WNBA draft prospect profile: Astou Ndour, Spain

After being named 2013 Young Women's Player of the Year by FIBA Europe and taking Gran Canaria to the Spanish Liga Femenina's Semi-Finals, 19-year-old Astou Ndour is ready to show off her talents in the WNBA. But who will take the risk?

Where does Astou Ndour fit in the WNBA draft?

Highlights of Spain's Astou Ndour, who has drawn interest from WNBA teams in advance of the 2014 WNBA draft.

Atlanta Dream sign France's Celine Dumerc

So much for that hole at point guard.


2014 FIBA World Championship Groups Set

Team USA plays against Serbia, China, and Angola.


Euroleague Women First Round Review

Here's a review on the current Euroleague Women season, how current WNBA players are doing there, and a preview of playoff matches which will start later this month.

Dawn Staley to coach women's U18 national team

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley will coach the U.S. women's under-18 team at the FIBA Americas championships this summer.

And La Copa goes to Perfumerias Avenida

Angelica Robinson was the Copa de la Reina Final MVP when Perfumerias Avenida beat Rivas Ecopolis 69-67 in overtime. The Georgia graduate scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, in a game where Eshaya Murphy scored the decisive two points from the line, with seconds to play in overtime. Murphy finished the game with 18 points, 9 rebounds and 7 steals!

Jasmine Hassell and Rachel Allison also in the Copa de la Reina Final

Indiana Fever's Jasmine Hassell and Baylor graduate Rachel Allison will also be playing the Copa de la Reina final, which will take place in Spain this afternoon. They both represent Rivas Ecopolis, who won, yesterday Ciudad de Burgos, 65-52, in the Cup semi-finals.

Angelica Robinson and Eshaya Murphy shine in Spain

Angelica Robinson and Eshaya Murphy helped Perfumerias Avenida winning the Copa de la Reina Semi-Final, today, beating Gran Canaria by 66-58. Angelica Robinson was the game MVP, with 16 points and 13 rebounds.

USA Basketball pool features six college players

The 33-player 2014-16 USA Basketball Women's National Team pool has been announced, including all six college players who attended the camp in Las Vegas this past fall.


Links: Wade Watch list, Opals plan 2014 camp in US

10 links from around the women's basketball world while we've been focused on the 2013 WNBA Finals for the last week.

Top WNBA draft prospects invited to USA mini-camp

With an eye on the 2014 WNBA draft, we do some catching up on the players invited to the USA Basketball Women's National Team Training Camp earlier this week.

Top programs pursuing top Canadian recruit

Top NCAA programs are pursuing 6-foot point guard Kia Nurse of Hamilton, Ontario.

Geno Auriemma to coach the USA Olympic Team in 2016

Eurobasket: tournament-ending injury to Jana Vesela

Jana Vesela had a torn ACL in yesterday Czech Republic's first match in Eurobasket Women.

Lyttle's Spain beat Prince's Russia in Eurobasket Women Day 1

Sancho Lyttle scored 8 points and grabbed 8 rebounds during Spain's victory over Russia by 77-72. Epiphanny Prince scored 13 points, being one of the best scorers of the Russian National Team.

Interview: Jessica Jenkins on life overseas

Former St. Bonaventure guard Jessica Jenkins is now playing in top league in Iceland. Swish Appeal had a chance to catch up with her and learn a little bit more about what life is like for a women's basketball player overseas.

USA Women's World Univeristy Games team roster set

A multitude of players gathered in Colorado Springs with the hopes of making the roster for the USA Women’s World University Games Team. Out of the 33 players that tried out, here’s the list of the 12 players who made the team.


Swin Cash on HuffPo Live: Laimbeer, cancer & more

Swin Cash discusses her new book Humble Journey: More Precious Than Gold and much more in a wide-ranging interview with Marc Lamont Hill on HuffPost Live..

Sophia Young suffers knee injury in China

She will likely miss at least some of the 2013 WNBA season and the Silver Stars will have their work cut out for them this season.

Taurasi is USA Basketball's Female Athlete of 2012

She was Team USA's leading scorer and three point shooter in the Olympics. She also won her fourth straight Euroleague scoring title with Galatasaray in the 2011-2012 season and is playing with UMMC Ekaterinburg.

3x3 World Championships: USA Claims First-Ever Title, Diggins Nabs Skills Challenge Silver

The fearsome foursome of Chiney Ogwumike, Skylar Diggins, Bria Hartley and Ann Strother etched their names in the USA basketball record book, earning the first-ever gold medal in the 3x3 World Championships in Athens.

FIBA World Championships: 3x3 Style

Debuting in its first World Championships in Athens, Greece, 3x3 basketball might be something we all need to get used to-and fast-if FIBA has anything to say about it. Trying to make it an Olympic sport by Rio 2016, it's time for a taste of the game

What Angel McCoughtry's 2012 Olympic Performance Means For The Atlanta Dream

After leading the 2012 Olympic field with a PER of 49.76, we're probably expecting Atlanta Dream wing Angel McCoughtry to return to WNBA action and dominate games as usual. However, the most...

Links: Ratings For Women's Basketball Increased In 2012 Olympics, But Impact On WNBA Still In Doubt

Judging by the ratings during the U.S. women's basketball team's run to their fifth straight gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics, there was at least increased interest in watching them compared to the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

London 2012: Candace Parker Headlines All-Olympic Team Awards

The United States' Candace Parker and France's Celine Dumerc headline eurobasket's All-Olympic women's basketball team. Here's a look at the list of 20 women:

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