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Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes to miss 2020 WNBA season, team cites “higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19”

Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes to miss 2020 WNBA season, team cites “higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19”

The Seattle Storm announced that head coach Dan Hughes will not travel with the team to IMG Academy in Florida for the 2020 WNBA season. Last year, Hughes missed nine games after recovering from surgery in May 2019 to remove…

Candace Parker leads Los Angeles Sparks to 83-75 triumph over Seattle Storm

Candace Parker leads Los Angeles Sparks to 83-75 triumph over Seattle Storm

Parker earns season-high in win over Storm Stats || Shot Charts LOS ANGELES – Halfway through the second quarter of an energetic game between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Seattle Storm, Candace Parker hit the deck hard, and held…

Seattle Storm’s Dan Hughes and Phoenix Mercury’s Sandy Brondello named head coaches for the 2018 WNBA All-Star Game

Seattle Storm’s Dan Hughes and Phoenix Mercury’s Sandy Brondello named head coaches for the 2018 WNBA All-Star Game

Seattle Storm head coach Dan Hughes and Phoenix Mercury head coach Sandy Brondello are the coaches for the 2018 All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday.  Under this year’s All-Star format, the two head coaches whose teams have the best records…

Seattle Storm hires Dan Hughes as head coach

Seattle Storm hires Dan Hughes as head coach

Nearly two months after firing Jenny Boucek, the Seattle Storm hired Dan Hughes as the franchise’s head coach, bypassing Gary Kloppenburg who served as the team’s interim coach for eight regular season games. The Storm went 15-19 this season and qualified…

Stars honor Young-Malcolm but fall to Phoenix 82-52

Stars honor Young-Malcolm but fall to Phoenix 82-52

Video: Sophia Young-Malcolm discusses retirement The Phoenix Mercury (19-13) defeated the San Antonio Stars, 82-52, Saturday night at Freeman Coliseum. It was the last game in the 10-year WNBA career of Stars forward Sophia Young-Malcolm who scored eight points and…

Mystics edge San Antonio 66-63, Stars release statement on Dan Hughes

Mystics edge San Antonio 66-63, Stars release statement on Dan Hughes

The Washington Mystics (12-7) held off San Antonio (6-16) Wednesday night at the Verizon Center, 66-63. Stars coach Dan Hughes collapsed in the second quarter at the 4:43 mark after a collision with guard Danielle Robinson. She crashed into her…

Dishin & Swishin 06/12/14 Podcast: Underrated as a player and team, Danielle Robinson and San Antonio surprising in the West

Dishin & Swishin 06/12/14 Podcast: Underrated as a player and team, Danielle Robinson and San Antonio surprising in the West

 [display_podcast] Minnesota, Los Angeles, Phoenix. Those were the three teams that were supposed to dominate the Western Conference of the WNBA. Most expected San Antonio, Seattle, and Tulsa to fight among themselves for the final playoff spot. However, with just…

San Antonio halts losing streak with 60-52 victory over Connecticut

San Antonio halts losing streak with 60-52 victory over Connecticut

SAN ANTONIO – With a dominant second half performance, the San Antonio Silver Stars (5-12) halted a four-game losing skid with a 60-52 victory over the Connecticut Sun (4-11) Saturday night in front of 8, 375 fans at the AT&T…

Defending champion Indiana Fever take first game of the season with 79-64 victory over San Antonio

Defending champion Indiana Fever take first game of the season with 79-64 victory over San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – After a shaky first quarter and falling behind 10-0 in the first three minutes, the Indiana Fever removed the cobwebs off their defense and roared back to beat the San Antonio Silver Stars 79-54 in the first…

Repeat and rinse: Silver Stars douse Sparks again, 94-80

Repeat and rinse: Silver Stars douse Sparks again, 94-80

Season Series: 06/16/12 – San Antonio 98, Los Angeles 85 06/24/12 – San Antonio 91, Los Angeles 71 06/28/12 – San Antonio 94, Los Angeles 80 Next: 08/23/12 – San Antonio at Los Angeles In front of a crowd of…

Dishin & Swishin 05/31/12 podcast: Ruth Riley is as good off the court as on; Dan Hughes has eyes on the present and future

Dishin & Swishin 05/31/12 podcast: Ruth Riley is as good off the court as on; Dan Hughes has eyes on the present and future

[display_podcast] Occasionally, I get to speak to people for Dishin & Swishin that just impress me. Sometimes it is for on the court achievements; sometimes it is for off the court activities. In the case of Ruth Riley, it is…

Pro hopefuls showcased their skills in front of WNBA coaches and execs during Final Four

Pro hopefuls showcased their skills in front of WNBA coaches and execs during Final Four

Photos © Sue Favor DENVER, Colo. — For the 15th consecutive year, during Final Four weekend in Denver, pro prospects showcased their skills for WNBA coaches at Merit Management Group’s free agent camp. The event attracted 67 players of varying…

Dishin & Swishin October 6, 2011 Podcast: Stalking the Lynx – Brian Agler, Dan Hughes & Ann Meyers Drysdale Discuss Their Teams

[display_podcast] The Minnesota Lynx have run away with the 2011 WNBA season. To recap where we stand today, “Los Lynx”: completed the regular season with a 27-7 record, six games better than the next closest team in the entire league…

The San Antonio Silvers announce Sandy Brondello as new head coach, Dan Hughes becomes GM

The San Antonio Silvers shuffled their coaches with the announcement of former assistant Sandy Brondello as their new head coach. Former coach Dan Hughes moves to the general manager position and Brondello’s husband Olaf Lange becomes the associate coach of…

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…

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 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…

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…