The Phoenix Mercury want to compete with the top teams in the WNBA sooner than later, and that meant trading the No. 3 pick in the draft.
Author: AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Posted: February 22, 2024, 9:49 pm
CHICAGO — NBA All-Star weekend featured a new crossover 3-point contest Saturday between the Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry and the New York Liberty’s Sabrina Ionescu. Curry, a four-time NBA champion, holds the league’s record for most career 3-pointers made (3,642) and Ionescu has the WNBA record for most 3-pointers in a single season (128). Her 37 points out of a possible 40 — some ...
Author: Chicago Tribune
Posted: February 22, 2024, 10:30 am
The Stephen Curry vs. Sabrina Ionescu 3-point contest was a huge hit during 2024 NBA All-Star Weekend. So what other NBA vs. WNBA shooting matchups would we love to see next year? Kazeem "Kaz" Famuyide, host of the “Count It” podcast, gives his top five.5 NBA vs WNBA 3-point shootout showdowns we'd like to see originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area
Author: NBC Sports Bay Area
Posted: February 22, 2024, 5:26 am
Four-time WNBA champion Sue Bird believes Caitlin Clark's game will translate well in the WNBA and that she will be an All-Star in her rookie year.
Author: USA TODAY Sports
Posted: February 21, 2024, 10:00 pm
Hall of Famer Ann Meyers is the first woman to receive the Kobe & Gigi Bryant WNBA Advocacy Award.
Author: Rookie Wire
Posted: February 19, 2024, 9:56 pm
After sitting out last season, the All-Star point guard had a falling out with the Phoenix Mercury and made clear that she was looking to go elsewhere.
Posted: February 19, 2024, 9:23 pm
The Baylor women’s basketball program retired Brittney Griner’s No. 42 jersey in a pre-game ceremony at the Foster Pavilion, Texas, on Sunday.
Author: CNN
Posted: February 19, 2024, 11:33 am
The WNBA star No. 42 was retired by Alma Mater Baylor University.
Author: ABC News Videos
Posted: February 19, 2024, 6:55 am
Baylor defeated Texas Tech after retiring Griner's No. 42.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 19, 2024, 2:10 am
Long after making her name on the college stage, Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner had her jersey number retired at Baylor on Sunday.
Author: AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Posted: February 19, 2024, 1:21 am
Brittney Griner is immortalized in Baylor history after the school retired the jersey of the star who led the Bears to the 2012 NCAA championship.
Author: USA TODAY Sports
Posted: February 18, 2024, 11:52 pm
Brittney Griner's No. 42 jersey was retired by Baylor on Sunday, when the two-time AP national player of the year and career blocks leader attended a Bears home game for the first time since her senior season 11 years ago. Griner was part of Baylor's 40-0 national championship team as a junior during the 2011-12 season, the first of her consecutive AP player of the year awards. The jersey was raised to the rafters in the new Foster Pavilion, where Baylor began playing last month.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: February 18, 2024, 9:56 pm
Griner returned to Baylor for Sunday's ceremony, 12 years after leading the Bears to an undefeated national championship.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: February 18, 2024, 9:52 pm
Award aims to honor someone for advocacy for girls, women’s basketball around the country. Meyers Drysdale is the first woman to win the award.
Author: IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
Posted: February 18, 2024, 7:00 pm
Warriors star Steph Curry won the inaugural NBA vs. WNBA 3-Point Challenge by a score of 29-26 over New York Liberty guard Sabrina Ionescu on Saturday.Steph defeats Sabrina in inaugural NBA vs. WNBA 3-Point Challenge originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area
Author: NBC Sports Bay Area
Posted: February 18, 2024, 12:03 pm
CHICAGO — The championship era is over for the Chicago Sky. When Kahleah Copper left in a trade with the Phoenix Mercury last week, she took with her the final pillar of the 2021 WNBA champs, a clear punctuation mark at the end of that chapter for the franchise. This is worth mourning in itself for the city — after all, the Sky brought home Chicago’s first championship since the 2016 Cubs. But ...
Author: Chicago Tribune
Posted: February 18, 2024, 10:30 am
Stephen Curry sank his last four shots from the right corner to defeat Sabrina Ionescu 29-26 in a 3-point NBA-Women's NBA Challenge at NBA All-Star Saturday festivities.Both shot from NBA 3-point range, Curry with an NBA ball and Ionescu with a WNBA ball.
Author: AFP
Posted: February 18, 2024, 4:28 am
The inception of the first NBA vs. WNBA 3-point competition at All-Star weekend 2024 in Indianapolis began with an incredible feat of marksmanship in 2023. Sabrina Ionescu of the New York Liberty won the WNBA’s 3-point contest in July with a record-setting 37-point final round, making 25 of 27 3-pointers and 20 straight at one point. Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, the NBA’s ...
Author: NY Daily News
Posted: February 18, 2024, 4:08 am
Indianapolis could host another all-star game soon. WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert is here for NBA All-Star weekend, and she likes what she sees.
Author: IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
Posted: February 17, 2024, 3:38 pm
The championship era is over for the Chicago Sky. When Kahleah Copper left in a trade with the Phoenix Mercury last week, she took with her the final pillar of the 2021 WNBA champs, a clear punctuation mark at the end of that chapter for the franchise. This is worth mourning in itself for the city — after all, the Sky brought home Chicago’s first championship since the 2016 Cubs. But for new ...
Author: Chicago Tribune
Posted: February 17, 2024, 12:00 pm
Ruthy Hebard signed a training camp contract with the Lynx on Friday. The 6-4 forward was the eighth overall pick in the 2020 WNBA draft by Chicago out of Oregon and played 95 games for the Sky, winning a championship with them in 2021. Last season she averaged 3.9 points and 2.4 rebounds in 9.2 minutes per game. Other training-camp contract signees for the Lynx are Jaime Nared, a 6-2 forward ...
Author: Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Posted: February 16, 2024, 8:30 pm
Kim Mulkey coached Brittney Griner while at Baylor.
Author: LSU Tigers Wire
Posted: February 16, 2024, 5:52 pm
With college basketball stars like Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese, and Cameron Brink possibly coming to the WNBA in 2024, the league is utilizing a new marketing strategy.
Author: IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
Posted: February 16, 2024, 9:31 am
Jonquel Jones is staying in the Big Apple for the 2024 WNBA season.
Author: SNY
Posted: February 16, 2024, 6:51 am
Yahoo Sports NBA writers Jake Fischer and Dan Devine look ahead to this weekend’s 3-point showdown at All-Star Weekend and why the Warriors and Liberty stars should provide a show to be seen. Hear the full conversation on “No Cap Room” - part of the “Ball Don’t Lie” podcast - and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen.
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: February 15, 2024, 7:47 pm
Kim Mulkey and Brittney Griner accomplished a great deal together at Baylor. Here's what Mulkey had to say about Griner's jersey retirement.
Author: The Daily Advertiser
Posted: February 15, 2024, 7:40 pm
WNBA's Sabrina Ionescu and NBA's Steph Curry will go head-to-head Saturday night in a 3-point contest during All-Star weekend.
Author: USA TODAY Sports
Posted: February 15, 2024, 6:38 pm
Klay Thompson hilariously chose Sabrina Ionescu over Steph Curry to win the upcoming NBA-WNBA 3-point shootout during All-Star weekend.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: February 13, 2024, 9:58 pm
Yahoo Sports' Kevin Chestnut caught up with the Las Vegas Aces superstar about her plans to head to Paris to represent Team USA -- plus, her excitement for this year's women's NCAA tournament. A'ja joined Yahoo Sports on behalf of Gaotrade and its new GatoradeID program.
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: February 13, 2024, 5:38 pm
CHICAGO —When Caitlin Clark comes to town, it’s an event. Sold-out crowds, sneaking into side doors of hotels and police escorts. Clark and the Iowa women’s basketball team are box office. Every game is a home game thanks to thousands of fans who created a sea of black and yellow at Hawkeyes games all over the country. When they made an appearance in Evanston on Jan. 31, one person told me, ...
Author: Chicago Tribune
Posted: February 13, 2024, 10:30 am
The 25-year-old is currently averaging 28.9 points per game overseas.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: February 9, 2024, 9:39 pm
Washington Mystics star Elena Delle Donne is stepping away from basketball, potentially for the entire season, a person familiar with the decision said Thursday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no official announcement had been made. The two-time MVP was designated as a core player by the Mystics before free agency began last week.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: February 8, 2024, 10:56 pm
Three-time WNBA champion Candace Parker reflects on the impact of Kobe Bryant on the WNBA ahead of his statue unveiling.
Author: Rookie Wire
Posted: February 8, 2024, 8:35 pm
Elena Delle Donne has informed the Mystics she doesn't plan to accept one-year supermax offer, may not return to basketball, according to ESPN report.
Author: USA TODAY Sports
Posted: February 8, 2024, 4:31 pm
Former Ursuline Academy, University of Delaware All-American has been WNBA MVP and won Olympic gold in prolific career
Author: Delaware Online | The News Journal
Posted: February 8, 2024, 4:12 pm
Feb. 7—Twitter Groton ― The Connecticut Sun hosted a "Sun Academy" Wednesday for girls in grades 6-12. The free clinic had stations for different skills and was called "Her Time to Play". Dijonai Carrington, a guard with the WNBA's Connecticut Sun, and Morgan Tuck, a former UConn and WNBA player, now the team's director of franchise development and assistant general manager, spent time with ...
Author: The Day, New London, Conn.
Posted: February 8, 2024, 4:59 am
The Mystics used the core designation on Elena Delle Donne so she could only re-sign with them in free agency.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: February 8, 2024, 2:17 am
The Sky won a WNBA championship in 2021, but are rebuilding after former head coach, James Wade, left in the middle of last season.
Author: Rookie Wire
Posted: February 7, 2024, 9:00 pm
Lady Vols legend Candace Parker is expected to the Las Vegas Aces on a one-year deal, according to reports. This will be Parker's 17th WNBA season.
Author: Knox News | The Knoxville News-Sentinel
Posted: February 7, 2024, 6:56 pm
CHICAGO — The Chicago Sky will never know what could have been with a team built around Kahleah Copper. For the past year, the Sky’s sole focus has been building a team for the star who stayed. But on Tuesday, both sides gave up on that effort as Copper was traded to the Phoenix Mercury. In many ways, this trade is the logical first step in a rebuild that became a necessity after last year’s ...
Author: Chicago Tribune
Posted: February 6, 2024, 10:29 pm
The Chicago Sky will never know what could have been with a team built around Kahleah Copper. For the past year, the Sky’s sole focus has been building a team for the star who stayed. But on Tuesday, both sides gave up on that effort as Copper was traded to the Phoenix Mercury. In many ways, this trade is the logical first step in a rebuild that became a necessity after last year’s free agency ...
Author: Chicago Tribune
Posted: February 6, 2024, 8:44 pm
Trading Kahleah Copper is a sign the Sky are committing to a rebuild. They're also committing to rebuild through an avenue the franchise has struggled in for years.
Author: WFLD
Posted: February 6, 2024, 8:16 pm
ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Olympic gold-medalist, two-time WNBA MVP, and WNBA champion A’ja Wilson about her new book, “Dear Black Girls: How to Be True to You.”
Author: ABC News Videos
Posted: February 6, 2024, 7:24 pm
The Phoenix Mercury acquired 2021 Finals MVP Kahleah Copper from the Chicago Sky for four draft picks, including the No. 3 choice this year.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: February 6, 2024, 7:14 pm
The trade will send the No. 3 pick in this year’s WNBA draft, as well as forwards Brianna Turner and Michaela Onyenwere, to Chicago.
Author: AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Posted: February 6, 2024, 5:16 pm
The Connecticut Sun have made several notable roster changes this offseason. Follow all of their trades and free agent signings right here.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: February 6, 2024, 5:05 pm
The Connecticut Sun continued its active free agency by re-signing five-time WNBA All-Star DeWanna Bonner on a one-year deal, the team announced Tuesday. Bonner was an unrestricted free agent and reportedly had interest in both the Seattle Storm and Phoenix Mercury, but the 14-year veteran ultimately remained in Connecticut alongside fiancée and four-time All-Star Alyssa Thomas. Bonner has ...
Author: Hartford Courant
Posted: February 6, 2024, 4:10 pm