Watch the 3-on-3 basketball World Cup playoffs

Click on the video player above now to watch live action from the knockout rounds of the 2018 FIBA 3×3 World Cup in Manila, Philippines.

The women's semifinals are on now, with top-ranked China facing Italy. The winner advances to the final at 8:30 a.m. ET against Russia, which defeated France 19-17 in the other semifinal. The loser faces France in the third-place game at 7:30 a.m. ET.

The men's final at 9 a.m. ET pits Serbia vs. the Netherlands. The Serbs are going for their third consecutive men's title and fourth in five men's World Cups.

Poland faces Slovenia in the men's third-place game at 7 a.m. ET.

Canada's men's team was eliminated Tuesday with an 18-16 loss to the Netherlands in the quarter-finals.

The Canadians, who came into the tournament ranked 14th in the world, went a perfect 4-0 in pool play, defeating Mongolia, the host Philippines, Russia and Brazil to win Pool C.

Canada does not have an entry in the women's tournament.

3-on-3 basketball will make its Olympic debut in 2020 in Tokyo.

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