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A'ja Wilson: Team USA ‘Needed This Push' From Serbia Ahead of World Cup Semifinals

1 month ago   |   By SLAMonline

Team USA outlasted a tough Serbian national team that accepted the challenge of playing against the powerhouse American team. For the first team in the FIBA women's World Cup, Team USA trailed early and was even down four points late in the second quarter.
However, Team USA has won three straight World Cups for a reason. After Kahleah Cooper went down with an undisclosed injury, the U.S. reeled off a decisive 20-0 run and ultimately beat Serbia, 88-55, to cement their spot in the World Cup semifinals.
“I think that was kind of a moment where we really had to lock in,” A'ja Wilson said of...
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FIBA Women's World Cup Takeaways: Canada cruises into semifinals

FIBA Women's World Cup Takeaways: Canada cruises into semifinals

1 month ago   |   By Sportsnet

In June of 2021, Canada suffered a loss in the semifinal of the FIBA Women's AmeriCup as they fell to host nation Puerto Rico, who made history with their highest finish ever in the competition.
Puerto Rico was making history once again as they made the quarterfinals of the FIBA Women's World Cup for the first time, but this time they wouldn't be so lucky to take down Canada again.
The difference between the two competitions Thursday was Natalie Achonwa, Bridget Carleton and Kia Nurse were all present for the World Cup, having to miss out on the AmeriCup due to their WNBA commitments.
With...
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