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Report: Satoransky is headed to FC Barcelona

Satoransky will be leaving the Wizards and the NBA on his own terms.

FIBA bans Russia and Belarus from international play

Here’s an update on how the Russian invasion of Ukraine is affecting the basketball world.

The Wizards will play the Warriors in two preseason games this fall

Rui Hachimura is Japan’s biggest star. And Japanese e-commerce brand is the jersey patch sponsor for the Warrios.

Sign this petition to help bring Griner home to the USA

The Phoenix Mercury star is detained in Russia due to allegedly having hash oil in her luggage and it has created an uncomfortable situation in the sport of basketball.

2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup: Team USA & Korea in Group A, Japan in Group B

The drawing was held on Thursday evening in Sydney, Australia.

FIBA bans Russia from international competitions until further notice

The fallout from the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues in the basketball world.

Are we in a new basketball cold war?

The UK revoked the Belarusian men’s basketball team’s visa because, it hosted Russian troops before invading Ukraine. It comes after the Netherlands canceled a home game against Russia’s men’s basketball team for Sunday. And Russia’s women’s basketball team was unable to get into the USA recently for different reasons.

Atkins and her Ukrainian team are safe from Russian invasion

The Washington Mystics guard is playing for BC Prometey in Ukraine and EuroCup Women.

FIBA Women’s World Cup field set, Atkins in Group D All-Star Five

Team USA was in the final field anyway, but Ariel Atkins was one of the Americans who stood out in qualifying play in Group D.

Belgium’s and the EU’s Ambassadors were at yesterday’s WCQ game

After Belgium’s 84-75 loss to the United States, the Ambassadors from their country and the EU visited the team.

Recap: Meesseman scores 19 in Belgium’s 98-65 win over Puerto Rico

Meesseman had 19 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists in the game.

Preview: Belgium looks to clinch 2nd straight WBB World Cup berth

The big day is here! Let’s go through Group D of the qualifiers and what’s at stake!

Meesseman’s back in the DMV with Team Belgium

The soon-to-be Chicago Sky forward is back at the house she built with the Belgian Cats. Elena Delle Donne returns to Team USA’s training camp as well.

Atkins, EDD to be part of Team USA training camp

The pair will participate for the 2022 USA Basketball Women’s National Team training camp at ESA.

Thibault named to coaching staff for Team USA WBB’s training camp

Training camp will be from Feb. 5 to Feb. 9 in Washington.

ESA will host FIBA Americas World Cup Qualifiers with Team USA in February

The Americans will host some games as they look to make the 2023 World Cup on Feb. 24 and Feb. 26.

ESA will host the Women’s World Cup Qualifiers

Russia will play their games in the Dominican Republic because they were unable to secure visas in the United States.

Team USA’s game times for Women’s World Cup qualifiers released

The event will be in Washington, but an announcement regarding an official venue and an opportunity to buy tickets hasn’t happened yet.

Team USA to host Belgium, Russia, Puerto Rico in Women’s WC qualifiers

Emma Meesseman gets her homecoming in D.C.!

D.C. will host four teams in the FIBA Women’s World Cup Qualifiers

The tournament will be on Feb. 10-13 and will feature the Americans, who are looking to build off their 2020 Olympic Gold Medal.

Lebanon defeats Jordan in FIBA Women’s Asia Cup Division B 2021 Final, 80-40

Jordan will remain in Division B for the 2023 FIBA Women’s Asia Cup.

Cloud plays for Jordan in FIBA Asia Women’s Cup Division B

The Washington Mystics guard is spending the WNBA offseason playing for an opportunity abroad.

Should NBA players play in all FIBA games, even continental qualifiers?

The best way for the international game to thrive is by allowing them to play in qualifiers, even if they happen during the middle of the season.

Winners and losers from the Olympics

Here’s our last piece on the Olympics before we head back to the Mystics’ season and the Wizards’ summer league.

Belgian basketball federation demands ouster of commentator

The Belgian women’s national team and their federation issued a statement on remarks made yesterday by Eddy Demarez of Sporza. Emma Meesseman also wrote a statement on behalf of the team.

2020 Olympics: Meesseman makes WBB tournament’s All-Star Five

The Washington Mystics forward should have won MVP too, in my not-so-humble opinion since she ranked in the Top 10 for every major statistical category!

2020 Olympics: USA WBB wins 90-75 win vs. Japan for gold medal

Brittney Griner scored 30 points for the Americans in the win. Washington Mystics center Tina Charles got her third gold medal in the win.

Belgian sportscaster suspended for homophobic and sexist insults at WBB team

The remarks were caught on Saturday, causing outrage among Belgian Cats fans.

2020 Olympics: Australia MBB, France WBB win bronze medals

The bronze medalists in the men’s and women’s tournaments are decided!

2020 Olympics: USA MBB wins fourth straight gold medal

The process was rough for the United States. But they ultimately reached the goal they had all along.

2020 Olympics: USA to meet Japan in women’s basketball gold medal game

The USA made easy work of Serbia while Japan continued their three-point rampage on another top FIBA Europe opponent.

2020 Olympics: USA and France to meet in men’s basketball gold medal game

The USA defeated Australia while France beat Slovenia at the last minute.