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2006 FIBA World Championships

MAGIC PLAYERS ON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ROSTERS
Carlos Arroyo - Puerto Rico
Carlos returned to international competition for his native Puerto Rico this summer - two years after becoming a national hero for his play in the 2004 Olympics, which included an improbable upset of Team USA. Arroyo's versatility, which will include running the point and also penetrating the lane, may cause some matchup problems for opponents who will have trouble keeping up with the speedy Magic guard.

Dwight Howard - United States
Dwight is the youngest member of this year's loaded Team USA squad led by Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski. Howard should see lots of playing time since the only other big men on the World Championships roster are Chris Bosh, Elton Brand, Brad Miller and Shane Battier. Dwight will be called upon to play a large presense inside and to pull down lots of rebounds for the Americans.

Darko Milicic - Serbia & Montenegro
After his breakout season for the Magic, Milicic will play a very large role in helping to lead the young squad from Serbia & Montenegro. Milicic will have to score a lot of points and play strong defense in order to force the opposition to take the outside shot. Having to step into such an important role will hopefully translate into a more confident and determined Darko on the court next season in Orlando.


WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

USA Wins Bronze Medal
SAITAMA, Japan, Sept. 2 -- It may not have been the gold, but Team USA still left the 2006 FIBA World Championship with a medal. One day after suffering a semifinal loss to Greece, Team USA bounced back to topple Argentina, 96-81, in the bronze-medal game on Saturday. USA finished the tournament with an 8-1 record.

After trailing by as many as nine in the first half, Team USA rode the hot shooting of Carmelo Anthony en route to a 50-49 advantage at intermission.

In the second half, Team USA made sure it would come home with its 10th medal in FIBA competition by increasing its defensive pressure. Tri-captains Anthony, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James led the charge as Team USA outscored Argentina 19-13 in the third quarter.

Wade was in the zone in the final period, erupting for 19 of his 32 points as Team USA increased its lead.

Wade went 10-for-14 from the field, including 3-for-3 from 3-point range. James was outstanding, posting 22 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and Anthony scored 13. Dwight Howard contributed seven points in nine minutes of play.

Argentina was led by Luis Scola (19 points), Andrés Nocioni (18) and Carlos Delfino (13).


DAY 11 - WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

USA Upset By Greece
SAITAMA, Japan, Sept. 1 -- After jumping out to a six-point first-quarter lead, USA Basketball seemed headed toward the gold medal game. But Greece had other ideas, as it dominated the middle two quarters to seize control of Friday's 101-95 upset victory at the FIBA World Championship.

Greece outscored Team USA by 10 in the second quarter and eight in the third and led by as many as 14.

Greece, which was 35-of-56 from the field, including nine 3-pointers, withstood a furious fourth-quarter rally from Team USA.

LeBron James' dunk with 15.3 seconds left in the game trimmed the deficit to four at 99-95, but it would be the last points scored for Team USA, which suffered its first loss of the tournament.

Carmelo Anthony scored a game-high 27 points, Dwyane Wade had 19 and James scored 17 for USA Basketball, which led by as many as 12 points in the second quarter.

Vasileios Spanoulis fired in 22 points and Konstantinos Tsartsaris handed out 12 assists for Greece.

Greece, which is now 8-0 at the World Championship, will play Spain in the finals on Sunday at 6:30 a.m. ET on ESPN2, while Team USA will play Argentina in the third-place game on Saturday.

Dwight Howard scored 10 points with seven rebounds in just 13 minutes of play.


QUARTERFINALS - WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Team USA Advances to Semifinals
SAITAMA, Japan, Aug. 30 -- Germany played zone defense in the first half and Team USA struggled to find its shooting rhythm, leading by just one at halftime. After intermission, USA Basketball went to its No. 1 problem solver during the FIBA World Championship - Carmelo Anthony - and, as usual, the forward didn't disappoint.

Anthony fired in 10 of his 19 points in the third quarter to ignite the USA in Wednesday's 85-65 quarterfinal victory. USA went on a 20-6 run to start the third period and opened up a comfortable double-digit lead.

Germany led by as many as five in the first quarter and thanks to Ademola Okulaja, who scored 11 of his 15 in the half, trailed by one, 40-39, at intermission.

LeBron James finished with 13 points and Joe Johnson dropped in 11 for Team USA. Dirk Nowitzki also scored 15 points for Germany. Team USA, which is now 7-0 at the World Championship, will play Greece on Friday at 6:30 a.m. ET on ESPN2.

Dwight Howard scored eight points with five rebounds and two blocks in 10 minutes of play.


DAY 9 - WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Team USA Easily Tops Australia
SAITAMA, Japan, Aug. 27 -- One victory down, three to go.

Team USA moved one step closer in its pursuit of the gold medal at the 2006 FIBA World Championship, crushing Australia 113-73 in an elimination-round matchup Sunday.

USA played its best quarter of the tournament, outscoring Australia 32-6 in the second period to turn a four-point lead into a 30-point rout at halftime.

Up next for the USA is Dirk Nowitzki and Germany in the quarterfinals on Wednesday (6:30 a.m. ET, ESPN2). USA Basketball is three victories away from accomplishing its goal of winning the tournament.

Magic forward Dwight Howard scored eight points, while grabbing two rebounds and blocking three shots in 11 minutes of action.


DAY 8 - WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Spain Eliminates Serbia & Montenegro
SAITAMA, Japan, Aug. 26 -- Pau Gasol had 19 points and 15 rebounds to lead Spain to an 87-75 victory over defending champion Serbia and Montenegro. Spain (6-0) will play Lithuania (4-2) in the quarterfinals on Tuesday. Lithuania beat Italy 71-68 to advance to the round of eight.

The 7-foot Gasol, who plays for the Memphis Grizzlies, won the matchup of NBA big men, outplaying 6-11 Darko Milicic of the Orlando Magic.

Milicic had 18 points and 15 rebounds for Serbia and Montenegro (2-4), which won the gold medal in 2002 as Yugoslavia, but only one player from that team was back to defend the title.

Spain opened the game with a 9-2 run and was never really tested, using its quickness advantage to get inside for easy shots or to get to the line. Spain was 21-for-38 inside the 3-point line and was 27-for-36 from the free throw line while Serbia and Montenegro was 11-for-12.

Gasol was 6-for-13 from the field, well off the 69 percent (44-for-64) he shot over the first five games as Spain went undefeated in pool play. He took his first 3-point attempt of the tournament -- an air ball in the first half. Spain led 43-31 at halftime.

Milicic missed seven of his first eight shots from the field but finished 9-for-23.

"Darko had a very good player in front of him tonight," Sakota said. "We consider Darko a great player and we know he will get better with experience. He needs more time to get the respect of the referees."


DAY 6 - WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

USA Routs Senegal
SAPPORO, Japan, Aug. 24 -- With the top spot in Group D already secured, and one of its tri-captains, Dwyane Wade, taking a much-deserved rest, it would have been understandable if Team USA came out flat Thursday. Unfortunately for its opponent, Senegal, USA Basketball played at the same consistently-high level it has performed with throughout the 2006 FIBA World Championship.

LeBron James scored 15 of his 17 points in the first half when the USA built a 58-24 halftime lead en route to a 103-58 victory in the final preliminary round game.

USA, which went 8-0 in exhibition play prior to the Worlds, went 5-0 in Group D, defeating Puerto Rico, China, Slovenia and Italy before taking care of Senegal.

Dwight Howard, who had the wind knocked out of him during a hard fall on Wednesday against Italy, was back in action for Team USA - scoring four points with six rebounds and a block in 14 minutes of action.

Italy Tops Puerto Rico By One
SAPPORO, Japan, Aug. 24 -- Puerto Rico is headed home from the World Championships after committing two turnovers in the final minute of a 73-72 loss to Italy, which moved into the round of 16. Italy finished second in Group D behind the United States, while Puerto Rico did not advance to the next round. Magic guard Carlos Arroyo scored eight points in 29 minutes on the floor for Puerto Rico.

Serbia & Montenegro Fall to Argentina
Magic forward Darko Milicic had 24 points and 12 rebounds, but it wasn't enough to lift Serbia & Montenegro to victory as the nation fell to Argentina, 83-79. With the loss, Serbia & Montenegro fell to 2-3 in the preliminary rounds, but will still advance to the elimination rounds.


DAY 5 - WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

USA Stays Perfect; Rallies Past Italy
SAPPORO, Japan, Aug. 23 -- It was gut check time for USA Basketball. After a poor-shooting second period, Team USA trailed by nine points at halftime in its matchup with Italy on Wednesday at the 2006 FIBA World Championship. Italy appeared primed for the upset until USA's Carmelo Anthony decided to take over the game.

Anthony powered a spirited rally, erupting for 19 of his game-high 35 points in the third quarter as the USA defeated Italy, 94-85, in a battle of unbeaten teams. The victory wraps up the top spot in Group D for USA.

Dwight Howard had one rebound and one block in 10 minutes of action for Team USA.

Serbia & Montenegro Tops Venezuela
SENDAI, Japan, Aug. 23 -- After dropping the first two games of the World Championship, Serbia & Montenegro has won back-to-back games to after Wednesday's 90-65 victory against Venezuela.

Magic forward Darko Milicic had a solid game, scoring 18 points while also contributing with 11 rebounds, six blocks and four assists.

Slovenia Drops Puerto Rico
SAPPORO, Japan, Aug. 23 -- Despite a second half charge, Puerto Rico dropped its second game of the World Championships on Wednesday with its 90-82 loss to Slovenia.

Carlos Arroyo scored 21 points for Puerto Rico, who next will take on Italy (3-1).


DAY 4 - WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Puerto Rico Defeats China in OT
SAPPORO, Japan, Aug. 22 -- Hot-shooting Larry Ayuso lifted Puerto Rico to a triumph over China in overtime on Tuesday at the FIBA World Championship. Ayuso made seven of nine shots from the arc and poured in 27 points as the Puerto Ricans edged a 90-87 thriller in Sapporo for their second win in Group D.

China got another outstanding effort from Yao Ming, who finished with a game-high 29 points and pulled down eight rebounds, but it was wasted as they lost for the third time in the tournament. Yao fouled out five minutes into the fourth quarter and what a setback it proved to be for the Far East side.

Magic guard Carlos Arroyo scored 25 points in a game-high 45 minutes of action.

Second-Quarter Surge Lifts U.S. Past Slovenia
SAPPORO, Japan, Aug. 22 -- Pressure defense along with fast-breaking, unselfish offense has been Team USA's strategy at the 2006 FIBA World Championship. USA Basketball used that formula Tuesday to remain unbeaten, posting a 114-95 victory over Slovenia.

Dwyane Wade scored 20 points and LeBron James had 19 for USA Basketball, which forced 25 turnovers and handed out 21 assists. Chris Paul did an excellent job directing the offensive attack for Team USA, giving out nine assists, and Elton Brand (16) and Carmelo Anthony (14) also scored in double digits.

Dwight Howard had three points, three assists, two rebounds and two blocks in 13 minutes of action.


DAY 3 - FIBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Serbia & Montenegro Runs Past Lebanon
SENDAI, Japan, Aug. 21 - Serbia & Montenegro had their best showing of the FIBA World Championship so far in a 104-57 destruction of Lebanon that puts them back in contention to reach the second round and keep their title defense alive a little longer.

After losing two hard fought games against Nigeria and France over the last couple of days, the defending champions - whose roster has drastically changed since they won this event in Indianapolis four years ago - took their frustration out on a tired Lebanon side.

Darko Milicic led seven players in double-figures with 20 points - all before half-time - as Serbia & Montenegro were able to extend their lead throughout.

Milicic had the shooting touch from inside and out, making long jumpers in the first period and then went down low in the second quarter where he overpowered his way to the basket.


DAY 2 - FIBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

USA Breezes Past China
SAPPORO, Japan, Aug. 20 -- One day after starting slowly in a victory over Puerto Rico, Team USA wasted no time finding its groove against China on Sunday. Using its defense to set up easy scoring opportunities, Team USA built a 15-point first-quarter lead on the way to an impressive 121-90 victory over China at the 2006 FIBA World Championship. Dwyane Wade had the hot hand, firing in 15 of his 26 points in the first half as USA Basketball opened up a 63-38 halftime lead. Dwight Howard and Carmelo Anthony both fired in 16 points for Team USA, which had seven players score in double digits. Howard also had a team-high 10 rebounds.

France Tops Serbia & Montenegro, 65-61
SENDAI, Japan, Aug. 20 -- Boris Diaw scored 20 points to lift France to a 65-61 win over defending champions Serbia & Montenegro and leaving them winless (0-2) in the process. Diaw, who is remembered for missing all eleven of his free-throw attempts in a group game at the FIBA EUropean Championships last year, made six free-throws in the final minute of the game to give Les Bleus their first win in this tournament. He was eight out of ten from the charity stripe on the night. Darko Milicic had 14 points, nine rebounds and three blocks in 36 minutes of action.

Puerto Rico Picks Up First Win
SAPPORO, Japan, Aug. 20 -- Puerto Rico were made to sweat but finally earned their first win at the FIBA World Championship on the second day of the competition in Sapporo, defeating Senegal, 88-79. Magic player Carlos Arroyo scored 29 points to become to game's leading scorer for the second straight day. Through two games, Arroyo leads the tournament in points scored.


DAY 1 - FIBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

USA Turns Away Puerto Rico
SAPPORO, Japan, Aug. 19 -- After one quarter of play, USA Basketball trailed Puerto Rico by a point in the opening game of the 2006 FIBA World Championship on Saturday. Thanks to a strong second quarter led by Carmelo Anthony, the deficit quickly went away. Anthony dropped in nine of his team-high 21 points in the second quarter as Team USA took control of its 111-100 victory.

Carlos Arroyo, who hit on 8-of-16 from the floor, led all scorers with 23 points for Puerto Rico. Magic teammate Dwight Howard scored 10 points and had a team-high seven rebounds in 18 minutes of action for the Americans.

Serbia & Montenegro Falls to Nigeria
Darko Milicic's Serbia & Montenegro squad got off to a rough start, falling to Nigeria, 82-75. Milicic had five points, five boards, three assist, two blocks and one steal in 31 minutes of action.


GEARING UP FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP
August 16, 2006 - USA Basketball Names 2006 World Championships Team
Orlando Magic forward Dwight Howard was among the 12 players USA Basketball Senior National Team Managing Director Jerry Colangelo and USA head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced today that will make up the roster for the USA World Championship Team. The USA opens FIBA World Championship preliminary group play on Aug. 19 against Puerto Rico in Sapporo, Japan. Preliminary play continues through Aug. 24, with the U.S. playing a total of five games over the six days.

Along with Howard, the other players selected for the 2006 USA Basketball Men's World Championship Team were: Carmelo Anthony (Denver Nuggets); Shane Battier (Houston Rockets); Chris Bosh (Toronto Raptors); Elton Brand (Los Angeles Clippers); Kirk Hinrich (Chicago Bulls); LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers); Antawn Jamison (Washington Wizards); Joe Johnson (Atlanta Hawks); Brad Miller (Sacramento Kings); Chris Paul (New Orleans/ Oklahoma City Hornets); and Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat).

August 15, 2006 - Team USA Cruises Past Korea - 116-63
In the final tuneup before Saturday's start to the 2006 FIBA World Championship, Team USA put together a solid performance with a 49-point win against Korea. The American squad will take a 5-0 mark in exhibition play into the preliminary round - where they face Carlos Arroyo and Puerto Rico.

Dwight Howard put together a very solid performance in nine minutes of action - scoring nine points, while collecting six boards, two blocks and one assist.

August 14, 2006 - Slovenia stun Serbo-Montenegrins in Singapore
SINGAPORE – Slovenia recovered from a nine-point deficit at the start of the final quarter to beat Balkan rivals Serbia & Montenegro 78-74 at the Philips Singapore Cup on Sunday.

The Slovenians trailed by as many as 11 points at one stage but they outscored their opponents 25-12 in the final 10 minutes to claim victory in their last warm-up match before the FIBA World Championship.

Bojan Popovic top-scored for the Serbo-Montenegrins with 21 points as he shot a perfect seven-for-seven including three three-pointers, while Darko Milicic landed 20 points.

August 13, 2006 - Team USA Routs Lithuania
The USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team put the hammer down early in Sunday afternoon's game at the World Basketball Challenge in Seoul, Korea, and the result was an impressive 111-88 dismantling of Lithuania in a game that was not as close as the final score. Led by Carmelo Anthony's (Denver Nuggets) 19 points and 14 more from Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat), the win was the USA's fourth in as many outings.

The USA has now posted winning margins of 45 points (over Puerto Rico), 46 (over China), four (over Brazil) and now 23, for an average margin of victory of 29.5 points a game.

Third-year Magic forward Dwight Howard played 10 minutes for the Americans, scoring four points with four rebounds and one block.

August 12, 2006 - Spain pull away from Serbia & Montenegro
SINGAPORE - Serbia & Montenegro were beaten to a pulp by Spain in the Philips Singapore Cup on Saturday, falling 80-65. The two-time defending world champions, who defeated Argentina on Friday, were hammered for the second time this summer by Hernandez’s team as both teams prepare for Japan.

Bojan Popovic and Darko Milicic had 13 points apiece in defeat.

August 11, 2006 - Serbia Montenegro Whips Argentina
SINGAPORE -- In a preview of the World Championships, Serbia Montenegro showed Argentina it fully intends on defending its title. Igor Rakocevic scored 18 points and Darko Milicic added 17 as Serbia rolled to an 83-64 victory over Argentina on Friday in the opener of the Singapore Cup, a four-team exhibition tournament.

August 10, 2006 - NBA.com Preview - Serbia & Montenegro
With mostly young players decorating the roster, it's considered a new era for Serbia and Montenegro's National Team, according to head coach Dragan Sakota. The squad is built around two players – Orlando Magic center Darko Milicic and former Timberwolves guard Igor Rakocevic. Milicic, for his part, is relishing the role. In exhibition play, in which Serbia and Montenegro lost just once in its first eight games, Milicic has taken on a leadership role on the offensive end. Read More

August 10, 2006 - Hong Kong's NBA Celebrity Jam
Making their way to Korea, Team USA makes a stop in Hong Kong where they practice and talk to the media. Magic forward Dwight Howard joins Team USA teammates Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and Chris Paul, along with Stuff the Magic Mascot at the NBA Celebrity Jam.

Puerto Rico prove too strong for Panama
SAN JUAN - Puerto Rico enjoyed a comfortable 104-83 win over Panama in the first contest of a two-game warm-up series ahead of the upcoming FIBA World Championship.

Point-guard Carlos Arroyo and shooting-guard Larry Ayuso, along with centres Peter John Ramos and Daniel Santiago, produced solid performances as Puerto Rico's agile defense and accurate three-point shooting proved the difference between the sides.

August 8, 2006 - USA Edges Brazil
GUANGZHOU, China - After cruising to exhibition wins against Puerto Rico and China, Team USA was put to the test on Tuesday - narrowly avoiding defeat with a 90-86 victory over Brazil.

Carmelo Anthony led the Americans with 16 points, but injured his knee while being forced out of bounds. The injury - a hyperextended right knee - isn't thought to be too serious. Kirk Hinrich added 14 points, while Joe Johnson chipped in with 12.

Much like his performance the previous day, Magic forward Dwight Howard scored four points with five rebounds in 12 minutes on the court.

August 7, 2006 - Team USA Tops China
GUANGZHOU, China - Team USA arrived in Asia over the weekend and played its first game on Monday, defeating host China, 119-73 in the China Basketball Challenge in Guangzhou. LeBron James led the American squad with 23 points. The USA continues its play in Guangzhou and will conclude action in the China Basketball Challenge facing Brazil on Tuesday evening. China played the USA without two of its biggest stars. Houston Rockets star Yao Ming, who is still recovering from foot surgery, did not play, and former NBA player Wang Zhizhi also missed the game because of a minor knee injury.

Dwight Howard got the start at center, scoring five points and grabbing four rebounds in 13 minutes of action.

August 6, 2006 - Darko Guides Serbia & Montenegro
BELGRADE, Serbia & Montenegro - Magic forward Darko Milicic scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Serbia & Montenegro defeated FYR Macedonia, 94-79 in the final exhibition game in Belgrade before the team heads to Japan for the FIBA World Championships.

August 3, 2006 - Team USA Routs Puerto Rico in Exhibition
LAS VEGAS - Dwight Howard scored five points and pulled down a game-high 10 rebounds in 12 minutes of action off the bench as Team USA rolled past Puerto Rico, 114-69 at UNLV's Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. It was Team USA's lone exhibition in the States before leaving on Friday morning for China.

Carlos Arroyo gave Puerto Rico a huge boost in the first half, scoring 13 of his 16 points in the first 20 minutes of play. The first quarter was a even affair as Arroyo's nine first quarter points helped keep his Puerto Rico team within reach and following a 3-pointer by Rick Apodaca right before the buzzer the USA lead stood at three, 29-26 after one period.

August 1, 2006 - Team USA vs. Puerto Rico Scrimmage
LAS VEGAS - Magic teammates Dwight Howard and Carlos Arroyo were on opposite squads this afternoon as Team USA held a scrimmage against Puerto Rico. Howard and Arroyo will face one another in an exhibition on Thursday evening.

July 25, 2006 - Howard Named Finalist
LAS VEGAS - USA Basketball Senior National Team Managing Director Jerry Colangelo and USA head coach Mike Krzyzewski (Duke University, N.C.) announced today the 15 players who had been selected as finalists for the USA Basketball World Championship Team.

Players named as finalists include: Carmelo Anthony (Denver Nuggets); Gilbert Arenas (Washington Wizards); Shane Battier (Houston Rockets); Chris Bosh (Toronto Raptors); Bruce Bowen (San Antonio Spurs); Elton Brand (Los Angeles Clippers); Kirk Hinrich (Chicago Bulls); Dwight Howard (Orlando Magic); LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers); Antawn Jamison (Washington Wizards); Joe Johnson (Atlanta Hawks); Brad Miller (Sacramento Kings); Chris Paul (New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets); Amaré Stoudemire (Phoenix Suns); and Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat).

July 19, 2006 - Team USA Training Camp
LAS VEGAS - Orlando Magic forward Dwight Howard is among the 24 players competing this week at a training camp in Las Vegas for a spot on the Team USA roster for next month's World Championships. Magic first round Draft choice J.J. Redick is also on the roster, but not taking part in this week's camp while resting his back.

The training camp in Las Vegas runs from July 19-25 and continues July 31-August 3. On August 3, Team USA will compete in an exhibition game in Las Vegas against Puerto Rico.

The team will then head for Guangzhou, China for a pair of games on August 7-8 before taking part in the World Basketball Challenge in Seoul, Korea on August 11-15 where they'll play games against Lithuania and Korea.

The World Championships begin on August 19 in Japan with Team USA beginning preliminary action against a Carlos Arroyo-led Puerto Rican squad on that day. The preliminary rounds continue through August 24 and the medal rounds begin on August 26. The World Championships conclude on September 3 with the finals.

MORE TEAM USA
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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS BROADCAST SCHEDULE
Date Day Air Time (EST) Away Home Network
8/4/06 Friday 4:00 PM Puerto Rico USA NBATV
8/8/06 Tuesday 4:00 PM China USA NBATV
8/9/06 Wednesday 8:00 AM Brazil USA NBATV
8/14/06 Monday 1:00 AM Lithuania USA NBATV
8/16/06 Wednesday 4:00 PM Korea USA NBATV
8/19/06 Saturday 1:00 AM Puerto Rico USA ESPN
8/19/06 Saturday 4:00 PM Argentina France NBATV/FOX
8/19/06 Saturday 6:00 PM Turkey Lithuania NBATV
8/20/06 Sunday 6:30 AM China USA ESPN
8/20/06 Sunday 4:00 PM Puerto Rico USA NBATV
8/20/06 Sunday 6:00 PM Argentina Lebanon NBATV
8/20/06 Sunday 8:00 PM France Serbia and Montenegro NBATV/FOX
8/21/06 Monday 4:00 PM China USA NBATV
8/21/06 Monday 6:00 PM Germany Spain NBATV/FOX
8/22/06 Tuesday 6:30 AM Slovenia USA ESPN
8/22/06 Tuesday 4:00 PM Puerto Rico China NBATV
8/22/06 Tuesday 6:00 PM Italy Senegal NBATV/FOX
8/23/06 Wednesday 6:30 AM Italy USA ESPN
8/23/06 Wednesday 4:00 PM Slovenia USA NBATV
8/23/06 Wednesday 6:00 PM Argentina Nigeria NBATV
8/23/06 Wednesday 8:00 PM Venezuela Serbia and Montenegro NBATV/FOX
8/24/06 Thursday 6:30 AM Senegal USA ESPN
8/24/06 Thursday 2:00 PM Italy USA NBATV
8/24/06 Thursday 4:00 PM Slovenia China NBATV/FOX
8/25/06 Friday 4:00 PM Senegal USA NBATV
8/25/06 Friday 6:00 PM Lithuania Brazil NBATV
8/26/06 Saturday 12:00 AM Eighth Final   ESPN
8/26/06 Saturday 7:00 AM Eighth Final   ESPN
8/26/06 Saturday 4:00 PM Turkey Greece NBATV
8/26/06 Saturday 6:00 PM Italy Puerto Rico NBATV
8/27/06 Sunday 4:00 AM Eighth Final   ESPN
8/27/06 Sunday 6:00 PM Eighth Final   NBATV
8/27/06 Sunday 8:00 PM Eighth Final   NBATV
8/27/06 Sunday 9:00 PM Eighth Final   ESPN
8/29/06 Tuesday 3:30 AM Quarterfinal   ESPN
8/29/06 Tuesday 6:30 AM Quarterfinal   ESPN
8/29/06 Tuesday 8:00 PM Quarterfinal   NBATV
8/29/06 Tuesday 10:00 PM Quarterfinal   NBATV
8/30/06 Wednesday 3:30 AM Quarterfinal   ESPN
8/30/06 Wednesday 6:30 AM Quarterfinal   ESPN
8/30/06 Wednesday 10:30 PM Quarterfinal   NBATV
8/30/06 Wednesday 1:30 AM Quarterfinal   NBATV
9/1/06 Friday 3:30 AM Semifinal   ESPN
9/1/06 Friday 6:30 AM Semifinal   ESPN
9/2/06 Saturday 6:30 AM Bronze   ESPN
9/2/06 Saturday 4:00 PM Semifinal   NBATV
9/2/06 Saturday 6:00 PM Semifinal   NBATV
9/3/06 Sunday 6:30 AM Finals   ESPN
9/4/06 Monday 4:00 PM Finals   NBATV