Archives for September 2013

Cuba Defeats Canada 79-71 To Take Home 2013 FIBA Americas Women Gold Medal

Cuba successfully completed a Cinderella run in the tournament after ruling the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship for Women in Xalapa, Mexico. Cuba leaned on a huge second quarter explosion to run away with a huge 79-71 victor over previously-undefeated Canada in the finals of this year’s FIBA Americas for Women. After scoring a huge win […]

Canada Advances To 2013 FIBA Americas Finals With 73-48 Win Over Puerto Rico

Canada advanced to the finals of the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship for Women after scoring a rousing 73-48 win over Puerto Rico in the semifinals on Friday night in Xalapa, Mexico. Canada, who went undefeated in their first four games of the tournament, imposed their will right from the opening tip as they immediately built […]

Minnesota Lynx, Atlanta Dream Take 1-0 Lead In WNBA Conference Finals

The Minnesota Lynx and the Atlanta moved one-step closer to the WNBA Finals after winning in game one of their respective semifinals series on Thursday night. The Lynx, who are aching to reclaim the title they won in 2011, sent a strong message to the rest of the field with a dominating 85-62 win over […]

Brazil To Face Cuba, Canada To Collide With Puerto Rico In 2013 FIBA Americas Semifinals

After five days of action-packed preliminary round, the cast of the semifinals of the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship for Women is now complete. Defending champion Brazil will continue their road to a three-peat when they go up against Cuba, while Canada will look to remain unscathed when they take on Puerto Rico on Friday night […]

Brazil, Canada, Cuba Enters 2013 FIBA Americas Championship For Women Semis

The semifinals cast of the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship for Women is almost complete as Brazil, Canada, and Cuba formalized their entry to the Final Four of this year’s tournament. Brazil moved one step closer to their bid of winning their third-straight title after escaping with a huge 69-60 victory over Argentina on Tuesday night […]

Minnesota Lynx Advances To Western Conference Finals, Indiana Fever Sweeps Chicago Sky

The top-seeded Minnesota Lynx advanced to the Western Conference Finals, while the defending champions Indiana Fever are also now one-step away from making a return trip to the WNBA Finals after taking down their respective opponents on Sunday. The Lynx escaped with a hard-earned 58-55 win over the Seattle Storm to end the series with […]

Elena Delle Donne Named 2013 WNBA Rookie Of The Year

Elena Delle Donne may not be the biggest-named rookie heading into this season, but the Chicago Sky All-Star will end the season as the best first-year player of her batch. Delle Donne, the second-overall pick in the 2013 WNBA Draft, was unanimously selected as the 2013 WNBA Rookie of the Year, besting top pick and […]

Candace Parker Of The Los Angeles Sparks Wins 2013 WNBA MVP Award

Los Angeles Sparks superstar Candace Parker added another milestone in her illustrious career as she was named as the 2013 WNBA Most Valuable Player. Parker, who led the Sparks to a second-place in finish in the Western Conference with her average of 17.9 points to go with 8.7 rebounds and 3.8 assists, was awarded with […]

WNBA Playoffs 2013 Preview And Schedule

The field of 12 teams is now down to eight squads after 34 games for each of them. The remaining eight teams will begin their road to the title on Thursday as the WNBA Playoffs kicks off. Washington Mystics vs Atlanta Dream The Washington Mystics and the Atlanta Dream will collide in the curtain-raiser of […]

Dawn Staley, Sylvia Hatchell Inducted Into Naismith Basketball Hall Of Fame

Two women’s basketball icons had a share of the spotlight during the 2013 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall induction ceremony in Springfield, Massachusetts. University of North Carolina women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell and former player and now coach Dawn Staley was formally inducted into the Hall Of Fame along with several men’s basketball icons. Hatchell had […]