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.
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.
The 2021 NCAA Tournament Final Four Most Outstanding Player, Haley Jones keeps a booked schedule focused on her present and future goals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The United States National Team returns from Serbia after winning all three of its games in the Olympic qualifying tournament. Some questions regarding Team USA’s roster remain, however, and the team still has work to do before it’s ready for Tokyo.
TTT Riga shocked the world back in Week 5 when it defeated Russian powerhouse UMMC Ekaterinburg. What’s the likelihood of it happening again? It’s just one of eight EuroLeague Women games being played today.
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