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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…

Phoenix’s Griner, Connecticut’s Jones and Chicago’s Vandersloot earn 2019 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

Phoenix’s Griner, Connecticut’s Jones and Chicago’s Vandersloot earn 2019 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner, Connecticut Sun forward/center Jonquel Jones and Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot won the 2019 WNBA Peak Performer Awards in scoring, rebounding and assists. Griner, Jones and Vandersloot all earned the same awards in the 2017…

WNBA announces suspensions for altercation during Aug. 10 Dallas at Phoenix game

WNBA announces suspensions for altercation during Aug. 10 Dallas at Phoenix game

From the league: Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner and Dallas Wings forwards Kristine Anigwe and Kayla Thornton have been suspended for their involvement in an altercation during Saturday’s game at Talking Stick Resort Arena, it was announced today by Bethany…

Washington survives Phoenix 99-93, Elena Delle Donne drops season-high 33 points

Washington survives Phoenix 99-93, Elena Delle Donne drops season-high 33 points

Video || Stats || Shot Charts WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Mystics (13-6) prevailed in a 99-93 nail biter over the Phoenix Mercury (10-9) Tuesday night at Entertainment and Sports Arena. “Our two stars made huge shots…and then we got…

Leilani Mitchell leads five starters in double figures, Phoenix Mercury outlasts Los Angeles Sparks 82-72

Leilani Mitchell leads five starters in double figures, Phoenix Mercury outlasts Los Angeles Sparks 82-72

Stats || Shot Charts || Video PHOENIX – Leilani Mitchell was the last player the Phoenix Mercury cut after training camp, before the team brought her back following the home opener. Sunday, the Australian point guard validated that decision, scoring…

Big third quarter pushes Los Angeles Sparks to 17-point win over Phoenix Mercury, 85-68

Big third quarter pushes Los Angeles Sparks to 17-point win over Phoenix Mercury, 85-68

Notes || Stats || Shot Charts || Griner Dunk PHOENIX – Chelsea Gray scored 14 of her 21 points in the first quarter, and the Los Angeles Sparks (4-2) ran away from the Phoenix Mercury in the third, en route…

Second-half effort lifts Seattle over Phoenix in home opener, 77-68

Second-half effort lifts Seattle over Phoenix in home opener, 77-68

The Seattle Storm began its 20th season with a victory Stats || Shot Charts Led by forward Natasha Howard who tallied a double-double, the Seattle Storm broke away from a halftime tie to top the Phoenix Mercury 77-68 in a…

Video: Kobe Bryant and his daughter’s AAU team visit the Phoenix Mercury

Saturday, May 16, 2019 (PHOENIX) – Kobe Bryant and his daughter’s AAU squad surprised the Phoenix Mercury prior to the team’s practice. (Video courtesy of the Phoenix Mercury) Black Mamba x White Mamba ??? pic.twitter.com/NH3lRWvsQP — Phoenix Mercury (@PhoenixMercury) May…

Mercury center Brittney Griner returns to action Aug. 12 vs. Seattle

Mercury center Brittney Griner returns to action Aug. 12 vs. Seattle

Phoenix Mercury starting center Brittney Griner will return to the team’s lineup tomorrow, Saturday, Aug. 12, against the Seattle Storm at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Griner missed the Mercury’s last eight games after suffering a left knee bone bruise and…

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…

Video: Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner records her first dunk of the 2017 WNBA season

Video: Phoenix Mercury. Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner recorded her first dunk of the 2017 WNBA season in an 85-82 win at Seattle Friday evening. The dunk came with 8:35 remaining in the fourth quarter. It was Griner’s ninth career regular-season…

Brittney Griner signs multi-year contract with Phoenix Mercury

Three-time WNBA All-Star and 2016 Olympian Brittney Griner signed a new multi-year contract with the Phoenix Mercury the team announced Sunday. The Mercury did not disclose the terms of the contract. “Brittney Griner is the present and the future of…

Under watchful eye of Geno Auriemma, USA Basketball Senior National Team opens camp

STORRS, Conn. – Sixteen of the best players in the world convened at the current mecca of women’s college basketball, Storrs, Conn., for the first training camp of this Olympic year. They came from all over the world, literally, to…

Brittney Griner suspended for start of USA Basketball training camp

From USA Basketball: USA Basketball today announced that Brittney Griner (Phoenix Mercury), who pled guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct and entered a diversion program, will be suspended for 20 percent of the next USA Basketball Women’s National Team camp in…

Social media recap/by the numbers: Mercury advance to West finals, defeat Tulsa 91-67

The Phoenix Mercury defeated the Tulsa Shock 91-67 Saturday night to advance to the Western conference finals. The victory ended Tulsa’s postseason hopes as they played their last game at the BOK Center before the franchise relocates to Arlington, Texas after…

Brittney Griner named 2015 WNBA Defensive Player the Year, center sets new records

Brittney Griner named 2015 WNBA Defensive Player the Year, center sets new records

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner was named the 2015 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year. It is the second straight DPOY for Griner. Last season she was the first player in Mercury history to win the honor. Even though she…

Dishin & Swishin 9/17/15 Podcast: Breaking down the conference semifinals with Lin Dunn and  Chiney Ogwumike

Dishin & Swishin 9/17/15 Podcast: Breaking down the conference semifinals with Lin Dunn and Chiney Ogwumike

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). The roundtable discussions are some of the most popular and listened to shows from the Dishin & Swishin…

Dishin & Swishin 3/01/12 Podcast: Heading into the NCAA postseason, part one of a look at ten “game-changing players”

Dishin & Swishin 3/01/12 Podcast: Heading into the NCAA postseason, part one of a look at ten “game-changing players”

Throughout the NCAA women’s basketball season, Dishin & Swishin kept you up to date mostly through conversations with coaches and journalists. The reason for this is that at DNS, we respect how busy the schedules of the student-athletes can be…