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Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2011-07-31

Attendance numbers & MVPs in WNBA All-Star Game history (hoopfeed.com) http://hpfd.tk/oNeVNw Yesterday's attendance-12,540 #wnba # WNBA All-Star Game brings diehard fans to AT&T Center (mysa.com) http://hpfd.tk/o3zxRB #wnba # Spurs owner Peter Holt faces another Tim Duncan in Becky Hammon (mysa.com)…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-07-31

Mystics vs. Fever: Shannon Bobbitt’s buzzer-beater denies Washington yet again (washingtonpost.com) http://hpfd.tk/n1sLQ6 #wnba # Maya Moore wows the crowd as Lynx stomp Seattle (twincities.com) http://hpfd.tk/oC2HwA #wnba # Defenseless Storm smoked by hot Lynx, 92-67 (seattletimes.com) http://hpfd.tk/n7fLEe #wnba # Shock's changes…

Silver Stars rookie Danielle Adams to miss four to six weeks due to foot sprain

From the Silver Stars: San Antonio Silver Stars forward Danielle Adams is expected to miss four to six weeks due to a mid-foot sprain of her right foot. Adams sustained the injury during the Silver Stars’ game at Washington on…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-07-30

Silver Stars' newcomer Scholanda Robinson seizes her chance in San Antonio victory over Phoenix (mysa.com) http://hpfd.tk/qwWsSw #wnba # Cappie Pondexter, Liberty beat Mystics, 75-71, in comeback win (nj.com) http://hpfd.tk/nWezy1 #wnba # Mystics’ Jasmine Thomas is making an impact in the…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-07-29

Australia wins 2nd game in 3-game series vs. China (basketball.net.au) http://hpfd.tk/qKUjO0 Elyse Penaluna 20 pts, Suzy Batkovic 18 pts # San Antonio Silver Stars' Danielle Adams works overtime (espnw.com) http://hpfd.tk/pNJ9VO #wnba # Marion Jones interested in return to WNBA (AP)…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-07-28

Mystics stumble at home (washingtonpost.com) http://hpfd.tk/q8z06g #wnba # Sun continue what they started prior to break, win fourth straight (theday.com) http://hpfd.tk/nGZS4f #wnba # Sky outshined at home by Sun (dailyherald.com) http://hpfd.tk/p4GuiW #wnba # Fourth-quarter rally falls short, Tulsa Shock loses…

Dishin & Swishin: July 27, 2011 – Yolanda Griffith and the 2011 WNBA Top 15 Players

[display_podcast] When the WNBA announced the 30 finalists for the Best 15 Players in WNBA History, there were a few people that were locks for the final lists.  Lisa Leslie, Cynthia Cooper, and Lauren Jackson, for example, were all MVPs…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-07-27

The Washington Mystics signed DeMya Walker and waived Ta’Shia Phillips. #wnba # FIBA U19 World Championship for Women: Buzzer beaters, near misses and3-point shooting highlight day 4 http://hpfd.tk/ormsTW # USA nearly upset by China at 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship…

Commentary: League television partners drop the ball at the All-Star game

Let me begin by saying hello to everyone from my new home here at Hoopfeed.com. I want to thank Cheryl for helping me take the next step, and for bringing Dishin & Swishin to a new, all-inclusive, one-stop shop. You…

With Portugal’s basketball legacy on her shoulders, Ticha Penicheiro “humbled” by WNBA Top 15 honor

Ticha Penicheiro receives her award for being named one of the top 15 players in WNBA history from league president Laurel Richie during halftime of the WNBA All-Star game. Out of the list of players named as the top 15…

Looking back at the All-Star Game – Slideshow and Coverage

Photos: © Full Court Press/Lee Michaelson Expand Slideshow to Full Screen San Antonio earns rave review as WNBA host – San Antonio Express News East takes All-Star game, festivities a success under the reign of Laurel Richie Hoopfeed.com Attendance numbers…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-07-26

Action resumes today: FIBA U19 World Championship. USA, Brazil, Canada, Australia undefeated heading into 2nd round http://hpfd.tk/pCeviW # USA Basketball: 2011 USA U19 World Championship Team Schedule & Results http://hpfd.tk/q6Wg42 # The Connecticut Sun signed 6-foot-3 rookie forward Jessica Breland…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-07-25

Attendance numbers & MVPs in WNBA All-Star Game history (hoopfeed.com) http://hpfd.tk/oNeVNw Yesterday's attendance-12,540 #wnba # WNBA All-Star Game brings diehard fans to AT&T Center (mysa.com) http://hpfd.tk/o3zxRB #wnba # Spurs owner Peter Holt faces another Tim Duncan in Becky Hammon (mysa.com)…

Attendance numbers and MVPs in WNBA All-Star Game history

AT&T Center in San Antonio during the 2011 WNBA All-Star game. Washington, D.C.-hosted WNBA All-Star games lead the league in attendance with two sellouts both times (2002 and 2007) the ownership of the home team Mystics planned the event. According…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2011-07-24

Price leads @AtlantaDream in determined effort to halt losing streak (hoopfeed.com) http://hpfd.tk/mRF3DM #wna @Armintie # Lynx shut down Western rival Seattle (startribune.com) http://hpfd.tk/oQEu9j #wnba # Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 07-17-2011 http://hpfd.tk/naOrRX…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-07-24

Being a WNBA All-Star never gets tired for repeat honorees (hoopfeed.com) http://hpfd.tk/mTgCCs #wnba # The Connecticut Sun waived veteran forward DeMya Walker (theday.com) http://hpfd.tk/qmkl5H #wnba # Texas A&M coach touts his ex-star (mysa.com) http://hpfd.tk/oVmT3M #wnba # Video: Rookies to vets…

East takes All-Star game, festivities a success under the reign of Laurel Richie

Swin Cash receives the MVP award from Laurel Richie SAN ANTONIO – The last time the WNBA All-Star weekend featured an East vs. West contest was in 2009 at Mohegan Sun Arena. The West won that contest 130-118 but this…

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announces its 14th group of inductees

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame (WBHOF) announced its 14th group of inductees, the Class of 2012, on ABC during the WNBA All-Star Game in San Antonio this afternoon. The six members of the Class of 2012 are: Nancy Fahey…

WNBA announces “Top 15 Players of All Time”

The WNBA honored the most influential players since its inception in 1997, and announced today the Top 15 Players of all time during halftime of the All-Star game in San Antonio. The list: Sue Bird,  Seattle Storm (2002-Current) Tamika Catchings,…

Video: Rookies to vets express excitement at attending All-Star game

Angel McCoughtry, Forward, Atlanta Dream Penny Taylor, Forward, Phoenix Mercury Elizabeth Cambage, Center, Tulsa Shock (Rookie) Danielle Adams, Forward, San Antonio Silver Stars (Rookie)

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-07-23

Take Two: Storm isn't getting what it hoped for from veteran Katie Smith (seattletimes.com) http://hpfd.tk/qYEe1u #wnba # Storm stops losing streak (seattletimes.com) http://hpfd.tk/om5r34 #wnba # Sky drop below .500 with loss to Fever (dailyherald.com) http://hpfd.tk/qpMl0P #wnba # Moore to offer…

Being an All-Star never gets tired for repeat honorees

SAN ANTONIO – For players like Becky Hammon, Katie Douglas, Tamika Catchings, Sue Bird, Swin Cash and Penny Taylor, all who have been WNBA All-Stars several times, receiving the honor to play amongst the league’s best in a fan showcase…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-07-22

Sun coach Thibault happy to have some time off (norwichbulletin.com) http://hpfd.tk/niL4HJ #wnba # Connecticut Sun go into WNBA All-Star break on a roll (courant.com) http://hpfd.tk/mRLVqq #wnba # Sun are in good standing (theday.com) http://hpfd.tk/nDLgKc #wnba # Veteran Fever team isn't…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-07-21

Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi not worried about more time on the bench (azcentral.com) http://hpfd.tk/qC7Ji2 #wnba # Connecticut Sun Blazing Hot Heading To Break (courant.com) http://hpfd.tk/ouEKM0 #wnba # Our condolences to the family of RuthAnn Lobo – RuthAnn Lobo, Rebecca's Mother,…

Liz Cambage to replace injured Candace Parker in All-Star Game

Tulsa Shock rookie center Liz Cambage will take the roster spot of injured Los Angeles Sparks center Candace Parker on the Western Conference roster of the 2011 WNBA All-Star Game the league announced today. Parker was voted to the game…