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The 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup is here people!

The 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup is going to start on 30th August in Spain and from then onwards to the 14th September is going to be the ride of a lifetime!

Before we get started, turn the volume up and check out the official 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup song if you haven’t already heard it!

Song: “Sube La Copa

Performed by: Huecco from Spain

The 2010 FIBA World Cup Championship was hosted in Turkey and won by the team from the US in a final against the host country’s team. Will the US be able to defend its title?


Teams Playing In The Fiba World Championship 2014

24 teams will go up for the trophy in one of the fastest games ever invented – Basketball is not like other games. The tables can turn with a single pass-and-dunk within a blink!

There are 4 Groups (A through D) and each group has 6 teams!

FIBA Groups

According to the official scoring on the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, the top 5 teams are:

o   Position No 1.  Lithuania

o   Position No 2. Spain

o   Position No 3. USA

o   Position No 4. Serbia

o   Position No 5. Dominican Republic

The 5 teams at the bottom of the list of 24 countries participating in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup are:

o   Position No 20.  Croatia

o   Position No 21.  Finland

o   Position No 22.  Turkey

o   Position No 23.  Senegal

o   Position No 24.  Angola

This is going to be one intense showdown!


Watch The 2014 Fiba Basketball World Cup Live

The 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup will be shown across the world! Popular live streaming websites will show every single match so that you can catch the action as it happens. But lots of people will miss out on the fun because of restrictions on video streaming websites.

There are numerous countries across the world that have placed restrictions on video streaming and social media websites. Internet users can’t even discuss yesterday’s match amongst each other let alone watch today’s match.

Sports is the right of every human being, and nobody can change that! Fortunately for the victims of online censorship, they will be able to enjoy the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup by unblocking streaming and social websites through VPN!


The Official BroadCasters for the 2014 Fiba Basketball World Cup

CountryBroadcasterLanguagePC MobileCoverage OnlyUnblock Channels
UKUKEnglishUKVPNs for UK
AustraliaABC2EnglishAustraliaVPNs for Australia
CanadaSportsNetEnglishCanadaVPNs for Canada
GermanySport1GermanGermanyVPNs for Germany
FranceCanal+FrenchFranceVPNs for France
TurkeyOlb WebTurkishTurkeyVPNs for Turkey
BrazilBrazilPortugueseBrazilVPNs for Brazil
IranDelicastPersianIranVPNs for Iran



The first match of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup will be on 30th August and the final will be on 14th September.

FIBA venue

The Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad de Madrid (pictured above) was built in 1960 and rebuilt in 2005 to its current size. It can seat 15000 Basketball fans and has hosted numerous international (Basketball and Handball) sports events.

Matches will take place in a total of 6 venues including the one mentioned above:

  • ‘Palau Sant Jordi’ in Barcelona
  • ‘Palacio Municipal de Deportes de Granada’ in Granada
  • ‘Bizkaia Arena’ in Barakaldo
  • ‘Palacio Municipal de Deportes San Pablo’ in Seville
  • ‘Gran Canaria Arena’ in Las Palmas


The 2014 Fiba Basketball World Cup Ball

This is the first time that a ball has been custom designed for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup! The ball has been designed by Molten, a leading manufacturer of sports good based in Japan.

FIBA Basketball World Cup

The size 7 ball has a grain leather cover and you can get the official ball for around $118 from the official MoltenUSA website. Replica versions and Rubber versions of the ball are also available for a fraction of the price.


The Official 2014 Fiba Basketball World Cup Mascots

You will also love the official mascots of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup: Olé and Hop. Check them out in this official video posted by FIBA to celebrate the two mascots.

The brands represent two hands as a salute to the fact that the game of Basketball boils down to the handwork of the players. The selection of the mascots is also based on the official 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup slogan:  ‘En Tus Manos’, which is Spanish for ‘In Your Hands’.

In Your Hands



The 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup promises to be one of the most spectacular sports events of this year!

Reading up on the scores or getting score updates on your smartphone just doesn’t feel the same as watching the event happen live. Nothing can beat or even come close to the experience of watching FIBA Live Streaming! You can’t call yourself a Basketball fan if you’re not watching the players make their last minute decisions and the coaches screaming from the sides of the court!

If you plan on travelling abroad, make sure you buy a VPN so that you can unblock your favorite online streaming website and enjoy FIBA Live Streaming no matter where you go.