MADRID (AP) — With golden confetti raining on their heads and "Party in the U.S.A" ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything.
PHOENIX (AP) — When the Phoenix Mercury used their No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 draft to select Brittney Griner, they became instant favorites to win the next WNBA championship.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks released an open letter of apology to fans and city of Atlanta on Saturday, saying the organization "did not do the right thing" to correct racially inflammatory words and innuendos "over a period of years."
Aug. 30-Sept. 14 — FIBA World Cup of Basketball, Spain.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Phoenix Mercury were without star center Brittney Griner. However, they still had Diana Taurasi.
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