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September 14, 2014 at 7:07 PM

Storm star Sue Bird makes roster cut, headlines USA vs Canada on ESPN2

From USA Basketball: USA Basketball Women’s National Team Roster Set For Exhibition Versus Canada Sue Bird has gone from rookie to veteran leader since 2002 and is on the verge of being named to a record fourth USA Basketball World Championship Team.   TRUMBULL, Connecticut (Sept. 14, 2014) – The roster for the 2014 USA Basketball Women’s…

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September 7, 2014 at 11:26 AM

All-Star Courtney Vandersloot makes WNBA Finals debut at 12:30 p.m. on ABC

Former Zags PG Courtney Vandersloot will lead Chicago in a best-of-five WNBA Finals series against Phoenix. Game 1 tips Sunday at 12:30pm PT on ABC. Vandersloot, who also starred at Kentwood HS, is in her fourth WNBA season. She worked her way back from a left knee sprain suffered in June to help lead the…

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August 27, 2014 at 11:00 AM

VIDEO: Elena Delle Donne, Courtney Vandersloot advance to conference Finals

You knew it was going to happen. Elena Delle Donne is too incredible of a talent to not wash over a game like a tidal wave in attempt to lead her Chicago to a win. But, as Atlanta coach Michael Cooper said afterward, she could do her damage — which she did Tuesday —…

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June 30, 2014 at 3:12 PM

All-Star Courtney Vandersloot out with knee injury

Chicago PG Courtney Vandersloot sustained an injury to her left knee in Friday’s win against the New York Liberty. Vandersloot, the No. 3 overall draft pick in the 2011 draft, played 32 minutes but was 0-for-6 from the field, finishing with two points, four assists and four turnovers in the game. An MRI confirmed a…

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June 30, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Clarkston’s Jamie Weisner aims for USA-Canada exhibition

Former Clarkston HS star Jamie Weisner was one of the local ties playing with Canada Basketball in a series against Brazil last weekend. Former Storm draft pick Michelle Plouffe and Weisner’s current Oregon State teammate Ruth Hamblin also suited up for the national team. The event was a three-game series billed as the first Edmonton…

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June 24, 2014 at 12:46 PM

Minnesota Lynx cut former Kentwood star Lindsey Moore

G Lindsey Moore was cut by Minnesota on Tuesday. Moore was selected in the first round (12th overall) of the 2013 WNBA draft, playing behind Olympic PG Lindsay Whalen in the Lynx rotation. Minnesota coach Cheryl Reeve expressed during training camp she had higher expectations for Moore this season. Although playing…

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May 31, 2014 at 11:00 AM

All-Star Courtney Vandersloot breaks Chicago franchise record

So, I picked PG Courtney Vandersloot for the WNBA’s Most Improved Player of the Year award last season. Can I do it again this summer? After leading the Sky to is first playoff appearance in the franchise’s nine-year history last year, Vandersloot has returned even stronger. She recorded a career-high 13 assists in…

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May 20, 2014 at 4:05 PM

Poll: Which local now playing in the WNBA are you excited to see?

Washington’s number of locals in the WNBA is dwindling. Former Kennewick star Leilani Mitchell is dipping into her Australian roots, skipping the 2014 WNBA season in order to make the Opals national team. Without her in New York, there’s just four players in the WNBA with ties to our state. The most was…

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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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February 6, 2014 at 2:58 PM

WNBA released its 2014 schedule; Storm tips 15th season on May 16

From the Storm: Seattle Storm Announces 2014 Schedule Home slate features 10 weekend games SEATTLE – The Storm will tip off its 2014 campaign versus Los Angeles at KeyArena on May 16. The 2014 Seattle Storm schedule, announced by the WNBA on Thursday, features three home games against the Sparks and two trips from both the reigning…

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