Olympic Basketball: Rules, format, and differences from NBA

NBA (National Basketball Association) is one of the most popular premier leagues worldwide and the basketball fraternity. However, all the rules of the NBA are somehow not universal. While most of the rules of the game are consistent, the NBA rules do differ from the FIBA international rules in a few aspects, which is followed by the Olympics committee as well. These rules undoubtedly tend to have a significant impact on the outcome of a game. Cumulatively they make for an entirely different game altogether requiring an overhaul in strategies. For basketball fans who are all geared up to watch the Tokyo Olympics 2020 Schedule commencing from the 24th of July, here are the major differences between the Olympic and NBA