV, you can watch Slovenia vs Japan live or on-demand on the NBC Sports app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One or Series X/S, PlayStation 4, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the NBC Olympics website.

You’ll need to log-in to a cable provider to watch via the NBC platforms, but you can do that with your Hulu credentials.


Slovenia vs Japan Preview

Luka Doncic has an Olympic-debut to remember, threatening the scoring record with 48 points — 31 coming in the first half. The Maverick star’s big night helped Slovenia capture the 118-100 victory against Argentina.

“We had a plan and the players executed this plan, especially offensively we were, what can I say, amazing. We scored 118 points,” Slovenia head coach Aleksander Sekulic said, before giving Doncic — who was sitting next to him — his props. “This guy here was playing a hell of a game. It’s easier then.”

While Doncic is already making his mark as an Olympian, the 22-year-old star is only worried about one thing — winning.

“I don’t care about records,” an all-business Doncic said after the game. “We got a win and that’s what we came here for.”

Doncic has set the basketball world on fire and has earned the respect of his opponents.

“For me, I said this two years ago: He is the best player in the world, including the NBA,” Argentina’s coach Sergio Hernandez said. “And if there was any doubt in my mind, there is no doubt anymore. He is the best player in the world.”

Japan dropped its opener against Spain 88-77, falling behind when the experienced Spaniards went on a 19-0 run, holding Japan scoreless for more than four minutes.

“This is our first game in the Olympics so it’s a different experience. Spain has been in the Olympics for a long time and they play at a high level,” Japan star Rui Hachimura said after the loss. “We’re a young team. We just got to play these games. Especially in the third quarter, we had a great stretch but we just have to play (like that) from the beginning.”

Hachimura, who plays for the Washington Wizards, netted 20 points in the loss for Japan, which is playing basketball in its first Olympics since 1976.

Japan and Slovenia are in “Group C” along with Spain and Argentina. The first- and second-place teams from each group and the two best third-place teams overall will advance to the knockout round. Slovenia can nearly lock up a spot in the knockout round win against Japan.

Slovenia is a 21-point favorite against Japan.

Odds to win tournament (via BetMGM)

USA: -250
Australia: +800
Spain: +900
France: +900
Slovenia: +900
Italy: +4,000
Nigeria: +5,000
Argentina: +8,000
Czech Republic: +10,000
Germany: +10,000
Iran: +100,000
Japan: +100,000


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