Guard Chennedy Carter, 23, with ‘skills to be an All-WNBA talent,’ acquired by Los Angeles Sparks

Feb 5, 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. Guard Chennedy Carter, the No. 4 pick in the 2020 WNBA draft, is headed to the Los Angeles Sparks in a … Read more

A WNBA draft unlike any other

Kentucky’s Rhyne Howard (r.) went first overall.Photo: AP The first HBCU player selected in two decades, first round picks from Northwestern and Florida Gulf Coast, UConn and South Carolina waiting until the second round to hear names from their rosters called — yesterday’s WNBA draft showed us just how shaken up the college basketball world … Read more

WNBA Draft: NC State’s Elissa Cunane, Kayla Jones selected

N.C. State’s Elissa Cunane (33) celebrates as time runs out in the game during N.C. State’s 68-59 victory over Louisville at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com Elissa Cunane is a winner, and she’ll get a chance to play with one of the best winners in the WNBA. Cunane, … Read more

Support for Griner at WNBA draft as Howard goes to Atlanta

NEW YORK (AP) — Moments before Rhyne Howard went to Atlanta with the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft, Commissioner Cathy Engelbert said the league is working very hard to help bring Brittney Griner back to the United States. Griner, one of the league’s biggest stars, has been detained in Russia since arriving at … Read more

Elissa Cunane at 2022 WNBA Draft on ESPN at 7 pm in New York

N.C. State’s Elissa Cunane and Camille Hobby head to the locker room after arriving at Total Mortgage Arena before N.C. State’s game against the University of Connecticut in the Bridgeport Regional final Monday, March 28, 2022. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com Former N.C. State center Elissa Cunane ended her basketball career as one of the best to … Read more

NC State star Elissa Cunane waived by WNBA’s Seattle Storm

N.C. State’s Elissa Cunane (33) is fouled by Syracuse’s Alaysia Styles (4) during the second half of N.C. State’s 95-53 victory over Syracuse at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh, N.C., Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com The Elissa Cunane and Raina Perez reunion unfortunately didn’t make it past training camp. The Seattle Storm announced on … Read more