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Spanish League Round 12: Spain's "Google Tax"

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Learning about women's basketball in Spain will be made more difficult by a new law passed by the Spanish legislatures and one of the Americans playing for Gran Canaria gets picked up by an Italian...

Spanish League Round 11: the Copa de la Reina

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In mid-season, the Liga Femenina holds a prestigious tournament called the Copa de la Reina - the "Queen's Cup". Find out more about it.

Lindsay Whalen signs with Abdullah Gul in Turkey

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Minnesota point guard Lindsay Whalen signs with Abdullah Gul In Turkey.

Spanish League Round 10: Teams adjust rosters

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One player switched teams and a team's former first round WNBA Draft pick joined a team in the Liga Femenina this week.

Spanish League Round 9: The indispensible item

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What one item do WNBA players going overseas make sure to have ready? That and the results of Round 9 games in the Liga Femenina.

Former FGCU teammates, Brittany Kennedy and Sarah Hansen, to play in Finland together

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Arguably the greatest winners in FGCU history, Brittany Kennedy and Sarah Hansen, will be teammates once again in Finland. During their time with the Eagles as starters, they never lost a regular season conference game (36-0). Hansen is widely recognized as the greatest player to ever play at FGCU, while Kennedy is widely-known as the greatest point guard to ever play for the Eagles -- this is truly a happy reunion.

Former Florida Gulf Coast player Sarah Hansen signs pro contract in Finland

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Hansen left FGCU as the Eagles' all-time leader in career points, rebounds, steals, and minutes. Link to FGCU basketball blog FGCUEaglesNest.com.

Spanish League Round 8: Perfumerias back on top

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Perfumerias Avenida won their Round 8 game by 62 points to move back up to the top of the standings, and LoveWomensBasketball.com goes on hiatus.

Daily Swish: More College Previews and the Rockets

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Five links for your Wednesday.

Daily Swish: Hartley, McBride, UT Vols rebranding

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The lede is just two of the links for your Tuesday.

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Bria Hartley and Kayla McBride share their experience in Sopron, Hungary

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This is a nice story by Seth Berkman of the New York Times about Mystics G Bria Hartley and Stars G Kayla McBride as they play for UE Sopron in Hungary during this season, and go through the trials and tribulations of being American expatriates playing abroad.

Spanish League Round 7: Is Spain one country?

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With Uni Girona maintaining its lead in the Liga Femenina after the weekend's games, one might want to distinguish between Spain, Catalonia and Basque country.

Griner, teammate attacked with knife in China

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Fortunately, the Phoenix Mercury star and her teammate were not injured, and the suspect is in custody.

Spanish League Round Five: a video worth seeing

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This update of Spanish league play will have to be a short one. But there's a 15-minute video I'd recommend to anyone interested in basketball.

Spanish league Round 4: wisdom from Chelsea Davis

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In Round Four, we find a video on YouTube where Chelsea Davis from Florida State - playing for Conquero in the Spanish league - answers questions about playing overseas.

Eurobits: Czechs begin play

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The Czechs begin domestic league play and it's Celine Dumerc versus Maggie Lucas in France.

Spanish League Round 3: A similar struggle

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Another round of women's basketball gets underway in Spain, and an article from a club president and former women's player in a major Spanish player illustrates just how similar the Spanish league...

Eurobits: Brondello, others join Ekaterinburg

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France, Poland, Russia and Spain are already playing but there's still movement at Ekaterinburg.

Spanish League Round 2: Spain's financial crunch

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A press release from Rivas Ecopolis gives some insight into the financial troubles of Spanish teams as the second set of games gets underway.

Eurobits: Meesseman, Montgomery off to Russia

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With the women's league in Russia underway and with two weeks to the start of Turkish league play, there's still time for players to sign with teams.

Spanish League Round 1: Perfumerias, Rivas lose

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All teams in the Spanish league have played their Round One games and the two teams that were favorites to win it all both go down.

Eurobits: Kristi Toliver to Ekat

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The Spanish League gets ready for its Wednesday openers with the SuperCopa and league across Europe get underway in this installment of Eurobits.

Eurobits: Shavonte Zellous out at Galatasaray

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All of the stuff that's going on in Europe, compactified.

Spanish League play to get underway (Part II)

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We finish up our look at the Spanish women's pro league, the Liga Femenina, and point you to where some of the players can be found on-line.

Spanish League play to get underway (Part I)

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This year, Swish Appeal looks at the Spanish league, the Liga Femenina, in the WNBA offseason. Come along as we enter the mysterious land of Spain, where 14 teams fight for a championship but some...

Daily Swish: The NCAA's culture problem, WNBA's new TV deal

10 reads from around the women's basketball world that you might have missed over the weekend, including more on Daisha Simmons and Jenny Boucek getting a(nother) chance in the NBA.

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