Archives for July 2013

2013 WNBA All-Star Game: Candace Parker Leads West To 102-98 Win Over East

Candace Parker made sure that her All-Star debut will not go unnoticed as she led the Western Conference All-Stars to a thrilling win over the Eastern Conference All-Stars in the 2013 WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday in Connecticut. Playing in her first All-Star game, Parker racked up 23 points to lead the West to a […]

2013 WNBA All-Star Reserves Announced

The cast of the 2013 All-Star Game is now complete as the league announced the reserves for the highly-anticipated game scheduled on July 27 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Completing the 11-player Western Conference squad are Minnesota Lynx standouts Lindsay Whalen and Rebekkah Brunson, Los Angeles Sparks players Kristi Toliver and Nneka […]

Maya Moore Leads League-Leading Minnesota Lynx To Come-From-Behind Win

Maya Moore struggled to find her usual rhythm, but she found a way to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an emphatic come-from-behind 82-77 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday at the US Airways Center in Phoenix. Moore shot just 3-for-12 from the field before making big plays in the final minute of the match. […]

WNBA All-Star Game 2013: Elena Delle Donne Tops All-Star Voting

Elena Delle Donne’s professional basketball career is still in its early stages, but the Chicago Sky star is already hitting strides in the league and she actually made history on Friday. Delle Donne was named to the Eastern Conference All-Star team and she did not just make the squad – she topped the All-Star voting. […]

Ilona Korstin, Svetlana Abrosimova Announce Retirement

Russian basketball icon Ilona Korstin and Svetlana Abrosimova announced their retirement within 24 hours of each other on Wednesday, ending their illustrious basketball careers. Korstin and Abrosimova both had successful basketball careers – both overseas and internationally – and it was fitting enough for them to end their careers on a high note after leading […]

Spain Captures Third Straight European U20 Women’s Basketball Crown

Spanish basketball is on a high once again as their women’s youth squad captured the gold medal at the U20 European Championship Women in Samsun. The Spain U20 women’s basketball squad captured their third-straight gold medal in the tournament after scoring a thrilling 59-53 win in the finals of the tournament on Sunday. Their bid […]

Candace Parker Leads LA Sparks To 88-76 Win Over Phoenix Mercury

Candace Parker led the Los Angeles Sparks to their fifth-straight victory with an impressive 88-76 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday at the US Airways Center in Phoenix. Parker had another all-around performance as she finished with 21 points to go along with eight rebounds and five assists, while also getting ample support from […]

EuroLeague Women 2013-14 Season Draw Completed

Exactly four months from now, the EuroLeague Women 2013-14 Season will kick off, but we now have a clear view of what to expect in the brand new season of the premier women’s basketball league in Europe. The composition of each of the three groups was finalized on Friday in the draw held in Munich. […]

WNBA Recap: Atlanta Dream Pummels San Antonio Silver Stars For 10th Win

The Atlanta Dream continues to surprise the skeptics as they scored their 10th win in their first 11 games this season, pummeling the San Antonio Silver Stars, 93-67, on Sunday night in Atlanta. Tiffany Hayes starred for the Dream this time as she erupted for 19 points in just 20 minutes of playing time, while […]