WNBA mock draft 2022, version 3.0

Feb 17, 2022 Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. The Washington Mystics have the top pick, but the Indiana Fever have the most to gain or lose from the first … Read more

Would Tina Charles fit with the Seattle Storm? 12 questions, answers on the WNBA

As we head into the last week and a half of play before the All-Star break, there’s been no shortage of WNBA drama both off and on the court. Las Vegas lost back-to-back games for the first time this season, the Chicago Sky have won six out of seven games, and the surging New York … Read more

WNBA Power Rankings – Chicago Sky take over top spot after record-setting week

9:50 AM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. The team that ended last season on top is now No. 1 in ESPN’s WNBA Power Rankings for the first time … Read more

WNBA triple-doubles are exceedingly rare, but why?

Liberty guard Sabrina Ionescu was known as the “Triple-Double Queen” of college basketball when she set an NCAA record (for men or women) 26 triple-doubles in four seasons at Oregon. She’s earning the moniker as a pro, too. Ionescu recorded on Sunday the second triple-double of her WNBA career and just the 13th in league … Read more

WNBA power rankings: Phoenix Mercury finally meshing and moving up

We’re less than a month away from the WNBA All-Star game. The fans have begun voting, and early returns show A’ja Wilson and Breanna Stewart at the top of the ballot. Such a placement would make these the two team captains, giving them the power to choose their teammates. Fan voting will account for half … 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

WNBA power rankings: Las Vegas Aces back to the top

Angel McCoughtry might not be playing in the WNBA right now, but the five-time All-Star is still making contributions in the sport. This weekend, McCoughtry and Adidas unveiled the Angel McCoughtry Court at Shively Park in Louisville. The court features a color-blocked image of McCoughtry with her arms outstretched. One sideline reads “Reach for the … Read more

Timeline of Brittney Griner’s detainment in Russia: Pre-trial detention extended 18 more days, per report

The WNBA season began without one of its biggest stars. Brittney Griner, a seven-time WNBA All-Star and two-time Olympic gold medalist who plays for the Phoenix Mercury, has been detained in Russia since February, when she was taken into custody at an airport. She has played in Russia for UMMC Ekaterinburg in the Euroleague during … Read more

Should the Minnesota Lynx go into tank mode? 12 questions, answers on the WNBA

We’re already one month into the WNBA season, and it’s been a fun ride so far. The Las Vegas Aces have the league’s best record at 11-2, and first-year head coach Becky Hammon earned Coach of the Month for May. Fittingly, A’ja Wilson was awarded Western Conference Player of Month (17.2 points and 10.4 rebounds … Read more

WNBA Power Rankings: Dallas Wings up, Atlanta Dream down and Las Vegas Aces still No. 1

Dallas Wings guard Arike Ogunbowale said her soccer instinct took over in a game a week ago, but her basketball skills stole the show this past week. That helped the Wings make the biggest jump in ESPN’s WNBA Power Rankings, as Dallas moved up three spots to sixth. Since losing to the league-leading Las Vegas … Read more