Category: WNBA

  • Naperville Central’s Trinity Jones compared to Candace Parker

    Naperville Central’s Trinity Jones felt typical jitters before her first high school game. She wasn’t playing for the freshman team, after all. Not this child. “I was definitely nervous coming to Central, especially playing varsity,” said Jones. “I was like, ‘I don’t know if girls are going to like me.’” I don’t know if they […]

  • Check how WNBL imports perform

    Imports kayla thornton and tiffany mitchell are fighting it out. Image credit: Getty Images With no WNBL games this week, teams will be assessing where they are after three rounds of play, and for some the catch has been happy so far, while others clearly have a lot to work on. It’s only so early […]

  • Brittney Grenier’s prison conditions speak to the urgency of returning her home

    American basketball player Brittney Grenier, who was sentenced to nine years in a Russian penal colony in August, is seen on screen via video link from the remand prison ahead of a court hearing on October 25, 2022. (Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty Images) participation in Nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 per month! […]

  • Betnia Laney of New York Liberty is following in the footsteps of her mother, Yolanda

    Yolanda Laney had a maternal instinct that her daughter, Petunia, would stand out in the world of basketball. She found out during a practice session at Mallory Recreation Center in East Germantown, when little Petya stopped by to tell her mom, “I love basketball!” “I’ve got it now,” Yolanda said. “I didn’t tell her, but […]

  • NCAAW: UCLA’s leading reloader, Charisma Osborne builds the WNBA Draft

    The UCLA Bruins They are looking to bounce back from a disappointing 2021-22 season, one of them being low-lighted due to a slew of injuries, inconsistent defense, and failing to reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2015. Coach Corey Close described As the toughest season of her career, and going into the […]

  • Sky Overseas: Rundown No. 1 update 4

    November 21, 2022 – Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) – Chicago Sky New release CHICAGO — Six Chicago Sky players are currently taking their talent overseas with their teams in the off-season. Below is the list of players, their teams and their country. Dana Evans – Besiktas JK Istanbul (Turkey) Azurá Stevens – Galatasaray MP […]

  • What are the obstacles facing Stephanie White and the five new WNBA coaches?

    1:40 p.m. ET MA Close MA Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. With the official announcement on Monday that Stephanie White has been appointed as the new head coach of the Connecticut SunEvery WNBA […]

  • 2023 WNBA Draft: What options will the Minnesota Lynx have in draft night?

    annual WNBA The draft lottery took place last Friday, with the Minnesota Lynx fielding one of four teams for the first time since 2012. Minnesota entered the lottery having the fourth best chances of getting a top pick in the 2023 WNBA Draft, which would have been the first time the Lynx held the first […]

  • Dawn Staley, WNBA stars highlight Warriors women’s basketball

    Before the top-ranked South Carolina basketball team took center stage in its Sunday game against No. 2 Stanford, coach Dawn Staley highlighted some of the biggest issues in women’s sports after Friday. Golden State Warriors San Francisco game. Moderated by Stephen CurryAfter the Warriors’ 111-101 victory over the Knicks, the panel, produced by the empowering […]

  • Euroleague Week 4: No team remains undefeated

    It took a month to play, but after four weeks and with the Euroleague entering its first (three-week) break, there are no more undefeated teams! Thanks to an extraordinary effort by Poland’s BC Polkowice in an 83-80 win over USK Praha, there are now seven teams tied at 3-1 between Group A and Group B. […]