Archives for December 2008

Ruth Riley Back Playing Basketball Overseas

Ruth Riley, one the most active players in the WNBA and NBA who reaches out to underdeveloped countries with her charities and spoken help. However, during the start of 2009, Riley will be playing back in Spain on a team in Madrid, Covibar Rivas Ecópolis. Ruth Riley will look to enforce the center position as […]

Womens FIBA Basketball European Championship Summer Schedule

FIBA announced and confirmed the dates and venues for the European Championships for youth women this summer. Below is the schedule: U20 European Championship Women, Division A, 9-19 July, Gdansk, Poland U20 European Championship Women, Division B, 11-19 July, Ohrid, FYR of Macedonia U18 European Championship Women, Division A, 2-12 July, Södertälje, Sweden U18 European […]

2009 Houston Comets Dispersal Draft

List of ex-HoustonComets players in the Dispersal Draft. Sancho Lyttle was chosen number 1 for the Atlanta Dream. 1. Atlanta Sancho Lyttle 2. Washington Matee Ajavon 3. Chicago Mistie Williams 4. Minnesota Roneeka Hodges 5. Phoenix Sequoia Holmes 6. Indiana Erica White 7. Sacramento Renae Camino Unrestricted free agents who were not eligible for selection […]

Tamara Young Agrees To Leave Extrugasa

In a mutual decision between the basketball club Extrugasa in Spain, Tamara Young will participate in her final game with the team on Saturday. Young was unable to adapt to the league style of play and offensively did not provide enough to help the team who is currently standing in 12th place. Another American teammate […]

CSKA Moscow Back In Euroleague

After requesting to be excluded from the Euroleague competition, CSKA Moscow was granted permission by the governing body of FIBA after obtaining a new sponsor to participate in the FIBA Womens Euroleague 2009 Competition. Times are hard for many clubs and teams during the 2008-2009 campaign but CSKA made strides to provide a new sponsorship […]

Sylvia Fowles Makes History Dunking In Euroleague Game

Sylvia Fowles has been the first female to dunk in the FIBA Womens Euroleague competition. The ball was passed to Fowles during a breakaway and she was alone to slam it down and helping her team to a victory

Comets To Seize All WNBA Operations

In light of the tight economy situation, the WNBA Comets may have to close their doors until they find a new owner. The Comets who were the forerunners of the WNBA competition when the league start has a lot of history and records in the WNBA and to see it seize all operations would be […]

Finnish Naiset League Standings 2008-2009

Catz Lappeenranta has proven that they are strong in depth. But not far behind is Espoo Team from Helsinki. The veteran team Äänekosken Huima and defending champions Peli-Karhut are tied for 3rd place. BC Nokia continues to struggle in the league with a 0-11 record. 1. Catz Lappeenranta 9-12. Espoo Team 9-23. Äänekosken Huima 7-44. […]