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LAUREN JACKSON RUMORS

Seattle's Jackson undergoes surgery

Lauren Jackson has undergone surgery in Australia on her knee and Achilles tendon putting her status for the upcoming WNBA season with the Seattle Storm in question. The Storm announced Jackson's surgery on Monday evening. The team said they were informed of Jackson's surgery earlier in the day. The surgery was to repair a torn meniscus in her right knee and a chronic problem...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson recovering from hamstring surgery

Lauren Jackson says she has no plans to play basketball until she returns to the Seattle Storm next May for the 2014 WNBA season, and that she's experiencing no pain for the first time in three years. Jackson, who has won four Olympic medals with Australia, including a bronze last year at the London Games, underwent surgery on her right hamstring in January, a chronic injury...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Lauren Jackson to miss WNBA season

The Seattle Storm will be without three-time league MVP Lauren Jackson for the 2013 season while she stays in Australia to recover from recent hamstring surgery. The Storm made the roster announcement Wednesday. Her contract has been suspended and she is expected to play for Seattle in the 2014 season. Jackson underwent surgery last month in Melbourne. She is expected to make a...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Lauren Jackson stays on sidelines for WNBL team

Seattle Storm center Lauren Jackson has indefinitely postponed her return to the Women's National Basketball League in Australia because of continuing rehabilitation from a right hamstring injury. Basketball Australia said Thursday that Jackson, who captained Australia to a bronze medal at the Olympics, had the chronic injury flare up in June while playing for the national team...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Lynx, Storm lock horns in playoff opener

The Minnesota Lynx handled Seattle in all but one of their matchups this season, but the Storm's three-time WNBA MVP didn't play in any of those games.With Lauren Jackson back, the Lynx could face a stiffer challenge as they begin their quest for back-to-back league championships Friday night.Minnesota took three of four meetings with Seattle and beat the Storm twice by a...
Via Fox Sports North
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Lauren Jackson receives Flag Bearer honour

Australian womens basketball superstar Lauren Jackson has been rightly accorded the honour of being flag bearer for Australia at the 2012 London Olympic Games. The announcement was made earlier this morning (Australian EST) by Chef de Mission of the Australian Olympic Team, Nick Green. Jackson has helped the Australian Opals to three straight silver medals at the 2000, 2004 and...
Via A Stern Warning
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Lauren Jackson to carry Aussie flag

WNBA star Lauren Jackson will carry the Australian flag at the opening ceremony of the Olympics. Australia's delegation leader Nick Green called Jackson the ''perfect choice.'' ''Jackson is an inspiration to all our team,'' he said Thursday, on the eve of the opening of the games. ''There is no one better to lead our team as we attempt...
Via AP on Fox
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Lauren Jackson an Aussie Olympic finalist

Storm All-Star Lauren Jackson was officially named one of 24 finalists for the Australian Olympic pool on Thursday. She's expected to captain of the squad, missing the first half of the WNBA season to prepare and compete in the London Games. The Storm has to pay Jackson, a 6-foot-6 center, her full salary in order to keep her eligible to return after the Games in August. Seattle...
Via Seattle Times
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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