Team USA FIBA Women 2010 World Champions

USA – Gold, Czech Republic – Silver, Spain – Bronze

FIBA 2010 World Championships Week of Photos

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Italy Slips Past Spain In U18 Final

Italy knew defense was the key to beat Spain. Suffocating its versatile players. And that’s what they did. Italy stopped Laura Gil, leaving he in just 5 points for the game and forced Spain to commit 28 turnovers, despite losing the rebounding battle 43-29. On the offensive end we saw a very effective Italian team, […]

France Gives No Chance For Slovenia Wins Bronze Medal

Slovenia and France traded baskets during the first quarter, with intensity on defense but with France better on the court. Nika Baric scored 7 pts for Slovenia but couldn’t push her team ahead and the first ended 1-14 for France. France began improving on defense in the second, leaving Baric no chances to associate or […]

Spain Beats Slovenia For The Final

Spain and Slovenia got off to an even start, as in defense as in offense. Tough defense and struggling to score in the offense. Spain put ahead 5-0 and controlled the early stages until Nika Baric finished warming up and almost alone Tajsa Gortman injured her knee yesterday and will miss the rest of the […]

Russia And Lithuania Will Fight For A Spot In The Worlds

Sweden put ahead 6-0 with 4 pts from Amanda Zahui while Olga Shuneykina’s team seemed they had nothing to win already. Sweden controlled most of the first half, and even reached a ten point lead after a three pointer from Salome Kabegano after 3:15. Ending the first quarter 23-16 behind, not seeming to be worried […]

Defense Gives Spain First Place Spain-54-Russia 47

Spain’s usual defensive intensity powered its offense and Spain controlled the first quarter. Getting the russians out of the lane where Laura Gil was dominant scoring six points for Spain in the first 6 minutes of the game. Olga Shuneykina to restructure her team with 5:15 and trailing 12-7 and after having to substitute her […]

Sweden Gets Slovakia Out Of Quarter Finals Slovakia 57-Sweden 59

With a spot in quarter finals at stake both teams went out strong, playing tough defense and trading during all the first quarter to finish tied at 16. 12 from Sweden points came from Fahriya Adbi and Salome Kabegano who scored 7 and 5 pts respectively.In the second Sweden came out with a 10-0 run, […]

No Thrilling Game For Slovenia Slovenia 57-Serbia 42

Serbia and Slovenia came in the last game of the second round with the work already done. Slovenia already quallified to quarter finals and Serbia out of the “Elite 8” so the game wasn’t thrilling nor brilliant, fulfilled by mistakes and misses from both teams, being the worst part the apathy showed by the Serbs […]

Czech Republic Intensity Tires Off Latvia Czech Republic 85-Latvia 56

Both teams game plan was an uptempo game, with the Czechs playing a really good defense an playing better in half court with a really fast ball moving and very accurate from the perimeter (43.5% for 21-from-51) while Latvia struggled in the offensive end. The game was close in the early stages, even Latvia was […]