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Cambage ruled out of Australia squad after skipping camp

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Liz Cambage has been ruled out Australia's squad for games against Japan and the Oceania Olympic qualifying series against New Zealand after skipping a training camp to attend a music festival. Cambage had been recalled to national duties last week following nine months on the sidelines after rupturing her Achilles, but Basketball Australia issued a brief...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sparks-Storm Preview

Brian Agler's successful run with Seattle came to an unceremonious end when injuries played a role in keeping the Storm out of the playoffs before he bolted to the Los Angeles Sparks in January. Rather than coaching a roster full of former MVPs, Olympians and All-Stars as he expected, Agler is trying to make do with a plethora of players missing time similar to his final campaign...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Storm's Lauren Jackson to miss her third straight WNBA season

  Former WNBA MVP Lauren Jackson will miss the 2015 season with the Seattle Storm after undergoing knee surgery. The Storm made the expected announcement on Tuesday. It will be the third straight season that Jackson doesn't play a game for the Storm. ''Lauren's health and recovery remains the top priority as we continue the dialogue regarding her future in Seattle,'' Seattle general...
Via AP on Fox
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle's Lauren Jackson to miss 2015 WNBA season

SEATTLE (AP) Former WNBA MVP Lauren Jackson will miss the 2015 season with the Seattle Storm after undergoing knee surgery. The Storm made the expected announcement on Tuesday. It will be the third straight season that Jackson doesn't play a game for the Storm. ''Lauren's health and recovery remains the top priority as we continue the dialogue regarding her future in Seattle,''...
Via AP on Fox
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Storm's rebuilding nearly complete after 2 top draft picks

SEATTLE (AP) When the Seattle Storm last underwent an overhaul of this proportion, it paid off with a WNBA championship two years later. They can only hope the results are similar this time. Once a pillar of stability and success in the WNBA, the Storm are undergoing a complete remodel from the front office all the way to the end of the bench. And that rebuilding will be based around...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Lauren Jackson to undergo more surgery on troublesome knee

SYDNEY (AP) Lauren Jackson's Australian club, the Canberra Capitals, says the three-time WNBA MVP will undergo further surgery on her troublesome right knee and miss the rest of the domestic season. Jackson played just six games for the Capitals in the Australian league after an 11-month break recovering from the hip and knee injuries that kept her out of last year's world championships...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Sources: Seattle Storm promote Boucek to be head coach

Two people familiar with the announcement say Jenny Boucek will be the new coach of the Seattle Storm. Boucek served as associate head coach this past season for the Storm after returning to the team as an assistant in 2010. She replaces Brian Agler, who left to take the head coaching job for the Los Angeles Sparks earlier in the month. The people spoke to The Associated Press on...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Storm look for new coach after Agler leaves for Sparks

The Seattle Storm are in the market for a new coach. With Brian Agler's departure for the Los Angeles Sparks on Monday, the Storm started an immediate search to replace him. ''In terms of a timeline this is top priority, we will move as swiftly as we can and as thoroughly as we can,'' Seattle president Alisha Valavanis said. ''We're very aware, acutely aware of free agency starting...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Lauren Jackson returns in Australia from 11-month injury layoff

  Seattle Storm forward and former WNBA Most Valuable Player Lauren Jackson played her first competitive match in 11 months on the weekend, admitting she was ''terrible'' while scoring 13 points to lead the Canberra Capitals to victory in Australia. The 33-year-old Jackson had knee and hip operations this year which prevented her from playing for Seattle and then Australia during...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lauren Jackson returns from 11-month injury layoff

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Seattle Storm forward and former WNBA most valuable player Lauren Jackson played her first competitive match in 11 months on the weekend, admitting she was ''terrible'' while scoring 13 points to lead the Canberra Capitals to victory in Australia. The 33-year-old Jackson had knee and hip operations this year which prevented her from playing for Seattle and...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lauren Jackson pulls out of world championships because of injury

  Basketball Australia says Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson has withdrawn from the world championships later this month to undertake further rehabilitation for her knee injury In a statement Tuesday, Basketball Australia said Jackson needs another eight to 12 weeks of rehabilitation on her knee following surgery in May. Jackson has also elected to undergo surgery on a persistent...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lauren Jackson pulls out of worlds due to injury

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Basketball Australia says Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson has withdrawn from the world championships later this month to undertake further rehabilitation for her knee injury In a statement Tuesday, Basketball Australia said Jackson needs another eight to 12 weeks of rehabilitation on her knee following surgery in May. Jackson has also elected to undergo...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle wins No. 1 pick in WNBA lottery

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) The Seattle Storm have won the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft lottery. The Tulsa Shock was awarded the second pick Thursday night, with Connecticut picking third and fourth. The Sun acquired the Liberty's pick on draft night this past April in part of a package for Tina Charles. The Storm finished tied with Tulsa for the league's worst record at 12-22 and each...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle's Jackson undergoes surgery

Lauren Jackson has undergone surgery in Australia on her knee and Achilles tendon putting her status for the upcoming WNBA season with the Seattle Storm in question. The Storm announced Jackson's surgery on Monday evening. The team said they were informed of Jackson's surgery earlier in the day. The surgery was to repair a torn meniscus in her right knee and a chronic problem in...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WNBA Seattle Storm Upset Media Ignored Their Championships In Super Bowl Coverage

The city of Seattle has historically had a rough go of things in the sports department, and the city’s most successful team didn’t get its due in the coverage of the Seattle Seahawks’ Super Bowl win. After the Seahawks dominated the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII, many sports media outlets latched onto the storyline that the ‘Hawks were the city’s only championship...
Via NESN.com
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Storm fans upset Super Bowl excluded them

As the seconds ticked away during the Super Bowl, FOX showed a montage of the city's championships. Well, it was not really a montage as a statement that Seattle has not won a championship in a men's major professional sports league since the 1979 Seattle Supersonics, led by coach Lenny Wilkins, feather power forward Jack Sikma and 'Downtown' Fred Brown. This, the broadcasters...
Via Bloguin Best
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Storm fans upset Super Bowl excluded them

As the seconds ticked away during the Super Bowl, FOX showed a montage of the city's championships. Well, it was not really a montage as a statement that Seattle has not won a championship in a men's major professional sports league since the 1979 Seattle Supersonics, led by coach Lenny Wilkins, feather power forward Jack Sikma and 'Downtown' Fred Brown. This, the broadcasters...
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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