Posts Tagged Professional basketball

NBA players union elects female executive director

This undated handout photo provided by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP shows Michele Roberts. Roberts was elected early Tuesday morning as executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, and the Washington trial lawyer is eager to provide the leadership it needs after a few difficult years.  (AP Photo/Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP)

Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.

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Mercury cruise past Sparks for 16th straight win

PHOENIX (AP) — Facing a short-handed Los Angeles Sparks team playing for the second straight night, the Phoenix Mercury needed a half to get going before cruising to their 16th straight win.

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McBride scores 16 as Stars beat Sky 92-74

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Stars got the kind of balanced scoring they hope to display down the stretch.

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Johnson, Sims lead Shock past Storm, 80-74

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Glory Johnson suddenly finds herself in elite company.

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McCoughtry’s 25 points lead Dream past Sun 89-80

ATLANTA (AP) — Angel McCoughtry rediscovered her shooting touch with 25 points Tuesday, helping the Atlanta Dream snap a four-game losing streak with an 89-80 win over the Connecticut Sun.

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