Tag Archive | Diana Taurasi

Diana Taurasi Voted by Fans as WNBA’s Greatest Player of All Time

 The WNBA announced recently that Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi has been voted by fans as the league’s greatest of all time (GOAT).  The “Vote for the GOAT” platform was part of the WNBA’s celebration of its landmark 25th season.   Taurasi was announced as the greatest player in WNBA history today prior to Game 1 […]

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 Basketball defeats Nigeria, 81-72

When you’re chasing history, nothing comes easy. But the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team (1-0) knew that coming into Tuesday’s opening contest at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Having already had to wait a year when the Games were delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the veteran-led U.S. team wasn’t going to let an early deficit […]

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 […]

WNBA’s 25th Regular Season Starts on May 14

The WNBA most recently released its 2021 regular season game schedule with the league tipping off its landmark 25th season on Friday, May 14 with a weekend of action featuring all 12 teams. The league will unveil its complete television schedule in the upcoming weeks. On the heels of the launch of the WNBA’s season-long 25th anniversary campaign, Count It , and […]

USA Women Draw Japan, France, Nigeria for Olympic Preliminary Round Play

FIBA conducted the draw for the Tokyo Olympics Women’s Basketball competition virtually Tuesday from its headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, and the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team has been drawn into Group A alongside host Japan, France and Nigeria for the July 26-Aug. 2 preliminary round. Rounding out the 12-team field are Canada, Serbia, South Korea […]