Archives for May 2013

Los Angeles Sparks Rout Seattle Storm

Expectations for this season are high for the Los Angeles Sparks and they started their campaign on a bright note as they cruised to a 102-69 blowout win over the Seattle Storm on Sunday at the Staples Center. The Sparks leaned on a balance attack that saw six of their players scoring in double figures […]

Atlanta Dream Spoils Debut Of Skylar Diggins, Connecticut Sun Edges New York Liberty

The Atlanta Dream started the season with a bang as they posted an impressive 98-81 victory over the Tulsa Shock on Saturday at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, spoiling the debut of rookie Skylar Diggins. Tiffany Hayes provided a huge lift off-the-bench for the Dream as she finished with 21 points in 19 minutes, while […]

WNBA 2013 Season Preview

The best women’s basketball players in the world are back in the United States as the new season of the WNBA kicks off on Friday with a game featuring the defending champions Indiana Fever and the San Antonio Silver Stars. The Indiana Fever are out to prove that their championship season last year was no […]

Ilona Korstin Upbeat With Upcoming EuroBasket Women 2013 Stint

The Russian Women’s Basketball squad will have a tough time defending their European title in the upcoming EuroBasket Women 2013 because they will be parading a new-looking squad, but Ilona Korstin is upbeat with the upcoming tournament. Korstin, who will be one of the few remnants of the so-called golden generation of Russian women’s basketball, […]

Host France Trims EuroBasket Women 2013 To 20 Players

France are expected to be the overwhelming favorite in the upcoming EuroBasket Women 2013 not only because they are hosting the tournament, but also because of their unexpected success in the 2012 London Olympics. France head coach Pierre Vincent initially released a long list of players that could crack the final roster, but that list […]

Italy Release Intact Preliminary Roster For EuroBasket Women 2013

Italy will be playing in this year’s European Women’s Championship and they will be parading a familiar roster in the upcoming tournament in France this summer. Italy head coach Roberto Ricchini made sure that the efforts of the previous squad will not go unnoticed, awarding the 12 players who participated them seal a spot in […]

Turkey Releases Younger EuroBasket Women 2013 Preliminary Squad

Turkey will open somehow a new chapter of their women’s basketball history by parading a young-players-dominated preliminary squad for the upcoming EuroBasket Women 2013 in France. Turkey head coach Ceyhun Yildizoglu opted to select at least nine players who were born in the nineties as part of their 19-players preliminary squad that will start training […]