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Stars at the Sun
1234 Total
USA 29202624 99
WNBA 1991628 72
DateJuly 10, 2010
ArenaMohegan Sun Arena
CityUncasville, Connecticut
MVPSylvia Fowles, Team USA
Attendance9,518
NetworkABC
WNBA All-Star Game
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The Stars at the Sun game was played on July 10, 2010 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, home of the Connecticut Sun. This game, unlike previous non-Olympic year games, was a contest between the USA women's national team and a team of WNBA All-Stars. This game is not considered a WNBA All-Star Game.[1] This was the third time Connecticut has hosted the mid-season basketball showcase, after previously hosting the 2005 and 2009 All-Star games.

The Game

Rosters

July 10
3:30pm
USA 99, WNBA 72
Scoring by quarter: 29–19, 20–9, 26–16, 24–28
Pts: Fowles 23
Rebs: Dupree, Fowles, Moore each 8
Asts: Pondexter 6
Pts: Douglas 15
Rebs: Harding 7
Asts: Harding 4
Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut
Attendance: 9,518
Referees: Michael Price, Cameron Inouye, Kurt Walker

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Coaches

The coach for Team USA is Connecticut Huskies women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma. The coach for the WNBA Team is Seattle Storm coach Brian Agler.

Other events

Three-Point Shootout

Position Player From Year to ASG 1st 2nd
Made Attempted Percent
SG United States Katie Douglas Indiana Fever 38 90 .422 24 23
PG United States Lindsay Whalen Minnesota Lynx 8 34 .235 ? 11
SF United States Swin Cash Seattle Storm 20 44 .455 ? 7
PG United States Sue Bird Seattle Storm 34 86 .395 ? DNQ
SF United States Monique Currie Washington Mystics 22 47 .468 ? DNQ
SF United States Angel McCoughtry Atlanta Dream 18 70 .257 ? DNQ

Skills Challenge

Player From Height Weight 1st 2nd
United States Renee Montgomery Connecticut Sun 5-7 143 29.4 25.0
United States Cappie Pondexter New York Liberty 5-9 160 31.3 32.1
United States Lindsay Whalen Minnesota Lynx 5-9 169 26.6 34.2
Brazil Iziane Castro Marques Atlanta Dream 6-0 140 N/A
United States Lindsey Harding Washington Mystics 5-8 139 N/A
United States Angel McCoughtry Atlanta Dream 6-1 160 N/A

References

  1. ^ "WNBA All-Star Game History". WNBA.com - Official Site of the WNBA. Retrieved 2023-04-12.
  2. ^ "Team Usa vs. Team WNBA - WNBA Game Summary - July 10, 2010". ESPN. Retrieved 2023-04-12.