Many of the world's best basketball players come from every corner of the globe for a chance to make the big bucks in the NBA.
But it's not the same in the the women's game.
After Brittney Griner's rookie season in the WNBA with the Phoenix Mercury, she went across the Pacific Ocean to play in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association.
Anthony Bennett, last year...
NEW YORK (AP) Tina Charles just wanted to come home and play alongside Cappie Pondexter.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) People familiar with the situation say the Connecticut Sun have agreed to trade Tina Charles to New York for players to be named later and the Liberty's first round pick in 2015.
Lisa Leslie is no stranger to excelling on the basketball court. She is a four time Olympic Gold Medalist. She is a two time WNBA Champion, a three time WNBA MVP, and in college she was the National Player of the year in 1994. The list goes on and on with her many accomplishments at the college and pro level.
Now as a co-owner of the LA Sparks, motivational speaker, and sports...
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Lynx's 2014 roster is shaping up to look remarkably similar to the one that brought the Twin Cities a championship last summer.
After re-signing starting center Janel McCarville to a multiyear extension Thursday morning, the team announced it matched Seattle's offer sheet for restricted free agent guard Monica Wright. Minnesota had until Monday...
WNBA All-Star Maya Moore surprised Manvel High School (Texas) senior Brianna Turner on Thursday by presenting her with the 2013-2014 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year Award.
March 20, 2014
Britney Griner made headlines with her one handed dunks at Baylor but there’s a lot more about her we don’t know. According to USAToday.com, Britney Griner plans to release her Memoir, In My Skin, April 8th. In the book Griner talks about her life on and off the court, she also highlights her time at Baylor University. Griner tells us how Baylor caused her to hide her sexuality...
The U.S. women's basketball team player pool, announced Monday:
Jayne Appel, San Antonio Silver Stars
Seimone Augustus, Minnesota Lynx
Sue Bird, Seattle Storm
DeWanna Bonner, Phoenix Mercury
Tamika Catchings, Indiana Fever
Tina Charles, Connecticut Sun
Elena Delle Donne, Chicago Sky
Skylar Diggins, Tulsa Shock
Stefanie Dolson, UConn
Candice Dupree, Phoenix Mercury
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January 13, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS -- Angel McCoughtry is back for another shot at her first WNBA title.
Five years into her career, she has already cemented her status as one of the league's best players. After the adversity of losing two championship series, McCoughtry is adding improved leadership to her immense array of talents.
It paid off Sunday when McCoughtry powered Atlanta to its third Eastern...
Skylar Diggins has completed her first season in the WNBA, and now she’s ready for some fun. Skylar posted a video of herself and her two friends twerking it out. Female hoopers can twerk too. via @skydiggs4
MINNEAPOLIS -- Some nights, it's been Maya Moore. Others, Seimone Augustus. Lindsay Whalen claimed her fair share of the spotlight this season, too.
But when each member of the Minnesota Lynx's top triumvirate has an equal hand in smacking an aspiring adversary in the mouth, it leaves a lasting, insurmountable mark.
What better time to do so than Thursday night in front...
Diana Taurasi planted a kiss on Seimone Augustus during Thursday night's game. The refs handed out a pair of technicals for what went down.
This has got to be a first for the WNBA, no? Diana Taurasi received a technical on Thursday night during the 4th quarter of the Western Conference Finals game between the Phoenix Mercury and the Minnesota Lynx after she kissed Seimone Augustus. You can see from the video that the two ladies got in each other’s faces and Diana took the road less traveled. The result was a whole...
MINNEAPOLIS --On the eve of their next postseason test, the honors continued to roll in for the Minnesota Lynx.
Guard Lindsay Whalen and forward Maya Moore were named Wednesday to the all-WNBA first team, and teammate Seimone Augustus snagged second-team honors. It's the third top-accolades recognition for Whalen, while Moore was named one of the league's five best players...
Having already done enough to prolong her final season by at least a couple of games, Seattle Storm veteran Tina Thompson left one more lasting memory Saturday night.
The 38-year-old Thompson capped her 17th regular season with 22 points and eight rebounds in an 85-73 win over the Tulsa Shock.
Thompson made 7 of 17 shots from the field on a night the Storm (17-17) were in control...
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September 15, 2013
In their first public photos with each other since it was revealed they were engaged, WNBA player Monica Wright and OKC’s Kevin Durant pose together at the beach:
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NEW YORK -- For the second straight All-Star game, the Minnesota Lynx will be well represented.
Lindsay Whalen and Rebekkah Brunson joined starters Maya Moore and Seimone Augustus on Tuesday to give the Lynx four players on the Western Conference All-Star team.
"Yeah, there's going to be a takeover of the league I think by the Minnesota Lynx," said Minnesota coach...