Archives for February 2009

Maria Stepanova Wins 3rd FIBA Player of the Year Award

Maria Stepanova has won the FIBA Player of the Year Award three out of four times that the award has existed. Stepanova helped lead her national team Russia to a bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Currently Stepanova is playing a great second part of the season at MMC Ekaterinburg after moving […]

Euroleague 2009 Women Quarterfinals Results

The first round of the quarterfinals began yesterday with Moscow Spartak shocking Ros Casares (65-57) last night, despite a big game by Amaya Valdemoro. Halcon Avenida opened well with a big win in Salmanca over MiZo Pécs 2010 by 22 points (85-63). UMMC Ekaterinburg also is only one win away to the semifinals with their […]

Gintare Petronyte FIBA Young Player of the Year

FIBA Europe announced today that Gintare Petronyte is the young player of the year 2008. Petronyte is a young player from Lithuania who stands at 1.95 height and averaged almost 21pts, 11 rebounds and 1.3 blocked shots per game in the Summer FIBA Championships Youth Games (U20 European Championship Women). Here are the results for […]

2009 WNBA Schedule

The 2009 WNBA Schedule and TV Games Listings. After the 2009 WNBA Draft on April 9th the pre-season games will begin May and June 6th will start the season. Notes: Candace Parker will be out for the season, Lisa Leslie announced this year as her last and the Houston Comets will not be in the […]

Euroleague 2009 Women All-Star Roster List

The 2009 Euroleague Womens All-Star game will be held in Paris on March 8th 2009. The starters for the game were selected by the fans. EUROPE Coaches: Pierre Vincent (Bourges) & Gundars Vetra (UMMC Ekaterinburg) Starters: Ann Wauters-CSKA Moscow-CenterAgnieszka Bibrzycka-UMMC Ekaterinburg-ForwardAnna Vajda-MiZo Pécs 2010-ForwardCeline Dumerc-Bourges Basket-GuardShay Doron-Besiktas Cola Turka-GuardSubstitutes:Maria Stepanova-UMMC Ekaterinburg-CenterNevriye Yilmaz-Fenerbahce-CenterAnastasiya Veremeenko-Nadezhda-CenterEvanthia Maltsi-ZVVZ USK […]

Michelle Splitter Falls To Leukemia

Michelle Splitter a promising young basketball player from Brazil died from leukemia at the age of 19. Splitter was diagnosed with leukemia back in 2004 and received treatment. Later she returned to the game and even last year was selected to play trial games for the Brazilian Senior National Team. However, she lost her battle […]

Sheryl Swoopes Waived From Seattle Storm

Sheryl Swoopes, Olympian, WNBA MVP and winner of several WNBA Championships with the Houston Comets was waived by the Seattle Storm yesterday. The Storm signed Swoopes last year with hopes of a championship with top players such as Sue Bird, Swin Cash and Lauren Jackson. However, it did not go as planned. Swoopes was hurt […]

WNBA Draft 2009

The 2009 WNBA Draft will be held on April 9th in Secaucus, NJ at 3:00pm. The draft will be broadcasted live by ESPN2 as well as several rounds on NBA TV. There have been many trades recently and changes in the league due to the Houston Comets ceize of operations. 2009 WNBA DRAFT LIST First […]