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WNBA Playoffs: Semifinals on Tap

WNBA Playoffs: Semifinals on Tap

Format (from WNBA.com): The semifinals feature a best-of-five format, with the No. 1 overall seed playing the lowest remaining seed and the No. 2 overall seed meeting the remaining team. The Nos. 1 and 2 seeds will host Games 1,…

Minnesota falls in the second round of playoffs as Chicago outperforms the Lynx 89-76 to secure a semifinals spot

Minnesota falls in the second round of playoffs as Chicago outperforms the Lynx 89-76 to secure a semifinals spot

Chicago has Minnesota’s number. In all three meetings this season against the Lynx, the Sky scored 80 or more points,  including Sunday’s 89-76 victory in the second elimination game of the day, coming after Phoenix won at Seattle. The Sky…

Copper leads as Chicago Sky hold off Dallas Wings in first round of WNBA Playoffs 81-64

Copper leads as Chicago Sky hold off Dallas Wings in first round of WNBA Playoffs 81-64

The Chicago Sky held off the Dallas Wings 81-64 in the single-elimination first round of the WNBA playoffs with four players in double digits. Chicago forward Kahleah Copper led the charge amassing 12 points in the first quarter. Sky newcomer…

Officials announced for 2021 WNBA Playoffs

Officials announced for 2021 WNBA Playoffs

Playoffs Schedule The WNBA Referee Operations management team selected 15 referees to serve as on-court and/or alternate officials in the 2021 playoffs. The officials were selected based on their performance over the season using three criteria: WNBA Referee Operations’ graded…

Tina Charles, Jonquel Jones and Courtney Vandersloot earn 2021 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

Tina Charles, Jonquel Jones and Courtney Vandersloot earn 2021 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

  The WNBA announced the 2021 Peak Performer Awards in scoring, rebounding, and assists. Washington Mystics center Tina Charles won the scoring leader honor. She averaged 23.4 points per game this regular season. This is the second time Charles has…

President Biden welcomes the Seattle Storm to the White House

President Biden welcomes the Seattle Storm to the White House

Full Transcript President Joe Biden welcomed the Seattle Storm to the White House on Monday to celebrate the team’s record-tying fourth WNBA Championship during the 2020 season. The last time a WNBA team visited the White House was in 2016…

Seattle Storm wins inaugural Commissioner’s Cup title, beats Sun 79-57

Seattle Storm wins inaugural Commissioner’s Cup title, beats Sun 79-57

Despite jet lag due to traveling from the Tokyo Summer Games that finished last weekend, the Seattle Storm’s five Olympians led the charge in taking down the Connecticut Sun 79-57 in the first-ever Commissioner’s Cup Championship Thursday night, a midseason…

Sun and Storm set for Commissioner’s Cup Championship, Leslie and Byington excited about the technology

Sun and Storm set for Commissioner’s Cup Championship, Leslie and Byington excited about the technology

The Connecticut Sun and the Seattle Storm will play in the inaugural WNBA Commissioner’s Cup Championship Game, Thursday, Aug. 12, at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, at 9 p.m. ET. The game pits the top squad from the East and…

U.S. continues Olympic dynasty, earns 7th consecutive gold with 90-75 win over Japan

U.S. continues Olympic dynasty, earns 7th consecutive gold with 90-75 win over Japan

The U.S. finishes Olympic competition in customary fashion, with the gold. Full Olympic Results Tokyo 2020 Women’s Basketball All-Star Five MVP – Breanna Stewart (USA) Rui Machida (Japan) Emma Meesseman (Belgium) A’ja Wilson (USA) Sandrine Gruda (France) After a close…

USA crushes Serbia 79-59 in Olympic semifinals, seeks to win 7th gold

USA crushes Serbia 79-59 in Olympic semifinals, seeks to win 7th gold

With a dominant performance and a balanced scoring effort, the U.S. senior women’s national team beat Serbia 79-59 in the semifinals of the Tokyo Games to advance to the gold medal game. The victory marked the team’s 54th straight win…

Seattle Storm head coach Noelle Quinn inks multi-year extension

Seattle Storm head coach Noelle Quinn inks multi-year extension

From the Storm: The Seattle Storm announced today that Head Coach Noelle Quinn has signed a multi-year extension. As per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “I would like to thank the Storm owners and management for…

USA blasts past Australia 79-55 to reach Olympics semifinals

USA blasts past Australia 79-55 to reach Olympics semifinals

TV Schedule The U.S. had little trouble putting away the Australian Opals 79-55 in the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Summer Olympics on Wednesday. The win marked 53 straight victories from the USA in Olympic competition dating from the1992 bronze medal…

U.S. wins first-ever Olympic 3×3 gold in Tokyo

U.S. wins first-ever Olympic 3×3 gold in Tokyo

From here on out I’ll like to be addressed as “Gold Medal Lish” ? pic.twitter.com/0yGKiWlnJK — Allisha Gray (@Graytness_15) July 28, 2021 In the inaugural 3×3 basketball Olympic competition, the U.S. Olympic 3×3 Women’s Basketball Team (8-1) won the gold…

A’ja Wilson leads the U.S. over Nigeria 81-72 in Olympics opener, Sue Bird hits assist mark

A’ja Wilson leads the U.S. over Nigeria 81-72 in Olympics opener, Sue Bird hits assist mark

TV/Streaming Schedule Led by first-time Olympian A’ja Wilson, the U.S. held off a determined Nigerian squad for an 81-72 victory in the first game of the Tokyo Summer Olympics preliminary round for both teams. The victory marked the 50th straight…

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 Head Coach effective immediately.   “For…

USA and Russia begin 3×3 play 2-0, Jill Biden and Macron attend

USA and Russia begin 3×3 play 2-0, Jill Biden and Macron attend

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and French president Emmanuel Macron in the stands to watch the USA vs. France women’s 3×3 game in the Group A pool round #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/K3DwYVbW8C — Hoopfeed.com ? (@hoopfeed) July 24, 2021 The debut of…

Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez selected as flag bearers for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympic Games

Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez selected as flag bearers for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympic Games

Video courtesy USA Basketball Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, a four-time Olympic gold medalist, and baseball player Eddy Alvarez, a 2014 Olympic silver medalist in speedskating, were picked as the flag bearers for Team USA for the opening ceremony of…

USA runs past Nigeria 93-62  in final exhibition before Tokyo Olympics

USA runs past Nigeria 93-62 in final exhibition before Tokyo Olympics

The USA Women’s National Team ran past Nigeria 93-62 Sunday afternoon in Las Vegas before heading to Tokyo for the Summer Olympics. The win capped a three-game exhibition schedule for Team USA that included losses to Team WNBA during the league’s…

Australian Opals earn comeback win over USA 70-67 in exhibition

Australian Opals earn comeback win over USA 70-67 in exhibition

The Australian Opals upset the U.S. Senior Women’s National Team 70-67 Friday afternoon in an exhibition matchup in Las Vegas. Both teams have tune-ups leading up to the Tokyo Games over the weekend. The U.S. entered the game after losing…

Team WNBA tops Team USA in All-Star Game

Team WNBA tops Team USA in All-Star Game

Team WNBA defeated Team USA 93-85 in the 2021 WNBA All-Star Game, a special edition of the event that featured All-Stars vs. the USA Senior Women’s National Team. First-time All-Star Arike Ogunbowale (Dallas Wings) helped lead Team WNBA to the…

2021 WNBA All-Star: WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert talks to media

2021 WNBA All-Star: WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert talks to media

Ahead of the 2021 WNBA All-Star Game between Team WNBA and Team USA, WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert addressed the media during a Q&A.  

2021 WNBA All-Star: Team USA answers questions from the media

2021 WNBA All-Star: Team USA answers questions from the media

2021 All-Star: Team USA members answer questions from the media the day before the All-Star Game in Las Vegas.

2021 All-Star: Team WNBA answers questions from the media

2021 All-Star: Team WNBA answers questions from the media

2021 All-Star: Team WNBA members answer questions from the media the day before the All-Star Game in Las Vegas.  

Field set for 3-Point Contest during 2021 WNBA All-Star Game

Field set for 3-Point Contest during 2021 WNBA All-Star Game

Chicago Sky guard Allie Quigley, a two-time winner of the WNBA’s 3-Point Contest during the All-Star Game, headlines the list of four players who will vie for the title in Las Vegas on Wednesday, July 14. Quigley will be joined…

Rebecca Allen’s season-high effort leads New York Liberty in celebratory game vs. Los Angeles, 76-73

Rebecca Allen’s season-high effort leads New York Liberty in celebratory game vs. Los Angeles, 76-73

In a close game that marked the anniversary of the WNBA’s first-ever matchup in 1997, the New York Liberty defeated the Los Angeles Sparks 76-73 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in front of a sold-out limited capacity crowd. The…