Which nation will become basketball world champions? You can watch the match as it happens from anywhere by following our Spain vs Argentina live stream guide below. Argentina eased past France on Friday to advance while Spain battled to a win over Australia to put them them once step away from being crowned world champions. Today's showdown will bring to an end a long wait for big stage glory for one of the teams.
The teams were practicing in Shanghai, where at least two other NBA events in advance of the start of the China games were canceled as part of the ongoing rift that started after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey posted a tweet last week that showed support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong.
By nightfall Wednesday in China, which is 12 hours ahead of Eastern time in the U. The teams are also supposed to play Saturday in Shenzhen.
Chinese smartphone maker Vivo has joined the list of companies that have suspended — for now, at least — ties with the NBA, and that only adds to the uncertainty over whether the China games will be played. Vivo was a presenting sponsor of the Lakers-Nets games, and on Wednesday there was no reference to the game in Shanghai on the list of upcoming events scheduled at Mercedes-Benz Arena.
Other firms such as apparel company Li-Ning announced similar moves earlier this week, as the rift was just beginning. But he sided with the principles that we all hold dearly, or most of us did until the last three years.
I took a lower-level Australian team to China and the story comes there was million viewers watching not the true national team. Stand With Hong Kong. Mercedes-Benz, Delta Air Lines, hotel operator Marriott, fashion brand Zara and others also have found themselves in conflicts with China in recent years.