Tagged China

How WNBA Players Stay Fit & Motivated Amid Uncertainty

“I was extremely exhausted going into that game. I tried to shoot around that morning, but I was feeling light-headed so I went to the hospital for an IV.” This was Connecticut Sun forward Theresa Plaisance, who played in China during the WNBA off-season. She could barely breathe in the week leading up to her…


A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the NBA’s Situation with China

On October 4, Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted “fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong.” He had no idea what kind of chain of events that would set off. Rockets governor Tilman Fertitta separated himself and the team from Morey’s position. China’s government denounced it. Many Chinese citizens were reportedly outraged by it.…


FIBA World Cup 2019 HQ

Here you’ll find all our scouting reports and previews for the 2019 FIBA World Cup in one easy place. We’ll also add our tournament check-ins and analysis as well. Special thanks to TBW’s Brandon Jefferson and Dan O’Brien for helming coverage. Remember to check out fiba.basketball/basketballworldcup/2019 for all scores and game coverage. In-Tournament Coverage https://bballwriters.wpengine.com/fiba/previewing-2019-fiba-world-cup-quarterfinals-by-small-big-pairings/…