1 pick in the WNBA Draft last week and the Hartford Courant speculated that there might have been "a significant push to get her on the 2016 team." As one of the most decorated and public faces of women's basketball in recent years, it would seem to make sense to showcase Stewart on a global stage.MORE: Stewart wins 2016 Wooden Award At 21, she's the youngest player to make an Olympic roster since the 1988 games, when 20-year-old Vicky Bullett made the cut.
This is something I really wanted – to stay with the Denver Broncos, i’m excited for the future and ready to get back to work.Shortly after, the “Redeem Team” was formed, headlined by stars entering their prime, like Kobe Bryant, Le Bron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony and several others.The roster fended off a strong push from Spain in the 2008 Olympics’ final game, but otherwise showcased a dominant versatility on both ends of the floor as they reached their collective goal of collecting gold. The nation’s greatest players were proud to be competing for their country once again, and the team had restored their place atop the now-global sport.She could only muster one phrase while fighting back tears. “This is for Pat.” [‘The game is never over’: A letter from Pat Summitt to a young basketball player] Summitt, the legendary Tennessee Volunteers coach who led the women’s team to 18 Final Four appearances, died in June at the age of 64 after battling Alzheimer’s disease.Parker scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Sparks captured their first title since 2002.