Tag Archive | Women’s Basketball

Teresa Weatherspoon To Be Inducted Into Naismith Memorial Hall Of Fame

 New York Liberty director of player and franchise development Teresa Weatherspoon will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, it was announced by the organization on Saturday. Weatherspoon will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at the group’s enshrinement weekend on September 5-7, 2019 in Springfield, Mass. She is joined in […]

New York Liberty Sign Marine Johannès

 The New York Liberty have signed French guard Marine Johannès, General Manager Jonathan Kolb announced today. The terms of the agreements were not disclosed, per team policy. The 5’10 guard has played for Tango Bourges Basket, located in Bourges, France. She was recently voted Best Guard by fans in the regular season awards. Johannès joins […]

New York Liberty Announce Player Signings

The New York Liberty have re-signed restricted free agents guard Rebecca Allen and center Amanda Zahui B, head coach Katie Smith announced Monday. The terms of the agreements were not disclosed, per team policy. Allen enters her fifth season with the Liberty after being signed as an undrafted free agent before the 2015 season. Zahui […]

Christin Hedgpeth has been promoted to WNBA Chief Operating Officer

The WNBA announced today that Christin Hedgpeth has been promoted to WNBA Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.  Hedgpeth had been serving as the league’s interim COO since October 2018 and will continue to oversee WNBA strategy, business development and marketing functions.  She will report directly to WNBA Interim President Mark Tatum. “Christy is an effective […]

New York Liberty Announces Sale of the Team to Joe Tsai

The WNBA and NBA Board of Governors have unanimously approved the purchase of the New York Liberty by an entity owned by Joe Tsai and his family, WNBA Interim President Mark Tatum announced today. Mr. Tsai is 49% minority owner and alternate Governor of the Brooklyn Nets. “We are fortunate to welcome Joe Tsai to […]

Charles and USA Downs Australia Downs Australia to Claim Third Straight FIBA World Cup Gold

Leading from start to finish, Tina Charles and the 2018 USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team (6-0) defeated Australia (5-1) 73-56 to claim a third-straight FIBA World Cup gold medal Sunday night at Santiago Martin Arena in San Cristobal de La Laguna, Canary Islands.   It is the first time the U.S. women have captured […]

Allen and Australia Down Turkey 90-64 to Advance to World Cup Quarterfinals

Rebecca Allen and the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals downed Turkey, 90-64, sweeping its way through group phase B to secure a 2018 FIBA World Cup quarterfinals berth. The Opals have now poured in an average of 86.7 points through their three games played and average a 28.3-point margin of victory.   Australia dominated from tipoff […]