Las Vegas Wins Top Pick In 2018 WNBA Draft Presented By State Farm

SECAUCUS, New Jersey — Las Vegas won the 17th annual WNBA Draft Lottery presented by State Farm® and earned the top pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm, the WNBA announced today. The results of the Lottery were televised on ESPN2 during the 6 p.m. ET edition of SportsCenter. Las Vegas entered…

WNBA Announces Rules Changes For 2018 Season Official Release

NEW YORK, New York — The WNBA Board of Governors approved four rules changes for the 2018 season, the league announced today. The new rules are related to the WNBA Draft, the selection of All-Star Game coaches, the administration of free throws and the concussion protocol. Rules changes for 2018 are as follows: WNBA Draft:…

Zahui takes Top Performer honors in Women Euroleague

MUNICH, Germany — ZVVZ USK Praha center Amanda Zahui (NY Liberty) has finally claimed Top Performer honors in Euroleague Women action. The Swedish center produced a 27-point, 11-rebound double-double as ZVVZ USK Praha defeated ESBVA-LM 88-51. She also led her Swedish National Team to victories over Macedonia and Croatia. Joining her up front is Jantel…

Madison Square Garden Company Announces Intention to Sell New York Liberty

NEW YORK, New York — The Madison Square Garden Company announced that it intends to sell its original WNBA franchise, the New York Liberty. MSG is committed to identifying new ownership that will continue to grow the team, and is actively seeking a buyer to take over immediate operations of the franchise. “We have been…

WNBA Announces Relocation of San Antonio Stars to Las Vegas

NEW YORK, New York — The WNBA and NBA Board of Governors have unanimously approved the relocation of the San Antonio Stars to Las Vegas, WNBA President Lisa Borders announced today.  MGM Resorts International will own and operate the team, which will begin play in Las Vegas in the 2018 season. The team’s home arena…

Minnesota Lynx capture 4th title with 85-76 win over LA Sparks in Game 5

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — Maya Moore (18 points and 10 rebounds) nailed what would be the series clinching basket with 26.5 seconds left to lift the Minnesota Lynx to their fourth WNBA Championship after defeating the LA Sparks 85-76. Sylvia Fowles finished with 17 points and a WNBA Finals record 20 rebounds capturing MVP in both…

Sylvia Fowles grabs rebound record in Lynx Game 2 victory over Sparks

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — The Minnesota Lynx and regular season MVP Sylvia Fowles led the defensively charged-up host to a 70-68 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday night, evening the series at one game apiece. Fowles broke Taj McWilliams-Franklin’s record of 16 for Connecticut in 2005. However, it was Seimone Augustus hounding Alana Beard…

WNBA Rookie of the Year Allisha Gray Headlines 2017 WNBA All-Rookie Team

NEW YORK, New York -– WNBA Rookie of the Year Allisha Gray of the Dallas Wings leads the 2017 WNBA All-Rookie Team as one of three unanimous selections, the WNBA announced today. The All-Rookie Team also features San Antonio Stars guard Kelsey Plum, Atlanta Dream guard Brittney Sykes, Wings guard Kaela Davis and Washington Mystics…