Men's Basketball
Deron Williams Olympic Coverage

 
Deron Williams hopes to lead team USA back to Gold.
Deron Williams hopes to lead team USA back to Gold.
 

Aug. 8, 2008

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Follow former Fighting Illini great Deron Williams at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Williams is a member of the U.S. Men's National Basketball Team.

Beijing 2008 U.S. Men's Basketball Schedule
Men's Basketball will run from Aug. 9-24. Here is the schedule for the United States Men's Team and the medal rounds. All Times listed are Central Daylight:

Sunday, Aug. 10 - USA def. China, 101-70 - Recap | Box Score | Quotes | Photos
Tuesday, Aug. 12 - USA def. Angola, 97-76 - Recap | Box Score | Quotes | Photos
Thursday, Aug. 14 - USA def. Greece, 92-69 - Recap | Box Score | Quotes | Photos
Saturday, Aug. 16 - USA def. Spain, 119-82 - Recap | Box Score | Quotes | Photos
Monday, Aug. 18 - USA def. Germany, 106-57 - Recap | Box Score | Quotes | Photos

Wednesday, Aug. 20, Quarterfinals: USA def. Australia, 116-85 - Recap | Box Score | Quotes | Photos
Friday, Aug. 22, Semifinals: USA def. Argentina, 101-81 - Recap | Box Score | Quotes | Photos
Sunday, Aug. 24, Gold Medal Game: USA def. Spain, 118-107 - Recap | Box Score | Quotes | Photos

Full USA Basketball Olympic Schedule and Results
NBC Olympic TV Schedule

 

WILLIAMS IN THE NEWS
  • Williams settles into backup role (Champaign News-Gazette - August 4, 2008)
  • Illini to honor Williams (Desert News - August 5, 2008)
  • The Present and Future of USA Basketball (NBA.com - August 4, 2008)
  • Williams' Olympic dreams now reality (Daily Illini - August 1, 2008)
  • Williams to Participate in Summer Olympics (fightingillini.com - June 23, 2008)
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