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Thibault named to Team USA women’s coaching staff for 2024 Olympics

The Washington Mystics general manager will be on his second Olympic team as an assistant coach.

Thibault would like Meesseman to return to the Mystics one day

The Mystics’ General Manager said this during an interview with Sporza before the FIBA Olympic Women’s Qualifying tournament.

Recap: Belgium beats Nigeria, USA beats Senegal in Olympic qualifiers

Now, it’s onto Paris for Team USA, the Belgian Cats and D’Tigresses of Nigeria.

Preview: USA vs Senegal, Belgium vs Nigeria in Olympic WBB qualifiers

The Olympic teams have been decided, but it’s always important for all teams to get their feet wet.

Recap: Team USA blows out Nigeria, Belgium defeats Senegal

The Americas get back into form while the Belgian Cats clinched their second consecutive Olympic berth. Nigeria also clinched an Olympic berth.

Team USA’s buzzer beater against Belgium shouldn’t have happened

Kelsey Plum had her foot on the line in a key possession toward the end of last night’s USA vs. Belgium game.

Preview: USA vs. Nigeria, Belgium vs. Senegal in Women’s Olympic Qualifiers

The FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament continues today.

Recap: Vanloo scores 19 in Belgium’s 81-79 loss to Team USA

Breanna Stewart saved the day for the Americans, but the Mystics’ newest training camp signee showed us that she can more than just …. "hang with the fellas" in the WNBA.

Preview: Team USA plays Belgium in front of sold out crowd Thursday

The FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament begins tomorrow!

Atkins named to Team USA for Olympic qualifiers

The Washington Mystics guard will be punching her ticket to Belgium!

Atkins invited to Team USA camp for Olympic qualifiers

The Washington Mystics guard will likely be playing in Belgium in a couple weeks.

2024 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament times released for Team USA

The Americans’ first match is against Belgium on Feb. 8 at 8:45 p.m. Central European Time in Antwerp.

Recap: Team USA blows out Duke, 87-58 in friendly

I was a little bummed that Ariel Atkins didn’t play. But the game is another reminder that Team USA is just really, really good. Kahleah Copper was on fire though!

Recap: Atkins starts, scores 6 in Team USA’s 95-59 win vs. Tennessee

Washington Mystics guard Ariel Atkins scored 6 points and got the start.

Atkins, Thibault named to Team USA for fall training

The Mystics continue to be represented on the international stage.

Recap: Wizards annihilate the Taipans, 145-82, in preseason

The defense was beautiful for once…

Preview: Wizards play NBL’s Taipans in first preseason game

Let the games begin!

The Taipans head to America after a testy game with the Bullets

The Taipans play the Wizards after playing the Bullets where there was an alleged confrontation between their head coach and Bullets center Aron Baynes. I’m not making this up.

Which Mystics players could play for Team USA in the WNBA offseason?

Elena Delle Donne, Ariel Atkins and Shakira Austin seems like the players with the best chances.

Team USA women to play in Belgium for 2024 Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Will Ariel Atkins and Shakira Austin be part of this tournament, even if the USA already qualified?

Mike Thibault to be Team USA assistant coach for Fall exhibitions

The Washington Mystics’ General Manager was also an assistant coach last year in the FIBA Women’s World Cup.

The Wizards will host the Cairns Taipans in the preseason next month

The Washington Wizards will host one Australian NBL team in their preseason slate.

All is fine when Team USA brings its best

FIBA World Cup 2023: Germany wins first gold medal in history

Canada wins the bronze medal over the United States.

FIBA World Cup 2023: Germany and Serbia meet for the Gold Medal game

The USA and Canada will meet for the bronze.

Recapping the FIBA World Cup quarterfinals, even though it’s too late

I know, Serbia is in the championship round already, but I’m just catching up on things?

When do you think the Wizards will have a player for Team USA again?

Washington hasn’t had a player since 2006.

FIBA World Cup 2023: Team USA begins quarterfinals on Tuesday

The field is now down to just eight teams!

Recap: Australia finishes World Cup with 100-84 win over Georgia

The Boomers finish their World Cup with a win. And now, it’s on to the Olympics.

FIBA World Cup 2023: USA, Germany among teams in the quarterfinals

Second round play still has a game to go, but we know many of the teams that will be in the quarterfinals. They include a USA Basketball men’s national team that isn’t made up of most of the top American superstars.

Recap: Australia loses 91-80 to Slovenia

Xavier Cooks scored 4 points in the game and the Boomers are eliminated from advancing in the FIBA World Cup.

FIBA World Cup 2023: Australia to play Slovenia and Georgia in Group K play

Xavier Cooks and the Boomers now know the next two games on their schedule.