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Will Lauren Jackson skip Russia and play for the Canberra Capitals?

Lauren Jackson’s fans in her home country are now getting a taste of what Seattle Storm faithful endured last spring when her future with the team seemed to be in limbo. Jackson, who had plans to play for Spartak Moscow…

Spartak Moscow owner Shabtai Kalmanovitch assassinated

Shabtai Kalmanovitch, owner of the highly successful Spartak Moscow women’s basketball team, was shot and killed in Moscow according to reports coming out of Russia and Israel. Kalmanovitch, known as a high-roller who spent tons on money on his basketball…

Week in Review

WNBL Kristi Harrower Australia’s WNBL kicked off their 30th season this week in Bulleen, north of Melbourne. Kristi Harrower of the Los Angeles Sparks signed to play with the Bendigo Bank Spirit. So far, she has short-term contract. The team…

Russian women’s team CSKA Moscow in jeopardy of folding

WNBA players with plans to play overseas this winter may face the unfortunate prospect of squads in economic turmoil. Women’s basketball team CSKA Moscow announced today that although it is premature to say the team will cease operations, they are…

Top high school hoopsters compete at FIBA Americas U16 Championship for Women

The USA Women’s U16 National Team landed in Mexico City yesterday for the 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship. The tournament is a qualifier for the 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship scheduled for July 16-25 in France. The team plays its…

Preliminary round scores from the FIBA U19 World Championship for Women in Thailand

  July 23 Preliminary Round France 89 Korea 47 Japan 85 Tunisia 64 Australia 75 Argentina 51 Russia 54 Canada 46 Spain 90 USA 86 Brazil 104 Thailand 45 Czech Republic 84 Lithuania 72 China 86 Mali 60 The USA…

France beats Russia to win European Women’s Basketball Championship

France overcame a fourth-quarter run by basketball powerhouse Russia to win the European Women’s Basketball Championship, 57-53, in Riga, Latvia. Center Sandrine Gruda had 12 points and seven rebounds for France. Emmeline Ndongue added 11 points. French basketball legend Cathy…

Lauren Jackson visits old team in Australia, talks about happiness in re-signing with Seattle

Lauren Jackson watched her former team in Australia, the Albury-Wodonga Lady Bandits, play Saturday night and reminisced in an interview with The Border Mail newspaper: “Coming back here to the stadium brought back some of my earliest memories of watching…

Month in Review – April 2009

Folks continue processing the loss heard around the (women’s basketball) world: Tennessee’s stunning defeat in the first round of the NCAA tournament at the hands of 12th seeded Ball State. Glaring irony: the worst season in Tennessee women’s basketball history…