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Lauren Jackson, Australia
The face of the Australian Olympic delegation as her country's flag bearer, Jackson set new career records for Olympic scoring and rebounding and joined five other players, male or female, with at least four basketball medals - three silver and now bronze.


Sue Bird, United States
Bird returned her third Olympics as one of the most experienced members of a USA team looking to win gold for the fifth consecutive time. Playing for her college coach, Geno Auriemma, Bird scored in key situations and won gold for the third time.
OLYMPICS SCHEDULE/RESULTS
DATE
July 28
July 30
Aug. 1
Aug. 3
Aug. 5
AUSTRALIA
W 74-58 vs. Great Britain
L 74-70 (OT) vs. France
W 67-61 vs. Brazil
W 70-66 vs. Russia
W 72-63 vs. Canada
USA
W 81-56 vs. Croatia
W 90-38 vs. Angola
W 89-58 vs. Turkey
W 88-61 vs. Czech Republic
W 114-66 vs. China
QUARTERFINALS
Aug. 7
W 75-60 vs. China
W 91-48 vs. Canada
SEMIFINALS
Aug. 9
USA 86, Australia 73
France 81, Russia 64
FINALS
Aug. 11

NEWS
StormTracker posts
Jackson Chosen as Flag Bearer
Day Three: Opals Fall Despite Miracle
Day Five: Jackson Passes Leslie's Scoring Total in Win
Day Seven: USA Overcomes Slow Start
Quarterfinals: Jackson Gets Record, Win
Semifinals: USA Tops Australia
Finals: USA, Bird Golden Again
FEATURES
Jackson Carries the Flag for Her Country
Bird Front and Center for USA
2012 Olympics Preview: Team Capsules
WNBA.com: Bird Running Point for USA
Gallery: London Action
Gallery: London Action, Part Two
Gallery: London Action, Quarterfinals
Olympic Ratings
Gallery: London Action, Semifinals
Gallery: London Action, Finals
LINKS
WNBA.com Homepage
USA Basketball WNT Home
FIBA London 2012
NBCOlympics.com Basketball
Bird and Auriemma Preview Australia
Bird on Winning Third Gold Medal

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