It could be the most watched basketball game since James Naismith nailed a peach basket to a wall at the Springfield YMCA. Sunday, 10:15 a.m., Team China vs. Team USA. Its audience could approach one billion people, with enough emotion on both sides to make it either a classic or a classic disappointment. The Nets' Yi is being counted on to supplement Yao Ming and help form the Great Wall of China.
- USA men wary of Sunday's opener against Yao, China - Kelly Whiteside - USA Today
- US knows the score now: China game will be huge - People's Daily
- Redd, Team USA ready for China - Gary D'Amato - Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
- What to watch: U.S. men seek redemption - J. Douglas Foster - NBC Olympics
- U.S., China Prepare for Hoops Lovefest - Loretta Chao - Wall Street Journal