Tag Archive | Kia Nurse

Nurse’s Game- High in Win Over France Gives Canada Quarterfinals Apperance

New York Liberty guard Kia Nurse scored a game-high for the second consecutive time and Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe tallied a double-double as Canada Basketball’s Senior Women’s National Team got by France, 71-60. The win grants Canada a quarterfinals appearance and a two-day rest.   Canada (3-0) finishes first in Group A and will now face the […]

Nurse Explodes for 29 Points as Unbeaten Canada Defeats Greece in World Cup, 82-63

New York Liberty guard Kia Nurse  tallied a game-high 29 points as Canada Basketball’s Senior Women’s National Team defeated Korea, 82-63, to remain unbeaten in FIBA World Cup play.   Leading Korea 8-3 midway through the first quarter, Canada used a 7-0 run to take a commanding 15-3 lead. However, Korea briefly responded with a […]

Charles’ and Team USA Rallies for 74-68 Win over Nurse’s Canada in Exhibition

The USA Basketball Women’s National Team overcame a 16-point deficit in a 74-68 win over Canada on Saturday night at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut.   “I thought it was a bad half that we played,” head coach Dawn Staley opened. “Obviously, we couldn’t get the shots to fall, but coming out of […]

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 […]

Kia Nurse Makes the cut for 2018 Team Canada

Canada Basketball announced its final 12-woman roster for the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2018 led by the likes of New York Liberty guard Kia Nurse.   “After a very competitive training camp, we have a roster that we’re really excited about,” said head coach Lisa Thomaidis.   In the wake of several post-Rio retirements, Thomaidis […]

New York Liberty Guard Kia Nurse Gears Up for 2018 Team Canada

Canada Basketball announced its invites for training camp ahead of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2018 and amongst its 15-woman roster is New York Liberty guard, Kia Nurse.   The Hamilton, Ontario native will embark on her eighth year with the Canadian National Team after having completed her senior season at The University of Connecticut earlier this year […]

Rookie Diary: The Sign Off by Kia Nurse

With the tenth pick in the 2018 WNBA draft, the New York Liberty selected University of Connecticut’s two-time national champion Kia Nurse. Since transitioning to the WNBA, the rookie guard and Ontario native hasn’t wasted time putting her talents to work. The instant fan favorite is a consistent threat anywhere on the perimeter and a […]