Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
News By Cheryl Coward

Minnesota Lynx forward Napheesa Collier named as replacement player for A’ja Wilson in 2019 WNBA All-Star Game

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert selected Minnesota Lynx forward Napheesa Collier as an injury replacement for Las Vegas Aces forward A’ja Wilson in the 2019 WNBA All-Star ...

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Sparks guard Riquna Williams suspended 10 games for domestic violence incident

From the WNBA: Riquna Williams of the Los Angeles Sparks has been suspended without pay for ten games as a result of ...

Reserves announced for the 2019 WNBA All-Star Game

Six guards and six post players from across the WNBA are reserves for the 2019 WNBA All-Star Game. The league's head ...

Seattle Storm forward Natasha Howard’s wife posts allegations of domestic abuse on Twitter

Allegations of domestic abuse committed by Seattle Storm forward Natasha Howard surfaced this weekend when her wife of nearly two and ...

Seattle Storm owners create the first independently owned pro women’s 3×3 team in the United States

Seattle Storm owners, Force 10 Sports Management, establish the first independently owned professional women’s 3x3 team in the United States. The ...

Charmin Smith returns to Cal as head coach

Charmin Smith leaves New York Liberty to become Cal's head coach https://twitter.com/nyliberty/status/1142123158209728514 Nearly three months after leaving her associate head coach position at ...

It’s official: Lindsay Gottlieb leaves Cal to take assistant coach job with Cleveland Cavaliers

After eight seasons in Berkeley, Cal head coach Lindsay Gottlieb resigned to take a job as an assistant coach with the ...
Riquna Williams. Photo: NBAE/Getty Images.

Facing domestic violence charges, Sparks guard Riquna Williams gets waiver to not appear in court yesterday, next court date set for July 3

7/8/16 Update: Williams' court date is postponed until August 16, 2019. Since news of Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams’ arrest for ...

A double dose of Ogwumike helps Los Angeles surge past Connecticut in home opener, 77-70

Both Ogwumike sisters in double figures in win over Connecticut Stats || Shot Charts LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Sparks (1-1) bounced ...
May 29, 2019 - Lynx guard Odyssey Sims. Photo: NBAE/Getty Images.

Led by Odyssey Sims, Minnesota Lynx race by Seattle Storm, 72-61

The Minnesota Lynx topped a sluggish Seattle Storm 72-61 Wednesday night at Target Center in front of 8,092 fans. Led by ...

Led by Jonquel Jones Connecticut tops Indiana, 88-77, moves to 2-0

Shot Charts || Stats The Connecticut Sun moved to 2-0 after topping the Indiana Fever 88-77 Tuesday night in a home contest ...

Temeka Johnson announces her retirement from playing professional basketball

Temeka Johnson announced her retirement from playing professional basketball after 13 years via social media Monday. The former LSU star and ...

Seattle home opener delivers highest-rated opening game since 2012, up 25% from last year

ESPN announced the following today: ABC’s presentation of the Seattle Storm vs. Phoenix Mercury on Saturday, May 25, delivered a 0.5 overnight ...

How WNBA rookies performed during opening weekend

Minnesota Lynx forward Napheesa Collier outperformed all rookies during the WNBA's opening weekend with a 27-point, six-rebound outing in Saturday's home ...

WNBA Attendance Figures for 2019

Schedule || Player List Opening Weekend *Reported numbers from teams may not match actual in-arena attendance [table id=26 /] This post is part of the ...

Las Vegas Aces handle Los Angeles Sparks 83-70 in season opener

Stats || Shot Chart The Las Vegas Aces had no trouble down the stretch keeping the Los Angeles Sparks at bay in ...

Second-half effort lifts Seattle over Phoenix in home opener, 77-68

The Seattle Storm began its 20th season with a victory Stats || Shot Charts Led by forward Natasha Howard who tallied a double-double, ...

Connecticut tops short-handed Washington in season opener, 84-69

Connecticut Sun earns win in season opener against Washington Mystics Shot Charts The Connecticut Sun entered the WNBA regular season on a high ...

Rookie Teaira McCowan’s buzzer-beater lifts Indiana over New York, 81-80

Teaira McCowan saves the day for the Fever in her regular season debut https://twitter.com/IndianaFever/status/1132107106256084994 Shot Charts Rookie center Teaira McCowan went to New York ...

Fourth-quarter surge powers Atlanta past Dallas in season opener, 76-72

The fourth quarter is the charm for the Dream Stats || Shot Charts || Social Media Recap Power forward Jessica Breland led the ...

Deloitte CEO, Cathy Engelbert, appointed Commissioner of the WNBA

The league announced the following today: Cathy Engelbert, current CEO of Deloitte and the first woman ever to lead a Big Four ...
Han Xu. Photo: NBAE/Getty Images.

New York Liberty rookie Han Xu’s WNBA debut viewed by millions in China

The WNBA sent out a release today touting the Chinese viewership of the New York Liberty's first preseason contest last Thursday. ...

New York Liberty tops Chinese National Team 89-71 in exhibition at Barclays Center

In the first game of the WNBA preseason Thursday, the New York Liberty downed the Chinese National Team 89-71 at Barclays ...

Inaugural class inducted into A STEP UP Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame

Twelve coaches entered the A STEP UP Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame on Tuesday in Atlanta. This year marks the tenth ...

NCAA releases an “aspirational” five-year strategic framework for women’s basketball

https://youtu.be/5m5XD8B26C0 For the first time, the NCAA released a cross-divisional strategic plan for a single sport. Featuring women’s basketball, the report is ...

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