Maya Moore added more accolades to her stellar 2014 campaign Sunday, winning MVP honors as the U.S. women captured their second consecutive gold medal at the world championship.
Sue Bird added another gold medal to her already incredible U.S. basketball resume.
Sue Bird has played in enough world championship medal games to know that they are rarely easy.
Geno Auriemma had a simple plan against France -- pound the ball inside.
Nneka Ogwumike scored 18 points to lead the U.S. women's national team to a record 119-44 rout of Angola on Tuesday night and close out preliminary play at the women's world championship.
With Serbia hanging around midway through the fourth quarter, Diana Taurasi and the U.S. women's basketball team stepped up their play to finally pull away.
Sue Bird became the first American player to make four world championship teams when USA Basketball announced the roster Tuesday.
Sandrine Gruda had 26 points and 15 rebounds to help France stun the U.S. women's national team 76-72 in an exhibition game on Sunday.
Breanna Stewart scored nine points to lead a balanced offense and the U.S. women's national team beat Australia 72-66 in an exhibition game Friday.
Here are our final 2014 WNBA power rankings as we evaluate the season and take a very quick look at what 2015 might entail.
Geno Auriemma knows his U.S. women's basketball team is a work in progress. They have only been together for a week and still are missing a few key players, including Diana Taurasi.
Maya Moore wasn't able to win another WNBA title in 2014, but the Lynx forward's season was a huge success by any other measure. Now, Moore and her USA Basketball teammates must quickly prepare for the world championship.
Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore was the unanimous choice for the All-WNBA first team.
Every star had stepped up. But Diana Taurasi shined the brightest, scoring 13 unanswered points and 31 overall to lead Phoenix past defending champion Minnesota and into the WNBA Finals.
After dominating the rest of the league this summer, Phoenix and Minnesota meet for one last time this season with a spot in the WNBA Finals on the line.
Maya Moore scored 13 of her 32 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Lynx avoided elimination by beating the Phoenix Mercury 82-77 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday.