2022 WNBA All-Star starters and captains announced; Storm’s Sue Bird earns record 13th selection

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, a four-time WNBA champion and the league’s career assists leader, has extended her record number of All-Star selections to 13. Bird, along with a list of 10 players, including four guards and six front court players from across the WNBA, were selected to start in the 2022 WNBA All-Star game. … 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

Jonquel Jones and the untold story of the WNBA’s reigning MVP

ALREADY 22 HOURS into her journey, and with the final leg of her 6,000-mile trip still to go, tears prick the corners of Jonquel Jones’ eyes. The 6-foot-6 Connecticut Sun forward stretches her legs as much as she can in her exit-row seat. She needs more space, but mostly she needs more sleep. It’s been … Read more

Why Connecticut Sun-Washington Mystics is the weekend’s must-see WNBA game and the Minnesota Lynx might be a lost cause

The WNBA might be one-third of the way through its 36-game regular-season schedule, with separation among the contenders, pretenders and everyone else starting to take shape. But even the league’s top echelon — teams with .600 winning percentages or better — have plenty to prove this weekend and to tinker with as the All-Star break … Read more

WNBA 2022 – Ranking the top 25 players in the league

The ability to battle inside and also hit the mid-range-and-beyond jump shot has become the definition of great post play in professional basketball, and the WNBA currently has some of the best to ever do it. So it’s not surprising that three league MVPs in their mid-to-late 20s with that skill set lead the way … Read more

China’s 6-10 Han among international WNBA players to watch

Han Xu feels much more comfortable in her second WNBA stint with the New York Liberty. The 6-foot-10 center from China missed the last two WNBA seasons. She stayed in China amid COVID-19 lockdowns and training for the Olympics. Now the 22-year-old Han is back in New York after growing an inch. Han feels more … Read more