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Nneka Ogwumike, who is president of the WNBA player’s association, said the WNBA season resuming will be a benefit to the league. (Image: Getty)

Players Ready for Postponed WNBA Season to Start

A month after the WNBA season was orignally set to begin, officials announced games will start in late July at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert laid out the plans to save the season on Monday. Engelbert says the league is in the final stages of […]

The WNBA has proposed playing a 22-game season at the IMG Academy in Florida. (Image: Brad Mills/USA Today Sports)

WNBA Proposes Playing 22-Game Season at IMG Academy in Florida

ESPN reported Thursday that the WNBA is proposing a 22-game season to players, one that would be played entirely at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. The plan remains tentative, with the league aiming to hold its playoffs in October. Players Yet to Respond to WNBA Plan Players only recently […]

The New York Liberty will all but certainly take Sabrina Ionescu as the top pick in the WNBA Draft on Friday. (Image: Serena Morones/The Oregonian)

WNBA Draft Odds: Ionescu Locked in at No. 1, But Who’s Going Next?

There is virtually no doubt that the New York Liberty will draft Oregon guard Sabrina Ionescu with the first pick of the WNBA Draft on Friday night. But the second pick and beyond should provide some drama when teams announce the names of the players they want on their rosters. […]

Chris Paul will be among the NBA and WNBA stars playing in the NBA HORSE Challenge starting on Sunday, April 12. (Image: Michael Wyke/AP)

Field of Eight NBA, WNBA Players Set for Televised HORSE Challenge

Eight current and former NBA and WNBA players will take part in a classic basketball competition from the safety of their homes when ESPN broadcasts the NBA HORSE Challenge beginning on Sunday, April 12. The tournament will benefit charity, with State Farm donating more than $200,000 to coronavirus response efforts […]

The WNBA has indefinitely postponed its 2020 season, though its “virtual draft” is still on for April 17. (Image: Brad Mills/USA Today Sports)

WNBA Delaying Training Camps, Start of Regular Season

WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert announced Friday that the league is pushing back the start of its 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic. While the league is delaying most activities, the WNBA will still hold its draft on April 17, though it will use a virtual format with players participating […]

Breanna Stewart signed a new contract with the Seattle Storm, but will also continue to play overseas in Europe. (Image: Ethan Miller/Getty)

Breanna Stewart, Brittney Griner Sign New Deals in Hectic WNBA Offseason

WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Breanna Stewart each signed new contracts with their respective teams this week, part of one of the busiest offseason periods in league history. Stewart re-signed with the Seattle Storm on Thursday, rejoining the team after missing a season due to a ruptured Achilles tendon suffered […]

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Englebert is "making a big bet on women" with new contract proposal. (Image: Ethan Miller/Getty)

New WNBA Contract Could Triple Maximum Player Salary (VIDEO)

A proposed contract between the WNBA and its players’ union could boost the maximum player salary to more than $500,000 per season. The eight-year deal, which has yet to be ratified by either side, will give more to players, but will also ask them to do more. Cathy Engelbert was […]

The Washington Mystics won their first title on Thursday night after defeating the Connecticut Sun in Game 5 of the WNBA Finals. (Image: Ethan Miller/Getty)

Washington Mystics Defeat Connecticut Sun to Win 2019 WNBA Title

Emma Meesseman scored 22 points while Elena Delle Donne added 21 to lead the Washington Mystics to an 89-78 victory over the Connecticut Sun in the decisive Game 5 of the WNBA Finals. The victory gave Washington its first WNBA championship, while denying Connecticut its first league title. Mystics Stars […]

Jonquel Jones (center) helped lead the Connecticut Sun past the Washington Mystics in Game 4 of the WNBA Finals. (Image: Getty)

Connecticut Sun Hold Off Mystics to Force Deciding Game 5 in WNBA Finals

The WNBA Finals will come down to a one-game, winner-takes-all contest on Thursday, as the Connecticut Sun held off the rallying Washington Mystics to win Game 4 by a 90-86 score. Five Connecticut players scored in double figures on the evening, led by Jonquel Jones, who put up 18 points […]

Elena Delle Donne scored points to lead the Washington Mystics past the Connecticut Sun in Game 1 of the 2019 WNBA Finals. (Image: Patrick Semansky/AP)

Washington Mystics Hold Off Connecticut Sun, Win Game 1 of WNBA Finals

Elena Delle Donne scored 22 points, and Ariel Atkins added 21, as the Washington Mystics defeated the Connecticut Sun, 95-86, in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals. Courtney Williams led the Sun with 26 points, going 9-for-19 from the floor in a losing effort. Delle Donne Stops Connecticut Rallies For […]

Jonquel Jones (player with ball) scored 27 points to lead the Connecticut Sun to a Game 2 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in the WNBA semifinals. (Image: Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty)

Mystics, Sun Win Again to Take 2-0 Leads in WNBA Semifinal Series

The Washington Mystics and the Connecticut Sun are each one game away from reaching the WNBA Finals, as the league’s top two teams won again on Thursday to take 2-0 leads in their respective semifinal series. The Mystics powered past the Las Vegas Aces 103-91, while the Sun scored a […]

Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics earned her second WNBA MVP award for her play in 2019. (Image: David Joles/AP)

Washington Mystics Forward Elena Delle Donne Wins Second WNBA MVP Award

Elena Delle Donne was overwhelmingly voted as the Most Valuable Player in the WNBA for the 2019 season, earning 41 of 43 possible first place votes after a dominant season with the Washington Mystics. This is the second time that Delle Donne has won the WNBA MVP award, having also […]