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

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

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

A’ja Wilson the latest WNBA star to sport fashionable fit on pregame runway

The WNBA season has given fans plenty to talk about so far. The Commissioner’s Cup Championship Game between the Las Vegas Aces and Chicago Sky is set to take place on July 26. Both squads are among the league’s elite teams with the Aces sitting at No. 1 in the standings with a considerable cushion. … Read more

What Sue Bird’s WNBA retirement means for the Seattle Storm’s future

Sue Bird announcing her retirement at the end of the 2022 WNBA season puts the Seattle Storm in a position the franchise hasn’t been since its second year of existence: planning for a future without Bird, who has led the team to four championships since being drafted No. 1 overall out of UConn in 2002. … Read more

Storm’s Sue Bird has ‘fairy tale’ ending in final pro trip to New York

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Nancy Bird looked on from a courtside seat as Storm players loosened up before Sunday’s contest vs. the Liberty. And with just over an hour to go until tipoff, she was greeted by the person she was most excited to see play. At 41, Sue, is Nancy’s daughter. Of course, though, she is also now … Read more

WNBA legend Sue Bird retiring after this season: ‘I’m gonna miss it’

12:00 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 WNBA legend Sue Bird, the league’s all-time assists leader, announced Thursday that … Read more

Sue Bird to retire at end of the season.

Sue Bird’s next stop will be the Hall of Fame.Image: Getty Images Sue Bird announced today that this WNBA season will be her last after 21 years in the league. She was drafted first overall in 2002 to the Seattle Storm, where she has remained throughout her two-decade career, during which she was a 12-time … Read more

WNBA star Sue Bird says 2022 will be her final season

Seattle Storm star and five-time Olympic gold medalist Sue Bird announced Thursday the 2022 season will be her last playing in the WNBA. The announcement by Bird, 41, ended any speculation about her future; she had acknowledged in February when she re-signed with Seattle that this would likely be her final season. She strongly considered … Read more