Archives for February 2010

Euroleague Women Final Four Almost Set

Three teams have made a clean sweep and will be headed to the Euroleague 2009/2010 Final Four. One of the biggest surprises was the sweep of Ros Casares over last year's final contestant Halcon Avenida. Ros Casares did have to fight hard in the final game with a win by only 6 points (63-57). Spartak […]

Becky Hammon Helps Team Texas Win NBA 2010 Shootout

Becky Hammon participated in the NBA 2010 All-Star Game Shoot-out contest with Team Texas. Consisted of teammates Kenny Smith and Dirk Nowitzki. Watch Video Below

Sandrine Gruda Voted FIBA Female Player of the Year

Sandrine Gruda was voted the top female player award for FIBA for the first time ever. Gruda, the 6'3 power forward and center from France helped lead the French to the Gold Medal in the Eurobasket 2009 Championships. In Lativa, Gruda averaged 15 points, almost 8 rebounds per game. Gruda won the votes over former […]

Euroleague 2010 Quarterfinals Set

Wisla Can-Pack will head to the Elite Eight of the Euroleague Women 2010 Championship games after defeating MiZo Pécs 2010. Halcon Avenida struggled but managed to fight against Bourges Basket to make it to the next round, trying to match last year spot in the Finals. Rivas Ecópolis lost at home to Frisco Sika Brno […]

Alba Torrens Wins FIBA Young Female Player of the Year

Alba Torrens was named 2009 Young Women's Player of the Year for FIBA. Torrens who participated on the Spanish Womens National Team helped her team get the Bronze medal during the Eurobasket Womens 2009 Championship in Latvia. The 6'5 small forward averaged 8.8 points and 4.7 rebounds during the tournament and is currently participating in […]

Becky Hammon Leaves Ros Casares

WNBA Star and Olympian Becky Hammon played in her final games during this past weekend for Ros Casares. Friday, Hammon played a great game to help Ros Casares sweep ZVVZ USK Prague in the quarterfinals of the Euroleague Women competition. In the top league in Spain, Hammon played in her last national league game against […]

Five Euroleague Teams Make It A Clean Sweep

Five out of the 16 teams left in the Euroleague Womens quarterfinals have made a clean sweep of their competition. Two top teams from Russia Spartak Moscow Region and UMMC Ekaterinburg following Ros Casares, Good Angels Kosice and Fenerbahce who will wait until February 8th to await their respective opponents in the semi-finals that will […]

Euroleague First Round Quarterfinals Results

Yesterday was the first day of the quarterfinals in the three game series for the Euroleague Womens League. Top performing teams were Spartak Moscow Region, UMMC Ekaterinburg, Wisla Can-Pack and Halcon Avenida. Results Spartak Moscow Region 98-49 Lotos Gdynia UMMC Ekaterinburg 79-55 Galatasaray Wisla Can-Pack 80-53 MiZo Pécs 2010 Ros Casares 81-70 ZVVZ USK Prague […]

Euroleague Women 2010 All-Star Game Substitutes

The substitutes for the 2010 Euroleague Women's All-Star game have been announced today. There are a total of 14 subs and technical staff that will participate. Europe All-Star Game Substitutes Anete Jekabsone-Zogota – G/F – Spartak Moscow Region Vidnoje Clara Bermejo Moreno – G – Rivas Ecopolis Alba Torrens – G/F – Halcon Avenida Laura […]

Euroleague Women 2010 All-Star Game Starters

The Euroleague Womens 2010 All-Star game starters have been announced to play in Poland in March. Top Voted Players The Top-5 vote-getters for the Europe All-Star Team C – Nevriye Yilmaz F – Sandrine Gruda F – Agnieszka Bibrzycka G – Marta Fernandez G – Becky Hammon The Top-5 vote-getters for the Rest of the […]