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Month: July 2015

San Antonio Stars acquire guard Samantha Logic from the Atlanta Dream, waive Brittany Hrynko

The San Antonio Stars have acquired guard Samantha Logic from the Atlanta Dream in exchange for a 2016 second-round draft pick. In a corresponding move, the Stars have waived guard Brittany Hrynko. The DePaul alum played in five games with…

In her own words: Kristi Toliver on breaking Lisa Leslie’s record

In her own words: Kristi Toliver on breaking Lisa Leslie’s record

Even as she was competing last month for the Slovak Republic in the 2015 EuroBasket Women competition, a tournament that qualifies teams for the Olympics, Los Angeles Sparks guard Kristi Toliver was paying rapt attention to her WNBA team back…

Kristi Toliver’s record-breaking offensive fireworks help Sparks take down Tulsa, 98-95

Kristi Toliver’s record-breaking offensive fireworks help Sparks take down Tulsa, 98-95

Social media recap || Audio of Kristi Toliver’s postgame comments LOS ANGELES – In just her third game of the season after spending time overseas competing in EuroBasket Women for the Slovak Republic, Kristi Toliver led the Los Angeles Sparks (2-7)…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-03-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-02-2015 http://t.co/aKg4zpMQpW #ncaaw #wnba -> Today's #WNBA games: Storm at Lynx 8pm ET LiveAccess || Shock at Sparks TWC SN/TWC Deportes/LiveAccess 10:30pm http://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 -> Dishin & Swishin 7/02/15 Podcast: Cheryl…

Kristi Toliver sets franchise record as Sparks shock Tulsa, 98-95

Kristi Toliver sets franchise record as Sparks shock Tulsa, 98-95

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Sparks beat a feisty Tulsa Shock 98-95 with 43 points and nine assists from guard Kristi Toliver. Her point total set a francise records for points in a game, breaking a previous mark set…

Chicago Sky rely on defense in fourth quarter comeback win over Connecticut, 77-74

Chicago Sky rely on defense in fourth quarter comeback win over Connecticut, 77-74

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The highest scoring team in the WNBA, the Chicago Sky, relied on their defense in holding first place Connecticut to nine points in the fourth quarter, coming back to steal a 77-74 win on the road Thursday…

Becky Hammon to coach Spurs squad in Las Vegas Summer League

Becky Hammon will coach the San Antonio Spurs’ squad in the Las Vegas Summer League July 10-20. The former San Antonio Stars legend and the first woman to serve as a full-time assistant for an NBA team will also be…

Washington State leading scorer Lia Galdeira leaves team to turn pro

Washington State leading scorer Lia Galdeira leaves team to turn pro

Release from Washington State: Washington State University women’s basketball player Lia Galdeira has decided to forego her final season of eligibility and pursue professional opportunities in Europe, it was announced Friday. Galdeira has signed a contract with sports agent Elmirea…

Notes/quotes: Los Angeles gets first win of season, beats San Antonio 86-81

Thursday night the Los Angeles Sparks earned their first win of the season beating the San Antonio Stars, 86-81, at Staples Center. The win marked the beginning of a three-game home stand for the Sparks (1-7). They meet the Stars…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-02-2015

Today's #WNBA games: Sky at Sun, Mystics at Fever, Shock at Mercury, Stars at Sparks. Schedule: http://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 -> Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-01-2015 http://t.co/80TTWjhyIZ #wnba #ncaaw -> #WNBA statistical leaders for the month of…

Early returns leaders in 2015 WNBA All-Star balloting, Diggins and Delle Donne top the voting

Skylar Diggins of the Tulsa Shock and Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky lead their respective conferences after early returns of WNBA All-Star Balloting for 2015. Diggins, a 2014 All-Star, has 11,099 votes compared with 10,589 for Delle Donne,…

Dishin & Swishin 7/02/15 Podcast: Cheryl Reeve & the Minnesota Lynx chasing third WNBA title

Dishin & Swishin 7/02/15 Podcast: Cheryl Reeve & the Minnesota Lynx chasing third WNBA title

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). As the Grateful Dead head to Chicago to celebrate their 50th anniversary this weekend, it only seems fitting…

WNBA statistical leaders for the month of June including top rookies

WNBA statistical leaders for the month of June including top rookies

Standings East Team W L PCT GB CONF HOME ROAD L-10 STREAK Connecticut Sun 7 2 0.778 0 3-2 3-2 4-0 7-2 L 1 Washington Mystics 6 3 0.667 1 5-2 3-2 3-1 6-3 W 1 New York Liberty 6…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 07-01-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-30-2015 http://t.co/Waesg6JBrQ #wnba #ncaaw #fiba -> A night of milestones for Tamika Catchings as Fever top the Sun, notes/quotes/by the numbers: http://t.co/G6quP6nTi5 #wnba -> Tina Charles, Candice Wiggins help Liberty…

Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins to miss the remainder of the 2015 WNBA season due to ACL tear

Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins to miss the remainder of the 2015 WNBA season due to ACL tear

From the Tulsa Shock: Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins will miss the remainder of the 2015 WNBA season due to tearing her right Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). She will undergo ACL reconstructive surgery, but a date for the procedure has…

Connecticut Sun center/forward Kelsey Bone suspended one game without pay for flagrant foul

Connecticut Sun center/forward Kelsey Bone has been suspended one game without pay for throwing an elbow to the head of Indiana Fever’s center Natalie Achonwa, it was announced today by Todd DeMoss, Associate Vice President, WNBA Basketball Operations. The incident,…

Tennessee showcases new Nike uniforms for 2015-16

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A night of milestones for Tamika Catchings as Indiana Fever tops Connecticut Sun, 92-84

A night of milestones for Tamika Catchings as Indiana Fever tops Connecticut Sun, 92-84

Indiana (4-6) ended Connecticut’s seven-game win streak with a 92-84 road victory at Mohegan Sun Tuesday night. The  Fever’s Tamika Catchings reached two major milestones during the game as she grabbed her 3000th rebound and played in her 400th game.…

Seattle zaps the Shock, takes down league leader 74-69

Seattle overcame a losing streak and came back from an eight-point halftime deficit beat Tulsa 74-69 Tuesday night. The Storm (3-7) had lost its last three games by a combined nine points, with one of the losses coming against Tulsa…

Notes and quotes: Phoenix snaps losing streak in win over San Antonio, 85-78

Notes With a layup at the 5:33 mark of the third quarter, Mercury forward DeWanna passed Mercury great Jennifer Gilliom for third on the franchise all-time scoring list. Gillom scored 2,793 points after a six-year career with Phoenix starting in…

Tina Charles, Candice Wiggins help Liberty take down the Sky, 89-81

Behind a season-high 26 points from center Tina Charles and red-hot shooting from 3-point range, the New York Liberty beat the Chicago Sky 89-81 Tuesday night at Allstate Arena. Charles posted season double-double No. 4 and the 101st of her…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-30-2015

Tulsa Shock: Skylar Diggins out with knee injury, will not travel with team on road trip http://t.co/Yp91LbrLss #wnba -> Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-29-2015 http://t.co/iw7VVz2851 #wnba #ncaaw #fiba -> Today's #WNBA games: Indiana at…