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If you add it, they will come: All-Star game location important, but WNBA needs more to make it special

If you add it, they will come: All-Star game location important, but WNBA needs more to make it special

ESPN’s Kate Fagan wrote a commentary this weekend in which she discussed the merits of moving the WNBA All-Star game to a location other than Mohegan Sun arena, where the Connecticut Sun play their home games. To put the location…

Putting a wrap on the WNBA All-Star game: It was all about having fun

Fun. That one little three-letter word was the recurring theme after the WNBA All-Star game was in the books at Mohegan Sun Arena, with the West walking away with a 102-98 victory. Both experienced vets and first-time players took in…

Candace Parker and her Sparks teammates lead West to All-Star win, 102-98

Candace Parker and her Sparks teammates lead West to All-Star win, 102-98

Social media recap UNCASVILLE, Conn. – A sellout crowd of 9,323 saw an entertaining, high-energy WNBA All-Star game dominated in the end by members of the Los Angeles Sparks. Candace Parker earned the Most Valuable Player award with a double-double…

Audio: Postgame 2013 WNBA All-Star: Ivory Latta, MVP Candace Parker, Tina Thompson & Diana Taurasi

All-Star MVP Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks) [audio:https://www.hoopfeed.com/content/wp-content/uploads/Candace_Parker_Allstarpostgame.mp3] East guard Ivory Latta (Washington Mystics) [audio:https://www.hoopfeed.com/content/wp-content/uploads/Ivory_Latta_Allstarpostgame.mp3] Diana Taurasi and Tina Thompson [audio:https://www.hoopfeed.com/content/wp-content/uploads/TT_DT_2013Allstar.mp3]  

The West defeats the East in the 2013 WNBA All-Star game, 102-98

The West defeats the East in the 2013 WNBA All-Star game, 102-98

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Ten players score as East leads WNBA All-Star game 49-43 at the half

Only Connecticut’s Allison Hightower was scoreless as a balanced East offense opened up a 49-43 halftime lead at the WNBA All-Star game. Chicago Sky teammates Epiphanny Prince (nine points) and Sylvia Fowles (six points, three rebounds led the East), followed…

It is all about Tina Thompson and the Lynx in the Western Conference locker room

Side by side they sit, Seimone Augustus, Maya Moore, Rebekkah Brunson, and Lindsay Whalen, the four Minnesota Lynx players getting ready for the WNBA all-star game. Whalen laughed, “they haven’t made me carry their warm ups or anything” as the…

East relaxed and having fun at All-Star game

One thing is for certain, the Eastern conference All-Star team is relaxed and having fun at the 2013 WNBA All-Star game. Ivory Latta may be having more fun than anyone, especially after winning Coach Lin Dunn’s $100 for making a…

Lin Dunn & Cheryl Reeve form first All-Star game female head coach duo

When the Fever’s Lin Dunn and the Lynx’s Cheryl Reeve met in the WNBA Finals last season, it was the first time two woman coaches squared off for the championship. As per league rules, the coaches of the teams to…

Tina Thompson thrilled to be late addition to 2013 WNBA All-Star Game

Tina Thompson thrilled to be late addition to 2013 WNBA All-Star Game

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – It would not be a WNBA All-Star game without a member of the Seattle Storm, and without the league’s all-time leading scorer, Tina Thompson. So when Brittney Griner, the rookie from Phoenix went down with injury, the…

Dishin & Swishin 7/25/13 Podcast: Looking at the WNBA All-Star game with ESPN’s Holly Rowe and the WNBAlien

Dishin & Swishin 7/25/13 Podcast: Looking at the WNBA All-Star game with ESPN’s Holly Rowe and the WNBAlien

[display_podcast] This Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena the WNBA will present the 2013 All-Star game. While most All-Star games for sports are a combination of disinterest and lack of enthusiasm, for the WNBA, the All-Star game is a significant event.…

Lynx, Sparks dominate All-Star reserve selections

Lynx, Sparks dominate All-Star reserve selections

The Minnesota Lynx and Los Angeles Sparks, frontrunners in the Western Conference, dominate the reserves selected for the 2013 WNBA All-Star game. Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen and forward Rebekkah Brunson joined starters Seimone Augustus and Maya Moore, while Sparks guard…

Chicago’s Elena Delle Donne top vote-getter in 2013 WNBA All-Star balloting

From the WNBA: Chicago Sky guard/forward Elena Delle Donne led all players with 35,646 votes following final returns of the 2013 WNBA All-Star balloting. Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker, the 2008 WNBA MVP, topped the Western Conference and ranked…