James Bowman

  • joined Sep 17, 2009
  • last login Jul 12, 2014
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James Bowman. Profile image pending. Currently writing about the Atlanta Dream, about Georgia Tech women's basketball and other subjects involving a bouncing ball and the women who bounce it.

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Dream beat Sun at Georgia Tech's home digs


The Atlanta Dream played the first of three home games in Georgia Tech's McCamish Pavilion, and marked their inaugural game there with a win against the visiting Connecticut Sun.

Notes from Saturday's Dream-Mystics game


A few numbers, and the complete press conferences from Atlanta assistant coach Karleen Thompson and Washington head coach Mike Thibault.

Fever win against Dream in Atlanta


Fouls and free throws turned out to be the deciding factor for both teams as the visiting Indiana Fever avenged a home loss against the Dream on Sunday by returning the favor at Philips Arena winning 77-70.

Dream vs. Liberty: Notes and quotes


What is Atlanta's longest winning streak ever? Cooper's funny opening statement, and Laimbeer's statement about the Liberty's effort.

Dream hold off Lynx rally for third straight win


Taking a 17 point lead into halftime, Atlanta managed to hold off a rally by the visiting Minnesota Lynx to win 85-82 on Friday night in Philips Arena.

Notes on Atlanta/Chicago, 2014-06-07


Some notes and quotes from last night's Atlanta's 97-59 victory over Chicago.

Dream find the key to Sparks win in the paint

Atlanta beat the visiting Los Angeles sparks 93-85 on Tuesday night with 68 points in the paint and Erika de Souza tying her career best with 27 points for Atlanta.

Dumerc added to Dream roster, Orekhova waived

French point guard Celine Dumerc has touched down in Atlanta and has passed her physical. To make space for her on the roster, the Dream have waived Inga Orekhova.

Storm helps Dream break dry spell

The Atlanta Dream snapped a two-game losing streak with an 80-69 win over the visiting Seattle Storm.

Larkins, Fever beat Dream in overtime

The Dream fall to 2-2 after an 82-77 overtime loss to the Indiana Fever at Philips Arena. Fever center Erlana Larkins finished with 13 points and 22 rebounds, a Fever franchise record in rebounds.

Does having a #1 or #2 recruit guarantee a title?


If a college team has a recruit that was ranked #1 or #2 nationwide as a senior, does that guarantee champion success? Swish Appeal looks at the #1 and #2 recruits since 1994-95 and how well the schools that signed them have done.

Recruiting footprints for WBB schools


Is there a way to figure out how far schools go in terms of distance to recruit players? We give it a shot.

Swintastic! Atlanta Dream acquires Swin Cash


The Atlanta Dream pick up two-time Olympic gold medalist and four-time All Star Swin Cash from the Chicago Sky in a pre-season trade.

Q&A: Michael Cooper on Schimmel, Dream progress

Atlanta Dream head coach Michael Cooper gave Swish Appeal his thoughts about the team's progress.

Dream play Chinese National Team in preseason

The Atlanta Dream played its first practice against someone other than themselves this Sunday when they played against the visiting Chinese National Team. Dream head coach Michael Cooper gave Swish Appeal his thoughts about the team's progress.

Video: Brief segment from Dream scrimmage vs China

Video of the the Atlanta Dream's scrimmage against the Chinese National Team on Sunday.

SA community mock draft: Who should Atlanta draft?

Moving on in our community mock draft, the Atlanta Dream are on the clock with the eighth pick.

The Alex Bentley trade: any gains for Atlanta?

It looks like the Dream got short-changed in the three-way trade between WNBA teams that ended with Alex Bentley going to Connecticut and Matee Ajavon in a Dream uniform. Were there any plusses for Atlanta?

WNBA training camp opens April 27th

I've learned from someone that WNBA training camp opens on April 27th league wide. That's it. In order to entertain you otherwise, here is a picture of Brittney Griner arriving to practice. ...

Ajavon to Atlanta, Lawson to Washington

Atlanta, Washington and Connecticut shuffle players in a three-way trade sure to turn heads.

WNBA pre-season schedule released


From May 2nd to May 13th, the WNBA's players will sharpen their skills and kick off the rust in the pre-season schedule.

Big South, Patriot League start WBB postseason


The post-season in women's basketball started yesterday, with games from Big South and Patriot League teams at the bottom of the brackets.

WNBA trade moratorium ends on Friday


The CBA might not be finished - but according to Sue Favor of They're Playing Basketball, the waiting period for trades and contracts will expire this Friday at 11:59 pm EST.

WNBA bargaining agreement waits for signatures


According to Tamika Catchings, the new collective bargaining agreement is "a done deal". But no one has signed anything yet.

Game of the Day: SMU battles Memphis on ESPN3

With Louisville and Rutgers leaving the American Athletic Conference at the end of the season, we look at Southern Methodist in today's Game of the Day. The Mustangs could potentially be a power behind Connecticut in American women's basketball.

WNBA roster expansion and the #12 spot

The new CBA agreement will allow a 12 player maximum roster for teams, up from 11 over the past three years. What level of talent can one expect for a 12th roster spot?

Tyra Buss making her name known in HS WBB


Tyra Buss lives in Illinois, plays against Indiana players, and with an amazing 46.9 points per game. We look at her stats and try to figure out if she can keep it up at Indiana University next season.

WNBA, players' union agree to a CBA deal


It's an agreement in principle, with details to come later. The roster size will expand to 12 players.

The WNBA on eBay: "What's for sale?"

So what kinds of things can you buy on eBay that have something to do with the WNBA? We look at each of the twelve WNBA teams and the most expensive items being sold for each of them.

North Carolina State is full of surprises

The Wolfpack have broken into the AP Top 10 with a surprising 21-3 record. What is the secret of that turnaround? And will North Carolina State be able to stay at the top?

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