By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The NBA is showing how they really care about the WNBA, the female version of American professional basketball. The part-time owner of the Atlanta Dream has brought attention to the league. Ms. Kelly Loeffler took offense to her team wearing “Black Lives Matter,” and “Say Her Name,“on their warm-ups […]Read more "Atlanta’s dream is a nightmare for the WNBA"
Throughout the 2019 season, ESPN Networks will air up to 36 games, including 16 regular-season contests, WNBA All-Star, and up to 19 postseason games. All ESPN telecasts will also stream live on the ESPN app. The 2019 WNBA regular season will run from Friday, May 24 through Sunday, Sept. 8. 2019 WNBA ABC/ESPN/ESPN2 TELEVISION SCHEDULE* […]Read more "WNBA Releases 2019 ESPN, ABC, CBS, and Twitter Broadcast Schedules"
NEW YORK — The WNBA debuted a new playoff format in 2016 in which the top eight teams regardless of conference qualify for the postseason. The playoff field of 8 teams for 2018 is set: Seattle Storm, Atlanta Dream, Los Angeles Sparks, Washington Mystics, Connecticut Sun, Minnesota Lynx, Phoenix Mercury, Dallas Wings. Playoff Schedule FIRST […]Read more "2018 WNBA Playoff Bracket"
NEW YORK – The WNBA has revealed the team rosters for Verizon WNBA All-Star 2018, as selected by All-Star captains Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks in the inaugural WNBA All-Star Draft. The results of the draft were announced on ESPN2. Delle Donne, the 2015 WNBA Most Valuable […]Read more "Rosters Set For Team Delle Donne vs. Team Parker in 2018 WNBA All-Star Game"
EDITOR’S NOTE: This story first appeared on BASN Newsroom in July 2008. By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN — In July of 2008, the WNBA’s New York Liberty met the Indiana Fever in a regular season game that what was called the “Liberty Outdoor Classic” The game was the league’s first regular-season […]Read more "BASN Classics: The Masters Of ‘Outdoor’ Hoops"
LAS VEGAS — MGM Resorts International has announced that its WNBA franchise will be called the Las Vegas Aces. Las Vegas’ first major professional basketball team – formerly the San Antonio Stars – will begin to play in its new home in the 2018 season. Las Vegas Aces President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Bill Laimbeer was joined by MGM […]Read more "MGM Resorts Selects ‘Las Vegas Aces’ As New Name For WNBA Franchise"
NEW YORK – Reigning regular-season MVP Nneka Ogwumike of the Los Angeles Sparks, reigning Rookie of the Year Breanna Stewart of the Seattle Storm and WNBA scoring leader Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury were selected by the league’s head coaches as reserves for Verizon WNBA All-Star 2017, the WNBA has announced. Stewart is one of six reserves named as an All-Star […]Read more "Nine First-Timers Tabbed As Reserves For 2017 WNBA All-Star Game In Seattle"
NEW YORK – Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm joins five former WNBA MVPs in headlining the list of 10 players selected by fans, WNBA players and media to start in Verizon WNBA All-Star 2017. With her 10th All-Star selection, Bird has tied Tamika Catchings for the most in WNBA history. Bird will represent the host Storm […]Read more "Seattle’s Bird, Five Former MVPs Selected to Start Verizon WNBA All-Star 2017"
INDIANAPOLIS – She is one of the greatest women’s basketball players of all time, and after 16 seasons as the face of the Indiana Fever franchise, fittingly, Tamika Catchings’ No. 24 jersey will be retired to the Bankers Life Fieldhouse rafters. The only player in club history to wear No. 24, Catchings becomes the first […]Read more "Indiana Fever to host Catchings’ No. 24 Jersey Retirement Celebration on June 24th"