Archives for September 2008

Union Hainaut Win Over Calais By Six To Close Out The OPENLFB 2008

UNION HAINAUT 63 – CALAIS 57 The last game of the Open LFB was between Union Hainaut Basket and Cote d’Opale Basket Calais Low shooting percentage was the star in the first (Mostly for Union Hainaut which made a 17%) None of the teams found her place on the court and both struggle shooting the […]

Montpellier Squashes Nantes

LATTES MONTPELLIER 79 – NANTES REZE 41 The second game of the day matched Basket Lattes Montpellier Agglomération and Nantes Rezé Basket Both teams came out with a slow start, not seeming any of them to have a clear idea of the game they wanted to display so it was hard to move the scoreboard […]

Challes Les Eaux Wins In Overtime Against Arras

ARRAS 63 – CHALLES LES EAUX 72 First game of the second day of the LFB Open matched Arras Pays d’Artois Basket Féminin and Challes les Eaux Basket Teams struggled early in the game. Arras looked for transition baskets while Challes leaned on Martina Luptakova, (6 ptd). Challes put ahead 4-0 in the early stages […]

San Antonio Win Two Games Straight and Into WNBA Finals

I guess you could call it a bit of luck. The San Antonio Silver Stars won at the buzzer on Saturday with a jumper by Sophia Young to get by the Sparks (67-66).Yesterday, Becky Hammons 35 points and career playoff scoring high charged her team into their first appearance in the WNBA Finals as an […]

Easy Win For Bourges

BOURGES BASKET 83 – BASKET LANDES 51 The last game of the evening matcehd Defending Champions Bourges Basket and the newcomer Basket Landes. Bourges didn’t give a chance and closed the game in the first quarter. They first made an 11-0 run with five points from point guard Celine Dumerc, and then cruised to victory, […]

Villeneuve Strong Start and Win Over PAYS D’AIX

VILLENEUVE D’ASQ 64 – PAYS D’AIX 52 The third game of the Open LFB matched Entente Sportive Basket Villeneuve D’Ascq Lille Métropole and Pays D’Aix Basket. Any of the teams could get their offense going and finished the first period 13-8 for Villeneuve, although they started the game with a 6-0 run. Fatimatou Sacko scored […]

Mondeville survives Clermont Ferrand

Tarbes Dominated Reims

REIMS 60 – TARBES 70 The first game of the Open LFB was between T.G.B Tarbes and Saint Jacques Sports Reims. Tarbes cruised the first quarter since they had a clear idea of whta they wanted, in front a Reims team that couldn’t start their game going. Perimeter shooting was key for Tarbes in the […]

New York Liberty Stuns Shock In 4th Quarter

Liberty 60 – Shock 56 The 2008 WNBA East and West Conference Finals have both started with the lower seed winning the first game. New York Liberty rallied back in the fourth period to get the first win of the East Conference Final.Last year New York Liberty matched up against the Shock and took the […]

Lisa Leslie Charges Spark In First Conference Final Win Over San Antonio

Sparks 85 – Silver Stars 70 Lisa Leslie lead the way for the Sparks with 22 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assist. Leslie has shown after being on maternity leave during the last WNBA 2007 season that she should not be counted out. This summer winning the Olympic Gold Medal and now in the running […]