WNBA players with plans to play overseas this winter may face the unfortunate prospect of squads in economic turmoil. Women’s basketball team CSKA Moscow announced today that although it is premature to say the team will cease operations, they are currently seeking more sponsors and avenues of financing to keep the team afloat. WNBA players on CSKA Moscow include Janel McCarville, Becky Hammon, Edwige Lawson-Wade, Ann Wauters and Katie Douglas.
A rough translation of the team’s announcement:
JBK CSKA officially confirms that the club is in a difficult situation.
At this time the there are not enough sources of funding due to the global financial crisis, but it is premature to say that the team has ceased to exist. Management of the club is considering various options for partnership with the sole purpose of retaining control of