Two Diana Taurasi Shoves and a Step-Over Mar Mystics Loss to Mercury – NBC4 Washington

Two Diana Taurasi shoves and a step-over mar Mystics-Mercury originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington All it took was five minutes in the Phoenix Mercury-Washington Mystics game for Diana Taurasi to start with the escapades that have become ever more prevalent in the latter half of her career.  Ariel Atkins was rotating toward Taurasi on … Read more

Skylar Diggins-Smith to remain in Phoenix; Sparks not looking at any moves, per sources

LOS ANGELES — With the WNBA trade deadline today at 8 p.m. ET, the overall consensus around the association is that the Phoenix Mercury will not be participating in executing a blockbuster trade, thus keeping star guard Skylar Diggins-Smith, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Los Angeles Sparks inquired about the six-time All-Star, but talks … Read more

NBA and WNBA set to launch recreational leagues for children across the country

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) announced the launch of Jr. NBA Leagues, according to a league press release. “The youth basketball ecosystem has experienced unique challenges over the past two-plus years, and we are committed to addressing those challenges with programs like Jr. NBA Leagues, which is the most … Read more