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Elena Delle Donne leads Washington past Atlanta 87-84 in game 1 of semifinals series, ties franchise playoff record

Elena Delle Donne leads Washington past Atlanta 87-84 in game 1 of semifinals series, ties franchise playoff record

ATLANTA – In the first game of the day in Sunday’s WNBA semifinals, No. 3 seed Washington took down No. 2 Atlanta Dream 87-84 in Atlanta on the campus of Georgia Tech in front of 5,086 fans. Led by star…

Elena Delle Donne’s superb season in review: “I just want to win a championship”

Elena Delle Donne’s superb season in review: “I just want to win a championship”

WASHINGTON – Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne had a regular season full of successes while leading her team. She is among the top five in the league in free throw percentage. She tallied five thirty-point games., thirteen twenty-point games,…

Washington Mystics coach Mike Thibault’s win milestone this season represents his past, present and future

WASHINGTON – It’s game day for the Washington Mystics. Head coach Mike Thibault arises around 7:30 a.m. and arrives at the coaches meeting at 8:45 a.m. He attends a player’s film session at 9:45 a.m. then visits the court at…

Rosters set for the 2018 WNBA All-Star Game

Rosters set for the 2018 WNBA All-Star Game

The team rosters for 2018 WNBA All-Star Game, as selected by All-Star captains Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks, were announced today. Delle Donne was the WNBA Most Valuable Player in 2015…

Washington’s Delle Donne and Atkins score 25 points apiece for 88-72 win over Chicago

Washington’s Delle Donne and Atkins score 25 points apiece for 88-72 win over Chicago

WASHINGTON – The Washington Mystics (13-8) defended Capital One Arena against the Chicago Sky (7-14), defeating them 88-72 in front 5,858 fans Friday evening. “A win is a win,” Washington head coach Mike Thibault said. “I thought that that was…

Washington takes first place in the East after defeating Connecticut 92-80

Washington takes first place in the East after defeating Connecticut 92-80

WASHINGTON – The Washington Mystics (9-5) met the Connecticut Sun (8-6) for the third time this season. The winner would rule the East and take a one-win advantage for first place. “I think it is a rivalry,” Washington head coach…

Mystics begin win streak despite shooting woes, bench lifts team for gutsy win over Las Vegas

Mystics begin win streak despite shooting woes, bench lifts team for gutsy win over Las Vegas

Bench contributes 41 points in Washington’s win over Las Vegas Rookie Ariel Atkins (@HeirTrip) had a big 2nd half for @WashMystics, finishing with 15 PTS in a W! #WatchMeWork pic.twitter.com/FmFnzYAVJM — WNBA (@WNBA) May 23, 2018 WASHINGTON –The Washington Mystics…

Elena Delle Donne and Minnesota Lynx have top jersey and team merchandise sales for 2017 WNBA season

Elena Delle Donne and Minnesota Lynx have top jersey and team merchandise sales for 2017 WNBA season

The Minnesota Lynx and Washington Mystics player Elena Delle Donne sit in the top spots on the WNBA’s most popular team merchandise and jerseys lists, respectively for the 2017 season. The rankings are based on overall sales on WNBAStore.com. The other…

Elena Delle Donne honors Sheryl Swoopes with a player exclusive Nike React Hyperdunk 2017

Elena Delle Donne honors Sheryl Swoopes with a player exclusive Nike React Hyperdunk 2017

Images: Nike. It has been 22 years since Sheryl Swoopes became the first women’s basketball player to have a Nike shoe named after her. The Air Swoopes became an iconic shoe prized by basketball fans and die-hard sneaker collectors. Washington…

Washington Mystics find consistency, blow past Seattle Storm 100-70

Washington Mystics find consistency, blow past Seattle Storm 100-70

FEELIN' ? #MysticsStorm #EyesUpDC pic.twitter.com/VAS4zCAZSU — Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) June 27, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Washington Mystics evened the game series with the Seattle Storm at 1-1 after a 100-70 win at the Verizon Center Tuesday afternoon on “Camp…

Mystics optimistic as they begin three-game road trip at Sparks

Mystics optimistic as they begin three-game road trip at Sparks

One last round of practice before we hit the West Coast ?? #EyesUpDC #WheelsUpDC ? pic.twitter.com/GT1t4tQjQ4 — Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) May 17, 2017 The Washington Mystics begin a three-game road trip Friday starting with a matchup against the Los Angeles…

Elena Delle Donne meets expectations in season debut, helps lift Mystics over Stars

Elena Delle Donne meets expectations in season debut, helps lift Mystics over Stars

WASHINGTON – The Washington Mystics started the season off on a winning note with an 89-74 home win over the San Antonio Stars Sunday afternoon in front of 6,126 fans. “I thought we did a lot of good things,” Mystics…

Video: “For the Wind” featuring 2015 WNBA MVP and Chicago Sky star Elena Delle Donne

Video produced by Gatorade Faced with her biggest challenge as a player, Elena Delle Donne set out to find inspiration from the most powerful force in her life – her older sister, Lizzie. Through her sisterly connection and Lizzie’s simple…

Chicago Sky set to return to Delaware for WNBA preseason game

The Chicago Sky will play a WNBA preseason game at the University of Delaware’s Bob Carpenter Center for the third consecutive year. The game, played at the alma mater of reigning WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne, is presented by the Delaware Lottery and…

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…

Elena Delle Donne, Natalie Achonwa to play in 2016 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

The National Basketball Association announced today that music artist and Toronto Raptors Global Ambassador Drake and four-time NBA All-Star Celebrity Game MVP and actor Kevin Hartwill face off as head coaches of the Canada and USA teams, respectively, at NBA…

WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne Headlines 2015 All-WNBA First Team As Unanimous Pick

Chicago Sky forward Elena Delle Donne, the 2015 WNBA Most Valuable Player , headlines the 2015 All-WNBA First Team.  Delle Donne received First Team votes on all 39 ballots, making her the only unanimous pick from a panel of national…

Fever bring down the Sky 100-89, move on to East finals

Fever bring down the Sky 100-89, move on to East finals

Tamika Catchings, just a few weeks from retirement, led her Indiana Fever to their fifth straight conference final, beating the Chicago Sky 100-89 in the Windy City Monday night. The veteran forward had a record-breaking performance, becoming the first WNBA…

Nike releases shoe inspired by 2015 WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne

Nike releases shoe inspired by 2015 WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne

This year’s WNBA MVP, Chicago Sky star Elena Delle Donne, now has a shoe inspired by her athletic achievements. The Nike-sponsored athlete can show off her custom Nike Zoom HyperRev 2015 iD kicks on the court for the rest of the playoffs.…

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…

Elena Delle Donne discusses receiving the MVP award, an “humbling experience”

Elena Delle Donne discusses receiving the MVP award, an “humbling experience”

Video The WNBA’s 2015 MVP, Chicago Sky guard/forward Elena Delle Donne, discussed her award yesterday. The Sky ended the season as the second place team in the East and host the Indiana Fever Thursday in game one of the conference…

Chicago Sky’s Elena Delle Donne named 2015 WNBA MVP

Chicago Sky’s Elena Delle Donne named 2015 WNBA MVP

It was no surprise that Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky has been named the 2015 WNBA Most Valuable Player.

Fans show love for Sun as franchise ends injury-plagued season with win over playoff-bound Sky

Fans show love for Sun as franchise ends injury-plagued season with win over playoff-bound Sky

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Kelsey Bone did not let the Connecticut Sun (15-19) regular season end in a disappointing loss. Before their largest home crowd of the season, a season high 8,049 fans, Bone, the brightest spot in an injury-riddled Connecticut…

Dishin & Swishin 9/03/15 Podcast: As she prepares for her 500th WNBA game, DeLisha Milton-Jones looks back

Dishin & Swishin 9/03/15 Podcast: As she prepares for her 500th WNBA game, DeLisha Milton-Jones looks back

  [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). In her 17th season in the WNBA, Atlanta Dream forward DeLisha Milton-Jones stands at the cusp of…

DeWanna Bonner’s game-high 34 points help Mercury outlast Chicago 89-87 in overtime battle

DeWanna Bonner’s game-high 34 points help Mercury outlast Chicago 89-87 in overtime battle

Notes | Quotes | By the Numbers In a rematch of the WNBA Finals, the Phoenix Mercury (10-7), defended their home court in an overtime contest against the Chicago Sky (11-7) Tuesday night, 89-87. The Mercury, led by a 34-point,…