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.
Sue Bird became the first American player to make four world championship teams when USA Basketball announced the roster Tuesday.
Basketball Australia said Sunday that Liz Cambage has been ruled out of the women's world championships after rupturing an Achilles tendon.
The U.S. women were far from perfect Monday. But with veteran guards Sue Bird and Lindsay Whalen leading the way -- and Odyssey Sims and Skylar Diggins seemingly on deck -- Team USA is edging closer to being ready for the world championship.
U.S. women's national team players across the country say they have no hesitation about suiting up again this fall despite Paul George's gruesome injury.
Before Katie Smith and Tina Thompson retire, a former teammate of both legends weighs in with her favorite memories from their careers.
Lauren Jackson scored a team-high 21 points to lead Australia to an 84-66 win over New Zealand on Sunday and into a place at next year's world basketball championships in Turkey.
Lauren Jackson says she has no plans to play basketball until she returns to the Seattle Storm next May for the 2014 WNBA season, and that she's experiencing no pain for the first time in three years.
WNBA commissioner Laurel Richie hopes the U.S. women's basketball team winning gold means more eyes will be on her league in the second half of the season and into the playoffs.
The WNBA just had a month-long break, but the playoff push will be intense from the get-go when games resume Thursday.
Swin Cash and Cappie Pondexter scored 14 points each to help the United States finish off its European tour with a 73-63 victory over UE Sopron on Sunday night.
Tina Charles' 28 points weren't enough to help the United States overcome too many turnovers in a 83-77 loss to 2011 Czech League champion USK Prague on Saturday.
Baylor phenom Brittney Griner and Chicago Sky rookie Courtney Vandersloot were added to the U.S. women's basketball national pool Monday.