Stories tagged: WNBA
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019, 7:07 p.m.
Natasha Howard had 21 points and 16 rebounds, Jewell Loyd added 17 points and the Seattle Storm opened defensive of their WNBA title with a 77-68 win over the Phoenix …
Fri., May 24, 2019, 6:29 p.m.
Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles over the winter and is …
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 7:02 p.m.
Sue Bird’s first words at the news conference Tuesday to discuss her knee surgery said it all.
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 7:05 p.m.
It’s been a busy offseason for the WNBA with big names changing places, a new commissioner and a few injuries to some of the sport’s greatest players
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 7:27 p.m.
A terrible start to the WNBA season just got exponentially worse for the Storm, who will lose star point guard Sue Bird for significant time due to a knee injury.
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 10 a.m.
The Dallas Wings have traded WNBA star Liz Cambage to Las Vegas for Moriah Jefferson, Isabelle Harrison and the Aces’ first two picks in 2020. Cambage is a 6-foot-8 Australian …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 4:04 p.m.
The WNBA has hired Deloitte CEO Cathy Engelbert as its new commissioner. She replaces Lisa Borders, who stepped down in October. Engelbert will be the first person to have the …
Tue., May 14, 2019, 4:59 p.m.
Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes had surgery to remove a cancerous tumor in his digestive tract. The team provided no timetable for his return to the sideline. Hughes revealed the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 4:25 p.m.
Sue Bird, the 38-year-old point guard for the Seattle Storm, has essentially become the WNBA’s Tim Duncan. She’s a perennial All-Star with multiple titles who doesn’t decline with age.
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 9 p.m.
It was stunning, heartbreaking news that emerged from Europe over the weekend: Seattle Storm stalwart Breanna Stewart had
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 9:12 p.m.
Hughes said in a video released by the team Friday that a treatment plan is still being finalized by doctors in Seattle but that he is expected to undergo surgery …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 11:48 a.m.
Reigning WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart is expected to miss the upcoming season after she ruptured the Achilles tendon in her right ankle. The Seattle Storm player injured her leg on …
Tue., April 16, 2019, 12:05 p.m.
Storm forward Breanna Stewart is expected to undergo surgery this week in Los Angeles to repair an injured Achilles tendon.
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 5:53 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Zykera Rice has been invited to participate in the Seattle Storm’s May 5 training camp in Seattle, becoming the ninth player in program history to either be drafted or …
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 5:45 p.m.
Jackie Young is the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft by the Las Vegas Aces. The Notre Dame guard decided to enter the draft and skip her senior season.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 5:56 p.m.
Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore has decided to skip the upcoming WNBA season to devote more time to her family and her faith. Moore announced on The Players’ Tribune website …
Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 9:06 p.m.
Brian Agler has resigned as coach of the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks after four years. He guided the team to the WNBA title in 2016. The team made the announcement …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 11:11 a.m.
WNBA All-Star Kristi Toliver will be an assistant coach for player development for the NBA’s Washington Wizards this season. Toliver’s job was one of several changes to coach Scott Brooks’ …
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
Fans are whooping and cheering as they celebrate the Seattle Storm’s third WNBA championship during a parade and rally.
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 8:48 p.m.
Former Gonzaga guard Courtney Vandersloot selected to All-WNBA second team, Storm’s Breanna Stewart named to first team
For the second time in her career, former Gonzaga guard Courtney Vandersloot picked up All-WNBA second-team honors
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Larry Stone: Breanna Stewart is the MVP, but Sue Bird remains heart and soul of the Storm’s latest title-winning team
The cast of characters has changed since the Storm last held up the WNBA championship trophy, and there were many heroes in this 2018 title chase. But above all, Sue …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 9:06 p.m.
Breanna Stewart led the Seattle Storm to their WNBA title, scoring 30 points in a 98-82 victory over the Washington Mystics in Game 3 of the best-of-five series. Stewart was …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 3:28 p.m.
The Washington Mystics head back home facing a 2-0 deficit in the WNBA Finals, as well as long odds. The history of teams that have faced a 2-0 deficit since …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
A’ja Wilson capped her stellar year with WNBA Rookie of the Year honors.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 10:56 p.m.
Storm defensive stopper Alysha Clark will try to stop Mystics star Kristi Toliver once again in Game 2
Game 1 in the WNBA Finals went to the Storm and Alysha Clark, who held Washington Mystics star Kristi Toliver well below her scoring average. Game 2 is 12:30 p.m. …
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
Jewell Loyd made 9 of 12 shots and scored 23 points, league MVP Breanna Stewart added 20 points, and the Seattle Storm beat the Washington Mystics 89-76 in Game 1 …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 7:34 p.m.
Sue Bird leaned over toward Breanna Stewart and made sure the current MVP of the WNBA was paying attention to what the oldest player in the league was saying.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 5 a.m.
Courtney Vandersloot set the WNBA single-season assists record as the 2018 season wound down last month, just as John Stockton did in the NBA in 1991.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
Sue Bird scored 14 of her 22 points in the fourth quarter, and the Seattle Storm advanced to the WNBA finals for the third time in franchise history rallying for …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 9:42 p.m.
The Washington Mystics overcame a quiet night from Elena Delle Donne to earn a trip to the WNBA Finals for the first time in franchise history, holding off the Atlanta …