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Category: Overseas Hoops
April 10, 2014 at 11:25 AM

EuroLeague Final Eight semifinals set; Tanisha Wright’s Kayseri knocked out (VIDEO)

Storm G Tanisha Wright had a solid third quarter and her Turkish club even made a splashy three-pointer to tie the game with 3.3 seconds left, but it wasn’t enough to advance out of pool play in the EuroLeague Final Eight. Wright finished with 11 points, six rebounds and five assists for Kayseri Kaski…

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0 Comments | More in Overseas Hoops, Video, WNBA | Topics: Candace Parker, Diana Taurasi, Tanisha Wright

April 9, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Mailbag: Baby problems in Australia

From the Twitter files, follower Jodie Skellern asked: “Does Team USA have a parent assistance policy for bball athletes traveling with children while playing for USA?” In case you haven’t heard, former Storm F Abby Bishop is upset with her native Basketball Australia due to it denying financial assistance for mothers. Bishop was part of…

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April 7, 2014 at 9:46 AM

Camille Little, Tanisha Wright drop EuroLeague Final Eight opener

Storm stars Camille Little and Tanisha Wright helped lead their Turkish team to a club-first EuroLeague Final Eight appearance held in Ekaterinburg this week. It’s also Wright and Little’s first time playing with the club, Kayseri Kaski spor. The team opened pool play Monday against Turkish rival Fenerbahce, which features WNBA All-Stars Cappie…

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0 Comments | More in Overseas Hoops, Video, WNBA | Topics: Camille Little, Tanisha Wright

March 24, 2014 at 1:23 PM

Mailbag: Forward Camille Little corresponds about re-signing with the Storm

Storm F Camille Little re-signed with Seattle on Monday. It’s a multiyear deal but terms of the deal were not immediately released. Little, a full-time starter since she was traded to Seattle from Atlanta in 2008, was a key member of the Storm’s 2010 WNBA championship team. The 6-foot-2 North Carolina native didn’t miss a…

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0 Comments | More in Mailbag, Overseas Hoops, Storm | Topics: Camille Little

March 20, 2014 at 10:31 AM

Storm guard Tanisha Wright: “Winning is winning.”

Storm stars Tanisha Wright and Camille Little did what was needed to help their Turkish team Kayseri Kaski spor advance to the prestigious EuroLeague Final Eight. Kayseri defeated Beretta Famila Schio 63-61 on Wednesday to clinch the deciding game in the best-of-three ELW series. Wright had 19 points and seven rebounds while Little…

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0 Comments | More in Overseas Hoops, Video, WNBA | Topics: Camille Little, Courtney Vandersloot, Tanisha Wright

March 12, 2014 at 10:13 AM

Storm’s Tanisha Wright nears triple-double in EuroLeague first-round playoff win

Storm stars Tanisha Wright and Camille Little are making a little history for their Turkish team during the WNBA offseason. They didn’t aim to play together for Kayseri Kaski spor this winter but their respective agents were able to work deals that ended up with them both headed to Turkey and they’re continuing their…

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0 Comments | More in Overseas Hoops, Storm, Video | Topics: Camille Little, Tanisha Wright, Tianna Hawkins

March 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM

WNBA Board of Governors ratifies CBA; April draft date to be released this week

The WNBA announced its collective bargaining agreement with the players’ union was ratified by the Board of Governors on Friday. Los Angeles All-Star Nneka Ogwumike, who was seated among the KeyArena’s Stanford crowd for the Pac-12 tournament, was relieved. “At first we were like, ‘What’s going to happen?’” Ogwumike said of talk among WNBA players…

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0 Comments | More in Overseas Hoops, Pac-12, WNBA | Topics: Lauren Jackson, Maya Moore, Stanford

February 12, 2014 at 9:25 AM

Storm makes it official, All-Star Lauren Jackson will miss the 2014 WNBA season

From the Storm: Lauren Jackson to Miss 2014 Storm Season Jackson to rehab right knee, left Achilles SEATTLE – Following Monday’s surgery on Lauren Jackson’s right knee and left Achilles, the Seattle Storm and Jackson have announced that she will not return to Seattle for the 2014 Storm season. “I’m so sad that I can’t play this year…

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0 Comments | More in Overseas Hoops, Storm | Topics: Brian Agler, Karen Bryant, Lauren Jackson

February 11, 2014 at 6:21 AM

Australian star Lauren Jackson’s open letter to fans regarding latest surgeries

Storm All-Star Lauren Jackson underwent successful knee and Achilles surgery late Monday in Melbourne. The injuries were discovered while playing in China and she’s expected to need a four-month recovery in order to extend her career until she’s 40. But that means she’ll likely miss a second WNBA season, which opens training…

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0 Comments | More in Overseas Hoops, Storm, WNBA | Topics: Brian Agler, Lauren Jackson, Tamika Catchings

December 26, 2013 at 9:40 AM

Storm All-Star Tina Thompson and Seattle U coach Joan Bonvicini nominated for award

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Storm All-Star Tina Thompson

Storm All-Star Tina Thompson and Seattle U coach Joan Bonvicini are among the city’s six women nominated for Female Sports Star of the Year by the Seattle Sports Commission. Winners will be announced Jan. 22, 2014 during the 79th annual Sports Star of the Year banquet at Benaroya Hall downtown.

Created by Royal Brougham and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer in 1936, the event celebrates achievements of those in the local sports community and industry. Anyone can vote once every 24 hours for the winners on the commission’s website.

Voting began earlier in December and runs through Jan. 15, 2014. The total vote is based 50 percent by the public and 50 percent by the Sports Star Committee.

Storm All-Stars Sue Bird (2002), Lauren Jackson (2003) and former coach Anne Donovan, who led the franchise to its first WNBA championship in 2004, were past winners from the pro basketball team. Former Stanford All-American, Kate Starbird, won in 1997.

Thompson, who won the inaugural four WNBA championships with the defunct Houston Comets, retired after a 17-year career in the league. Playing her final two seasons for the Storm, she finished as the all-time leading WNBA scorer with 7,488 points and is second on the all-time rebounding list with 3,070.

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0 Comments | More in Overseas Hoops, Seattle U, Storm | Topics: Joan Bonvicini, Tina Thompson

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