A United States team packed with NBA stars will begin its bid for an unprecedented third Basketball World Cup title in a row with a clash against debutants the Czech Republic.
Joel Embiid scores 27 points with 12 rebounds, four assists and four blocks in Game 5 versus Boston.
Slovenia held off Serbia to claim their first Eurobasket crown thanks to tournament MVP Goran Dragic of Miami Heat.
Germany await Spain in the EuroBasket quarter-finals after the defending champions comfortably saw off Turkey in Istanbul.
Africa Cup of Nations champions Algeria arrived home Saturday to a hero's welcome from a huge crowd of supporters and a "water salute" for their plane at Algiers airport.
Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo announced on Saturday his retirement from international football after winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi lauded his players and claimed they deserved their Africa Cup of Nations success after a narrow final win.
Senegal and Algeria will contest the AFCON final, but pre-match focus is on the long friendship of coaches Djamel Belmadi and Aliou Cisse.
Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after he netted Nigeria's winner to ensure his side third place in the tournament with a 1-0 victo
Algeria head coach Djamel Belmadi hailed their AFCON triumph as an 'unbelievable' achievement for the country.