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EuroLeague Women: Week 12 preview

Turkish club Fenerbahçe Alagöz Holding has more star power than any of its competitors in EuroLeague Women, with nine straight victories as proof. The ever-dangerous Alyssa Thomas and ZVVZ USK Praha could be the last real challenge for Fenerbahçe in the competition’s group play phase.

EuroLeague Women: Week 11 preview

ZVVZ Praha and BC Polkowice are battling for position at the top of the EuroLeague Women standings, and both clubs have forwards who are putting up big statistical seasons. Alyssa Thomas and Stephanie Mavunga have been two of the competition’s best, and they’ll face each other for the second time this season in Week 11.

EuroLeague Women: Week 10 preview

Hungarian club Sopron Basket has undergone major changes since winning the EuroLeague Women championship in 2022, but, entering Week 10 of group play, it remains a force to be reckoned with in Group B.

EuroLeague Women: Week 9 Preview

One of the most dramatic moments of the 2022-23 EuroLeague Women season was Atomerőmű KSC Szekszárd’s upset of league favorite Fenerbahçe Alagöz Holding back in Week 2 of group play. The two clubs will meet again in Week 9, though Fenerbahçe has received significant reinforcements since then, including Breanna Stewart and Satou Sabally.

EuroLeague Women: Week 8 preview

EuroLeague Women kicks off the calendar year with the resumption of group play. Group A favorite Fenerbahçe Alagöz Holding, having added significant reinforcements in Breanna Stewart and Satou Sabally, will try to avenge a season-opening loss to BC Polkowice this week.

EuroLeague Women: Week 7 Preview

Beretta Famila Schio has been one of EuroLeague Women’s standout teams thus far, and it’s certainly not lacking for WNBA talent. Watch Marina Mabrey and Rhyne Howard lead their Italian club into battle this week against the competition’s defending champion, Sopron Basket.

EuroLeague Women: Week 6 preview

Stephanie Mavunga is playing some of the best basketball of her career for Polish club BC Polkowice and is currently leading EuroLeague Women in rebounding. She’ll be a key player to watch in Week 6 of the competition when Polkowice takes on Yvonne Anderson and Tango Bourges Basket.

EuroLeague Women: Week 5 preview

EuroLeague Women returns from its late-November hiatus with several player transfers and additions. Most notably, Brittney Sykes has moved from Sopron Basket to Spar Girona, while Perfumerias Avenida has added Bridget Carleton to its roster.

EuroLeague Women: Week 4 preview

Fenerbahçe Alagöz Holding finally got into the win column in Week 3, and things continue to look up as Emma Meesseman joins the team. Meanwhile, Alyssa Thomas continues to play superhuman basketball for ZVVZ USK Praha.

EuroLeague Women: Week 3 Preview

Arella Guirantes hit one of the biggest shots thus far in the 2022-23 EuroLeague Women season, helping DVTK-Hun-Therm past Kangoeroes Mechelen in the waning seconds of their Week 2 meeting. Guirantes remains one of the competition’s top players to watch entering Week 3.

EuroLeague Women: Week 2 preview

The WNBA season may be over, but Connecticut Sun star Alyssa Thomas is still putting in work. She recorded a triple-double in the opening week of the 2022-23 EuroLeague Women season, just one of many Week 1 highlights.

EuroLeague Women 2022-23 primer

Every winter, some of the world’s top basketball players head overseas to compete internationally. FIBA’s EuroLeague Women is the top level of that competition. Here’s what you need to know about who will be playing where for the 2022-23 season.

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2022-23 EuroLeague Women coverage

All our EuroLeague Women coverage from Eric Nemchock.

This Week in WBB: Clark, Jones, Watkins sign NIL deals with Nike

Bronny James’ high school classmate Juju Watkins joined the likes of James and women’s basketball college stars Caitlin Clark and Haley Jones as a Nike NIL signee.

Team USA defeats China in 2022 FIBA World Cup final

The United States Women’s National Team took home the gold in international play yet again, winning the 2022 FIBA World Cup in Sydney and automatically qualifying for the 2024 Paris Olympics.

World Cup semifinal recaps: Team USA cruises past Canada

A’ja Wilson and Breanna Stewart led the way for Team USA in a blowout win over Canada, while China needed some late-game heroics from Siyu Wang and a dominant performance from Xu Han to advance.

World Cup quarterfinal recaps: Alyssa Thomas stuffs stat sheet for victorious U.S.

Team USA cruised past Serbia and Canada, China, and Australia advanced as well, setting up our semifinal matchups.

World Cup Gameday 5 recaps

Kelsey Plum and Chelsea Gray starred for the Americans in a rout of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Here are recaps of all six games from the final day of group play in Sydney.

Wilson, Stewart to star for USA in 2022 World Cup

The 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup tips off this Wednesday, and Team USA will enter the competition aiming for its fourth consecutive gold medal. It will be favored to accomplish that goal, though things may be a little less certain than in years past.

2021-22 EuroLeague Women Final Four feature

And then there were four! The 2021-22 EuroLeague Women season concludes this weekend with the competition’s semifinal round and championship game. Perfumerias Avenida, ZVVZ USK Praha, Sopron Basket and Fenerbahçe Safiport are the competing teams.

EuroLeague Women: 2022 quarterfinals preview

The 2022 EuroLeague Women playoffs are underway and for the first time since 2018 a new champion will be crowned. Fenerbahçe Safiport, Perfumerias Avenida and ZVVZ USK Praha are the three teams most likely to win it all.

EuroLeague Women: Make-up games for week of Feb. 14, 2022

A handful of postponed EuroLeague Women games for the 2021-22 regular season still need to be made up, so FIBA has moved the postseason back to accommodate the make-ups. This week, Fenerbahçe Safiport takes aim at Beretta Famila Schio, which upset the Group B favorites earlier in the regular season.

EuroLeague Women: Week 14 preview

UMMC Ekaterinburg and Perfumerias Avenida played one of the highest-scoring games in EuroLeague history earlier this season. They’ll meet again in the final week of the 2021-22 regular season.

EuroLeague Women: Week 13 preview

We’re in the home stretch of the 2021-22 EuroLeague Women regular season, but COVID-19-related disruptions have made the remaining schedule a bit messy. It’s further complicated a tight playoff scenario in Group B, while Group A will need to wait until next week to determine its fourth and final postseason entry.

EuroLeague Women: Week 11 preview

ZVVZ USK Praha had a lengthy winning streak snapped by EuroLeague Women favorite UMMC Ekaterinburg last week, setting up a crucial matchup against Group A rival Perfumerias Avenida. We’re at the point in the season where every game is a must-win; which club will take control of the group’s second overall seed?

EuroLeague Women: Week 11 preview

COVID-19 has forced the postponement of several EuroLeague Women games as the competition resumes after its winter break. Week 11’s main attraction — a game between UMMC Ekaterinburg and ZVVZ USK Praha — will continue as scheduled, and it’s a matchup with massive playoff implications.

EuroLeague Women: Week 9 Preview

Fenerbahçe Safiport has risen to the top of Group B and Kayla McBride is a major reason why; the Minnesota Lynx sharpshooter is currently leading EuroLeague Women in scoring. McBride and Fenerbahçe will take on Kennedy Burke and Spar Girona in Week 9 of the 2021-22 EuroLeague Women regular season.

EuroLeague Women: It’s Ogunbowale vs. Davis in Week 9

Dynamo Kursk and Galatasaray enter Week 9 of EuroLeague Women action with .500 records. They’ll face off in a pivotal Group B matchup as Arike Ogunbowale, Kaela Davis and more big WNBA names take the court.

EuroLeague Women: Galatasaray, Fenerbahçe renew rivalry

With Satou Sabally back at full strength for Fenerbahçe and Kaela Davis in the fold for Galatasaray, both Turkish teams are loading up for what should be another epic EuroLeague Women game. Meanwhile, Michaela Onyenwere is set to make her debut for Spar Girona and ZVVZ USK Praha will seek revenge against BLMA.

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.