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Spain slips by Belgium to win bronze at 2018 FIBA World Championship

Spain slips by Belgium to win bronze at 2018 FIBA World Championship

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, TENERIFE, SPAIN – The Spanish hosts earned the bronze medal for the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup on Sunday evening, with a hard-fought 67-60 victory over Belgium, to the delight of a sold-out crowd…

Australia tops Spain to reach FIBA World Cup gold medal game, will face USA

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, TENERIFE, SPAIN – Australia broke the hearts of the standing room only crowd of approximately 5,100 mostly Spanish fans who packed the Pabellon de Santiago Martin in San Cristobal de La Laguna, in Tenerife, Spain,…

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…

#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 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…

#Rio2016: Spain reaches medal round for first time, women’s basketball heydays are back for the Spaniards

#Rio2016: Spain reaches medal round for first time, women’s basketball heydays are back for the Spaniards

RIO DE JANEIRO – With a 68-54 win over Serbia in the semifinals of the Rio Games, Spain is set to play for an Olympic medal for the first time ever. A great deal has changed since what some may…

#Rio2016: Statistical breakdown of teams in the semifinals

#Rio2016: Statistical breakdown of teams in the semifinals

Semifinals Spain (5-1) vs. Serbia (3-3), 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT Barra Carioca Arena 1 France (4-2) vs. USA (6-0), 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m PT Barra Carioca Arena 1 Full list of Rio Olympic broadcasters || NBC Stations/Streams Total Points in…

2016 Rio Olympic Games Women’s Basketball Competition Groups and Schedule

2016 Rio Olympic Games Women’s Basketball Competition Groups and Schedule

Groups Group A W-L Australia2 5-1 France 4-2 Turkey2 3-3 Japan2 3-3 Belarus1 1-4 Brazil1 0-5 Group B W-L USA 6-0 Spain 5-1 Canada2 3-3 Serbia 3-3 China1 1-4 Senegal1 0-5 Expanded Group Standings 1Failed to qualify for quarterfinals (knockout…

Atlanta Dream forward Sancho Lyttle to miss rest of season due to broken foot

Atlanta Dream forward Sancho Lyttle is expected to miss the remainder of the 2016 regular season after suffering a break in the fifth metatarsal in her right foot at Indiana on Friday night the team announced Sunday. Lyttle appeared in…

Undefeated USA claims FIBA World Championship gold with 77-64 win over Spain

Undefeated USA claims FIBA World Championship gold with 77-64 win over Spain

Congratulations to @USAbasketball, the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women Champions! #Turkey2014 pic.twitter.com/1735TC9wkX — FIBA (@FIBA) October 5, 2014 Box Score From USA Basketball: The 2014 USA Basketball Women’s World Championship Team (6-0) rolled through the 2014 FIBA World Championship…

Dishin & Swishin 09/25/14 Podcast: A look at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women

Dishin & Swishin 09/25/14 Podcast: A look at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women

[display_podcast] After a brief hiatus coinciding with the end of the WNBA season, our favorite players lace up again starting this weekend. This time, however, in additional to playing for a title, they are walking on the court with medals…

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…