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USA Select team gives Olympic team fits, Loyd & Howard are Disher & Swisher of the night

Jul 26, 2016

The USA Select team used the three point shot to their advantage, giving fits to the USA Olympic team before falling to the senior players 88-84 at the Galen Center in California last night.

Consisting of younger players the USA basketball committee felt have potential to be future Olympians, the select team hit...


USA Women's Olympic team tries to balance business and pleasure

Jul 25, 2016

Photo courtesy of USA Basketball

When they head to Rio for the Olympics, the USA women's national team will be hunting a sixth consecutive gold medal, an impressive and unprecedented goal.

Players and coaches alike realize the primary focus of their time with the national team is the actual Olympic competition, and when...


USA Olympic women's basketball team hits the ground running

Jul 24, 2016

The United States Olympic women’s basketball hit the ground running this weekend, beginning practices less than a day after several players completed their pre-Olympic break WNBA schedule.

“It [practice] was light because most of us had games last night,” first time Olympian Elena Delle Donne said, “so we...


Sparks finish pre-Olympic WNBA on top as Ogwumike is Swisher of the Night again

Jul 23, 2016

We head into the Olympic break with the Los Angeles Sparks holding the best record of any team in the league, at 21-3, one half game better than the Minnesota Lynx.

While Sylvia Fowles was a legitimate contender for the final night's Swisher of the Night honors with her 8-of-10 shooting, 20 point performance, it only...


Jasmine Thomas leads Sun to win in Chicago, is Disher of the Night

Jul 23, 2016

So now we go dark, no more WNBA games until the end of August.

On the final night of the pre-Olympic break WNBA season, four good games were played, and in Chicago, we find the Disher of the night performance.

The resurrected Connecticut Sun, left on the scrap heap after a disastrous start to the Curt Miller regime, has...