Championships, China vs. United States
Two weeks ago the U.S. pasted China by 46 in an exhibition game. Expect a
different (and bigger) China team this time around; both 7'5" Yao Ming
(below, left) and 7'1" Wang Zhizhi (right), who sat out the warmup game
with injuries, are expected to be in the lineup.
ESPN2 6:30 a.m.
NBA TV celebrates what would have been the late, great Big Dipper's 70th
birthday with four hours of Stilt-related programming. Included are
documentaries, interviews and Game 4 of the 1967 Eastern Conference finals, in
which Chamberlain outdueled Bill Russell of the Celtics in a 140--114 win. NBA