Tag Archive | Breanna Stewart

USA Completes Group Phase Unbeaten at Women’s World Cup

The USA Women’s National Team wrapped up the Group Phase at the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup with a 121-59 victory against Bosnia and Herzegovina. The U.S. claimed the top spot in Group A with a 5-0 record. The USA scored 100-plus points in three of the five pool play games (106-42 vs. Puerto Rico; […]

USA Holds Off China In Battle of Unbeatens at the Women’s World Cup

The USA (3-0) remains atop Group A at the 2022 FIBA World Cup after a triumphant 77-63 victory over previously undefeated China (2-1) in Sydney. The win makes the U.S. the first team to qualify for the quarterfinals. The Americans held a double-digit lead for most of the game but China was competitive throughout. The […]

USA Victorious Over Puerto Rico at Women’s World Cup

The USA moved to 2-0 in Group A at the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup after defeating Puerto Rico 106-42 in Sydney. The Americans were led by six double-digit scorers in Shakira Austin (19), Kahleah Copper (18), Brionna Jones (13), Jewell Loyd (12), Breanna Stewart (11) and Alyssa Thomas (11). USA hit the century mark for the first time in the competition behind 54% shooting from the […]

Washington Mystics Center Shakira Austin Named to WNBA All-Rookie Team

Shakira Austin during one of the Washington Mystics practice session. Photo by: Stacy Podelski/1495Sports The Women’s National Basketball Association announced recently that Washington Mystics center Shakira Austin has been named to the 2022 WNBA All-Rookie Team. She is the 6th Mystics player to be named to the WNBA All-Rookie Team and the first since Ariel Atkins (2018). The […]

USA Women defeat Serbia, 79-59

Just one more victory, and the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team will secure its place in history, and a couple individuals will put a final stamp on their international legacies. Behind double-doubles from Brittney Griner and Breanna Stewart, the U.S. (5-0) displayed dominant defense in stopping Serbia (3-2) 79-59 in Friday’s Olympic semifinal game at Saitama Super Arena […]

USA Women’s National Basketball Team defeats Nigeria, 93- 62

Showing a crisper offense and stellar defense, the U.S. used an early 14-0 run to take control against Nigeria en route to a 93-62 victory at Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay, which gave the Americans a 1-2 record during its six-day stay in Las Vegas. The victory will help make for a happy flight […]

Survey Says: Las Vegas Aces to Win WNBA Championship

The Las Vegas Aces were picked to win the WNBA championship and the Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart was selected as the favorite for the WNBA Most Valuable Player Award, according to the 2021 WNBA.com GM Survey.  In the 18th edition of the poll, the WNBA’s 12 general managers assessed the league’s best teams, players, coaches, offseason […]