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Lynx need more from Moore against Mercury

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) In Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, the Phoenix Mercury figured out how to do something the entire league hasn't done all season - stop Maya Moore. The MVP of the league was just 3 for 9 from the field and scored nine points in Minnesota's Game 1 loss on Friday night. That's the first time Moore has been held to single-digit scoring this season...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brittney Griner Becomes First Player To Dunk In WNBA Playoff Game (Video)

Brittney Griner dunks hardly are front-page news anymore. Her dunk Sunday night, though, was particularly significant. Griner intercepted a pass near halfcourt during Game 3 of the WNBA’s Western Conference semifinals and took it the length of the floor for an emphatic slam, becoming the first player ever to dunk in a WNBA playoff game. Griner’s Phoenix Mercury rolled past...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Angel McCoughtry vs. Sky to keep Dream's season alive

  Angel McCoughtry was determined to make sure the Atlanta Dream weren't done in the WNBA playoffs. McCoughtry scored 39 points, and the Dream beat the Chicago Sky 92-83 on Sunday night to even their Eastern Conference semifinal series at one game apiece. Game 3 is Tuesday in Atlanta, with the winner moving into the Eastern Conference finals against Indiana. ''I just...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Taurasi, Mercury edge Sparks

PHOENIX -- They completed the greatest regular season in WNBA history five days earlier Friday night, they almost landed on the slippery slope of checking in just one measly loss away from playoff elimination. But the Mercury avoided the potentially-cruel slap of best-of-three-series reality because Diana Taurasi seems to live for these moments. With so many teammates clicking this...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dream's Lyttle, McCoughtry make WNBA All-Defensive First-Team

Atlanta Dream forward Sancho Lyttle and guard/forward Angel McCoughtry have been named to the 2014 WNBA All-Defensive First Team, the league office announced Friday. Lyttle and McCoughtry were the only two players in the league to average more than two steals per game this season. A panel of the WNBA's 12 head coaches voted on the WNBA All-Defensive Team, selecting First and...
Via Fox Sports South
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Mystics Ivory Latta breaks Fever Briann January’s ankles with nasty crossover

The Washington Mystics opened up their best-of-three Eastern Conference Semifinals series with the Indiana Fever with a 78-73 loss. But the highlight of the game came with the Mystics on top. Mystics’ All-Star point guard Ivory Latta served up a nasty stepback crossover on Indiana Fever’s Briann January, causing the fellow All-Star to fall to the floor. Latta added insult to...
Via KCM Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Lynx’ Maya Moore Wins MVP Award

Maya Moore put up incredible numbers all season for Minnesota and now she’s got her first WNBA MVP award. Moore earned the league’s most valuable player on Thursday, hours before the Lynx opened their Western Conference semifinals playoff series with the San Antonio Stars.   Moore led the league in scoring, averaging a career-best 23.9 points. She set a WNBA record by...
Via Geeks and Cleats
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WNBA stars Britney Griner and Glory Johnson now engaged

Congratulations are in order for WNBA star Brittney Griner and her girlfriend, Tulsa Shock forward Glory Johnson. The two got engaged Thursday night when Britney popped the question. Last Night was a Night to Remember I became the happiest person on this earth! (almost pass out but when that one word came out I came back to life) Me and my baby @missvol25 are in it for Life! ...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Taurasi lifts Mercury in finals seconds

PHOENIX -- Diana Taurasi hit a 20-footer with 2.9 seconds left and Brittney Griner blocked a last-second layup by Minnesota's Lindsay Whalen to lift the Phoenix Mercury over the Minnesota Lynx 82-80 on Saturday night, snapping the Lynx' 11-game winning streak. The win gave Phoenix a 2-1/2 game lead over the Lynx going into the last week of the regular season. Candice Dupree...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: WNBA players forget that they can't dunk

If you didn’t know there was a WNBA All-Star today, you weren’t alone. It would have been nice if Drake alerted us. He is the best highlight from the game. H/T @Steve_OS
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx's Augustus, Whalen named WNBA All-Star reserves

MINNEAPOLIS -- Once again, the Lynx will be well-represented at the WNBA All-Star Game this weekend. The league announced Tuesday that Minnesota point guard Lindsay Whalen and wing Seimone Augustus will join Maya Moore and the Lynx coaching staff on the Western Conference team. The conference coaches voted Whalen and Augustus in as reserves after fan balloting named Moore a starter...
Via Fox Sports North
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Drake still pursuing Skylar Diggins over Instagram

Even after a stern ‘warning’ from Skylar Diggin’s boyfriend, Daniel, Drake continues to defy his words and pursue her love. This is like a poor man’s Romeo and Juliet Kids starving all over the world and Drake is voluntarily choosing to die of thirst. Shameful.
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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