Trio of Chicago Sky players headline WNBA All-Star reserves

NEW YORK – Courtney Vandersloot, Kahleah Copper and Emma Meesseman will get a chance to play before their home fans, as the trio was selected Tuesday as reserves for the WNBA All-Star Game on July 10 in Chicago. The Sky stars will join Candace Parker, who was voted as a starter to the game last … Read more

Plum has been major reason for Aces success this season

Kelsey Plum views her improved play this season to just having more time on the court. The Las Vegas guard is averaging a career-high 20.7 points and 5.7 assists this year to help the Aces to the best record in the league. She’s playing a career-best 34.7 minutes a game — nine more than last … Read more

‘Unfinished Business’ Documentary Offers Inside Look At WNBA And New York Liberty

New York Liberty forward Betnijah Laney interviewed for new documentary about the WNBA and New York … [+] Liberty franchise. Unfinished Business Documentary Earlier this month, I had the honor of watching Unfinished Business at the Tribeca Film Festival. It’s a documentary following the parallel timeline of the WNBA and one of its original franchises, … 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

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

Brittney Griner chosen as honorary WNBA All-Star starter

NEW YORK – Brittney Griner will have a place at the WNBA All-Star Game, being named an honorary starter Wednesday by Commissioner Cathy Engelbert. Griner has been detained in Russia since Feb. 17 after authorities at an airport outside of Moscow said she had vape cartridges containing cannabis oil in her bag. “During each season … 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

WNBA Power Rankings – Las Vegas Aces return to top, New York Liberty officially out of the cellar

9:00 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. There is a clear difference between teams’ demeanor following games they think they should have won versus losses that feel as … Read more

WNBA Power Rankings: Las Vegas Aces return to top, New York Liberty officially out of the cellar

There is a clear difference between teams’ demeanor following games they think they should have won versus losses that feel as if they are unstoppably piling up in a painful season. After the first kind of loss, players and coaches seem irritated; after the second, they appear defeated. Following the New York Liberty’s 88-86 loss … Read more

Sabrina Ionescu becomes youngest player in WNBA history to have multiple triple-doubles

6:06 PM 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. New York Liberty guard Sabrina Ionescu, 24, became the youngest player in WNBA history to post multiple career triple-doubles, as she … Read more