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…

Minnesota’s Sylvia Fowles Named 2017 WNBA Most Valuable Player

NEW YORK, New York — Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles has been named the 2017 WNBA Most Valuable Player, the WNBA announced today. The 10-year veteran earned her first MVP award and became the ninth different player in the last nine years to win the honor. She is the second winner for the Lynx, joining…

WNBA Players test out first video game

NEW YORK — For the first time, all 12 WNBA teams, plus All-Star rosters, are available in the new NBA Live 18 game, which will be released Friday. The Associated Press brought an advanced copy to a New York Liberty practice Saturday and let Rodgers and teammate Shavonte Zellous give it a test run. WNBA…

Phoenix Mercury beat Sun 88-83 to advance to Seminfinals

UNCASVILLE, Conn — Diana Taurasi improved her personal record to 11-0 in closeout games after the Phoenix Mercury beat the Connecticut Sun 88-83 on Sunday to reach the semifinals of the WNBA playoffs. Brittney Griner had 26 points and nine rebounds, Diana Taurasi added 23 points. Phoenix will face the second-seeded Los Angeles on Tuesday…

Kristi Toliver catches fire earning Mystics trip to Semifinals

NEW YORK, Manhattan –- The Washington Mystics Kristi Toliver and former Maryland Terrapin had a career night, scoring 32 points and sinking a WNBA-record nine three-pointers in Washington’s 82-68 win over New York. Her nine three-pointers were the most by any player, regular season or playoffs, in WNBA history. Elena De11e Donne scored 18 points…