Archives for August 2007

Day One Latvia, Riga Tournament

After defeats in their last two preparation games, it was back to winning ways for France tonight in Riga with a 65-54 victory against the hosts Latvia. The hosts edged out their guests at the end of the first period by one point and extended their advantage to 7 points half way through the second […]

Spain Falls To China In Test Games

In the Riga tournament in Lithuania Spain falls to China (76-83) during the preparation games before Eurobasket 2007. The first three quarters of the game the score was close for both teams (23-22), (16-16), (21-22) until China made changes in the final quarter to stop Spain Womens National Team. Spain's National Team Coach Evaristo Pérez […]

Fly Highing Score As Phoenix Skims Past San Antonio

All top five starters for the Phoenix Mercury were in double digits to end their defeat over San Antonio Silver Stars during the first match up of the series. The Mercury, led by Cappie Pondexter (26pts) and Diana Taurasi (20pts) took a wild high scoring game of 102-100. An exciting first game it was for […]

USA Olympics Women's Basketball Team 2008?

Could this be the 2008 USA Womens Basketball Team for Beijing? Basketball has gone a LONG way! Enjoy

Diana Taurasi

WNBA Conference Finals Playoffs Matchups

Tonight San Antonio Silver Stars will match up against the fast running Phoenix Mercury. This will be a match up of speed and skill. Both teams have great shooters and scorers which they rely on most for their wins. The players to look out for Becky Hammon is hot right now so don't expect her […]

France National Team Cuts

Coach Jacques Commères has started to trim down his National team roster as it comes closer to Eurobasket 2007 in Italy. In his telephone press conference today he announced the 13 player roster for the rest of the preparation. Elodie Godin, Florence Lepron and Géraldine Robert were announced to be cut from the squad. Elodie […]

Bulgaria, Sweden and Poland Winners

Bulgaria, Sweden and Poland all won during the qualifications for Eurobasket 2007 in Italy. One big surprise was the danger that Finland posed on Poland, in game which the Polish barely won. They will enter into Group A in Italy. Bulgaria on the other side took a easy win over Hungary by 14points with a […]

Spain National Team Preparation Tournament

Spain's Women National Selection team will be in a tournament in Riga. The tournament starts August 31st and the teams invited are: China, France and Lithuania. Riga Tournament Schedule Friday August 31 – 16:30 – Spain vs -ChinaSaturday September 1 @ 15:00 – Spain vs FranceSunday September 2 @ 17:00 – Spain vs Lithuania

New York Liberty Get Shocked By Detroit

And it seemed like Detroit was up against the wall. New York held poise and most of the lead during the regulation period of the final game of the series. However, Detroit with the help of Katie Smith and her veteran key shots when they needed uplifted them to win in overtime. This series was […]