Archives for October 2009

Shock Packing Bags to Tulsa Atlanta Gets New Ownership

Last week, the WNBA made announcement that the Detroit Shock would be relocating to Tulsa, Oklahoma for the 2010 Summer season. "This decision was one of the toughest we have ever made; it was not reached easily," said Tom Wilson, President, Palace Sports and Entertainment. "The Shock has been a true force in the WNBA, […]

Eurosport 2 Televise Euroleague Womens Games

FIBA Europe announced on Tuesday that sports cable giant Eurosport 2 will broadcast live or on delay one EuroLeague Women game per week this season, including the Play-Offs and the Final Four which will take place 9th to 11th April, 2010. Last season one EuroLeague Women game per week was broadcast by Eurosport 2 from […]

Cathy Melain: That Was The Best Way I Could Ever Dream To Stop My Career

Talk about Cathy Melain is talking about a French Basketball legend. The 35 year-old guard/forward after a 20 years career, decided to hang out the jersey after EuroBasket 2009, for what was convinced by Pierre Vincent to come back to the National Team. And the truth is that she stop her great career in the […]

Senegal Wins Africa Championships Over Mali

Senegal will be heading to the 2010 FIBA World Basketball Championship in Czech Republic in 2010. The game was close but after the third period, Senegal the strongest team in the championship showed their strength and courage by finishing over Mali 72-57. Senegal's win marks the 10th time that they have been crowned 2009 African […]

Euroleague Women 2010 Schedule and Groups

The 2010 Euroleague Women's Competition will be heating up next week. Below is the schedule of competition and groups. Euroleague 2010 Groups Group A 1. Cras Basket Taranto2. Teo Vilnius3. Ros Casares Valencia4. Ttt Riga5. Ummc Ekaterinburg6. Galatasaray Istanbul Group B 1. Gospic Croatia Osiguranje2. Wisla Can-Pack Krakow3. Mizo PÉCs 20104. Beretta Famila Schio5. Halcon […]

CSKA Moscow Out – Wisla Can-Pack Joins Euroleague 2010

FIBA Europe made an announcement on Monday morning that due to financial issues with CSKA Moscow, they will be replaced by Wisla Can-Pack from Poland. Wisla Can-Pack is not new to the Euroleague however they do have a new look. Their new head coach José Ignacio from Salamanca's Perfumerías Avenida basketball club who were last […]

USA Womens National Team Warm Up With Blow Outs in Russia

Last week the USA National Team who were without two top players Diana Taurasi and Cappie Pondexter, won the Et.. tournament by blowing out all teams. USK Prague (100-81 ) MKB Euroleasing Sopron (79-65 ) UMMC Ekaterinburg (78-63 ) Although, Taurasi and Pondexter were not in Russia with the National team, the wins showed the […]

Phoenix Earned 2nd WNBA Title Rightfully

Phoenix showed their pose and offensive strength down the stretch of the final game of the WNBA 2009 playoffs by holding off Indiana 94-86. Indiana fought hard until the final second but could not come back after their 10 point rally late in the fourth quarter. The Mercury's top offensive guns were on point as […]

Ros Casares Win 7th Liga Femenina Super Cup

ROS CASARES 68 – IBIZA 64 Ros Casares started the game really strong on defensive and offense. At the half the team was up only by 6 points. Ibiza fought very hard throughout the game but during the last quarter Ros Casares showed their strength, power and experience. MVP of the Super Cup was Erika […]

FIBA Afrobasket Women Championship 2009

From October 9th – 18th the FIBA Africa's Championship will begin in Antananarivo (Madagascar). Twelve teams look for a spot to play in the 2010 FIBA World Championships in the Czech Republic next summer. Group A Madagascar Senegal South Africa Cameroun Mauritius Mozambique Group B Mali Angola Rwanda Cote D'Ivoire Nigeria Tunisie Game Schedule 09/10 […]