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Played in June with the top 6 teams staying in contention for the world championship in Australia in 2022:


Gabby is trying out for the French national team for the first time:
France

In theory, she and Bria should be allowed to play for them at the same time since it appears that Gabby got all of her paperwork done at a young enough age.

Presumably Croatia will want Nika to try out for their team too, but it will be tough to fight for spots against players who participated in the qualifying games.

It is unclear whether Kiah will be wanted by Turkey as they were using Quanitra Hollingsworth in qualifying.
 

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Which country is Tiffany?

Does Karlie still play for GRB? Cant Lou?
Karlie played for GB earlier this year bit they didnt qualify.
Lou plays for USA basketball on the 3x 3 team. I dont think she could have played for GB, in the qualifier, and be on Team USA.
I didnt know Tif was on any foreign team, or Gabby either.
 
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Karlie played for GB earlier this year bit they didnt qualify.
Lou plays for USA basketball on the 3x 3 team. I dont think she could have played for GB, in the qualifier, and be on Team USA.
I didnt know Tif was on any foreign team, or Gabby either.
Tiffany has an Azerbaijani passport. She has had the passport at least six years.
 

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Quite an accomplishment for Perfumerias Avenida - Lou, Tiffany, Karlie - to make it to the Euroleague Finals. They will play Stewies team on Sunday, which is essentially a WNBA all star team.
 

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Tiffany has an Azerbaijani passport. She has had the passport at least six years.
How does an Azerbajani passport get Tif on one of the teams in Eurobasket? I thought it was a separate country and I dont think they are listed in the above teams playing. Is it through Russia?
 
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How does an Azerbajani passport get Tif on one of the teams in Eurobasket? I thought it was a separate country and I dont think they are listed in the above teams playing. Is it through Russia?
it doesn't
 
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How does an Azerbajani passport get Tif on one of the teams in Eurobasket? I thought it was a separate country and I dont think they are listed in the above teams playing. Is it through Russia?
She can't. That poster may have confused the Eurobasket competition in a couple of months with the Euroleague (club teams) finals that ongoing now.
 
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Sopron (Gabby and Megans team) plays Fenerbahce(Stokes team) early Sunday morning for 3rd and 4th place.
Can you post the Youtube channel that Gabby/Megan's game is on? I assume it's the same channel as the Finals at noon EDT.
 

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I believe the start times are 8am EDT for the 3rd place game and 12 noon EDT for the Championship game.
 

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Gabby does not appear to be playing today. She is on bench with mask on, while all other players are dressed, with no mask.
 
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Glad commentary is in English, although as a resident of Turkey for two years in Peace Corps I am a bit amused at the mispronunciation of Istanbul. It is Estan-bull, not Is-Stan-Bull.
 

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For me the highlight of today's Sopron/Fenerbahce game was Megan Walker defending Euroleague MVP Iagupova. Held her to just 11 points and 1 rebound, vs her season average of 21.5 / 7.
Watching todays game, I dont think either team wanted to play this game. Fenerbahce got up to a 18 point first half lead then often went thru the motions and allowed Sopron to get back in the game, trail by 1.

I watched several games this year for Sopron, and Megan has played well in all of the games I have seen, in only her second Pro season.
 

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Thank you, Google translate.

I don`t know if this was a difficult decision for Nika or not. I suspect it was, representing Croatia in international play seems like a big deal.

However, I like the decision.

Advantages:

1. Get some coursework done, allows for a lighter course load during the season.

2. Access to top of the line facilities.

3. Work on specific aspects of her game. I have an idea what they might be, but I`m sure she does also and her list actually matters.

4. Connect with new teammates and new coach.

5. Develop on court chemistry. Note that with Paige recovering, the scrimmages are going to be pretty thin at point guard as it is.
 
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Looks like a " win. . win" choice for NIKA!. Unfortunately not
realistic to do both. I would think that E. Westbrook may have
been inside Nika's head, i.e. " unfinished business!!! Listen
to the MOMA!! BEST WISHES AND GOOD LUCK TO CROATIA
IN THE CHAMPIONSHIPS!! Z.
 

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