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2009 All-WNBA First and Second Teams announced

Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi headlines the 2009 All-WNBA First Team. She led all vote-getters with 201 points while teammate Cappie Pondexter, who garnered her first All-WNBA selection, received 151 points. Two-time WNBA MVP and Seattle Storm forward/center Lauren Jackson…

Gameday Wednesday: WNBA Conference Finals tip off tonight on ESPN2

The battle for 2009 WNBA conference titles get underway tonight in a doubleheader on ESPN2. In the east, Deanna Nolan and the Detroit Shock host Tamika Catchings and the Indiana Fever at 8 p.m. ET at the Palace of Auburn…

2009 WNBA Conference Finals set after Phoenix defeats San Antonio

After the Phoenix Mercury defeated the San Antonio Silver Stars Monday night, the schedule for the 2009 WNBA Conference Finals was finalized. In a series that lasted the maximum three games, Phoenix led by guard Diana Taurasi defeated San Antonio…

Silver Stars Survive Mercury Rally

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Silver Stars eked out a victory over the top-seeded Phoenix Mercury in game one of the Western Conference Semifinal series between the two teams. With their marquee players rested after not suiting up in…

Playoffs: Day 2 coverage roundup – Indiana at Washington and Phoenix at San Antonio

Thursday’s semifinal matchups – Indiana at Washington and Phoenix at San Antonio Indiana @ Washington , 7:00pm ET, ESPN2 Game 2: at Indiana, Sat., 9/19, 7 p.m. ET, NBA TV Game 3 (if necessary): at Indiana, Mon., 9/21, 8 p.m.…

Let the (televised) playoffs begin – Day 1 coverage roundup

Wednesday’s semifinal matchups – Atlanta at Detroit and Seattle at Los Angeles Atlanta @ Detroit , 8:00pm ET, ESPN2 Game 2: at Atlanta, Fri., 9/18, 7:30 p.m. ET, NBA TV Game 3 (if necessary): at Atlanta, Sun., 9/20, 3 p.m. ET,…

Russian women’s team CSKA Moscow in jeopardy of folding

WNBA players with plans to play overseas this winter may face the unfortunate prospect of squads in economic turmoil. Women’s basketball team CSKA Moscow announced today that although it is premature to say the team will cease operations, they are…

Season finale game preview roundup

Today’s round of end of regular season games tips off in Phoenix as the league-leading Phoenix Mercury host the Los Angeles Sparks. The Sparks are third in the Western Conference. Los Angeles @ Phoenix 3:00pm ESPN2 Preview Indiana @ Connecticut…

Seattle Storm End Season with Victory Over San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – Saturday night’s matchup between two teams who have earned playoff berths turned out to be test run for their bench players. The Seattle Storm (20-14), missing all three of their All-Stars, earned their twentieth win of the…

Silver Stars benefit from Lynx loss to Sparks, face the Storm tonight

The Los Angeles Sparks helped the San Antonio Stars enter the postseason when they defeated the Minnesota Lynx last night at the Staples Center. Before Friday, the Lynx and the Silver Stars were tied for fourth place in the Western…

Down to the wire: Last week of WNBA regular season roundup

Last week of WNBA games coverage roundup: WNBA ready for a fight to the finish (mySA.com) http://bit.ly/12gvz8 Fever’s Douglas, Mercury’s Taurasi lead MVP race (IndyStar.com) http://bit.ly/16ez1d Shock improve playoff chances (Oakland Press ) http://bit.ly/FY4rl Sparks Co-owner Kathy Goodman: The playoff…

Watch C. Vivian Stringer get inducted into Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Friday night on ESPN and NBA TV

Women’s basketball fans will have the opportunity to watch legendary coach C. Vivian Stringer get inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Friday night from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on ESPN and NBA TV. Other members of the Enshrinement…

Silver Stars Boost Postseason Chances With Win Over Sparks

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Silver Stars denied the Los Angeles Sparks the opportunity to lock down a playoff berth Saturday night with an 89-72 victory over their long-time rivals at the AT&T Center before a crowd of 8,631.…

Veteran Vickie Johnson sets tone for Silver Stars double overtime victory over Lynx

San Antonio’s Becky Hammon may have led all scorers with 29 points but it was veteran player Vickie Johnson’s night Tuesday when the Silver Stars pulled out an 84-82 double overtime victory over the Minnesota Lynx. The win, in front…

Wanda Sykes at the Sparks vs. Mercury Game, August 27, 2009

Wanda Sykes is seen having a good time at the Los Angeles Sparks game. The Phoenix Mercury defeated the Los Angeles Sparks by the final score of 98-90 at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, CA. Picture by: Kevin Reece/London…

Sparks Win in San Antonio For the First Time Since 2006

SAN ANTONIO – The Los Angeles Sparks ended a three-year drought in San Antonio Friday night with a 67-66 overtime win over the Silver Stars before a crowd of 9,540. The Sparks’ previous victory at the AT&T center took place…

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WNBA players starstruck by Halle Berry at Sparks game

Candace Parker’s husband complained that she would be at a game he missed. Even after the game and a loss, Minnesota Lynx players were tweeting about it. Halle Berry’s appearance at last night’s Los Angeles Sparks home game against the…

San Antonio Sets Franchise Records In Decisive Rout Of Phoenix

SAN ANTONIO – It was a night for the record books in San Antonio, as the Silver Stars set a franchise high for points in a game with a 106-89 home win over the Western Conference-leading Phoenix Mercury. Before a…

Monarchs Show Swagger In Road Victory Over Silver Stars

Photo by Carmen Santiago. SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Silver Stars continued a season pattern of inconsistent play Tuesday night with a home loss to the Sacramento Monarchs, the team with the worst record in the league. After five…

Powell leads All-Star first-timers in scoring, de Souza tops in rebounds

In Saturday’s WNBA All-Star game, Sylvia Fowles was the only first-timer to start. The East had five newbies while the West had three. EAST Sylvia Fowles Center, Chicago Sky 17 points, five rebounds Jia Perkins Guard, Chicago Sky 16 points,…

The West breaks the East’s two-game winning streak in 2009 WNBA All-Star game

In the highest scoring game in WNBA All-Star history, the West beat the East 130-118 led by Swin Cash’s record performance of 22 points, six rebounds and four assists. She was selected as the game’s MVP. The West broke the…

Despite the economy, All-Star weekend had plenty to offer players and fans

Die-hard Liberty fans Joan Valentine and Janice Battle at Mohegan Sun  The economy may have put a dent in the amount of events planned by the WNBA for All-Star weekend but there was still a lot going on in the…

WNBA All-Stars kick off the weekend with community service activities

  Asjha Jones cuts the ceremonial red ribbon during the court unveiling. WNBA All-Star weekend festivities kicked off this morning with a court dedication ceremony and a basketball clinic led by players and Sun head coach Mike Thibault. Former Stanford…

Nicole Powell to replace injured Lisa Leslie in WNBA All-Star Game

Sacramento Monarch Nicole Powell will play in her first All-Star Game as a replacement player for injured Los Angeles center Lisa Leslie. Powell, a sixth-year forward, was the third overall pick in the 2004 WNBA Draft and winner of the…