24 August, 2021
05 September

Competition System

The sixteen (16) participating teams are divided into four (4) groups (A, B, C, D) of four (4) teams each. Each team will play all of the other teams in its own group (total of three (3) games for each team). A total of twenty-four (24) games will be played in the Group Phase.
• The teams placed first (1st) in each group shall qualify for the Quarter-Finals;
• The teams placed second (2nd) and third (3rd) in each group shall play the Qualification for the Quarter-Finals;
• The teams placed fourth (4th) shall be eliminated and shall return home.
Their ranking for 14th – 16th place shall be established according to the FIBA Official Basketball Rules.