• Aces clinch No. 1 seed in WNBA playoffs

    On the final day of the regular season, the Las Vegas Aces earned the No. 1 seed in the WNBA playoffs with their 109-100 victory over the visiting Seattle Storm on Sunday. The Aces finished the season 26-10, and regardless of what their chief rivals, the Chicago Sky, do later Sunday afternoon, Las Vegas owns […]

  • Chelsea Gray helps Aces beat Storm, clinch top playoff seed

    Chelsea Gray scored a career-high 33 points and dished out nine assists Sunday as the host Las Vegas Aces outscored the Seattle Storm 109-100 to clinch the No. 1 seed for the upcoming WNBA playoffs. A’ja Wilson added 25 points and 10 rebounds for the Aces (26-10), while Kelsey Plum chipped in 23 points and […]

  • Mystics end Fever’s season by delivering 18th straight defeat

    Elena Delle Donne scored 22 points and the Washington Mystics built momentum for the playoffs by trouncing the visiting Indiana Fever 95-83 in Sunday afternoon’s regular-season finale. The Mystics (22-14) will be the No. 5 seed for the WNBA playoffs. They open against fourth-seeded Seattle on Thursday night and will play another road game against […]

  • Liberty lock up playoff berth with win vs. Dream

    Natasha Howard scored 12 of her 18 points in the second half as the host New York Liberty clinched a playoff berth with an 87-83 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Sunday afternoon in Brooklyn. Marine Johannes drained a career-high six 3-pointers to finish with 18 points off the bench for the Liberty (16-20), who […]

  • Sylvia Fowles’ career ends as Lynx are eliminated by Sun

    Sylvia Fowles ended her illustrious career by totaling 10 points and 12 rebounds as the Minnesota Lynx were eliminated from the postseason with a 90-83 loss to the host Connecticut Sun on Sunday afternoon in Uncasville, Conn. Minnesota (14-22) needed to win and also receive outside help. A win in conjunction with losses by New […]

  • Wings face Sparks in final tuneup before playoffs

    The Los Angeles Sparks complete a disappointing campaign when they host the Dallas Wings on Sunday. The Sparks (13-22) have dropped eight of their past nine games and were eliminated from the playoff race Thursday when they were walloped 93-69 by the visiting Connecticut Sun. Two nights earlier, the Sun routed Los Angeles 97-71. The […]

  • Aces aim to secure top seed in finale vs. Storm

    It is a straight-forward task for the Las Vegas Aces: Win and lock up home-court advantage for the WNBA postseason. The Aces (25-10) can seal the top seed for the start of the playoffs should they defeat the visiting Seattle Storm (22-13) on Sunday afternoon. Las Vegas gave itself that chance by posting an 89-78 […]

  • Mercury playoff hopes face tall task in finale vs. Sky

    The Chicago Sky are in the WNBA playoffs and the Mercury can join them with a victory in the teams’ regular-season finale on Sunday in Phoenix. The defending champion Sky (25-10) currently reside in second place, however they could elevate to the No. 1 seed with a win and a Las Vegas Aces’ loss to […]

  • Mystics look to put final nail in Fever’s long season

    The Washington Mystics have reached the end of the regular season with plenty of reasons to be thankful even though they must begin the playoffs on the road. The regular season comes to a close Sunday afternoon against the Indiana Fever in Washington with standout forward Elena Delle Donne seeming to be in ideal form. […]

  • Playoffs at stake as Sylvia Fowles and Lynx visit Sun

    The Minnesota Lynx must beat the Connecticut Sun and get some help in order to extend the illustrious career of center Sylvia Fowles. An eight-time All-Star and former league MVP, Fowles will play her final regular season game on Sunday afternoon against the Sun in Uncasville, Conn. A win by the Lynx would be followed […]

  • Liberty looking to clinch playoff spot with win vs. Dream

    The New York Liberty find themselves clinging to a postseason spot after winning the opener of their home-and-home series against the Atlanta Dream. The Liberty (15-20) can punch their ticket to the playoffs for the second straight year and knock out the Dream (14-21) on Sunday afternoon when the teams conclude their regular-season schedules in […]

  • Report: Warriors to host Lakers on NBA opening night

    The NBA regular season will open Oct. 18 in San Francisco, with the champion Golden State Warriors hosting the Los Angeles Lakers and receiving their rings before the game, The Athletic reported Saturday. The full NBA schedule for the 2022-23 season is expected to be released next week. The two teams met in their opening […]

  • Mercury cling to playoff position with win over Wings

    Diamond DeShields scored 24 points as the host Phoenix Mercury boosted their playoff hopes with an 86-74 victory over the Dallas Wings on Friday night. It was the sixth time this year that DeShields scored at least 20 points. Phoenix, which trailed by 10 points late in the second quarter, also got a big performance […]

  • Storm blitz Lynx, wrap up fourth place

    Tina Charles scored 23 points on Friday night and the Seattle Storm spoiled Sylvia Fowles’ final regular-season home game, walloping the Minnesota Lynx 96-69 in Minneapolis to clinch home-court advantage for the first round of the WNBA playoffs. Jewell Loyd added 21 for fourth-place Seattle (22-13), which will host the fifth-place Washington Mystics on Thursday […]

  • Liberty topple Dream, move into playoff position

    Crystal Dangerfield’s 18 points and Natasha Howard’s double-double of 14 points and 12 rebounds led the New York Liberty to an 80-70 win on Friday over the Atlanta Dream at College Park, Ga., in a game that had significant WNBA playoff implications. Atlanta (14-21) entered Friday in the final playoff spot as the No. 8 […]

  • Mystics hand Fever 17th straight loss

    Elena Delle Donne had 24 points as the Washington Mystics extended the Indiana Fever’s franchise-record losing streak to 17 games with their 82-70 victory on Friday night in Indianapolis. After totaling 13 points in her previous two games, Delle Donne scored 16 in the second half for the playoff-bound Mystics (21-14), who avoided a third […]

  • Mercury, Lynx meet with playoff spots dwindling

    The Phoenix Mercury will have to hold on to a WNBA playoff spot without Diana Taurasi. The Minnesota Lynx hope the arrival of Napheesa Collier provides the boost they need to inch closer to playoff positioning as they visit the Mercury on Wednesday night. The Mercury (14-19) announced Monday that Taurasi, an 18-year veteran who […]

  • Liberty, Wings continue scramble for playoff spot

    Postseason implications aplenty will be in play when the Dallas Wings host the New York Liberty on Wednesday for the second of a two-game, late-season miniseries between the teams in Arlington, Texas. The Wings (17-16) clinched a berth in the playoffs with an 86-77 win over New York on Monday and can assure themselves the […]

  • Marina Mabrey lifts Wings past Liberty, into the playoffs

    Marina Mabrey scored a career-high 31 points, 13 of them in the fourth quarter to spur a comeback, and the Dallas Wings defeated the New York Liberty 86-77 on Monday in Arlington, Texas, to clinch a playoff spot. The Wings (17-16) can assure themselves of sixth place in the league if they beat New York […]

  • Mercury’s Diana Taurasi (quad) out for rest of regular season

    Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi, the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer, is out for the remainder of the regular season due to a quad strain. Taurasi sustained the injury back on Aug. 2 during Phoenix’s 87-63 loss to the Connecticut Sun. Since then, she missed the Mercury’s past two games, and it was announced Monday that […]

  • Sparks open season-ending homestand vs. Sun

    The Los Angeles Sparks cling to playoff aspirations heading into a three-game homestand to conclude the regular season, beginning Tuesday against the visiting Connecticut Sun. Los Angeles (13-20) pulled out of a six-game losing streak on Sunday with a 79-76 win at Washington, salvaging the final date of a four-game road swing. The Sparks won […]

  • Dream face Aces clinging to a playoff spot

    The Las Vegas Aces are preparing themselves for a potentially deep run in the WNBA playoffs. The Atlanta Dream still have work to do to in order to reach the postseason as they visit the second-place Aces on Tuesday night. Coach Becky Hammon adjusted her starting lineup before the Aces (23-10) finished off an 89-81 […]

  • Storm look to regain form against first-place Sky

    In a matchup of two playoff-bound teams, one on a hot streak and one enduring a lull, the Seattle Storm will pay a visit to the Chicago Sky on Tuesday evening. The first-place Sky (25-8) have won 10 of their past 12 games, while the fourth-place Storm (20-13) have dropped five of their past eight […]

  • Sparks players sleep in airport after flight canceled

    Several players for the Los Angeles Sparks had to sleep in an airport Sunday night after their flight was canceled. The Sparks defeated the Mystics 79-76 in Washington, D.C., on Sunday afternoon. Their flight home was reportedly delayed, then canceled at 1 a.m. and finally rescheduled for 9 a.m. Monday. Seven-time All-Star Nneka Ogwumike shared […]

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