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Tina Charles Chosen As One of 16 Finalist For 2018 USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team

Featuring a stellar blend of veterans, who have won a combined 13 Olympic and 10 World Cup gold medals, and some of the top, young talent in the nation, 16 finalists have been selected for the 2018 USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team. The athletes were selected by the USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player […]

Allen Leads Australia in Exhibition Action Against Two Opponents

New York Liberty stretch forward, Rebecca Allen, averaged 17.0 points per game in a pair of exhibition contests with Australia as her national team split results this past weekend.   Against France, Allen notched a game-high 23 points and eight boards outscoring her opponent’s highest point-getter, Nwal-Endene Miyem, by four.   France carried a 17-point […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]