August 26, 2016

Nneka set to break WNBA record for FG%

The WNBA has resumed play after the Olympics break and Nneka is just 10 games away from shattering the WNBA record for single-season field goal percentage.

Although the Sparks were upset tonight by Seattle, 79-72, Nneka made 11 of 15 from the field (73%) and 4 of 4 from the line.

Matt Ellentuck (SB Nation) explains how she does it in this story Nneka Ogwumike is historically efficient. That’s why the LA Sparks could win the WNBA title, which includes several video clips of Nneka in action.

August 2, 2016

Ros on the road to Rio Olympics

Only five Stanford women's basketball players have (or will soon) play in the Olympics.

Only one Stanford women's basketball coach has coached an Olympic team.

And now, for the first time, a Stanford women's basketball player will be the sideline reporter for Olympics men's basketball — Ros Gold-Onwude ('10).

Ros was originally slated by NBC to work the women's sidelines, but they announced yesterday that she has been re-assigned to the men's games: NBC announces Ros Gold-Onwude to replace Craig Sager on men’s basketball sidelines