Tag Archive | Diana Taurasi

USA Basketball to Stream Classic National Team Exhibition Games

USA Basketball, beginning with Tuesday night’s successful stream of the Nov. 11, 1995, exhibition contest between the USA Women’s National Team and the defending NCAA champion University of Connecticut, will continue streaming classic men’s and women’s national team games every Tuesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. EDT through July 9. In addition to the games, […]

USA Women’s National Team to Train in Chicago, Take Part in NBA All-Star Weekend

A total of 15 athletes are slated to participate in a USA Women’s National Team three-day minicamp Feb. 14-16 in Chicago and participate in a variety of off-court activities during the NBA All-Star Weekend, including a USA open practice that follows the NBA All-Star Teams’ practices at Wintrust Arena on Feb. 15. Included on the […]

USA Women’s National Team Defeats Connecticut 70-64

Trailing by two points early in the fourth quarter, the USA Women’s National Team closed with a 25-8 run to defeat the University of Connecticut 79-64 in an exhibition game on Monday night at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut. “Once we got past not starting all five UConn players and some media people mad […]

2020 WNBA Season to Feature Inaugral Commissioner’s Cup and more Excitment for Fans

The 2020 WNBA season will feature the first-ever Commissioner’s Cup tournament, an expanded schedule with 36 games per team and an increase in nationally televised games on ABC.  The league’s 24th regular season tips off on Friday, May 15, 2020 and concludes on Sunday, Sept. 20.   “We are incredibly excited to introduce a first-of-its-kind […]

USA Women’s National Team Rosters Announced for January, February Contests

The USA Basketball Women’s National Team’s next two games against collegiate opponents, Jan. 27 at the University of Connecticut at 7 p.m. EST on ESPN2 and Feb. 2 at the University of Louisville at 2 p.m. EST on ESPN, will mark a homecoming for five athletes who will play against their former college teams. Returning […]

2019 WNBA.Com GM Survey: Las Vegas Picked to Win Championship

The Las Vegas Aces were picked to win the WNBA championship and the Washington Mystics’ Elena Delle Donne was selected as the favorite for the WNBA Most Valuable Player Award, according to the 2019 WNBA.com GM Survey.  In the 17th annual poll, the WNBA’s 12 general managers assessed the league’s best teams, players, coaches, offseason moves […]

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 […]