Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Washington Mystics forward Emma Meesseman: Belgium’s best and a WNBA rising star

https://youtu.be/JvwarSoentI Breakfast in three different cities three days in a row, a historic milestone for her native country in EuroBasket and the successful addition of new dimensions ...

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Russia wins women’s 2017 FIBA 3×3 World Cup

Russia beat Hungary 19-12 to win the women's 2017 FIBA 3x3 World Cup in Nantes, France. Overall, Russia finished the tournament ...

Australia’s World University Games Team includes six NCAA athletes and two participants in Opals camp

The Emerging Opals, Australia's team for the upcoming 2017 World University Games, includes six players from NCAA programs. The full roster: ...

2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team announced

The 12-member roster for the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team today was named after two days of training camp ...

Finalists for the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team announced

Finalists for the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team were announced Monday after four days of trials that began on ...

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 ...

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 ...

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San Antonio Stars waive injured center Erika de Souza

The San Antonio Stars waived center Erika de Souza who suffered a lower right leg bone bruise during the team's practice ... [+]

Minnesota Lynx unveil new logo

The Minnesota Lynx unveiled a new logo as part of a rebranding effort of teams owned by the Timberwolves and Lynx ... [+]

Mercury center Brittney Griner returns to action Aug. 12 vs. Seattle

Phoenix Mercury starting center Brittney Griner will return to the team's lineup tomorrow, Saturday, Aug. 12, against the Seattle Storm at ... [+]

D.C.’s Verizon Center becomes Capital One Arena

Washington D.C.'s Verizon Center has a new name: Capital One Arena. The name change is effective immediately. Monumental Sports and Entertainment ... [+]

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 07-31-2017

Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 7-24-2017 https://t.co/SPt8zOLhOw #ncaaw #wnba #FIBA -> Los ... [+]

Linnae Harper to replace A’ja Wilson on U23 National Team, Wilson out with groin strain

From USA Basketball: Six-time USA Basketball medalist Linnae Harper (Ohio State/Chicago, Ill.) will join the 2017 USA Basketball Women's U23 ... [+]
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Dallas Wings forward Evelyn @Akhator named to Nigerian National Team, will miss games to compete in AfroBasket https://t.co/QaEsai08Yc #wnba -> ... [+]

Los Angeles Sparks signed center Sandrine Gruda for the remainder of the season

From the Sparks: The Los Angeles Sparks have signed 6-foot-4 center Sandrine Gruda for the remainder of the season, as announced by ... [+]

WNBA Players of the Week for games played July 17-23, 2017: Tina Charles and Sylvia Fowles

Tina Charles of the New York Liberty and Sylvia Fowles of the Minnesota Lynx are the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference ... [+]

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 07-17-2017

Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 7-10-2017 https://t.co/l1ijuSgZs6 #ncaaw #wnba -> Today's #WNBA ... [+]

Atlanta Dream sign guard Chelsea Hopkins to 7-day contract, waive guard Darxia Morris

The Atlanta Dream signed guard Chelsea Hopkins to a seven-day contract Monday. The team also waived guard Darxia Morris. Hopkins, who was ... [+]

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Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 7-03-2017 https://t.co/hrqfDuOnoL #ncaaw #wnba -> Simon & ... [+]

Brittney Griner out 3 to 4 weeks with ankle sprain and bone bruise

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner sustained an injury with 8:49 remaining in Friday's game at Talking Stick Resort Arena against the ... [+]

Indiana Fever guard Shenise Johnson to miss the remainder of the 2017 season due to torn ACL

From the team: Indiana Fever guard Shenise Johnson will miss the remainder of the 2017 season after sustaining a torn anterior cruciate ... [+]

 

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