Archives for October 2011

EuroLeague Women: Ros Casares Valencia Wins Third-Straight

Ros Casares Valencia got a major boost on Thursday night and they capitalized to score a convincing 90-72 win over Lotos Gdynia in Poland to remain perfect in three games in the ongoing EuroLeague Women season. Sancho Lyttle, who is coming off from a tough campaign in the WNBA, played for the first time this […]

EuroLeague Women: Galatasaray and Avenida Continue to Dominate

Galatasaray Medical Park and the defending EuroLeague Women champion Avenida Perfumerias extended their unbeaten run by dismantling their respective opponents on Wednesday night. Leaning on the superstar trio once again, Galatasaray MP scored their third win in as many games, crushing UMMC Ekaterinburg, 84-65, in Istanbul. Diana Taurasi was simply too much for Ekaterinburg as […]

WNBA to Hold Draft Lottery on November 10

The WNBA announced the this year’s Draft Lottery will be held on November 10 in New York in which the top four picks in the 2012 WNBA Draft will be determined. The Tulsa Shock, Chicago Sky, Los Angeles Sparks, and the reigning champions Minnesota Lynx will be vying for the top pick, which will give […]

Galatasaray Chosen as EuroLeague Women Final Eight

Galatasaray MP team got another boost to their campaign this season after FIBA Europe awarded them the rights to host the EuroLeague Women 2012 Final Eight that will be held from March 28 to April 2012. FIBA Europe president Olafur Rafnsson announced on Friday the top eight teams in the elimination round will be travelling […]

Cras Basket Taranto and Seat Unisze Gyor Score First Win in EuroLeague Women

After absorbing defeats in their season-opener, Cras Basket Taranto and Seat Unisze Gyor scored their first win in the ongoing EuroLeague Women season on Thursday night. Cras Basket Taranto took control for almost the entire match to take a 78-63 win over Gospic Croatia to the delight of their hometown crowd in Taranto, Italy. Elodie […]

EuroLeague Women: Avenida and Galatasaray Score Second Win

Defending champion Avenida Perfumerias and Galatasaray Medical Park, two of the teams to watch in this year’s EuroLeague Women season, scored their second straight win on Wednesday night to keep their grip on the top spot in their respective groups. Playing in front of their hometown crowd, Avenida clobbered Beretta-Famila Schio, 86-66, to take an […]

EuroLeague Women: Galatasaray, Avenida, and SpartaK Looking to Take Early Lead

The EuroLeague Women season is just on its early stages but the action is expected to heat up today with nine pairs of exciting matchups lined up this Wednesday night. Galatasaray Medical Park, defending champions Avenida Perfumerias, and Sparta&K Moscow, who all had rousing debuts last week, will look to take an early lead as […]

EuroLeague Women: Diana Taurasi Erupts in Season-Opener

After being involved in a false doping issue last year, Diana Taurasi made her return in the EuroLeague Women and she did it with a bang as she led her team to huge season-opening win. Taurasi, who is fresh from her WNBA Playoff stint, erupted for 31 points to go with eight rebounds and six […]

EuroLeague Women 2012 Season Opens With a Bang

The 2012 Season of the EuroLeague Women kicked off on Wednesday night with 14 of the 23 competing teams seeing action in day one. Sparta&K Moscow, UMMC Ekaterinburg, UE Sopron, Wisla Can-Pack, Bourges Basket, BLMA, and Gospic Co started their campaign this season on a bright not as they subdued their respective opponents. The Russian […]

Seimone Augustus Hoists WNBA Finals MVP Trophy

The Minnesota Lynx completed their impressive run this season with an NBA title and it will absolutely not be possible without the sterling and gutsy performance of Seimone Augustus, who was named as this year’s Finals MVP. Augustus, who played in the series with an ailing knee, scored 16 points and grabbed five rebounds to […]