Archives for August 2011

Los Angeles Sparks Hand Tulsa Shock Their 18th Straight Loss

Candace Parker is back and so as the Los Angeles Sparks’ swagger as they scored a come-from-behind 73-67 win over the cellar-dwelling Tulsa Shock on Monday in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Parker, who played in her fourth game after recovering from a knee injury, powered the Sparks’ attack once again as she racked up a game-high 23 […]

Minnesota Lynx Clinches Playoff Spot with Win Over Los Angeles Sparks

The Minnesota Lynx finally ended their seven-year drought after clinching a playoff spot with their dominating 87-68 win over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday in Minneapolis. Seimone Augustus, who has experienced losing seasons since being the first-overall pick of the Lynx, scored 17 points, leading the Lynx to their 20th win in 26 games […]

Lauren Jackson Returns to Lead Seattle Storm's Surge

After missing 20 games, three-time WNBA MVP Lauren Jackson showed no rust as she powered the Seattle Storm to a thrilling 63-62 win over the New York Liberty on Sunday at the Key Arena in Seattle. Jackson erupted for 20 points on 6-for-10 shooting from the field, including three three-pointers, and added seven rebounds, helping […]

Atlanta Dream Edges Connecticut Sun in Overtime

The Atlanta Dream won for the fourth time in their last five games and they were absolutely impressive on Saturday as they hammered out a close 94-88 overtime victory over the Connecticut Sun in Atlanta. Angel McCoughtry had a huge game as she finish with 26 points and 12 rebounds, highlighted by a crucial defensive […]

Returning Candace Parker Leads Sparks Past Fever

After being ejected in from a long rest because of injury, former Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player Candace Parker started the game and led the Los Angeles Sparks to a 75-70 win over the Indiana Fever on Friday in Los Angeles. Parker erupted for 18 points and also racked up six rebounds […]

Sun Torches Lynx in Maya Moore’s Return to Connecticut

Former UConn Huskies superstar made her much-awaited return to Connecticut but it was not a homecoming to remember after the league leading Minnesota Lynx was crushed by the Connecticut Sun, 108-79, on Wednesday at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Another former UConn superstar stole the show as Tina Charles racked up 16 points and 18 huge […]

Minnesota Lynx Subdues Cellar-Dwelling Tulsa Shock

The league-leading Minnesota Lynx as expected dominated the battle between two teams that are heading in different directions as they subdued the Tulsa Shock, 82-54, on Sunday night in Minneapolis. Seimone Augustus led Minnesota’s balance attack as she finished with 16 points on 8-for-12 shooting from the field, while Lindsay Whalen added 12 points and […]

VanDerveer and Edwards Enshrined Into The Basketball Hall of Fame

Tara VanDerveer and Teresa Edwards were officially enshrined into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday night in Springfield, Massachusetts in a ceremony that honored their wonderful contribution to the game of basketball. VanDerveer, who led Stanford to two national championships and has racked up more than 800 games in her coaching career, […]

Minnesota Lynx Squeak Past Chicago Sky to Stay on Top

The Minnesota Lynx solidified their grip on the league’s best record after scoring a thrilling 79-76 win over the Chicago Sky on Friday night in Rosemont, Illinois. Lindsay Whalen spearheaded Minnesota’s attack as she finished with 16 points and dished out six assists, while Seimone Augustus added 14 points, helping the Lynx won their tenth […]

San Antonio Silver Stars Clobbers Connecticut Sun

The San Antonio Silver Stars proved that they can withstand their tough road trip after scoring an impressive 72-59 win over the Connecticut Sun on Thursday night in Uncasville, Connecticut. Becky Hammon poured in 18 points and dished out eight assists, while Sophia Young added 15 points and eight rebounds for the Silver Stars, who […]