Archives for May 2012

Lynx Cruise Past Struggling Storm to Stay Undefeated

The defending champions Minnesota Lynx are showing that they are more than ready to defend their title after scoring an impressive 84-71 win over the Seattle Storm on Sunday night in Minneapolis. Maya Moore had a huge night as the reigning Rookie of the Year finished with 19 points and six rebounds in a performance […]

Sparks Score Third Win, Mystics Edge Shock

The Los Angeles Sparks scored their third in in four games on Saturday night, while the Washington Mystics earned their first win if the season. Candace Parker had an outstanding night to lead Los Angeles to an impressive 99-88 win over the Phoenix Mercury in Phoenix. Parker, who has been regarded as the front-runner in […]

Becky Hammon Confirms Availability for Russia in London

Becky Hammon confirmed that she will be playing for Russia in the upcoming 2012 London Olympics where the Russian squad will be one of the teams to watch out for. Hammon, who was criticized when she decided to play for Russia as a naturalized player, has been a key figure in Russia’s success in recent […]

Sun Edges Silver Stars to Stay Perfect in Three Games

The Connecticut Sun continued their winning ways as they scored a hard-earned 83-79 win over the San Antonio Silver Stars on Friday night in Uncasville, Connecticut. Tina Charles had another huge night as she finished with 18 points and eight rebounds, helping the Sun stay perfect in the first three games this season, thus having […]

Minnesota Lynx Opens Title Defense with a Bang

The Minnesota Lynx had all the right to relax after receiving their championship rings, but the defending championship managed to stay focus to open their title defense on a bright note. The Lynx leaned on a huge eruption in the second quarter to score a convincing 105-83 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday night […]

Sun Squeaks Past Liberty, Sky Edges Mystics

The Connecticut Sun and the Chicago Sky started their season on the right foot as they scored impressive victories on Saturday night. Tina Charles had a huge night and Asjha Jones came out big down the stretch to help the Sun scored a thrilling 78-73 win over the New York Liberty at the Madison Square […]

Opals Looking to Challenge USA for the Gold on London

The Australian Opals have started their preparation early as they bid give their bitter rivals USA a run for the gold medal in the upcoming 2012 London Olympics. The Opals have already started their training camp at the Australian Institute of Sports earlier than planned, which their earliest preparation in recent years for an Olympic […]

Canada Cuts Down Roster for their Quest for Olympic Berth

Canada feels that they are closer than ever to landing an Olympic berth and have now trimmed their roster as they jump start a tougher part of their preparation for the upcoming 2012 Olympic Qualifying Tournament next month in Ankara, Turkey. The Canadian squad cut their preliminary roster to 16 players in time for their […]

Russia Releases Women’s Pool for 2012 London Olympics

Russia released their 20-player preliminary roster for the 2012 London Olympics in which their final 12 who will make it to London will be selected. As expected, naturalized guard Becky Hammon was included to the pool selected by national coach Boris Sokolovsky, who is looking to steer the Russian squad to a podium finish in […]

LA Sparks Crush China in WNBA Preseason Opener

The Los Angeles Sparks looked very promising as they started their preseason campaign on a positive note as they crushed the Chinese Women’s National Team, 98-71, during the weekend. Nnemkadi Ogwumike showed why she was selected as the first overall pick in the 2012 WNBA Draft as she racked up 20 points and 11 rebounds, […]