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Transcript and video: WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert’s 2019 WNBA Finals Press Conference

Transcript and video: WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert’s 2019 WNBA Finals Press Conference

COMMISSIONER ENGELBERT: Good afternoon, everyone. It’s great to be in Washington tipping off the WNBA Finals presented by YouTube TV. I want to begin by congratulating the two teams who are here with us today and, quite frankly, all of…

Emma Meesseman leads Washington in 103-91 win over Aces, Mystics take 2-0 lead in semifinal series

Emma Meesseman leads Washington in 103-91 win over Aces, Mystics take 2-0 lead in semifinal series

Emma Meesseman has a career night as Washington tops Las Vegas for 2-0 series lead Notes || Shot Charts WASHINGTON D.C. – With a sea of scarlet pom poms, red blinking wristbands and a sell out 4,200 crowd in Entertainment…

The good, bad and ugly about Washington surviving Las Vegas, 97-95, kicking off semifinal series

The good, bad and ugly about Washington surviving Las Vegas, 97-95, kicking off semifinal series

Meesseman has playoff career high as Mystics survive Aces in semifinals game one Notes || Shot Charts || Draft Lottery Results WASHINGTON D.C. – Sixteen lead changes and ten ties had the 3,968 fans in Entertainment and Sports Arena on…

Run it Back: Washington Mystics excited for first semifinal battle against Las Vegas

Run it Back: Washington Mystics excited for first semifinal battle against Las Vegas

Washington D.C. – The Washington Mystics’ “Run it Back” campaign to avenge their 2018 Finals loss shifts into the postseason Tuesday night. Entertainment and Sports Arena welcomes the Las Vegas Aces to face off with the Mystics at 8:30 p.m…

Los Angeles Sparks outpace Las Vegas Aces in second half for 76-68 victory

Los Angeles Sparks outpace Las Vegas Aces in second half for 76-68 victory

Video || Stats || Shot Charts LOS ANGELES – Less than two minutes into Thursday night’s heavily anticipated, nationally televised game between the Las Vegas Aces and the Los Angeles Sparks, Aces All-Star center Liz Cambage picked up her second…

Las Vegas Aces extend winning streak to five behind Colson’s 17 points, Mystics drop third straight without Delle Donne

Las Vegas Aces extend winning streak to five behind Colson’s 17 points, Mystics drop third straight without Delle Donne

Stats || Shot Charts WASHINGTON D.C. – The Las Vegas Aces defeated the Washington Mystics 85-81, earning their fifth straight win and holding steady at first place in the WNBA. “Second half, our starters had energy,” Las Vegas head coach…

Washington Mystics at Las Vegas Aces game postponed due to 7.1 earthquake

Washington Mystics at Las Vegas Aces game postponed due to 7.1 earthquake

Friday’s nights contest between the Washington Mystics (9-3) and the Las Vegas Aces (8-5) at Mandalay Bay Events Center received a jolt during halftime when a 7.1 earthquake rattled the area. The WNBA released the following statement about the game:…

Writing Washington: Lengthy road trip awaits the Mystics

Writing Washington: Lengthy road trip awaits the Mystics

The Washington Mystics deserve credit when it’s due. They defended their new home court at Entertainment and Sports Arena going 3-1 for the first four home games. Total attendance so far is 13,765 fans including the 3,654 that witnessed heartbreak…

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

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 an 83-70 win at Mandalay Bay Events Center Sunday night. Led by four players in double digits, the…

PUMA expands its WNBA player roster adding Jackie Young and Katie Lou Samuelson

PUMA expands its WNBA player roster adding Jackie Young and Katie Lou Samuelson

Puma adds two more WNBA players to its roster with deals for rookies Jackie Young and Katie Lou Samuelson. Dallas Wings guard Skylar Diggins-Smith is also signed with the athletic apparel company. The full release from Puma. Today, sports company…

Dallas Wings trade Liz Cambage to Las Vegas Aces, acquire Imani McGee-Stafford from Atlanta Dream

Dallas Wings trade Liz Cambage to Las Vegas Aces, acquire Imani McGee-Stafford from Atlanta Dream

After weeks of speculation, the Dallas Wings traded center Liz Cambage to the Las Vegas Aces in exchange for guard Moriah Jefferson and forward Isabelle Harrison. Las Vegas will also include the team’s 2020 first and second round picks as…

The 2019 WNBA Draft Set for April 10 at Nike New York headquarters

The 2019 WNBA Draft Set for April 10 at Nike New York headquarters

The 2019 WNBA Draft is set for Wednesday, April 10 at Nike New York Headquarters the league announced today. The first round will air on ESPN2 beginning at 7 p.m. ET, followed by coverage of the second and third rounds…

Las Vegas Aces forward/center A’ja Wilson unanimously selected as 2018 WNBA Rookie of the Year

Las Vegas Aces forward/center A’ja Wilson unanimously selected as 2018 WNBA Rookie of the Year

Las Vegas Aces forward/center A’ja Wilson is the 2018 WNBA Rookie of the Year. The South Carolina graduate was a unanimous selection, receiving all 39 votes from a national panel of media. During her first pro season, she averaged rookie…

A’ja Wilson sweeps 2018 WNBA Rookie of the Month Awards

A’ja Wilson sweeps 2018 WNBA Rookie of the Month Awards

There‘s no need for the WNBA to wait on handing out the 2018 Rookie of the Year Award. No rookie player came close to threatening South Carolina product and phenom A’ja Wilson’s reign as the most consistent and outstanding first-year…

WNBA deems Las Vegas no-show to Aug. 3 game at Mystics a forfeit

WNBA deems Las Vegas no-show to Aug. 3 game at Mystics a forfeit

WASHINGTON – After four days of deliberation, the WNBA announced Tuesday that the Las Vegas Aces’ failure to attend their Washington Mystics matchup August 3 in D.C. will count as a forfeit. “The Las Vegas Aces have forfeited Friday’s game…

A’ja Wilson earns Rookie of the Month for second month in a row

A’ja Wilson earns Rookie of the Month for second month in a row

Las Vegas Aces center A’ja Wilson is the the WNBA Rookie of the Month for games played in July. The 2018 All-Star garnered the honor for the second month in a row. Wilson led all rookies with game averages of…

The 2019 All-Star Game is set for Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Events Center, July 27

The 2019 All-Star Game is set for Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Events Center, July 27

The 2019 WNBA All-Star game will be played in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, home of the Las Vegas Aces, WNBA president Lisa Borders announced today. The contest will be played on Saturday, July 27 “The WNBA…

2018 WNBA Opening Weekend Rosters

2018 WNBA Opening Weekend Rosters

Team final rosters will be added as they become available. Final rosters are due at 5 p.m. ETon Thursday, May 17. Atlanta Dream NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM 25 Monique Billings F 6-4 R UCLA 51 Jessica Breland F…

2018 WNBA.com GM Survey: Sparks predicted to win championship; Maya Moore tabbed to be MVP

2018 WNBA.com GM Survey: Sparks predicted to win championship; Maya Moore tabbed to be MVP

2018 WNBA TV Schedule || Recent Transactions The WNBA’s 12 general managers picked the Los Angeles Sparks to win the 2018 WNBA championship in the 16th annual WNBA.com GM survey. A title for the Sparks would be a fourth championship for…

2018 WNBA Transactions

2018 WNBA Transactions

2018 WNBA TV Schedule August 19, 2018 New York Rogers, Sugar Contract Extension Minnesota Robinson, Danielle Contract Extension Dallas Lucas, Maggie Contract Signed (Rest of Season) August 17, 2018 Atlanta Elonu, Adaora Contract Signed (Rest of Season) August 14, 2018…

2018 WNBA Training Camp Rosters and Preseason Key Dates

2018 WNBA Training Camp Rosters and Preseason Key Dates

15% off $75 at Footlocker.com. Code LKS185T2. Online Only. Exclusions Apply. Preseason Schedule || Regular Season TV Schedule April 29: Training camps open May 4-15: Preseason games May 17: Final roster cut-down deadline — 12 players, 5 p.m. ET May 18:…

Video and gallery: Nike reveals 2018 WNBA uniforms

Video and gallery: Nike reveals 2018 WNBA uniforms

Behind-the-scenes video In 2015, the WNBA announced that, along with the NBA and G-League, it was dropping Adidas as the official maker of apparel and uniforms for the league. At the time, Adidas still had a couple of years under…

After a stellar college career, A’ja Wilson is first pick in 2018 WNBA Draft, already thinking about ways to improve her game

After a stellar college career, A’ja Wilson is first pick in 2018 WNBA Draft, already thinking about ways to improve her game

Wilson Draft and Career Notes || 2018 WNBA Draft Results || 2018 WNBA Key Dates While it was no surprise that Las Vegas Aces head coach Bill Laimbeer selected A’ja Wilson with the team’s first pick in the 2018 WNBA…

The 2018 WNBA season kicks off Friday, May 18

The 2018 WNBA season kicks off Friday, May 18

????? The 2018 WNBA season tips off Friday, May 18. The league’s 22nd opening weekend will feature eight games. On May 18, the Phoenix Mercury will host the Dallas Wings at 10 p.m. ET. The next day, the Chicago Sky…

Indiana Fever acquires Kayla Alexander in a trade with the Las Vegas Aces

The Indiana Fever acquired five-year WNBA veteran Kayla Alexander in a trade with the Las Vegas Aces. Indiana also receives the Aces’ third-round pick in the 2019 WNBA Draft, in exchange for Indiana’s second-round draft selection in 2019. Alexander, the…