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

How Tina Charles can bolster the Seattle Storm’s WNBA title hopes

The Seattle Storm officially announced Tuesday what everyone anticipated since center Tina Charles’ “divorce” from the Phoenix Mercury was announced three days earlier: She is headed to the Pacific Northwest. Charles has signed a rest of the season contract with the Storm, who are currently 11-7 and in fourth place in the WNBA standings. Guard … Read more

Brittney Griner’s trial in Russia on alleged cannabis possession to begin July 1

MOSCOW — More than four months after she was arrested at a Moscow airport for alleged cannabis possession, a Russian court has set the start date for the trial of U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner for Friday. The Phoenix Mercury star was also ordered to remain in custody for the duration of her criminal trial. … 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

White House says phone call between Brittney Griner, wife being rescheduled after ‘unfortunate mistake’

WASHINGTON — A phone call between jailed WNBA star Brittney Griner and her wife is being rescheduled after an earlier attempt to connect on the couple’s anniversary failed because of an “unfortunate mistake,” Biden administration officials said Tuesday. State Department spokesman Ned Price said the original call last weekend could not be completed because of … Read more

US House passes bipartisan resolution calling for Brittney Griner’s release

Washington, DC CNN  —  The House on Friday passed a bipartisan resolution calling on the Russian government to immediately release WNBA star Brittney Griner. “Not a day goes by that we aren’t thinking of Brittney and working to get her home,” Democratic Rep. Greg Stanton of Arizona, who sponsored the resolution, said in a statement. … Read more

Steph-mania has seeped into the WNBA

“Night night.”Image: Getty Images If it were not already apparent that Steph Curry is the popular kid who dictates whether 10th graders one- or two-strap their backpacks, fans needn’t look no further than the WNBA for proof. I debated if Sabrina Ionescu hitting a game-clinching 3 and striking the Steph “night night” pose against the … 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

Short-handed Phoenix Mercury come from behind to defeat Dallas Wings hours after parting with Tina Charles

11:54 PM 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 Hours after announcing the team had parted ways with 2012 WNBA MVP … Read more