U.S. women to begin 3x3 Olympic title defense vs. Germany

USA Basketball reveals 3x3 Olympic roster with heartwarming surprises (2:10)

Watch Cameron Brink, Rhyne Howard, Hailey Van Lith and Cierra Burdick receive the news that they made the USA Basketball 3x3 team for the 2024 Paris Olympics. (2:10)

PARIS -- The U.S. women will begin the defense of their Olympic 3x3 basketball title against Germany.

The 3x3 schedule and first-round matchups at the Paris Games were announced Monday. La Concorde Square in the heart of Paris will stage the competition from July 30-Aug. 5.

WNBA player Cameron Brink and former LSU player Hailey Van Lith headline the United States squad.

The U.S. men's team, led by former NBA player Jimmer Fredette, will start against Serbia, the Tokyo Games bronze medalist. This will be the first time the U.S. men compete in Olympic 3x3. The men's defending champion, Latvia, will face Lithuania in their opener.

Basketball's 3x3 version debuted in the 2021 Tokyo Games and is played on a half-court between two teams of three players each. The first team to score 21 points or the team with the most points after 10 minutes wins.