Archives for December 2007

Kristy Lavin Changes Leagues In Spain

Kristy Lavin started the season in the Liga Feminina with Arranz Jopisa in Spain but will finish the season the second league. CAJA RURAL VERONA NORTE signed Lavin yesterday until the end of the season with the player from England. Kristy Lavin will start with the team January 3rd 2008. Lavin's new team will continue […]

Katie Douglas Will Continue With Ros Casares

Cuidad Ros Casares has renewed the contract of Katie Douglas for the remainder of the of 2007-2008 season. Douglas came to an agreement yesterday. "It is an excellent situation to be able to continue with a player like Katie Douglas, that has been strong for our team. Everyone is happy about our game and will […]

Vote For Lauren Jackson

Lauren Jackson is among the top nominees for the 2007 Academy Athlete Of The Year presented by the United States Sports Academy. Each month, the United States Sports Academy selects an Athlete of the Month based on an athlete's performance from the preceding month. At the end of the year, all 12 monthly selections are […]

WNBA 2008 Full Schedule

The 2008 WNBA Schedule has been announced and it will begin MAY 17th 2008. The season is scheduled longer this year because of the 2008 Olympic Basketball Games in Beijing. The season will last until mid September. This year should be interesting as the new franchise Atlanta is in the mix and as well is […]

Vote For FIBA Women's Player of The Year

Now is the time of the year again to vote for the FIBA Women's Player of the Year award. The player of the year nominees are: Agnieszka Bibrzycka Sandrine Gruda Anete Jekabsone-Zagota Ilona Korstin Yelena Leuchanka Natallia Marchanka Anna Montanana Maria Stepanova Amaya Valdemoro Eva Viteckova Ann Wauters Read their profiles at FIBA and if […]

Tuukkanen MVP 9th Round Liga Femenina

Taru Tuukkanen was the most valuable player for the Spanish league this past weekend. Tuukkanen had a valoration of 33 points by scoring 27 points, 10 rebounds while receiving 11 fouls. This is the second time this season, Tuukkanen has been awarded MVP for her team Gran Canaria La Caja de Canarias. Note: Last week […]

French League 9th Round Up

A much better week in the EuroLeague with three victories which than compensated for the three defeats suffered by French clubs in the EuroCup competition. USVO victory against Dexia (79-55) enabled them to overcome their deficit from the first leg of 18 points and with this 24-point victory now have the advantage of Dexia in […]

French League 8th Round Up

After eight rounds of games in France, Bourges and Valenciennes opened up a three-match gap to the two teams in third place. Both clubs meet this weekend in the big clash of the week. With only four teams qualifying for the championship play-off at the end of the season Bourges and Valenciennes are currently looking […]

Lindsay Taylor MVP Of The Week Poland

Lindsay Taylor was announced the MVP of game 11 in the Polish Basketball League. In 23 minutes of play scored 33 points, Taylor shot 11/12 from the free throw line, 11/17 from the field and 13 rebounds (4 offensive). Not to mention chipping in with two blocked shots. Keep track of Lindsey at her website: […]

Spain To Host Womens World Olympic Qualifying Basketball Tournament

The board of FIBA gathered together this past weekend in Chicago to plan and organize the World Olympic Qualifying Tournament Games for both men and women. It has been decided that the Beijing 2008 World Qualifying Olympics women's basketball tournament will be held in Madrid, Spain June 9th-15th. The arena has been decided in the […]