Archives for May 2011

France’s EuroBasket 2011 Final Roster

With less than three weeks left before their title defense, the defending European Champions France named their final roster for the upcoming 2011 EuroBasket that is set to start on June 18 in Poland. Sandrine Gruda, who missed France’s campaign in the 2010 World Basketball Championship, headlined the French squad along with fellow veteran returnees […]

Seattle Storm Handles Tulsa Shock

The Seattle Storm declared that they are dead serious in winning back-to-back titles and they showed how hungry they are after scoring an emphatic 76-70 win over Tulsa Shock on Sunday at the Key Arena. Swin Cash erupted for 20 points and added seven rebounds, while reigning MVP Lauren Jackson and Camille Little added 15 […]

Atlanta Dream Defeats Great Britain in First WNBA Game in Europe

The Atlanta Dream displayed their dominance as they hammered out an impressive 82-51 win over the Great Britain National Team at the MEN Arena in Manchester in the first-ever WNBA game in Europe. Coco Miller started the game firing, scoring Atlanta’s first nine points to finish with 21 points on 10-for-12 shooting from the field, […]

Los Angeles Sparks Drub Phoenix Mercury in WNBA Pre-Season

The Los Angeles Sparks posted their second win in as many games after hammering out a convincing 83-72 win over the Phoenix Mercury in WNBA Pre-Season action on Sunday at The Pit in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Sparks had sizzling start, posting an early 8-0 lead and they continued to dominate to finish the opening […]

Connecticut Squeak Past San Antonio WNBA Pre-Season Game

The Connecticut Sun scored their second win this pre-season after they hammered out a pulsating 75-73 win over the San Antonio Silver Stars on Friday at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut. Tina Charles was in her usual deadly form as the former first-overall pick scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, while Kara Lawson […]

Host Turkey Rules Antalya Invitational, GB Takes Silver

Despite losing in their final game, Turkey ran way with the gold medal, while the Standard Life Great Britain Women’s Team ended up with the silver medal in the recently concluded Antalya Invitational Tournament in Turkey. With the gold medal already in the bag for Turkey heading into the final day of the tournament, the […]

Washington Mystics Cruise Past Chicago Sky in WNBA Pre-Season

The Washington Mystics posted their second-straight win as they clobbered the Chicago Sky, 66-55, in their WNBA pre-season showdown on Friday in the nation’s capital. Crystal Langhorne scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds, whole Kelly Miller chipped in 12 points for the Mystics, who pulled away with a huge third quarter performance. The two […]

Atlanta Dream and Great Britain to Square Off on Sunday

Reigning WNBA Eastern Conference Champions Atlanta Dream and the Great Britain Women’s Team, two squads that are preparing for their respective tournaments, will square off on Sunday at the MEN Arena in Manchester. The Dream, who were defeated by the Seattle Storm in last season’s WNBA Finals, is already in Manchester for their exhibition match, […]

Turkey Defeats Great Britain in Antalya Invitational Tournament

Looking to get into the groove in time for next month’s EuroBasket 2011 in Poland, Turkey Women’s Team proved that they are dead serious in making an impact in Poland after dominating Great Britain, 73-51, to score their second win in the Antalya Invitational Tournament. Nevin Nevlin led Turkey’s balance attack with her 13 points, […]

Former WNBA First Overall Pick Margo Dydek Dies

After suffering a heart attack last week that placed in a medically induced coma, former WNBA first-overall pick Margo Dydek passed away at the age of 37 on Friday in Brisbane, Australia. According to Queensland Basketball League’s Northside Wizards operations manager Cathy Roberts, the Poland-born Dydek died early Friday along with her unborn child. The […]