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Australian basketball legend and former WNBA star Michele Timms inducted into FIBA Hall of Fame

[gallery type="slideshow" link="none" ids="43767,43766"] Former Australian Opals star, three-time Olympian and Phoenix Mercury original Michele Timms was inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame Class of 2016 ...

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Minnesota Lynx re-signed free agent guard Anna Cruz

[caption id="attachment_43717" align="alignnone" width="590"] Anna Cruz, Spain vs. Serbia during the Rio Games. Photo: FIBA.[/caption] The Minnesota Lynx  re-signed free agent guard Anna ...

#Rio2016: USA wins sixth straight gold, beats Spain 101-72

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson [gallery type="slideshow" link="none" ids="43648,43642,43643,43647,43649"] Quotes || Seimone Augustus Video ||  Medal Presenters The USA won its sixth straight Olympic ...
August 20, 2016 (Rio de Janeior) - Serbia after winning the bronze medal vs. France. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016: Serbia beats France 70-63 to win bronze

[caption id="attachment_43635" align="alignnone" width="590"] August 20, 2016 (Rio de Janeiro) - Serbia after winning the bronze medal vs. France. Photo: FIBA.[/caption] Quotes RIO ...

#Rio2016 Gold medal game notes: USA vs. Spain by the numbers

Gold Medal Game, 2:30 p.m. ET/11:30 a.m. PT In order to win the gold medal, the USA will have to go through ...

#Rio2016: U.S. overcomes feisty French squad 86-67 to reach sixth-straight gold medal game

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson [gallery type="slideshow" link="none" ids="43611,43608"] Quotes RIO DE JANEIRO - Even though the U.S. defeated France by a hefty ...

#Rio2016: Spain reaches medal round for first time, women’s basketball heydays are back for the Spaniards

[caption id="attachment_43599" align="alignnone" width="590"] Spain after beating Serbia in the semifinals of the Rio Games. Photo: FIBA.[/caption] RIO DE JANEIRO - With ...
August 14, 2016. Sue Bird. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016 Semifinal Game Notes: France vs. USA

France (4-2) vs. USA (6-0), 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m PT, Barra Carioca Arena 1 Full list of Rio Olympic broadcasters || NBC Stations/Streams The ...

#Rio2016: Statistical breakdown of teams in the semifinals

Semifinals Spain (5-1) vs. Serbia (3-3), 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT Barra Carioca Arena 1 France (4-2) vs. USA (6-0), 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m ...
August 9, 2016. Penny Taylor. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016: Rankings, Notes and Statistics of Teams Ousted Before the Semifinals

[gallery type="slideshow" link="none" ids="43438,43499"] Final Standings of Teams Ousted Before the Semifinals1 Ousted In Quarterfinals 5. Australia (5-1) Group A, lost to Serbia 6. Turkey ...

#Rio2016: Sue Bird injury update

From USA Basketball: USA guard Sue Bird injured her right knee during the USA’s Aug. 16 game against Japan. She underwent an ...

U.S. Sets Another Record In 110-64 Quarterfinal Win Over Japan

[caption id="attachment_43557" align="alignnone" width="590"] August 16, 2016. USA vs. Japan. Photo: FIBA.[/caption] Box Score Additional Quotes Photo Gallery Recap from USA Basketball: RIO DE ...
August 14, 2016. Sue Bird. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016: USA practice quotes before quarterfinals begin, game vs. Japan on tap

[caption id="attachment_43537" align="alignnone" width="590"] Diana Taurasi talks to the media at practice during the Rio 2016 Olympic. Photo: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE ...

Brazil’s captain, Iziane Castro Marques, set to retire after team’s final contest in Rio Games

[gallery type="slideshow" link="none" ids="43500,43499,43501"] RIO DE JANEIRO - In the summer of 2012, the Olympic journey of fiery Brazilian shooting guard Iziane ...
August 12, 2016 - USA vs. Canada. Photo: FIBA.

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 7 Notes: USA moves to 4-0, Canada suffers first loss

[caption id="attachment_43488" align="alignnone" width="590"] August 12, 2016 - USA vs. Canada. Photo: FIBA.[/caption] By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Box score || USA ...

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 5 Notes: USA and Canada move to 3-0 ahead of Friday matchup, Spain holds off China

[caption id="attachment_43452" align="alignnone" width="590"] August 10, 2016 - Spain's Alba Torrens. Photo: FIBA.[/caption] By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group ...

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 4 Notes: Penny Taylor leads Australia as Opals stay undefeated

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson [caption id="attachment_43438" align="alignnone" width="590"] August 9, 2016. Penny Taylor. Photo: FIBA.[/caption] Full Schedule and Group Standings Group A ...
August 7, 2016. Diana Taurasi, USA vs. Senegal. Photo: FIBA.

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 3 Notes: USA hits 100 again

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson [caption id="attachment_43432" align="alignnone" width="590"] August 8, 2016. Diana Taurasi, USA vs. Spain. Photo: FIBA.[/caption] Full Schedule and ...
August 7, 2016. Diana Taurasi, USA vs. Senegal. Photo: FIBA.

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 2 Notes: USA sets records; Spain, Australia and France fight for wins

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson [caption id="attachment_43387" align="alignnone" width="590"] August 7, 2016. Diana Taurasi, USA vs. Senegal. Photo: FIBA.[/caption] Full Schedule and ...

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 1 Notes: France, Canada, Australia, Japan open with wins

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson [caption id="attachment_43366" align="alignnone" width="590"] Australian guard Leilani Mitchell. Photo: Basketball Australia.[/caption] Full Schedule and Group Standings || ...

2016 Rio Olympic Games Women’s Basketball Competition Groups and Schedule

Groups Group A W-L Australia2 5-1 France 4-2 Turkey2 3-3 Japan2 3-3 Belarus1 1-4 Brazil1 0-5 Group B W-L USA 6-0 Spain 5-1 Canada2 3-3 Serbia 3-3 China1 1-4 Senegal1 0-5 Expanded Group Standings 1Failed to qualify for quarterfinals ...

Rio Games: NBC moves Ros Gold-Onwude to men’s team coverage, Kerith Burke takes over sideline reporting for women’s team

https://twitter.com/ROSGO21/status/760169404126683141 NBC announced that Ros Gold-Onwude will handle sideline reporting for Team USA men’s basketball games during the Rio Games. Previously, Craig ...

Team USA’s Olympic opening ceremony uniforms revealed for Rio Games

[gallery type="slideshow" link="none" ids="43210,43209,43211,43212"] The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and Ralph Lauren Corporation unveiled the opening ceremony parade uniforms for Team ...

USA fends off feisty Select Team, 88-84

[caption id="attachment_43156" align="alignnone" width="590"] Elena Delle Donne chats with Lisa Leslie and Vince Cellini postgame. Photo: USA Basketball Twitter.[/caption] In their first ...

United States Olympic Committee announces 555-member 2016 U.S. Olympic Team

The United States Olympic Committee announced the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team that will compete at the upcoming Rio Olympic Games during ...

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2017 Naismith High School Girl’s Player of the Year finalists announced

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the 2017 Naismith High ... [+]

NCAA unveils third of three top 16 reveals for 2017

https://twitter.com/ncaawbb/status/833841265246617600 The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship Sport Committee ... [+]

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces 14 finalists for Class of 2017 election

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced 14 finalists ... [+]

Dallas Wings trade Odyssey Sims to the Los Angeles Sparks in exchange for picks in WNBA Draft

https://twitter.com/LA_Sparks/status/832687233412984836 In a transaction with the Los Angeles Sparks, the ... [+]

WNBA MVP Nneka Ogwumike Extends Contract with Los Angeles Sparks

Nneka Ogwumike,  the 2016 WNBA MVP, signed a contract extension with ... [+]

The Connecticut Sun signed Kelly Faris, Jennifer Hamson and Kayla Pedersen to training camp contracts

The Connecticut Sun signed Kelly Faris, Jennifer Hamson and ... [+]

Finalists announced for 2016-17 Senior CLASS Award

Ten women’s basketball student-athletes who excel both on and ... [+]

NCAA unveils 2018 Final Four logo

The NCAA unveiled the 2018 NCAA Women’s Final Four ... [+]

UConn’s 100th straight win was the highest-rated college basketball game on ESPN2 this season

From ESPN: Top ranked UConn’s 66-55 milestone 100th-consecutive victory over ... [+]

Phoenix Mercury sign veteran guard Leilani Mitchell

[caption id="attachment_43366" align="alignnone" width="590"] Australian guard Leilani Mitchell. Photo: ... [+]

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announces the Class of 2017

The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame (WBHOF) announced the ... [+]

Candace Parker and Lindsay Whalen to participate in 2017 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks) and Lindsay Whalen (Minnesota ... [+]

Atlanta Dream signs center Markeisha Gatling and guard Whitney Knight

The Atlanta Dream signed center Markeisha Gatling and guard ... [+]

Candace Parker agrees to a multi-year contract extension with Los Angeles Sparks

[caption id="attachment_44121" align="alignnone" width="590"] Photo: © Lee Michaelson.[/caption] WNBA Finals ... [+]

HBO releases promo for documentary “UConn: The March to Madness”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ItCQdaAYmk&feature=youtu.be From HBO: HBO's March to Madness documentary series returns with ... [+]

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