Archives for September 2012

Los Angeles Sparks, Connecticut Sun Sweep First Round Foes

The Los Angeles Sparks and the Connecticut Sun rode on the momentum they built from their game-one victories to sweep their respective opponents on Saturday night. Candace Parker had an outstanding night to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to a 101-94 road win over the San Antonio Silver Stars, sweeping their playoff-series to advance to […]

Connecticut Sun, Los Angeles Sparks Take Game One

The Connecticut Sun and the Los Angeles Sparks opened the 2012 WNBA Playoffs with a bang after dispatching their respective first-round foes on Thursday night. Season Most Valuable Player completed a perfect night as she led the Eastern Conference top seed Connecticut to a hard-earned 65-60 win over the New York Liberty in Uncasville, Connecticut. […]

Tina Charles Wins 2012 WNBA MVP Award

Connecticut Sun center Tina Charles was named as the 2012 WNBA Most Valuable Player, edging Los Angeles Sparks star Candace Parker in the race for this year’s top individual award. Charles, the 2010 WNBA Rookie of the Year, got a total of 345 points with 25 first-place votes, topping Parker who garnered 253 points with […]

Phoenix Mercury Secures First Overall Pick in 2012 WNBA Draft

The Phoenix Mercury will have something to look forward to after securing the first-overall pick in the 2012 WNBA Draft during the lottery held on Wednesday night in Connecticut. After finishing the season with a dismal 7-27 record, the Mercury won the lottery despite having only the second-best chance behind the Washington Mystics and Phoenix […]

2012 WNBA Playoffs Kick Off on Thursday

The eight remaining team’s drive to the title starts as the 2012 WNBA Playoffs kick off on Thursday. The Connecticut Sun, who finished with the best record in the Eastern Conference, will face the New York Liberty in the curtain-raiser on Thursday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Led by one of […]

WNBA Draft Lottery Set on September 26 at ESPN’s SportsCenter

The WNBA regular season has come to a close and four the four teams that failed to reach the playoffs, they are now shifting their focus on the upcoming WNBA Draft Lottery. This year’s Draft Lottery will be held on September 26 in Bristol, Connecticut and will be presented on a special edition of the […]

EuroBasket Women 2013 Completed in France

The composition of each group for the EuroBasket Women 2013 has been determined after the draw held on Friday night at the UNESCO building in Paris, France. Witnessed by hundreds of spectators, the 16 teams who qualified for next year’s European Championship for women in France were divided into four groups with four teams each. […]

WNBA 2012 Playoffs Cast Now Complete

The New York Liberty clinched the fourth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference to complete the cast of this year’s WNBA Playoffs. Despite absorbing a 78-66 defeat against the Tulsa Shock, the Liberty advanced to the post season after their closest competitor, the Chicago Sky fell short on Thursday night in Illinois. Angel […]

Los Angeles Sparks Secure Second Spot in Western Conference

The Los Angeles Sparks will have home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs after securing the second spot in the Western Conference with a 101-76 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Tuesday night. Candace Parker had her 17th double-double this season, tied with Tina Charles on top of the table, as she finished […]

WNBA Champions Minnesota Lynx Visit White House

After a year since winning the WNBA title last season, the Minnesota Lynx finally had their chance to meet US President Barack Obama in a traditional White House. The president welcomed the entire Minnesota Lynx team and staffs in the White House on Tuesday, a tradition that has been delayed because of the Obama’s busy […]