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2022 WNBA Players of the Week: Week 1

2022 WNBA Players of the Week: Week 1

Howard is first rookie to receive honor in first week of their career in 20 years Games include May 6-15 Rookie Rhyne Howard of the Atlanta Dream (3-1 record during the week) averaged 20.8 ppg,…

WNBA Daily 5/11/22: Game Threads: Atlanta, Chicago, and Phoenix Win

WNBA Daily 5/11/22: Game Threads: Atlanta, Chicago, and Phoenix Win

Wednesday, 5/11/22 Results and Game Threads Atlanta 77, Los Angeles 75 Chicago 83, New York 50 Phoenix 97, Seattle 77 Atlanta 77, Los Angeles 75 Game Thread The Atlanta Dream (2-0) took down the visiting…

WNBA Daily 5/7/22: Game Threads

WNBA Daily 5/7/22: Game Threads

  Saturday, 5/7/22 Results and Game Threads New York 81, Connecticut 79 Atlanta 66, Dallas 59 New York 81, Connecticut 79 Atlanta 66, Dallas 59

Atlanta selects Rhyne Howard as the top overall pick in 2022 WNBA Draft; Indiana provides surprises in first round

Atlanta selects Rhyne Howard as the top overall pick in 2022 WNBA Draft; Indiana provides surprises in first round

Full Draft Board The Top Three Go as Predicted Kentucky guard Rhyne Howard heard her name called as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2022 WNBA Draft Monday night in New York City. The…

Atlanta Dream gets 2022 No. 1 overall draft pick in a trade with Washington Mystics

Atlanta Dream gets 2022 No. 1 overall draft pick in a trade with Washington Mystics

In a trade with the Washington Mystics, the Atlanta Dream landed the No. 1 overall pick in the 2022 WNBA Draft. The Mystics received the Dream’s 2022 No. 3 overall pick and 2022 No. 14…

Former Atlanta Dream players Courtney Williams and Crystal Bradford suspended without pay for role in altercation

Former Atlanta Dream players Courtney Williams and Crystal Bradford suspended without pay for role in altercation

  The league announced the following today: The WNBA announced today that former Atlanta Dream players Courtney Williams and Crystal Bradford have been suspended without pay for their roles in an altercation outside of an…

The 2021 All-WNBA First Team announced, Jonquel Jones selected unanimously

The 2021 All-WNBA First Team announced, Jonquel Jones selected unanimously

Connecticut Sun forward Jonquel Jones, the 2021 WNBA Most Valuable Player, leads the selections to the  2021 All-WNBA First Team. This season marks the first time Jones joins other elite WNBA players on the teams.…

Atlanta Dream interim head coach Mike Petersen resigns “due to health reasons”

Atlanta Dream interim head coach Mike Petersen resigns “due to health reasons”

From the Dream: Interim Head Coach Mike Petersen has decided to step down from his current role with the Atlanta Dream due to health reasons. Assistant Coach Darius Taylor will assume the role as Interim…

Video: WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert discusses the league’s diversity initiatives, the Olympics, partnerships and more

Video: WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert discusses the league’s diversity initiatives, the Olympics, partnerships and more

WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert spoke to media on Tuesday via Zoom in a press conference hosted by the Dallas Wings. She discussed a variety of league issues. Some excerpts of the interview are below. For…

Dynamic trio of Laney, Ionescu and Onyenwere give the New York Liberty an electric start to the season

Dynamic trio of Laney, Ionescu and Onyenwere give the New York Liberty an electric start to the season

Opening Night Results New York 90, Indiana 87 Connecticut 78, Atlanta 67 Phoenix 77, Minnesota 75 Dallas 94, Los Angeles 71 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 FINAL LIBERTY 26 21 21 22 90 FEVER 21 21…

Atlanta tops Minnesota in preseason scrimmage; coaches manage minutes of vets and give newcomers ample playing time

Atlanta tops Minnesota in preseason scrimmage; coaches manage minutes of vets and give newcomers ample playing time

Got the job done ? pic.twitter.com/K6qV83e0dk — Atlanta Dream (@AtlantaDream) May 1, 2021 Regular-season schedule In a preseason scrimmage Saturday afternoon, the Atlanta Dream topped the visiting Minnesota Lynx 69-61 at Gateway Center Arena in…

WNBA Releases 2021 Schedule; Regular Season Begins Friday, May 14

WNBA Releases 2021 Schedule; Regular Season Begins Friday, May 14

The WNBA’s commemorative 25th season tips off on Friday, May 14 beginning a weekend slate where all 12 teams will see action. The league marks the season with a campaign called Count It, special Nike-designed…

WNBA approves sale of Atlanta Dream to real estate executive Larry Gottesdiener, former player Renee Montgomery part of ownership group

WNBA approves sale of Atlanta Dream to real estate executive Larry Gottesdiener, former player Renee Montgomery part of ownership group

Chairman of Northland Larry Gottesdiener leads three-member ownership group of Atlanta Dream A little over a month after reports surfaced of an impending sale, the WNBA announced that the Atlanta Dream has new ownership. Real…

Veteran guard Renee Montgomery retires from the WNBA

Veteran guard Renee Montgomery retires from the WNBA

Renee Montgomery, an eleven-year veteran guard, announced her retirement from the WNBA. The West Virginia native won two WNBA Championships as a member of the Minnesota Lynx in 2015 and 2017. She announced her retirement…

Atlanta Dream close to being sold

Atlanta Dream close to being sold

According to a report from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream is on the verge of being sold to an undisclosed owner. A spokesperson for the WNBA spokesperson told the newspaper: “As it relates…

Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler loses runoff election to candidate supported by WNBA players, Rev. Raphael Warnock

Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler loses runoff election to candidate supported by WNBA players, Rev. Raphael Warnock

In a contentious election, Democrat Raphael Warnock, the pastor of Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, defeated Atlanta Dream co-owner and Republican U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler in a runoff. Warnock becomes Georgia’s first black U.S. senator.…

New York Liberty wins the first pick in the 2021 WNBA Draft

New York Liberty wins the first pick in the 2021 WNBA Draft

The New York Liberty won the 2021 WNBA Draft Lottery announced Friday evening. The Liberty has the top pick of the draft for the second consecutive year and the second time in franchise history. The…

WNBA games called off as players put spotlight on racial injustice and show solidarity with NBA

WNBA games called off as players put spotlight on racial injustice and show solidarity with NBA

WNBA players decided to not play three games scheduled for Wednesday night showing solidarity with NBA teams who also refused to play as a strong statement against racial injustice in light of police brutality including…

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert addresses bubble protocol, contingency plans and social justice initiatives: “We’re ready to go”

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert addresses bubble protocol, contingency plans and social justice initiatives: “We’re ready to go”

Three days before the WNBA season begins in Florida, the league’s commissioner Cathy Engelbert held a teleconference with media. She opened the call with comments summarizing the lead up to teams and staffers arriving at…

WNBA teams begin to get settled in the bubble, focused on practice and conditioning

WNBA teams begin to get settled in the bubble, focused on practice and conditioning

Video courtesy Phoenix Mercury As of Saturday, all WNBA teams have arrived at the “bubble” location, IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. The Indiana Fever was the last team to arrive. Team press conferences began Friday…

With Uncertainty Hanging Over Their Heads, Some WNBA Players Find Marketing Opportunities

Even with the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic hanging over the country and a truncated season on the horizon, some WNBA players continue to find ways to expand their careers with marketing and sponsorship deals.…

Coaches and players support Renee Montgomery’s “leap of faith” to focus on social justice issues

Coaches and players support Renee Montgomery’s “leap of faith” to focus on social justice issues

Atlanta Dream guard Renee Montgomery’s decision to sit out the 2020 season to focus on social justice issues was a “leap of faith” she said to reporters Thursday afternoon in a video conference call. The…

Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve talks about plans for the 2020 season and the need for social justice work

Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve talks about plans for the 2020 season and the need for social justice work

The 2020 WNBA season will be like none other in league history. First, all twelve teams will live and play all games at IMG Academy in Florida, beginning with training camp in a couple of…

Atlanta Dream guard Renee Montgomery to sit out the 2020 WNBA season and focus on off-court social justice initiatives

Atlanta Dream guard Renee Montgomery to sit out the 2020 WNBA season and focus on off-court social justice initiatives

Atlanta Dream guard Renee Montgomery will sit out the 2020 WNBA season to focus on off-court initiatives, the team announced Thursday. She is the first player to opt out of the season that is scheduled…

2020 WNBA Transactions

2020 August 31, 2020 Chicago Sky: Signed free agent forward Alisia Jenkins to a 7-day contract August 26, 2020 Indiana Fever: Signed forward Jantel Lavender, as well as a second and third-round draft pick in…