The Phoenix Mercury were without Defensive Player of the Year Brittney Griner in the lineup, but Diana Taurasi made the trip to Chicago for Game 3 of the WNBA Finals. 721 more words
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USA Basketball players with their trophy at the FIBA World Championship (AP Photo)
The 2014 USA Basketball Women’s World Championship Team (6-0) rolled through the 2014 FIBA World Championship undefeated and claimed a second-straight gold medal at the event with a dominating 77-64 win over Spain (5-1) on Sunday night at Fenerbahce Arena in Istanbul, Turkey. 1,074 more words
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Yours truly and Lee: Women’s World Cup: USA sweeps to gold with 77-64 win over Spain
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The United States’ offense was at times elegant – as when Diana Taurasi (Phoenix Mercury) bulleted a court-long past to Seimone Augustus for one of her game-high assists – and at times muscular, as when Lindsay Whalen (Minnesota Lynx) ended the first quarter with a crowd-pleasing drive to the basket.
The U.S. women’s basketball team clinched a berth in the 2016 Olympics, beating Spain 77-64 in the World Championships final in Istanbul on Sunday.
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