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EuroLeague Women: Copper leads Avenida against Ekaterinburg

Spanish EuroLeague Women club Perfumerias Avenida recently welcomed WNBA Finals MVP Kahleah Copper to its roster. Will Copper’s addition be enough for Avenida to topple a star-studded UMMC Ekaterinburg squad in the competition’s seventh week of group play?

EuroLeague Women: Week 5 preview

Kennedy Burke hasn’t been known for her scoring during her time in the WNBA, but she’s been lighting it up in EuroLeague Women for Spar Girona. Burke and Girona take on Tina Krajišnik, Riquna Williams and Galatasaray in the fifth week of the 2021-22 EuroLeague Women season.

EuroLeague Women: Week 4 preview

Brittney Griner joins Jonquel Jones, Emma Meesseman and Maria Vadeeva on UMMC Ekaterinburg, which faces its toughest test thus far in Alyssa Thomas, Brionna Jones and ZVVZ USK Praha. Elsewhere, Alina Iagupova and Fenerbahçe look to get back on track against Gabby Williams and Sopron Basket.

EuroLeague Women: Week 3 preview

Alyssa Thomas is back overseas, fully recovered from the Achilles injury that kept her out for most of the 2021 WNBA season. Both Thomas and her Connecticut Sun teammate Brionna Jones will play for Czech club ZVVZ USK Praha, which is expected to make big noise in EuroLeague Women.

EuroLeague Women: Week 2 Preview

In the first big in-season transaction of the 2021-22 EuroLeague Women season, Dynamo Kursk has re-signed Epiphanny Prince, who will be suiting up for the Russian club beginning in the competition’s second week of action.

EuroLeague Women: Week 1 Preview

The 2021-22 EuroLeague Women season is officially underway! While not all of the WNBA stars slated to play in the competition are with their respective teams yet, the league’s opening week still features some compelling matchups.

EuroLeague Women 2021-22 Primer

Following a shortened 2020-21 season impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, FIBA’s EuroLeague Women competition is back in business for 2021-22, and it will once again feature some of the biggest names in the WNBA. Here’s everything you need to know for the world’s premier women’s international basketball event.

Erica McCall releases “Bird’s Eye View” podcast

Washington Mystics forward Erica McCall is rebooting her podcast "Bird’s Eye View" and her sister, DeWanna Bonner of the Connecticut Sun, is set to be one of the guests for the new season. The podcast will focus on what life is like overseas for WNBA players.

France returns to semifinals

Despite winning just one game in group play, France women’s basketball proved that it can still perform on the biggest of stages, making clutch plays on both ends of the floor to defeat Spain in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics quarterfinals.

Checking in with Haley Jones, fresh off AmeriCup gold

The 2021 NCAA Tournament Final Four Most Outstanding Player, Haley Jones keeps a booked schedule focused on her present and future goals.

UMMC Ekaterinburg wins EuroLeague Women title

UMMC Ekaterinburg is once again on top of the EuroLeague Women hill after defeating Perfumerias Avenida to win the 2020-21 championship. Fenerbahçe bested Sopron Basket to finish third in the competition.

EuroLeague Women: Championship preview

All eyes will be on Russian superteam UMMC Ekaterinburg as it aims for its third-straight EuroLeague Women title. Can Perfumerias Avenida pull off the monumental upset?

EuroLeague Women Final Four preview

The EuroLeague Women Final Four features every club that went undefeated in the 2020-21 regular season. Unsurprisingly, UMMC Ekaterinburg and Fenerbahçe are among them, with Perfumerias Avenida and Sopron Basket rounding out the semifinal competitors.

EuroLeague Women: Final Four participants decided

A condensed, two-game format made the 2020-21 EuroLeague Women quarterfinals look a little different than usual, but for the giants of the league, it was business as usual. UMMC Ekaterinburg, Fenerbahçe, Sopron Basket and Perfumerias Avenida were all victorious and now prepare for the EuroLeague Women Final Four.

EuroLeague Women: 2020-21 Quarterfinals preview

The 2020-21 EuroLeague Women quarterfinals begin this week, and there are plenty of interesting matchups in store. Chief among them is the renewal of the rivalry between two esteemed Turkish clubs: Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe.

EuroLeague Women: Arike, Dynamo clinch final playoff seed

Dynamo Kursk earned a trip to the EuroLeague Women playoffs on the final day of group play, defeating Izmit Belediyespor to secure Group A’s second playoff seed. The EuroLeague Women postseason will begin on March 17.

EuroLeague Women: Three teams go undefeated in group play

From several teams finishing group play with perfect records to an achingly close playoff race in Group C, the second hub of regular-season EuroLeague Women action had it all.

EuroLeague Women: Who to watch for this week

The 2020-21 EuroLeague Women season has resumed! UMMC Ekaterinburg and Fenerbahçe have predictably started strong, though it’s Gabby Williams, Briann January and Sopron Basket who have already clinched a playoff spot.

Recap: Sun stars Brionna Jones and Alyssa Thomas dazzled, forced three-way tie in EuroLeague Women Group B

Through the first hub of games in the condensed 2020-21 EuroLeague Women season, LDLC ASVEL Féminin, ZVVZ USK Praha and Fenerbahçe Oznur Kablo are in a three-way tie for Group B. Perfumerias Avenida, UMMC Ekaterinburg and Sopron Basket, meanwhile, are undefeated atop their respective groups.

Recap: Jonquel Jones, Ekat highlight Thursday EuroLeague Women wins

Jonquel Jones led all scorers with 21 points in UMMC Ekaterinburg’s blowout of Spar Girona. Four of her teammates joined her in double-digit offense. Satou Sabally again led Fenerbahçe to victory. And Marine Johannes’ 38 points were not enough to get Lyon past Praha.

Preview: Fenerbahçe, Ekaterinburg seek 3-0 EuroLeague Women records

The December hub of EuroLeague Women regular-season games finishes on Friday, and it’s to no one’s surprise that Fenerbahçe and UMMC Ekaterinburg have been the cream of the crop.

Preview: Sabally powering Fenerbahçe to early lead in EuroLeague Women’s competitive Group B

It didn’t take Satou Sabally long to make a good impression on her new EuroLeague Women team. Sabally scored an easy 30 points in her debut, and Fenerbahçe faithful are bound to be even more excited about their team’s potential in the competition’s toughest group.

EuroLeague Women Recap: Tiffany Hayes paces Avenida to comfy win vs. Nadezhda

Tiffany Hayes stepped up for Perfumerias Avenida in its opener, while Nadezhda couldn’t duplicate the success of its upset win over Dynamo Kursk the day before.

Preview: Lone EuroLeague Women game of the day features Billings, Samuelson sisters

Russian club Nadezhda can improve to a 2-0 record in Group A with a defeat of Perfumerias Avenida, which will be playing its first game of the 2020-21 EuroLeague Women season.

Sabally, Fenerbahçe make statement in her EuroLeague Women debut

Satou Sabally led Fenerbahçe to victory over the No. 2 team in the EuroLeague Women power rankings, ZVVZ USK Praha. The former Oregon Duck and current member of the WNBA’s Dallas Wings was simply spectacular.

Preview: EuroLeague Women begins condensed 2020-21 regular season

EuroLeague Women kicks off its condensed 2020-21 season on Tuesday, and the stakes are higher than ever due to a new group format and reduced number of regular-season games.

2020-21 EuroLeague Women: A primer through the WNBA lens

The biggest annual international women’s basketball event in Europe is right around the corner. Here’s everything you need to know about EuroLeague Women — including which WNBA players are participating — heading into the 2020-21 season.

EuroLeague Women: COVID-19 limits first day of quarterfinals

The EuroLeague Women quarterfinals are underway, but health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus have taken top priority. FIBA has canceled the first game between UMMC Ekaterinburg and BLMA, while other games will have attendance limitations.

Thursday’s EuroLeague Women games cancelled amid health concerns

FIBA has cancelled the final two games of EuroLeague Women group play due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The games — featuring Reyer Venezia, TTT Riga, Famila Schio and Sopron Basket — were originally rescheduled and moved from Italy to Slovenia before being cancelled altogether.

EuroLeague Women: Playoff spots at stake in final week of regular season

The final week of EuroLeague Women group play is underway! Fenerbahçe, Ekaterinburg and Praha already have top postseason spots locked up, but the rest of the playoff picture is much blurrier.

EuroLeague Women: Dupree, Sopron battle McCoughtry, Kursk

Dynamo Kursk and Sopron Basket are fighting for EuroLeague Women playoff position. Candice Dupree and Briann January lead Sopron, while Kursk features Angel McCoughtry, DeWanna Bonner, Glory Johnson and Jessica Breland.

EuroLeague Women: A healthy Stewie joins former nemesis Ekaterinburg

Russian super team UMMC Ekaterinburg became even scarier by signing former WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart to its already-loaded roster. This will be Stewart’s first action in EuroLeague Women since she ruptured her Achilles in the 2019 championship game against Ekaterinburg.


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