Posted May 12, 2012 on AP on Fox
Tamika Catchings was thrilled to be back on the court. While most of her teammates on the U.S. Olympic women's basketball team spent the winter playing overseas, she was rehabbing an injury to her right foot. Now that's she healthy, Catchings is raring to go. She has been playing pickup basketball as much as she could, but there's nothing like playing with her Olympic teammates. ''It's great to be playing again,'' she said after the two-hour practice Friday at Seattle University. ''It really feels good to be out here.'' Catchings, who will be playing in her third Olympics this summer in London, suffered a torn plantar fascia in the second game of the WNBA Eastern Conference finals. Catchings and her Olympic teammates will have a whirlwind weekend in Seattle. They practiced Friday and play an exhibition game against China on Saturday. The U.S. will then scrimmage Japan on Sunday before breaking camp. ''It was a good first ...

US women rout China 100-62 in an exhibition game

Tamika Catchings scored 19 points and Maya Moore added 15 to help the United States rout China 100-62 on Saturday night in a women's basketball exhibition game. The contest came in the middle of a three-day training camp for the Americans. They got together Friday night for practice and will scrimmage Japan on Sunday before breaking. The Japanese national team watched the game...

US women rout China in exhibition

Geno Auriemma knows that the US Olympic women's basketball team is a work in progress. After all, they've only been together for 24 hours. Tamika Catchings scored 19 points and Maya Moore added 15 to help the United States rout China 100-62 on Saturday night in an exhibition game. ''When you only had one practice with the team and it's our first game, we talked...
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