Tag Archive | Kara Lawson

U.S. Olympic 3×3 Team Earns Bye Into Semfiinals

After fighting its way to a 17-13 win over Italy (2-4) earlier in the day, a game-winning 2-point shot from Kelsey Plum (Las Vegas Aces/Washington/Poway, Calif.) gave the U.S. Olympic 3×3 Women’s Basketball Team (6-0) a thrilling 21-19 victory over China (4-2) on Monday night at Aomi Urban Sports Park in Tokyo. With one game left to […]

U.S. Olympic 3×3 Women’s Team Goes 2-0 in Debut of New Olympic Sport

The U.S. Olympic 3×3 Women’s Basketball Team (2-0) topped the world No. 1 ranked women’s federation, France (1-1), 17-10 and followed that up with a 21-9 rout of Mongolia (0-2) on the inaugural day of 3×3 basketball in Olympic history at Aomi Urban Sports Park on Saturday in Tokyo. The USA next will play Romania […]

2021 USA Women’s U19 World Cup Team Announced, Training Camp Starts July 21 in Washington D.C.

The 2021 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Cup Team has been finalized ahead of training camp, which will open Wednesday, July 21, at Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C. Nine team members were announced on May 16, and the final three athletes joining the roster will be Amari DeBerry (Williamsville South H.S./Buffalo, N.Y.), Lauren Ware (Arizona/Bismark, N.D.) and Jersey Wolfenbarger (Northside […]

USA 3×3 Women Claim Historic Olympic Berth with FIBA 3×3 OQT Semifinal Win

The USA 3×3 Women’s National Team (6-0) earned a 21-10 quarterfinal win over Belarus (2-3) and a 21-13 semifinal win over Spain (4-2) at the FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament on May 30 in Graz, Austria, to qualify the USA women for the inaugural Olympic 3×3 basketball event this summer in Tokyo. “All the training, […]

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 […]