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Category: WNBA
April 15, 2014 at 10:35 AM

Storm coach Brian Agler talks rookies; Tianna Hawkins responds to being traded

Storm coach Brian Agler sounded defensive when I suggested he plays more to win now and doesn’t prefer true rookies on his WNBA team. It’s what the facts show when looking at his history since being hired in 2008. Only one draft pick remains after Agler, who’s also the team’s general manager, traded F…

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0 Comments | More in Storm, WNBA, WNBA Draft | Topics: Brian Agler, Crystal Langhorne, Tianna Hawkins

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 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 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 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

March 6, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Hype Girls headed to the Pac-12 tournament at KeyArena

WNBA star Tamika Catchings remembers it starting for her in high school. Splitting time between Stephenson HS in Illinois and Duncanville HS in Texas due to her parent’s divorce, the popular thing before her basketball games would be for her team to surround each other, run through a couple of chants then lineup for player…

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0 Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, Pac-12, WNBA | Topics: Cynthia Cooper-Dyke, Heather Corral, Tamika Catchings

February 26, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Being gay is good business for American pro hoops

UPDATE: The photo was updated to show an image of Jason Collins in his No. 98 jersey. Despite fans being able to purchase the jersey this week, Collins’ official version wasn’t ready until Wednesday. This post was made prior to images being available of the official jersey. ———————————— We can argue all day whether…

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0 Comments | More in WNBA | Topics: Brittney Griner, NBA

February 13, 2014 at 11:26 AM

Tamika Catchings, Elena Delle Donne and Brittney Griner inspire communities

The WNBA grabbed plenty of headlines this offseason. But aside from ownership changes and overseas player updates, there has been some big news regarding community outreach with some of the players. Earlier this month Elena Delle Donne, the WNBA Rookie of the Year, was named a global Special Olympics ambassador. The organization has long been…

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0 Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, WNBA | Topics: Brittney Griner, Elena Delle Donne, Tamika Catchings

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

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