Tag: WNBA

Liz Cambage Trade: Ramifications for Fantasy WNBA Players

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA – APRIL 09: Elizabeth Cambage of Australia contests the ball with Hannah Shaw of England during the Preliminary Basketball round match between Australia and England on day five of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at the Townsville Entertainment Centre on April 9, 2018 on the Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) […]

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The Connecticut Sun Traded All-Star Chiney Ogwumike To The Los Angeles Sparks

Getty Image The WNBA had a major trade go down on Saturday when Connecticut Sun star Chiney Ogwumike was suddenly traded from the Sun to the Los Angeles Sparks in exchange for a 2020 first-round pick. With the move, Ogwumike will team up with her sister, former WNBA MVP Nneka Ogwumike. While it’s a hugely […]

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WNBA Star Lindsey Harding Becomes Philadelphia 76ers’ First Female Coach

Philadelphia 76ers coach Lindsey Harding looks on prior to the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Philadelphia. Photo: Chris Szagola (AP Images) Lindsey Harding is used to breaking records. During her time as a guard at Duke, she became only the sixth player in the […]

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Elena Delle Donne Is Healthy And Ready For 2019

Getty Image When Elena Delle Donne’s knee buckled in the waning minutes in Game 2 of the Washington Mystics 2018 WNBA semifinals matchup against the Atlanta Dream, there was a deep-seeded fear that her season, and essentially the Mystics’, would come crashing to an end. The Mystics were attempting to reach their first-ever WNBA Finals, […]

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WNBA Players Are ‘What Makes A Hero’ In A New Captain Marvel Trailer

Marvel Studios In the latest Captain Marvel trailer, the trailer’s overarching theme is simple: discover what makes a hero. This latest interpretation includes real life superheroes though, WNBA players. This year’s All-Star weekend , some of the WNBA’s best and brightest have been on the center stage. Both A’ja Wilson and Stefanie Dolson participated in […]

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Derek Fisher Will Return To Coaching As The Head Coach Of The Los Angeles Sparks

Getty Image Derek Fisher’s coaching career did not go particularly well, as the former New York Knicks coach registered a 40-96 record in a year-plus at the helm in Manhattan before getting fired. It was a brutal tenure, one in which nothing seemed to work in New York while the guy the Knicks wanted as […]

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Sue Bird Is Joining The Denver Nuggets Front Office But Won’t Retire From The WNBA

Getty Image Sue Bird led the Seattle Storm to a WNBA title over the summer, and now, she’ll hope to help the Denver Nuggets do the same thing. The basketball legend is joining the front office of the Denver Nuggets, the franchise announced on Friday. Bird isn’t retiring from basketball just yet, but will help […]

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‘Charge It to the Game’: WNBA Star Skylar Diggins-Smith Addresses the Gender Pay Gap with Wealthsimple

Wealthsimple “Don’t act like you don’t see the discrepancy,” Skylar Diggins-Smith says during a confessional new spot for millennially-focused investment management service Wealthsimple. Featured on the company’s ongoing “Money Diaries” campaign, the Dallas Wings All-Star guard gets real about the inequities between men and women’s pay for the same work—even in professional sports. “I’ve experienced […]

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Kyrie Irving Was So Excited Sue Bird Wears His Shoes That He Had Nike Give Her ‘Whatever She Wants’

Getty Image Kyrie Irving might be at the forefront at the sneaker game right now. The Boston Celtics’ guard has some of the hottest kicks in the game, both in terms of the ways they fit, their design, and the various colorways cooked up by someone as creative as Irving. They’re not just popular among […]

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Sue Bird Caught Fire To Put Seattle In The WNBA Finals And End Diana Taurasi’s Winner-Take All Streak

Getty Image The WNBA had a pair of Game 5s in the league semifinals on Tuesday night to determine the teams that will play for a title. In the first game, Elena Delle Donne and the third-seed Washington Mystics took down the No. 2 Atlanta Dream, 86-81, to punch their tickets to the finals for […]

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