WNBA star Brittney Griner recognized as honorary All-Star amid Russian detainment

The WNBA has announced it will honor Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner, who is currently detained in Russia, as an honorary All-Star for its upcoming All-Star exhibition game.  In a statement on Wednesday, league commissioner Cathy Engelbert said it was the right move to give Griner this honor as the league continues to work on … Read more

Connecticut Sun roll out the red carpet for documentary on Alyssa Thomas’ recovery from a torn Achilles – Hartford Courant

UNCASVILLE — Alyssa Thomas wasn’t expecting such a big spectacle. The red carpet was rolled out in a swanky setting at Novelle at Mohegan Sun on Thursday night, complete with Connecticut Sun players, coaches and team personnel all dressed in formal attire. Thomas was a bit camera shy as she posed for photos and walked … Read more

WNBA stars Arike Ogunbowale and A’ja Wilson are working to secure their financial futures with TIAA now

Last August, on an episode of the Tea with A & Phee podcast, Arike Ogunbowale and Napheesa Collier lamented that the new WNBA collective bargaining agreement had yet to affect them. As members of the 2019 draft class, Ogunbowale and Collier — the 2021 All-Star MVP and a Tokyo Olympian, respectively — were two of … Read more

U.S. Marine Veteran Trevor Reed Speaks Out on Brittney Griner, Russia Situation

Trevor Reed, a United States Marine Corps veteran who was wrongfully detained in Russia for three years before being released in an April prisoner swap, pressed the government to bring Brittney Griner home at a rally in Houston on Monday. Griner, a seven-time All-Star with the Mercury and a two-time Olympic gold medalist with Team … Read more

2022 WNBA Power Rankings: Week 7 – WNBA.com

I have to begin this week’s power rankings with a shout-out to Sue Bird, who announced on Thursday that 2022 will indeed be her final WNBA season, ahead of Seattle’s final regular-season game in her hometown of New York City on Sunday. I’ve decided this will be my final year. I have loved every single … Read more

Who are the front-runners for WNBA Coach of the Year?

9:15 AM ET Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer The WNBA coaching carousel has seen quite the activity over the last … Read more

Brittney Griner Named Honorary 2022 WNBA All-Star

Photo: Ethan Miller (Getty Images) As the WNBA season heads for its halfway point, the league announced its 2022 All-Star starters and co-captains. While the 10-name list includes several repeat selections, there are a few young phenoms making their first All-Star appearance. Per a press release provided to The Root, two of the league’s best … Read more