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USA tops tough Senegal in FIBA World Cup opener, 87-67

USA tops tough Senegal in FIBA World Cup opener, 87-67

Streaming Schedule SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, SPAIN – Defending Olympic and World Champion Team USA kicked off its quest for an unprecedented third consecutive and tenth overall World Cup gold medal with an 87-67 win over Senegal in the opening…

USA Basketball 2018 Women’s World Cup Team finalized

USA Basketball 2018 Women’s World Cup Team finalized

The 2018 USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team was finalized ahead of the Sept. 22-30 FIBA World Cup in Tenerife, Spain. The squad includes a mix of returning veterans, with a combined 23 Olympic and World Cup gold medals and…

NBA TV to televise 2018 USA Women’s National Team’s three domestic exhibition games

NBA TV to televise 2018 USA Women’s National Team’s three domestic exhibition games

2018 USA World Cup Team Training Roster Release from USA Basketball: The 2018 USA Basketball Women’s National Team’s three domestic exhibition games will be televised live on NBA TV, including the USA’s Red-White intrasquad game on Sept. 5 (7 p.m.…

Australian Opals Team for the FIBA Women’s World Cup announced

Australian Opals Team for the FIBA Women’s World Cup announced

Basketball Australia named the Australian Opals squad for the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup. The competition is set for Septmeber 22-30 in Tenerife, Spain. Five players from Australia’s Rio Olympic team return including current WNBA teammates for the Dallas Wings,…

Led by Sylvia Fowles, USA defeats China 83-46 in exhibition

Led by Sylvia Fowles, USA defeats China 83-46 in exhibition

Sylvia Fowles leads all scorers in USA exhibition win over China FINAL: ?? #USABWNT 83, ?? China 46 USA shoots 49.3% from the field in the win. @SylviaFowles leads all scorers with 16 pts. to go along with 5 reb.…

USA Basketball Women’s National Team Roster Set For China Exhibition Game

USA Basketball Women’s National Team Roster Set For China Exhibition Game

After two days of training for 19 members of the 2018-20 USA Basketball Women’s National Team athlete pool, a roster of 13 has been announced for the USA’s April 26 exhibition game against China at KeyArena, 7 p.m. PT (10 p.m.…

Roster Set for USA Basketball Women’s National Team Camp in Seattle

The roster for the USA Women’s National Team’s April 24-26 training camp in Seattle is set. An exhibition game on April 26 against the China National Team will cap the training camp. The final roster for the exhibition contest will…

NBA rolls out development camps for young female players from outside the U.S.; first camp to take place in Mexico

NBA rolls out development camps for young female players from outside the U.S.; first camp to take place in Mexico

First NBA development camp for young women will take place in Mexico View this post on Instagram A post shared by NBA Academy (@nbaacademy) The NBA is rolling out a  series of basketball development camps for top female prospects from…

Twenty-Two athletes expected to attend USA Women’s National Team Camp; Lindsay Whalen retires from USA Basketball

Twenty-Two athletes expected to attend USA Women’s National Team Camp; Lindsay Whalen retires from USA Basketball

Twenty-two athletes are expected to participate in the USA Basketball Women’s National Team training camp Feb. 9-11, 2018, at the University of South Carolina. The list includes 16 members of the 2017-20 USA National Team plus six athletes who were…

Washington Mystics forward Emma Meesseman to miss 2018 WNBA season, will prepare for World Cup with Belgian National Team

The Washington Mystics announced today that Emma Meesseman will not play in the WNBA during the 2018 season. She will return in 2019. “Emma has played year-round for almost six consecutive years, without time to rest her body from the…

Connecticut Sun’s Curt Miller chosen to serve on the 2017-20 USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player Selection Committee

Connecticut Sun head coach and general manager Curt Miller has been chosen to serve on the 2017-20 USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player Selection Committee. Miller, who is entering his third season with the Sun, will help select the 2018…

Nigeria tops Senegal 65-48 for FIBA Women’s AfroBasket title

Nigeria tops Senegal 65-48 for FIBA Women’s AfroBasket title

Nigeria’s D’Tigress won the 2017 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket title Sunday after beating Senegal 65-48 in Bamako, Mali. It is the third Women’s AfroBasket title for Nigeria. Dallas Wings forward and Kentucky graduate Evelyn Akhator led the champions with 13 points…

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 National Team. A’ja Wilson (South Carolina/Hopkins, S.C.), who was named to the team on Aug. 4, will not be able…

2017 USA Women’s U23 National Team announced

2017 USA Women’s U23 National Team announced

Introducing the 2017 USA Women's U23 National Team… ?? #USABWU23 pic.twitter.com/bxOHOM79j3 — USA Basketball (@usabasketball) August 4, 2017 The 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U23 National Team was announced after five days of training camp at the United States Olympic Training…

Washington Mystics forward Emma Meesseman: Belgium’s best and a WNBA rising star

Washington Mystics forward Emma Meesseman: Belgium’s best and a WNBA rising star

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 to her game were all elements of Washington Mystics forward Emma Meesseman’s unique transatlantic…

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

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

Russia beat Hungary 19-12 to win the women’s 2017 FIBA 3×3 World Cup in Nantes, France. Overall, Russia finished the tournament undefeated. Anna Leshkovtseva and Anastasia Logunova finished with a team-high six points in the final. Tatiana Petrushina added four and Aleksandra Stolyar…

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

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: Keely Froling (University of Canberra) Darcee Garbin (James Cook University) Megan McKay (Saint Mary’s) Vanessa Panousis (Virginia Tech) Lauren…

2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team announced

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 with 18 finalists, which followed four days of trials that began with 133 athletes. The team will compete in…

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 May 25 with 133 hopefuls at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Eighteen athletes make…

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 trials take place May 25-29 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. In addition to…

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 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Cup Team, highlighted by seven returning USA Basketball gold medalists, was announced Sunday morning.…

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 trials May 18-21 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Invitations were issued by the…

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 are now in place. The committees include representatives from USA Basketball’s constituent organizations, as well as at least one former…

Mercury’s Sandy Brondello named head coach of Australian women’s national team

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 medals with the Australian women’s national team. “I am very honored to be selected for the role of Opals…