Women’s Basketball

Teresa Weatherspoon To Be Inducted Into Naismith Memorial Hall Of Fame

 New York Liberty director of player and franchise development Teresa Weatherspoon will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, it was announced by the organization on Saturday. Weatherspoon will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at the group’s enshrinement weekend on September 5-7, 2019 in Springfield, Mass. She is joined in […]

AT&T and WNBA Announce Landmark Marquee Partnership

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) today announced a multiyear marquee partnership with AT&T, making the global communications and technology company the first non-apparel partner to have its logo featured on the front of all 12 team jerseys throughout the league.  The jerseys will officially debut during this week’s WNBA Draft presented by State Farm […]

Christin Hedgpeth has been promoted to WNBA Chief Operating Officer

The WNBA announced today that Christin Hedgpeth has been promoted to WNBA Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.  Hedgpeth had been serving as the league’s interim COO since October 2018 and will continue to oversee WNBA strategy, business development and marketing functions.  She will report directly to WNBA Interim President Mark Tatum. “Christy is an effective […]

USA Women’s World Cup Team Honored as USA Basketball Team of the Year

After winning the 2018 FIBA World Cup with a perfect 6-0 record, the USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team today was named the 2018 USA Basketball Team of the Year. The USA topped opponents by an average of 20.3 points per game from Sept. 22-30 in Tenerife, Spain, and the top finish qualified the USA […]

Breanna Stewart Named USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year

After helping the USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team to a gold medal and a perfect 6-0 record, Breanna Stewart (Seattle Storm) today was named the 2018 USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year. This is the third such honor for Stewart, who also was the 2011 and 2013 USA Basketball Female Athlete of the […]

Charles and USA Downs Australia Downs Australia to Claim Third Straight FIBA World Cup Gold

Leading from start to finish, Tina Charles and the 2018 USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team (6-0) defeated Australia (5-1) 73-56 to claim a third-straight FIBA World Cup gold medal Sunday night at Santiago Martin Arena in San Cristobal de La Laguna, Canary Islands.   It is the first time the U.S. women have captured […]

Nurse’s Game- High in Win Over France Gives Canada Quarterfinals Apperance

New York Liberty guard Kia Nurse scored a game-high for the second consecutive time and Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe tallied a double-double as Canada Basketball’s Senior Women’s National Team got by France, 71-60. The win grants Canada a quarterfinals appearance and a two-day rest.   Canada (3-0) finishes first in Group A and will now face the […]