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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…

Led by Damaris Dantas, Minnesota Lynx survive Phoenix to advance to semifinals of Playoffs

Led by Damaris Dantas, Minnesota Lynx survive Phoenix to advance to semifinals of Playoffs

The Lynx rebuild their way into the playoffs; Minnesota postseason storylines Playoff schedule Whenever Minnesota and Phoenix get together, whether it’s the regular season or a one-game, go home knockout, Ringo Starr’s 1973 hit easily comes to mind: You know…

Epic! Bird, Rapinoe, Taurasi, and Taylor entertain in marathon IG Live; best player-driven live stream ever

Epic! Bird, Rapinoe, Taurasi, and Taylor entertain in marathon IG Live; best player-driven live stream ever

2020 WNBA Draft Results Live streaming from the comfort of home is nothing new for WNBA players. A decade ago, players made accounts on the original iteration of Livestream.com and posted links to their live video sessions on social media.…

Diana Taurasi medically cleared to play; Mercury releases Arica Carter

Diana Taurasi medically cleared to play; Mercury releases Arica Carter

From the Mercury: After being a full participant in individual and team pregame warmups before Sunday’s game against New York, Mercury guard and WNBA all-time leading scorer Diana Taurasi has been cleared to play by the team’s medical staff, the…

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…

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…

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…

Diana Taurasi undergoes successful back surgery, will be out of action for 10 to 12 weeks

The Phoenix Mercury released a medical update regarding star player Diana Taurasi: On Wednesday, Mercury guard Diana Taurasi underwent a procedure on a disc protrusion in her back to alleviate symptoms of pain and muscle weakness. Mercury General Manager Jim…

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…

Diana Taurasi becomes the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer passing Tina Thompson

Diana Taurasi becomes the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer passing Tina Thompson

The Phoenix Mercury’s Diana Taurasi became the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer Sunday afternoon in a game against the Los Angeles Sparks. She surpassed Tina Thompson’s previous mark (7,488 points), which was set in 496 career games. It was the 377th…

Diana Taurasi signs a multi-year contract extension with the Phoenix Mercury

Diana Taurasi signs a multi-year contract extension with the Phoenix Mercury

Diana Taurasi signed a multi-year contract extension with the Phoenix Mercury, the team announced today. “As long as Diana Taurasi wants to play in the WNBA, we want her in a Mercury uniform,” said Mercury general manager Jim Pitman. “As…

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 5 Notes: USA and Canada move to 3-0 ahead of Friday matchup, Spain holds off China

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 5 Notes: USA and Canada move to 3-0 ahead of Friday matchup, Spain holds off China

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings Group B – Spain 89, China 68 Box Score RIO DE JANEIRO – Spain recovered from rout on Monday against the United States to beat China Wednesday afternoon, 71-67. The…

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 4 Notes: Penny Taylor leads Australia as Opals stay undefeated

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 4 Notes: Penny Taylor leads Australia as Opals stay undefeated

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings Group A – Australia 89, France 71 Box Score RIO DE JANEIRO – The Australian Opals became the first team to move to 3-0 after defeating France 89-71 on the…

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 3 Notes: USA hits 100 again

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 3 Notes: USA hits 100 again

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings USA 103, Spain 63 || Game Quotes || Photo Gallery RIO DE JANEIRO – The USA followed up its record-breaking performance on Sunday against Senegal with another 100-point plus outing Monday…

Dishin & Swishin 2/25/16 Podcast: Moriah Jefferson ready to join the Huskies of Honor, but what comes next?

Dishin & Swishin 2/25/16 Podcast: Moriah Jefferson ready to join the Huskies of Honor, but what comes next?

Dishin & Swishin interview in 2012 with a freshman Moriah Jefferson. [display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Google Play Music Podcasts, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). At senior day festivities…

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…

Dishin & Swishin 6/04/15 Podcast: The roundtable looks at the 2015 WNBA season

Dishin & Swishin 6/04/15 Podcast: The roundtable looks at the 2015 WNBA season

[display_podcast] Finally, the WNBA regular season has arrived! It begins Friday with a slate of five games so sign up for WNBA Live Access (still one of the best deals out there) to watch the games streamed live and enjoy.…

Dishin & Swishin 5/14/15 Podcast: Mechelle Voepel on the issues surrounding the WNBA season

Dishin & Swishin 5/14/15 Podcast: Mechelle Voepel on the issues surrounding the WNBA season

[display_podcast] A big part of what makes an enjoyable podcast is the feeling that you are just listening in on a conversation between two people shooting the breeze. That is what you get this week when Mechelle Voepel and David…

A Dishin & Swishin Special Edition: UConn versus Tennessee, a series that was Unrivaled

A Dishin & Swishin Special Edition: UConn versus Tennessee, a series that was Unrivaled

  [display_podcast] They are the two most recognized teams in women’s college basketball. Their worlds collided and created an unprecedented rivalry and series of games that people still talk about, revere and many hope, returns. In a word, the series…

Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi undergoes successful surgery on her left hand

From the Mercury: Guard Diana Taurasi underwent successful surgery on her left hand, the team announced today. The surgery to repair a broken hand suffered while playing in a game for UMMC Ekaterinburg (Russia) was performed in Los Angeles. Taurasi…

World Championship Day 1 roundup: USA’s second-half surge leads to rout of China, Turkey stuns France

World Championship Day 1 roundup: USA’s second-half surge leads to rout of China, Turkey stuns France

Canada’s Opening Victory Canada opened the 2014 FIBA World Championship with a victory over Mozambique, 69-54, in Ankara, Turkey. During the first half, Mozambique stayed within striking distance but Canada led at the break 35-32. “We were tight in the…

Phoenix Mercury earn third WNBA title, defeating Chicago Sky 87-82

Phoenix Mercury earn third WNBA title, defeating Chicago Sky 87-82

Box Score || Championship Infographic Phoenix earned their third WNBA Championship by defeating Chicago 87-82 Friday night at UIC Pavilion in the Windy City. Mercury guard Diana Taurasi was named WNBA Finals MVP for the second time in her career…

Dishin & Swishin 09/11/14 Podcast: Talking WNBA Finals and USA Basketball tryouts with AP’s Doug Feinberg

Dishin & Swishin 09/11/14 Podcast: Talking WNBA Finals and USA Basketball tryouts with AP’s Doug Feinberg

[display_podcast] USA Basketball Training Camp Photo Gallery We are nearing the conclusion of the WNBA season, but it is also just the beginning for USA Basketball and their quest for the title at the World Championships in Turkey. On today’s…

Late first half rally propels Mercury to 2-0 WNBA Finals lead over Chicago, 97-68

Late first half rally propels Mercury to 2-0 WNBA Finals lead over Chicago, 97-68

By David Siegel and Cheryl Coward PHOENIX – The Chicago Sky figured if you cannot beat them, get aggressive. After getting handily dispatched in game one of the WNBA Finals by Phoenix, the Sky entered game two with a mindset…

Mercury rises, rolls over Sky to take game one of the WNBA Finals, 83-62

Mercury rises, rolls over Sky to take game one of the WNBA Finals, 83-62

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Having cruised through the regular season and first two rounds of the WNBA playoffs in record-setting fashion, the Phoenix Mercury continued to dominate in game one of the WNBA Finals, 83-62. Candice Dupree led the Mercury with…