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2018 USA Women’s National Team Heads to New York With Tina Charles

Following its three-day camp in Columbia, South Carolina, which culminated with an entertaining intrasquad exhibition game on Sept. 5, 14 athletes, headlined by New York Liberty forward, two-time Olympic and two-time World Cup gold medalist Tina Charles, will continue on to USA Basketball’s next training camp in the hopes of claiming a spot on the […]

NBA TV to Televise 2018 USA Women’s National Team’s Three Domestic Exhibition Games

The 2018 USA Basketball Women’s National Team’s three domestic exhibition games will be televised live on NBA TV, including the USA’s Red-White intrasquad game on Sept. 5 (7 p.m. EDT), and the USA’s games against Canada on Sept. 8 (7 p.m. EDT) and Japan on Sept. 10 (7 p.m. EDT). Kara Lawson will handle play-by-play […]

USA Women’s National Team Training in South Carolina Set to Tip with 18 Athletes

The 2018 USA Basketball Women’s National Team will train Sept. 3-5 in Columbia, South Carolina, with a roster headlined by a trio of World Cup gold medalists in Tina Charles (New York Liberty), Nneka Ogwumike (Los Angeles Sparks) and Odyssey Sims (Los Angeles Sparks); as well as former University of South Carolina All-Americans Allisha Gray […]

Washington’s Delle Donne and Phoenix’s Taurasi Named WNBA Players of the Month

Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics and Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played from August 1 through the conclusion of the regular season on August 19.   For both Delle Donne and Taurasi, each of whom won […]

Connecticut’s Jones, Phoenix’s Bonner Named WNBA Player of the Week

Jonquel Jones of the Connecticut Sun and DeWanna Bonner of the Phoenix Mercury today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Aug. 13-19.   Jones was named Player of the Week for the first time this season and the third time in her three-year career as […]

New York Liberty Gets Quick Rematch Versus Sky

The New York Liberty (4-11) will get a quick rematch versus the Chicago Sky (6-9) in a game set for 6:00 p.m. at Wintrust Arena in Chicago, IL. Tina Charles’ 19.6 points per game are tied for seventh in the league (as of 6/30).   Charles’ 6.7 rebounds per game rank for 12th in the league […]

New York Liberty to Face Chicago Sky in Second Leg of Back-to-Back

The New York Liberty (4-10) will face the Chicago Sky (5-9) at the Westchester County Center on July 1, with tip-off scheduled for 6:00 p.m. QUICK HITS   Tina Charles’ 19.4 points per game rank eighth in the league (as of 6/28).   Charles’ 6.9 rebounds per game are tied for 11th in the league […]