A World Cup semi-final against the star-studded Olympic champion: The biggest and most important international match since the European Championship final in 2005 awaits Germany’s basketball players on Friday (2.40 p.m.). Dennis Schröder and his colleagues go into the game as outsiders, but have But 91:99 in preparation in Abu Dhabi showed that they can keep up with the top World Cup favorites. For spectators and fans in Germany, the game in the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila is available free of charge and without registration at Magentasport.

The Telekom broadcaster broadcasts all German games free-to-air; preliminary reporting on the USA game begins on Friday at 1:45 p.m. The other World Cup matches can be seen for a fee. The broadcaster says it is also prepared to resell live rights. “We regularly exchange ideas with other media partners and free TV broadcasters about possible collaborations on sports rights, including in the case of the Basketball World Cup,” said a company spokesman for the German Press Agency.

At the moment – unlike the home European Championships in 2022 – it doesn’t look like another major broadcaster will be joining the World Cup in Asia. RTL has already canceled the upcoming football broadcasts, while ProSiebenSat.1 stated very clearly: “We will not show any World Cup games.” Last year, RTL entered three European Championship games from the quarter-finals onwards and achieved decent ratings.