Archives for August 2012

Tulsa Shock Overpowers Los Angeles Spark for 2nd Straight Win

Despite being stunned by the decision of one of their key players to sit out the rest of the season, the Tulsa Shock is showing some flashes of brilliance. Led by Ivory Latta’s career night, the Tulsa stunned the Los Angeles Sparks as they scored a 99-85 victory on Thursday night in Tulsa for their […]

Minnesota Lynx Escapes With OT Win Over San Antonio Silver Stars

The Minnesota Lynx leaned on a dominating rebounding performance to escape with a pulsating 96-84 win over the San Antonio Silver Stars in overtime on Tuesday night at the Target Center in Minneapolis. Rebekkah Brunson had a huge night as she finished with17 points to go with 20 rebounds and was one of three Lynx […]

Liz Cambage to Sit Out the Rest of WNBA Season

In a shocking development, last year’s second-overall pick Elizabeth Cambage stunned the Tulsa Shock with her decision of sitting out for the rest of the season. The team announced on Tuesday night that Cambage decided not to return with the team this year after spending the first half of the season training with the Australian […]

Fred Williams Replaces Marynell Meadors as Atlanta Dream Coach and GM

After an underachieving performance in the first half of the season, the Atlanta Dream opted to have a major shakeup, hiring Fred Williams as the new coach and general manager of the squad, the team announced on Monday night. Based from the official statement of the squad, Williams will took over the squad immediately taking […]

Full-Strength Seattle Storm Ends Skid, Chicago Sky Finally Bounces Back

The Seattle Storm finally played with a complete roster to end their three-game skid with an 84-66 win over the New York Liberty on Sunday night at the Key Arena in Seattle. Sue Bird led her team’s surge as she finished with 18 points and 10 assists, while Lauren Jackson, who only played her second […]

Los Angeles Sparks End San Antonio Silver Stars’ 12-Game Streak

The Los Angeles Sparks emerged victorious in the battle of the two hottest teams in the league after scoring a convincing 101-77 win over the San Antonio Silver Stars on Thursday night, a win that ended the Silver Stars’ 12-game winning streak. Kristi Toliver had a sizzling performance as she finished with 29 points and […]

FIBA Womens Basketball Ranking 2012

The womens’ world FIBA rankings have been updated after the London Olympics. Team USA still ranks number one, while Australia kept the same position, Silver Medalist France moved up three positions resting in 5th place in FIBA rankings..Other notable teams that have moved up in rankings are: Canada, Turkey, Croatia and Great Britain. The next […]

USA Women Wins Fifth-Straight Olympic Gold Medal

USA remained on top of the women’s basketball world after hammering out an 86-50 win over France to win the gold medal in the women’s basketball competition of the 2012 London Olympics. Heading into the game as an overwhelming favorite, USA got off to a strong start, but France managed to keep themselves within striking […]

Australia Claims London Olympic Bronze with Win Over Russia

Australia wanted to win the gold medal this year, but they failed after losing to USA in the semifinals. But despite falling short from their goal, Australia won’t go home without a medal after claiming the bronze with a convincing 83-74 win over Russia in final day women’s basketball action of the 2012 London Olympics. […]

France to Meet USA in Their First-Ever Olympic Finals Stint

France continues to surprise the skeptics as they extended their Cinderella run with an 81-64 win over Russia to arrange a gold-medal duel with USA in the women’s basketball competition of the 2012 London Olympics. Edwidge Lawson-Wade had another impressive offensive night as she finished with 18 points and five assists, while Emilie Gomis added […]