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2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials includes 142 athletes

The 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials will include 142 athletes who are 16 years old or younger. The trials take place May 25-29 ...

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2017 USA U19 World Cup Team announced

Following four days of trials featuring 32 athletes at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the 2017 ...

Thirty-three players receive invitations to attend 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Cup Team trials

Thirty-three of the nation’s top 19-and-under players have accepted invitations to attend the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Cup Team ...

USA Basketball Team Selection Committees Picked for 2017-20

USA Basketball announced that the committees which will select coaches and athletes for various USA Basketball teams for the 2017-2020 period ...

Mercury’s Sandy Brondello named head coach of Australian women’s national team

Basketball Australia appointed Phoenix Mercury head coach Sandy Brondello to lead the Australian Opals. As a former Opal, Brondello won three straight Olympic ...

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

Former Australian Opals star, three-time Olympian and Phoenix Mercury original Michele Timms was inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame Class ...

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

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Quotes RIO DE JANEIRO - Even though the U.S. defeated France by a hefty margin, 86-67, to ...

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

RIO DE JANEIRO - With a 68-54 win over Serbia in the semifinals of the Rio Games, Spain is set to ...

#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

Final Standings of Teams Ousted Before the Semifinals1 Ousted In Quarterfinals 5. Australia (5-1) Group A, lost to Serbia 6. Turkey (3-3) Group A, ...
August 14, 2016. Sue Bird. Photo: FIBA.

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

Full Schedule and Group Standings Teams that advanced to the quarterfinals of the Rio Games begin play Tuesday. The U.S. and Australia ...

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

RIO DE JANEIRO - In the summer of 2012, the Olympic journey of fiery Brazilian shooting guard Iziane (“Izi”) Castro Marques ...
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

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Box score || USA Quotes || Canada Quotes ||  Full Schedule and Group Standings RIO DE JANEIRO ...

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

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings Group B – Spain 89, China 68 Box Score RIO DE JANEIRO - Spain ...

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

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings Group A – Australia 89, France 71 Box Score RIO DE JANEIRO - The ...
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 Full Schedule and Group Standings USA 103, Spain 63 || Game Quotes || Photo Gallery RIO DE JANEIRO - The ...
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 Full Schedule and Group Standings USA 121, Senegal 56 || Game Quotes || Photo Gallery RIO DE JANEIRO ...

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

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings || Saturday's Top Performers France 55, Turkey 39 RIO DE JANEIRO - Even ...

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 ...

USA fends off feisty Select Team, 88-84

In their first real test before the Summer Olympics next month in Rio, the U.S. women's basketball team fought off a ...

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 ...

Quotes: 2016 USA Women’s National Team on practicing together for the first time

Saturday, June 23, 2016 Practice Quotes Sunday, June 24, 2016 Practice Quotes Photos: Tamika Catchings Takes Part In Official 2016 U.S. ...

Basketball Canada announces 2016 women’s national team for Rio Olympic Games

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canada Basketball named the twelve athletes nominated to represent Team Canada in women’s basketball at ...

With conclusion of qualifying tournament, 2016 Summer Olympics women’s basketball field set

With the conclusion of the 2016 FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (WOQT), the full 12-team field for the women's basketball competition ...

Daily Results: 2016 FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament

The seven-day FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament includes twelve teams that are vying for the remaining five slots in the 2016 Summer ...

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2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials includes 142 athletes

The 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials will include 142 athletes who are 16 years old or younger. The ... [+]

Dallas Wings: Erin Phillips named director of player and franchise development

Nearly two weeks after waiving her before the regular season began, the Dallas Wings announced former player, Erin Phillips, is joining ... [+]

Los Angele Sparks’ championship ring ceremony will be live streamed on Twitter

The Los Angeles Sparks’ championship ring ceremony will be live streamed on Twitter and Periscope on Friday, May 19, beginning at ... [+]

Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault signs four-year contract extension

Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault signed a four-year contract extension the team announced today. “I am thankful for the faith that ... [+]

Tennessee: Redshirt sophomore guard Te’a Cooper to transfer

Tennessee head coach Holly Warlick announced Tuesday that 5-8 redshirt sophomore guard Te’a Cooper (Powder Springs, Ga.) is transferring. “Te'a Cooper and ... [+]

Diana Taurasi signs a multi-year contract extension with the Phoenix Mercury

Diana Taurasi signed a multi-year contract extension with the Phoenix Mercury, the team announced today. “As long as Diana Taurasi wants to ... [+]

LSU to retire jersey of Sylvia Fowles

The LSU Hall of Fame Committee unanimously approved the retirement of the jersey of Minnesota Lynx player and three-time Olympic gold ... [+]

Dallas Wings finalize roster to begin 2017 season

The Dallas Wings has a final roster for the 2017 regular season. The Wings begin play Saturday, May 14, in Phoenix against the ... [+]

Empire State Building lights illuminated in New York Liberty colors

The Empire State Building lights were illuminated in New York Liberty colors on Wednesday night to commemorate the team’s 2017 season ... [+]

Stars trade guard Jazmon Gwathmey to Fever in exchange for 2018 Draft 3rd round pick

The San Antonio Stars acquired the Indiana Fever’s third round pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft in exchange for 6-2 guard ... [+]

Shoni Schimmel to miss 2017 WNBA season “to deal with some personal issues”

The New York Liberty and guard Shoni Schimmel released the following statements regarding the 2017 WNBA season: New York Liberty president Isiah ... [+]

San Antonio Stars: Kelsey Plum suffers sprained right ankle

San Antonio Stars guard Kelsey Plum suffered a sprained right ankle at today’s team practice the franchise announced. Her status will ... [+]

#WNBA Preseason Transactions as of May 3, 2017

Preseason schedule/results May 3, 2017 Atlanta Gatling, Markeisha Waived Atlanta Reynolds, Jordan Waived Indiana McKinney, Shanece Waived Indiana Motley, Adrienne Waived Indiana Williams, Ronni Waived San Antonio Bulgak, Adut Waived April 30, 2017 Dallas Lang, Kelsey Waived Dallas Purcell, Kalani Waived April 29, 2017 Chicago Cooper, Shayla Waiver claim San Antonio Williams, Courtney Waived Washington Range, ... [+]

Fever waive Shanece McKinney, Adrienne Motley and Ronni Williams, 14 players remain on training camp roster

Following a preseason loss Tuesday against the Washington Mystics, the Indiana Fever waived three players from their preseason roster: Shanece McKinney, ... [+]

Thirty-three players receive invitations to attend 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Cup Team trials

Thirty-three of the nation’s top 19-and-under players have accepted invitations to attend the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Cup Team ... [+]

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