Candace Parker Joins Turner Sports as NBA Analyst on TNT and NBA TV

Candace Parker has agreed to a contract to serve as an NBA analyst and commentator on NBA TV and TNT throughout the 2018-2019 season, Turner Sports announced on Wednesday. Parker, a WNBA champion and two-time league MVP, will be featured as a member of the “Players Only” studio team. In her role, she will be…

USA earns Automatic Bid to 2020 Tokyo Olympics

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Canary Islands — The USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team (6-0) captured its 10th championship, by defeating Australia (5-1) 73-56 in Santiago Martin Arena in San Cristobal de La Laguna, Canary Islands. The USA women earned an automatic spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. “This particular game I thought we…

Diamond DeShields, A’ja Wilson Headline 2018 WNBA All-Rookie Team

NEW YORK, New York — WNBA Rookie of the Year A’ja Wilson of the Las Vegas Aces leads the 2018 WNBA All-Rookie Team as one of three unanimous selections, the WNBA announced today. The 2018 WNBA All-Rookie Team also features Washington Mystics guard Ariel Atkins, Chicago Sky guard Diamond DeShields, Dallas Wings forward/center Azurá Stevens…

Seattle’s Breanna Stewart Named 2018 Most Valuable Player

NEW YORK – Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart has been named the 2018 WNBA Most Valuable Player, the WNBA announced today. The three-year veteran earned her first MVP award and became the 10th different player in the last 10 years to win the honor. She is the second winner for the Storm, joining three-time MVP…

Vandersloot, DeShields lift Sky over Fever 115-106 in 2OT

INDIANAPOLIS, indiana — Rookie, Diamond DeShields, scored 24 points (11-of-16 shooting) and Courtney Vandersloot had 24 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists to lift the Chicago Sky over the Indiana Fever 115-106 in double overtime Saturday. Cheyenne Parker added 20 points, and Kahleah Cooper and Allie Quigley scored 12 apiece for the Sky (13-20). The…

Moore Adds Another All-Star MVP Award To Her Collection

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Maya Moore captured her third consecutive WNBA All-Star Most Valuable Player honor on Saturday afternoon. “It’s crazy. It really is. To just be fortunate enough to be in positions to continue to win, to be playing well, to be healthy, to be here, and obviously to do it here in front of…

Skylar Diggins- Smith posts double-double, Wings win fifth straigth

LOS ANGELES, California — The Dallas Wings Skylar Diggins-Smith posted 22 points and 11 assists as they defeated the Los Angeles Sparks 92-77 on Thursday night for their fifth consecutive victory. The Wings (12-8) used a 21-2 run to close out the game before the Sparks (13-9) scored the final five points of the game….