In his Nike basketball blog, Yi Jianlian writes about the challenges he faces in the Olympics, the most critical adapting. Yi notes how he has already "had the opportunity for the first time to encounter all these different teams and players" he will face in the Olympics and now knowing "the best players" he must "adapt ... this is the greatest challenge." Still, his coach admits he's struggling.
- Blogging the Journey: Yi JianLian - Yi Jianlian - Nike Basketball
- Kazlauskas - `This is no time to panic’ - FIBA
- Team China – It’s time to help Yao - Jeff Taylor - FIBA