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2015 Pan Am Games USA vs. Puerto Rico: Game time, TV schedule, live online streaming

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Team USA looks to make it two wins in a row to start its Pan American Games slate, and Melo Trimble looks to rebound from a disappointing performance in game one.

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After Tuesday;s 85-62 victory over Venezuela, Melo Trimble and Team USA moves on to play Puerto Rico in game two of the group stage.

Puerto Rico is coached by Louisville's Rick Pitino, and won the gold medal at 2011's Pan American games. That sounds nice and all, but didn't really help the team as it was absolutely crushed Tuesday by Brazil 92-59.

After fans were robbed of a Greivis Vasquez-Trimble matchup last night, Team USA will now get to face a real live NBA player tonight in Puerto Rico's J.J. Barea. The nine-year veteran just recently signed a four-year contract with the Mavericks, for whom he averaged 7.5 points and 3.4 assists per game on 42 percent shooting with a 15.14 player efficiency rating in 2014.

Trimble looked shaky in his first Pan Am action last night, especially on defense. Venezeula hung tough with Team USA for a while, even leading at halftime before the U.S. ran away with it late. Read our recap of the game here.

The numbers

Rankings and records: Team USA holds the No. 1 spot in the world FIBA rankings, while Puerto Rico is ranked No. 15 in the world and No. 4 in the Americas. Puerto Rico scored the least points out of any team in the first game and gave up the second-most points of any team.

Vegas: Team USA is favored by 24 points.

How to witness

Date, time and location: Wednesday July 22, 9:00 p.m. EDT, Ryerson Athletic Centre, Toronto.


Online streaming: WatchESPN