Archive for the ‘Sports/Basketball’ Category

Canada’s unbeaten streak snapped with semifinal loss to U.S. at FIBA U19 World Cup

Saturday, July 10th, 2021

Caleb Houstand put up 23 points but Canada dropped a 92-86 decision to the U.S. in semifinal action at the FIBA U19 World Cup on Saturday in Riga, Latvia.

Canada downs Japan in dominant fashion at FIBA U19 World Cup

Sunday, July 4th, 2021

Bennedict Mathurin poured in 30 points to lead Canada to a 100-75 victory over Japan at the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup on Sunday.

Candace Parker lifts Sky over Liberty for 6th straight win

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

Candace Parker had 23 points, 12 rebounds and six assists to lead the Chicago Sky to a 92-72 win over the New York Liberty on Tuesday night.

Courtney Vandersloot leads Sky over Sun for 5th straight win

Saturday, June 19th, 2021
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Courtney Vandersloot had 18 points and 11 assists, Diamond DeShields added 14 points, and the Chicago Sky beat the Connecticut Sun 91-81 on Saturday for their fifth straight win.

Canada’s Natalie Achonwa of Minnesota Lynx out indefinitely with knee injury

Monday, June 14th, 2021

28-year-old Natalie Achonwa from Guelph, Ont., sprained the medical collateral ligament (MCL) in her right knee in Saturday's 80-64 win over the Los Angeles Sparks.

Storm stay unbeaten on road as Stewart double-double keys victory over Dream

Friday, June 11th, 2021

Jewell Loyd scored 20 points, Breanna Stewart pitched in with a double-double and the Seattle Storm remained unbeaten on the road with an 86-75 victory over the Atlanta Dream in WNBA action on Friday.

A’ja Wilson helps Aces fend off Mystics

Saturday, June 5th, 2021

A'ja Wilson had 15 points and 12 rebounds, including four points and two rebounds in the final minute, to help the Las Vegas Aces hold off the Washington Mystics 96-93 on Saturday.

Chicago Sky coach James Wade says WNBA official used derogatory term to refer to him

Wednesday, May 26th, 2021

Chicago Sky coach James Wade filed a complaint with the WNBA on Wednesday morning after an official referred to him in a derogatory manner during Tuesday's night's loss to Atlanta.

Candace Parker leads hometown Sky to easy victory over Mystics

Saturday, May 15th, 2021

Kahleah Copper scored 19 points and Candace Parker added 16 with eight rebounds and three blocks in her Chicago debut, leading the way in the Sky's win over Washington 70-56 in a WNBA opener for both teams Saturday.

Storylines to watch as players, teams return home for new WNBA season

Wednesday, May 12th, 2021

The last WNBA game played featured the Seattle Storm celebrating a championship in front of an empty stadium in Florida. When the 2021 season tips off on Friday, the league will look much different. Here's everything you need to know.