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Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-30-2016

Los Angeles Sparks sign forward Sandrine Gruda, waive guard Whitney Knight https://t.co/ysVtYUH6Uc #wnba -> Today's #WNBA games: Stars @ Sun, 7pm ET, League Pass || Mercury @ Fever, 7pm ET, NBATV/WISH https://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 -> Tamika Catchings named Dawn Staley Community Leadership…

Los Angeles Sparks sign Sandrine Gruda, waive guard Whitney Knight

From the Sparks: Sparks Executive Vice President and General Manager Penny Toler today announced the signing of Sandrine Gruda, returning the veteran forward/center to Los Angeles. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Sandrine adds another layer…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-29-2016

Tennessee football to wear helmet stickers honoring Pat Summitt (AP) https://t.co/LSU6oRKek5 #ncaaw -> Presence in the paint: Rebekkah Brunson sets new rebound record https://t.co/mDfXrS93un #wnba -> Big Ten unveils 2016-17 conference schedule https://t.co/XXDj1D9qqR #ncaaw -> Tina Charles throws out first…

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

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 of 2016 on August 27 at the House of Basketball in Mies, Switzerland. During her career, Timms was a…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-28-2016

Today's #WNBA games: Sun @ Dream, Sky @ Wings, Storm @ Lynx, Stars @ Mystics, Sparks @ Mercury. Schedule: https://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 -> Halftime: Atlanta 42, Connecticut 35 https://t.co/XlRTXSJ8py #wnba -> Final: Atlanta 87, Connecticut 73 https://t.co/XlRTXSJ8py #wnba -> Atlanta: Clarendon 19pts/6rebs/4asts,…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-27-2016

San Antonio Stars sign Vicki Baugh for the rest of the season https://t.co/RKmbnn2Oca #wnba -> Today's #WNBA game: Mystics at Fever, 7pm ET, NBATV/FSI https://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 -> Mystics: Bria Hartley to miss rest of season due to pregnancy. Leilani Mitchell signed.…

Dallas Wings signed guard Tiffany Bias for rest of season

The Dallas Wings signed guard Tiffany Bias for the remainder of the season. Bias joined the Wings on July 18 on a seven-day contract. With three games as a Dallas Wing, Bias is averaging 5.3 points per game with 9.8…

Bria Hartley to miss remainder of season due to pregnancy, team signs Leilani Mitchell and waives Tianna Hawkins

From the Mystics: Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault announced today that Bria Hartley will miss the rest of the season as she is expecting her first child. She will be placed on the suspended list and is expected to…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-26-2016

5 #WNBA games today: Lynx @ Sun | Liberty @ Stars | Dream @ Sky | Wings @ Mercury | Sparks @ Storm. Full Schedule: https://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 -> Halftime: Sun 53, Lynx 44 https://t.co/JGOtHgwD7V #wnba https://t.co/waKCQ0XnE6 -> Lynx at Sun, tied…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-25-2016

Minnesota Lynx re-signed free agent guard Anna Cruz https://t.co/4NCCdN6IOD #wnba #Rio2016 #silver -> Breanna Stewart and Seattle Storm lead WNBA’s most popular jersey and merchandise lists https://t.co/KEqZ0sgTLx #wnba -> Former Texas guard Celina Rodrigo named graduate assistant at Georgia https://t.co/WBDMmcCru7 #ncaaw…

Breanna Stewart and Seattle Storm lead WNBA’s most popular jersey and merchandise lists

From the league: Breanna Stewart and the Seattle Storm captured the top spots on the WNBA’s lists of best-selling jerseys and team merchandise, the WNBA announced today. Based on WNBAStore.com sales since the start of the 2016 regular season, the…

Minnesota Lynx re-signed free agent guard Anna Cruz

The Minnesota Lynx  re-signed free agent guard Anna Cruz. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.  She will wear No. 51. “We are excited to have Anna return to the Lynx for the rest of the 2016 season,” said Executive…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-24-2016

RT @memorialhermann: Special @Nike shoes given to newborns in honor of @Simone_Biles,@brittneygriner gold medals https://t.co/4rTnsXQxSE ht… -> RT @christianacare: Babies get new Nikes to celebrate Elena Delle Donne’s Olympic gold: https://t.co/yeaNUwNIid -> Shoes sent to newborns in 9 Nike gold-medal…

Vermont Women’s Basketball Cancels Dec. 28 North Carolina Road Game Due to Discriminatory HB2 Law

Vermont cancelled its women’s basketball road game against North Carolina on Dec. 28 due to concern over the state’s HB2 law. The legislation prevents local governments from enacting anti-discrimination ordinances to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. HB2 has the…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-23-2016

Indiana: Phoenix Mercury forward Mistie Bass joins staff as a graduate assistant https://t.co/oF9OOIUCVF #ncaaw #wnba -> Texts, emails at root of many secondary violations reported by South Carolina to NCAA (Post and Courier) https://t.co/PdPYgjv48A #ncaaw -> Reserves ready to step…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-22-2016

Atlanta Dream will play 2017 & 2018 seasons at Georgia Tech’s McCamish Pavilion, Philips Arena "not available" https://t.co/IiSgQzAmdV #wnba -> Atlanta Dream will also play any 2016 home playoff contests at Georgia Tech https://t.co/IiSgQzAmdV #wnba -> Crowd greets Lynx players,…

Atlanta Dream will play 2017 and 2018 seasons at Georgia Tech’s McCamish Pavilion

The Atlanta Dream will play the 2017 and 2018 seasons at Hank McCamish Pavilion on the campus of Georgia Tech, team officials announced on Monday. “We’re excited to highlight the Dream’s exciting style of play to Georgia Tech’s McCamish Pavilion,…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-21-2016

RT @shimmy33: When your best players are your hardest workers with attitudes of gratitude…you have a chance to be special. https://t.co/… -> ICYMI: #Rio2016: #USA wins sixth straight #gold, beats #ESP Spain 101-72. Full recap/notes/quotes https://t.co/Tw0M4nrwJb -> ICYMI: #Rio2016: Serbia…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-20-2016

Halfitme: France and Serbia tied at 27 https://t.co/PaqXCtbS4d #Rio2016 #Bronze medal game -> Serbia outscored France 28-15 in 3Q, #SRB now lead 56-42 at 8:31 in 4Q https://t.co/PaqXCtbS4d #Rio2016 #Bronze -> #Rio2016 #Gold medal game notes: USA vs. Spain by…

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

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

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Quotes || Seimone Augustus Video ||  Medal Presenters The USA won its sixth straight Olympic women’s basketball gold medal Saturday afternoon beating Spain 101-72 in the Rio Games. The U.S. finished the competition undefeated at…

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

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

Quotes RIO DE JANEIRO – In their first-ever Olympic games, the Serbian women’s national team came away with the bronze medal after defeating France early Saturday afternoon, 70-63, in the Rio Games. “For Serbia to win a bronze medal at…

#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 Spain for the second time in the Rio Games. The top two teams in Group B met back…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-19-2016

RT @nyliberty: TRANSACTION: @nyliberty removes @Piphdagreat10 from temporary suspension, waives Adut Bulgak. -> NY Liberty: Epiphanny Prince will begin practicing with the team after missing 26 games due to a knee injury https://t.co/JHFG0y9pdk #wnba -> ICYMI: Spain reaches medal round…

New York Liberty removes Epiphanny Prince from temporary suspension, waives rookie Adut Bulgak

From the team: The New York Liberty has removed guard Epiphanny Prince from temporary suspension and waived rookie forward Adut Bulgak, it was announced today. Prince will begin practicing with the Liberty after missing the first 26 games of the…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-18-2016

RT @usabasketball: Hey @Lesdoggg… the #USABWNT has a message for you! #TeamUSA https://t.co/wEra1ow89j -> RT @Lesdoggg: @usabasketball AW MAN IM SO PUMPED YALL DID THAT FOR ME!!THANK YOU SO MUCH! SLAY ALL DAY USA! KEEP KILLING IT!! https://t.co/… -> Suzy…