Archives for October 2010

Beretta-Famila Clobbers Brno in season-opener

Beretta-Famila Schio kicked off the EuroLeague season with a huge 89-44 win over Frisco Sika Brno in their season-opener on Thursday 28 October. Raffaella Masciandri paced Schio with her 17 points and five rebounds, while Laura Macchi scored 16 points and dished out five assists. New York Liberty forward Janel McCarville also had a great […]

Taurasi and Taylor Lead Fenerbahce to season-opener win

WNBA superstars Diana Taurasi and Penny Taylor started the EuroLeague season with a bang as they led Fenerbahce to a 91-82 victory over Rivas Ecopolis, Thursday 28 October in Spain. The Australian National Team standout, Taylor, racked up 27 points and seven rebounds, while USA National Team mainstay, Taurasi, added 24 points and six rebounds, […]

Mondeville and Ekat Kick off Season on a Bright Note

USO Mondeville and UMC Ekaterinburg kicked off their Euroleague Women campaign on bright as they dispatched their respective opponents on opening day. Lenae Williams erupted for 20 points, highlighted by four 3-pointers, leading Mondeville to a comfortable 76-65 victory against last year’s Final Four qualifier Wisla Can-Pack on their home floor on Wednesday. Mondeville struggled […]

Ros Casares Squeak past Russian Powerhouse Nadezhda

The 2010 EuroLeague Final Four host and finals qualifier Ros Casares started their campaign this year with an impressive 76-68 win over Nadezhda in Russia. WNBA standouts Katie Douglas and Erin Lawson-Wade combined for 33 points, while another WNBA player Rebekkah Brunson added 15 points and four rebounds for Ros Casares, who converted eight of […]

LFB Open 2010 Live Online This Weekend

This weekend is the start of the LFB Open for the Women's French League LFB in Paris. The games will be streamed live online and TV with stats. All matches in the Open 2010 are available at www.basketlfb.com . Commentaries by renowned experts including duets Cathy Melain (double European champion 2001 and 2009. LFB 2010 […]

2010 Women’s World Championship Roundup: USA Back on Top

One the most successful editions of the World Basketball Championship for Women ended today with a bang as the star-studded USA squad reclaimed the title in the 2010 Worlds in Czech Republic on Sunday. As expected, a mammoth crowd filled the Karlovy Vary Arena in support of the Czech Republic Women’s National Basketball Team, but […]

Team USA FIBA Women 2010 World Champions

USA – Gold, Czech Republic – Silver, Spain – Bronze

USA Reclaims Throne with an 89-69 Win over Czech Republic

The USA Women’s National Basketball accomplished what they should have done four years ago as they bagged the gold medal in the 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women by crushing the host nation, Czech Republic, 89-69, in Tuesday’s finals. Angel McCoughtry led the scoring parade for the Americans with her 18 points and was 6-of-8 […]

Spain Bags Bronze with a 77-68 Triumph over Belarus

The Spaniards will go home with smiles on their faces as they bagged the bronze medal when they cruised past Belarus, 77-68, in the third-place match of the 2010 FIBA World Basketball Championship in Czech Republic. After missing their semifinals clash against USA because of a back injury, WNBA star Sancho Lyttle played with a […]

Australia Beats France 74-62 for Fifth Spot; Russia Finishes Seventh

The 2006 champions will go home with something to be proud of as the Australian Opals bagged fifth place with a 74-62 win over France in the classification round of the 2010 FIBA World Basketball Championship in Czech Republic. WNBA Most Valuable Player Lauren Jackson spearheaded the Opals’ attack with her 13 points and eight […]