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Ariel Atkins and Elena Delle Donne to participate in Team USA training camp in February

The Mystics remain one of the teams to keep an eye out for!

How will the Wizards market internationally if Rui and/or Deni leave?

The two forwards have been key behind the Wizards’ attempts to increase their international reach. But I’m wondering how long that lasts should they leave sooner rather than later.

Belgium hires new WBB head coach, but just for November

The Cats are still looking for a coach.

Belgium may want Thibault for WBB HC job, but it’s a stretch at best

There are reasons why Belgium would want someone like the Washington Mystics head coach. But it seems more like wishful thinking to me.

D.C. to host USA men’s national team in November

Team USA will play Colombia and Brazil.

Winners and losers from the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup

While there were some winners, the losers stand out more.

Recap: USA beats China, 83-61 to win FIBA Women’s World Cup

Congratulations Shakira Austin, Ariel Atkins and Coach Mike Thibault!

Preview: USA plays China for FIBA WWC Gold Medal

One more game y’all!

Recap: USA wins 83-43 over Canada; advance to the Finals

Going for gold and not looking back…

Preview: Team USA plays Canada in FIBA Women’s World Cup semifinals

Team USA looks to keep the momentum going as they are now two games away from a gold medal.

Recap: USA takes down Serbia 88-55; advance to semifinals

USA now awaits the winner of Puerto Rico/Canada...

Preview: Team USA faces Serbia in WWC quarterfinals

Team USA now has to play three games in three days if they make the semifinals.

Recap: Austin scored 15 in 121-59 USA win

USA takes down another opponent with ease…

Preview: USA plays BIH in last group play game of Women’s World Cup

Hopefully Ariel Atkins has a bigger game, since Shakira Austin has made a great first impression so far!

Recap: Austin scores 16 in Team USA’s 145-69 win over Korea

Shakira Austin continues to make a big impact for Team USA in group play!

Preview: Team USA faces Korea on Monday

The Koreans are coming off a big win vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Recap: USA beats China, 77-63 in Women’s World Cup

There wasn’t much to write about for the Mystics in this win. That’s probably part of the plan because the Aces players have returned from celebrating the WNBA championship.

Preview: Team USA looks to go 3-0 in three days in Women’s World Cup

This is a brutal schedule, but so far, so good!

Recap: Austin leads Team USA to 106-42 blowout win over Puerto Rico


Preview: Team USA faces Puerto Rico on Friday (Australian time)

The FIBA Women’s World Cup begins tomorrow!

Recap: Team USA beats Belgium, 87-72

The Americans started off on the right note.

Preview: Team USA faces Belgium in 1st World Cup match

The FIBA Women’s World Cup begins tomorrow!

Atkins and Austin named to Team USA

The Mystics are well represented for Team USA!

EuroBasket 2022: Spain wins fourth title in championship game over France

Germany won the bronze medal against Poland.

The WNBA Finals could complicate Team USA in the FIBA Women’s World Cup

The USA plays Belgium on Thursday morning, Australian time. That’s more Iike Wednesday evening in Washington. And Game 5 of the Finals, if needed, is on Sept. 20.

Wizards release their Spanish language social media accounts

The effort was to help increase their reach to Spanish speaking fans in the DMV, but also globally.

EuroBasket 2022: Spain and France to meet in Finals

Germany meets Poland in the third place game.

EuroBasket 2022: Poland and Germany score big upsets en route to the semifinals

I’m still wondering how things may have been if Israel advanced.

Wizards training camp is 10 days away!

Media Day is on Sept 23 and training camp begins Sept. 24.

Atkins & Austin are in Team USA’s training camp for the World Cup

The Washington Mystics stars may not be in the playoffs anymore. But they could very well be playing for Team USA next month.

EuroBasket 2022: Italy upsets Serbia to get in the quarterfinals

Let’s review the final eight teams in Europe’s biggest men’s basketball tournament.

EuroBasket 2022: The Round of 16 starts Saturday

Let’s meet the teams that advanced and see the schedule for tomorrow and Sunday.