U.S. Olympic qualifying games only on pay-per-view

Updated: August 13, 2003, 5:47 PM ET

NEW YORK -- Fans that want to watch the U.S. men's basketball team qualify for the Olympics later this month will have to do it on pay-per-view.

All the U.S. games in the first two rounds will be available through iN DEMAND, as will the semifinals, gold medal and bronze medal games. The cost will be $59.95 for all 12 games or $9.95 per game.

The top three teams in the 10-team qualifying tournament in Puerto Rico will receive bids for the Olympics next summer.

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