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Connecticut Sun’s Curt Miller chosen to serve on the 2017-20 USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player Selection Committee

Connecticut Sun head coach and general manager Curt Miller has been chosen to serve on the 2017-20 USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player Selection Committee. Miller, who is entering his third season with the Sun, will help select the 2018…

WNBA Playoffs: Phoenix Mercury and Washington Mystics prevail in second round, advance to semifinals

WNBA Playoffs: Phoenix Mercury and Washington Mystics prevail in second round, advance to semifinals

Phoenix 88, Connecticut 83 The Phoenix Mercury took down the Connecticut Sun 88-83 after overcoming a 17-point second quarter deficit. The Mercury trailed the Sun 20-15 after the first quarter, led by Alyssa Thomas and the rebounding prowess of Jonquel…

Curt Miller named WNBA Coach of the Year and inaugural WNBA Basketball Executive of the Year

Curt Miller named WNBA Coach of the Year and inaugural WNBA Basketball Executive of the Year

The WNBA announced today that Connecticut Sun head coach Curt Miller, who guided the team to its first playoff berth in five years, is the league’s 2017 Coach of the Year. He was also named the inaugural WNBA Basketball Executive…

Jonquel Jones named 2017 WNBA Most Improved Player

From the league: Connecticut Sun forward/center Jonquel Jones, who produced a record-setting rebounding season, has been named the 2017 WNBA Most Improved Player, the WNBA announced today. The second-year pro is the third Sun player to earn the honor since…

WNBA players and rosters make debut in NBA Live series

WNBA players and rosters make debut in NBA Live series

Video: EA. For the first time, WNBA rosters will available in the popular NBA Live video game Electronic Arts (EA) announced today. The next release of the game, NBA Live 18, will include current teams of the WNBA. “On behalf…

Maya Moore and Elena Delle lead the pack in early fan returns of 2017 WNBA All-Star Voting

Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx and Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics are the top vote-getters after early fan returns of 2017 WNBA All-Star Voting. According the league, the first 15 days of fan voting generated more than double the amount of…

WNBA Players of the Week for games played June 19-25: Alyssa Thomas (Connecticut Sun) and Skylar Diggins-Smith (Dallas Wings)

Alyssa Thomas of the Connecticut Sun and Skylar Diggins-Smith of the Dallas Wings today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week for games played June 19-25. Thomas, a 6-2 forward, earned Player of the Week…

Connecticut Sun: Alex Bentley returns after competing in EuroBasket, Feyonda Fitzgerald waived

Connecticut Sun: Alex Bentley returns after competing in EuroBasket, Feyonda Fitzgerald waived

Connecticut Sun guard Alex Bentley returned to the team after participating in the FIBA EuroBasket Women’s Tournament. The team waived Feyonda Fitzgerald to make room on the roster. Bentley represented Belarus in the tournament. She averaged 14 points, 4.3 assists…

WNBA Players of the Week for games played June 12-18: Jonquel Jones (Connecticut Sun) and Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks)

WNBA Players of the Week for games played June 12-18: Jonquel Jones (Connecticut Sun) and Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks)

Jonquel Jones of the Connecticut Sun and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks are the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week for games played June 12-18. From the league: Jones earned Player of the Week honors…

Connecticut Sun trade Jordan Hooper to the Atlanta Dream in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft

Connecticut Sun trade Jordan Hooper to the Atlanta Dream in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft

The Connecticut Sun traded Jordan Hooper to the Atlanta Dream in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft. Hooper was signed to a training camp contract by the Sun after she was waived by the Dallas Wings…

Connecticut Sun’s Alex Bentley will miss games to participate in 2017 FIBA EuroBasket for Belarus

Connecticut Sun’s Alex Bentley will miss games to participate in 2017 FIBA EuroBasket for Belarus

Connecticut Sun guard Alex Bentley will leave the team following the game at San Antonio on June 3 to participate in the 2017 FIBA EuroBasket Women’s tournament as a member of the Belarus National Team. Bentley, who holds a dual…

WNBA preseason schedule tips off on April 29

WNBA preseason action kicks off Saturday, April 29 at 2 p.m. ET with the Dallas Wings visiting the San Antonio Stars. On display will be this season’s No. 1 draft pick, Stars guard Kelsey Plum, the all-time leading scorer in…

WNBA releases national TV Schedule for 2017, plus key dates and more

National TV Schedule || Full Schedule || Key Dates During the 2017 WNBA season, 16 games will be broadcast nationally by ESPN networks. The All-Star Game, hosted by the Seattle Storm, will be aired on ABC. All but 15 of the…

Danielle Adams joins Connecticut Sun, rookie Shayla Cooper waived

Veteran forward Danielle Adams joined the Connecticut Sun the team announced today. The franchise waived rookie Shayla Cooper (Ohio State) make room on the 15-player training camp roster. Signed to a free agent contract on February 22nd, Adams arrives after…

Chiney Ogwumike signs multi-year contract extension with Sun, will sit out 2017 to recover from injury

Forward Chiney Ogwumike signed a multiple-year contract extension with the Connecticut Sun. The team did not release the terms of the deal. Ogwumike, who had offseason surgery to repair an Achilles tendon injury, will be suspended for the 2017 season.…

2017 WNBA Draft: San Antonio bolsters roster with Kelsey Plum as No. 1 pick, Chicago takes Alaina Coates as No. 2

As expected, University of Washington guard Kelsey Plum was the top pick in the 2017 WNBA draft. The San Antonio Stars chose all-time NCAA scoring leader. “It’s an unreal feeling,” said Plum about being drafted. “I’ve been dreaming about it for so long.…

WNBA Draft Roundup: Kelsey Plum projected as the No. 1 pick

WNBA Draft: Thursday, April 13, ESPN2, 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT Draft Attendees || Draft Order || Around the Web || WNBA Bios of Draft Attendees After a record-breaking season, Washington’s Kelsey Plum leads the 2017 WNBA Draft class as the…

Connecticut Sun sign Danielle Adams to a training camp contract

The Connecticut Sun signed Danielle Adams to a training camp contract. “We are excited about the opportunity to bring Danielle Adams into camp to compete for a roster spot,” Sun head coach and general manager Curt Miller said. “She has…

The Connecticut Sun signed Kelly Faris, Jennifer Hamson and Kayla Pedersen to training camp contracts

The Connecticut Sun signed Kelly Faris, Jennifer Hamson and Kayla Pedersen to training camp contracts. From the Sun: Kelly Faris has played in 112 games for the Sun after being selected 11th overall by Connecticut in the 2013 WNBA Draft.…

Connecticut Sun re-sign veteran guard Alex Bentley

The Connecticut Sun re-signed veteran guard Alex Bentley. No terms of the multi-year deal were released. “I’m so thankful to be continuing my career in Connecticut,” said Bentley, a four-year WNBA veteran currently playing in Turkey. “The coaching staff has…

Connecticut Sun re-signed veteran point guard Jasmine Thomas

The Connecticut Sun re-signed veteran point guard Jasmine Thomas. Terms of the multi-year deal were not released. “We are excited that Jasmine has signed a multi-year contract with the Sun,” said head coach and general manager Curt Miller. “She is…

WNBA 2017: Core players, reserved players, restricted free agents and unrestricted free agents

The list of core players, reserved players, restricted free agents and unrestricted free agents that were on team rosters at the end of the 2016 season. Core Players The Core designation gives that team exclusive negotiating rights with the player. Players…

Connecticut Sun forward Chiney Ogwumike undergoes successful Achilles surgery

Connecticut Sun forward Chiney Ogwumike underwent successful Achilles surgery Wednesday on her left tendon at Houston Methodist Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Her timetable six to nine months. “Battle scars come with the territory,” said Ogwumike, the 2016 WNBA Associated Press…

The 2017 WNBA season tips off Saturday, May 13, 2017

The 2017 WNBA season tips off Saturday, May 13, 2017

The WNBA will tip off its 21st season on Saturday, May 13, 2017, with three games, highlighted by the defending WNBA champion Los Angeles Sparks hosting the Seattle Storm at 5 p.m. ET on ESPN. Los Angeles, led by 2016…

Amber Cox named Vice President of the Connecticut Sun and New England Black Wolves

From Mohegan Sun: Mohegan Sun announced today that Amber Cox has been named Vice President of the Connecticut Sun and New England Black Wolves. She will be responsible for the overall operation of both franchises. “I’m thrilled to be joining…