Archives for October 2007

USA Basketball College Tour

The USA Basketball Team are not slowing down this Fall as they are going to start the USA College Basketball Tour today against the University of Maryland. Lisa Leslie is back in the line up as she debuts with the USA Basketball team this year after a year off. USA Basketball Womens College Tour 2007 […]

Open LFB 2007 Wrap Up

The Open LFB was almost ruined before the start due to the issue of Tarbes signing a 3rd non European National on their roster as medical cover for a French international player. It went as far as team owners planning not to play against Tarbes if they line up with more than two non bosman […]

Interview With Andja Ivkovic

ANDJA IVKOVIC Maybe all of sudden the name of Andja Ivkovic might not be familiar to you, so I’ll put you in the picture. Andja is a Serbian National Team player on its youth categories, and played for Spartak. She’s 18 years old (She’ll turn 19 on the next December the 3) and I had […]

L.A. Sparks Win 2008 WNBA Top Pick

Los Angeles now can put a smile on their face after the disappointing 2007 summer season. The L.A. Sparks won the top pick in the WNBA Lottery Draft. Look for the Sparks to be strong with Lisa Leslie returning and the additional number one pick. The winning team had 341 chances out of 1,000 to […]

FIBA Women's World League Semifinals

With a day off, the continuation of the FIBA World League in Russia will carry on Friday, October 26th. The only team left undefeated is UMMC Ekaterinburg of Russia. They have played very strong throughout this tournament in Group A. The more competitive Group B have three teams that have lost one a piece. CSKA […]

The Sexy Side Of Women's Basketball

This year has been interesting to see in Europe. There are several opening weekends that occurred this past weekend October 20th. Also, some upcoming Openings such as in France. All of the openings seem to have the same idea to sell games, "Sex" and "Appeal". The brochures for these games aren't for the typical basketball […]

WNBA 2008 Draft Lottery

The 2008 WNBA Lottery Draft will take place October 23rd in New York. The new franchise in Atlanta possibly will have a chance at one of the first five picks. Los Angeles and Minnesota will likely have the lottery for the #1 2008 WNBA Draft. The five teams who did not advance to the playoffs […]

FIBA World League 2007

Today in EKATERINBURG, Russia will commence the 2007 FIBA World League Tournament until October 27th. The five day tournament will consist of professional teams from the following countries: USA, Russia, China, Australia, Hungary, Cuba and Lithuania. Live Results Other notes: Delisha Milton-Jones declined the invitation to participate in the tournament. She wants to focus on […]

Italian Lega Basket Femminile LBF Opening Day

This weekend marked the opening 2007-2008 season for the Lega Basket Femminile (Italian Women's Basketball League). The Italian Federation decided to celebrate Womens Basketball a little differently this year with a fashion show. It featured several players who were models for the night: Marianna Balleggi, Alexandra Vujovic, Lisa Carroll, Courtney Willis, Lasma Jekabsone, Beatrice Sciacca, […]

CAB Madeira Wins 1st Vitor Hugo Cup

Last year Portugal league winner, CAB Madeira became the first team in history to win the Vitor Hugo Cup. The MVP of the cup was Danielle Hutcheson who gathered a double-double with 23 points and 14 rebounds. The rival between CAB Madeira and ESSA Barreiro is classic but CAB Madeira managed to defeat them 64-44. […]