A test match between the US and Australian men’s national teams in preparation for the Olympic Games in Tokyo has been canceled due to safety and health protocols related to the coronavirus, according to the website of the US Basketball Federation.
The meeting was scheduled to take place on July 16 in Las Vegas. The friendly match between the women’s national teams of the USA and Australia will be held according to the schedule on July 16.
Earlier it was reported that the defender of the US national team Bradley Beal will miss the Olympics in Tokyo due to the fact that he was included in the safety and health protocols. In addition, as a precautionary measure, forward Jerami Grant is also placed in the protocol.
The US women’s national team will complete its preparations for the Tokyo Olympics with a game against the Nigerian team, the men’s team will play against the Spanish team, the meetings will be held on July 18. The American women will begin their performance at the Games on July 27 with a match against the Nigerians; the US men’s national team will play with the French team on July 25.