Archives for July 2012

Lauren Jackson to Carry Australian Flag in Olympic Opening Ceremony

Basketball superstar Lauren Jackson will have another milestone in her fruitful basketball career after being selected to carry the Australian flag in the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics on Friday. Jackson, who will be competing in her fourth Olympics, was selected based on her illustrious contributions to the Australian Opals aside from being […]

USA Cruise Past Great Britain in Manchester

USA women were caught napping in the opening period but buckled down immediately to score a dominating 88-63 win over Great Britain in an exhibition match on Wednesday night in Manchester. Great Britain started the game playing with a lot of sense of urgency, building a 21-10 lead in the opening period. However, USA answered […]

Connecticut and Minnesota on Top as WNBA Takes a Break

The Connecticut Sun and the defending champions Minnesota Lynx have a firm grip on the top spot in their respective conferences as the WNBA takes a break to pave way for USA Women’s Basketball Team campaign in the 2012 London Olympics. Eastern Conference leader Connecticut is having arguably their best start in franchise history and […]

Ukraine and Serbia Completes EuroBasket Women 2013 Field

After their sterling performances in the qualifiers, Ukraine and Serbia booked a ticket to France next year as they completed the field for the EuroBasket Women 2013, joining the other eight squads who earned spots through the qualifying round. Ukraine earned their ticket after scoring a pulsating 73-66 win over Hungary in their do-or-die game […]

San Antonio Silvers Stars Make It Nine-In-A-Row

The San Antonio Silver Stars tied a franchise record after scoring a dominating 91-70 win over the Atlanta Dream to notch their franchise-best ninth-straight win on Friday in San Antonio. Atlanta took control of the first period, but the Silver Stars’ bench sparked a huge rally in the second half and outscored the Dream’s bench, […]

Silver Stars Wins Seventh Straight, Sparks Stay Hot at Home

The San Antonio Silver Stars continues to sizzle after, while the Los Angeles Sparks stays almost unbeatable in their home turf. Jia Perkins came out firing from the bench to lead the Silver Stars to a hard-earned 94-81 win over the New York Liberty in Newark, New Jersey to post their seventh-straight victory. Perkins erupted […]

Minnesota Lynx Drops Third-Straight Game

The Connecticut Sun showed on Saturday night why they are the leader in the Eastern Conference after handing the Minnesota Lynx their third-straight defeat with a masterful 86-80 in Minneapolis. Led by three players who finished in double-double, Connecticut leaned on a terrific third period to build a commanding 16-point lead and held on to […]

Red-Hot San Antonio Silver Stars Score Six-Straight Win

The San Antonio Silver Stars continues to sizzle as they posted their sixth-straight victory with a tough 78-73 win over the Washington Mystics on Friday night at the nation’s capital. Sophia Young overcame a hurting leg as she finished with 18 points, all of it coming in the second half, where the Silver Stars took […]

EuroLeague Women 2012-2013 Season Groups Known

The composition of each of the three groups for the upcoming 2012-2013 Season of the EuroLeague Women was determined on Friday in a draw that took place in Munich, Germany. The 21 teams were drawn into three groups with seven teams each with Rivas Ecopolis, Fenerbahce, and UMMC Ekaterinburg named as top-seeds in each group. […]

San Antonio Silver Stars Hand Minnesota Lynx Its Second Loss

The San Antonio Silver Stars scored their biggest win of the season as they handed the league-leading and defending champions Minnesota Lynx its second defeat this season. Becky Hammon erupted for 23 points, including crucial plays down the stretch, to lead the Silver Stars to a morale-boosting 93-84 win over the Lynx on Sunday night […]