• Sun aim to improve playoff spot, clash with Sparks

    The Connecticut Sun look to stay in the hunt for a top-two seed in the WNBA playoffs on Thursday when they play the second of two games in Los Angeles against the Sparks. Connecticut (23-11) remained a game behind Las Vegas for the league’s No. 2 spot with a 97-71 rout of Los Angeles on […]

  • Sky meet Aces looking to clinch No. 1 seed

    The Chicago Sky will attempt to clinch the top seed for the WNBA postseason when they visit the second-place Las Vegas Aces on Thursday night. The defending champion Sky (25-9) lead the Aces (24-10) by one game with two left to play. The race tightened up Tuesday when the Sky lost 111-100 to the Seattle […]

  • Mystics sign G Jazmine Jones

    The Washington Mystics signed guard Jazmine Jones on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed for Jones, who averaged just 0.9 points and 6.3 minutes in seven games off the bench with the Connecticut Sun this season. She last played for the Sun on July 19. Jones, 25, was claimed by the Indiana Fever […]

  • Trial over Kobe Bryant crash photos begins

    A trial begins Wednesday in Los Angeles in Vanessa Bryant’s invasion of privacy lawsuit regarding photos of her late husband Kobe Bryant’s fatal helicopter crash. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in September 2020 seeks undisclosed damages and claims that members of the Los Angeles County sheriff’s and fire departments shared gruesome images of […]

  • Wings G Arike Ogunbowale sidelined after procedure

    Dallas Wings star Arike Ogunbowale will miss the remainder of the regular season and the first round of the WNBA playoffs after undergoing iliac crest core muscle avulsion repair, the team announced Tuesday. The Wings said Ogunbowale underwent the abdominal procedure on Tuesday in Philadelphia. The team said updates would be provided “at the appropriate […]

  • Everyone contributes as Sun pound Sparks

    Jonquel Jones’ 21 points led five Connecticut scorers in double figures, and the Sun rolled past the host Los Angeles Sparks 97-71 on Tuesday. The Sun (23-11) set the tone early, with seven players making at least one field goal through the first quarter. Nine Connecticut players finished the night with multiple made field goals, […]

  • A’ja Wilson helps Aces subdue Dream

    A’ja Wilson had 24 points and 14 rebounds as the host Las Vegas Aces defeated the Atlanta Dream 97-90 on Tuesday night. Kelsey Plum added 22 points and eight assists, Chelsea Gray scored 22 and Jackie Young had 20 as the Aces (24-10) kept alive their chances of catching the Chicago Sky for the No. […]

  • Storm have record night in win over Sky

    Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and the Seattle Storm tied a franchise record for points and set a WNBA record for assists in a 111-100 victory over the host Chicago Sky on Tuesday night. The victory for the Storm (21-13) could be key for playoff positioning as the regular season winds down. With just two […]

  • Marina Mabrey scores Wings past Liberty, into the playoffs

    The Wings (17-16) can assure themselves of sixth place in the league if they beat New York when the teams play again on Wednesday in Arlington. 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 […]

  • NBA players need vaccine to play in Canada in ’22-23

    Players who fail to meet Canada’s vaccine requirements will not be paid for the games they miss. Teams must also report those players as, “Out — Health and Safety Protocols,” per a memo that was distributed by the league, as reported by ESPN. NBA teams were informed Monday by the league that players must have […]

  • NBA Atlanta Hawks sign G Trent Forrest to 2-way contract

    Forrest, 24, has averaged 3.1 points in 90 career games (six starts) for the Utah Jazz (2020-22). The Atlanta Hawks signed free agent guard Trent Forrest to a two-way contract on Monday. Terms were not released. The Jazz signed Forrest as an undrafted free agent prior to the 2020-21 season. –Field Level Media

  • Seattle Storm look to regain against first-place Sky

    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 contests. Both teams have three regular-season games remaining. In a matchup of two playoff-bound teams, one on a hot streak and one enduring a lull, the Seattle Storm will pay a […]

  • Atlanta Dream face Aces clinging to a playoff

    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. 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 […]

  • Lynx keeping playoff dreams alive

    Moriah Jefferson added 18 points and six assists as the Lynx (13-20) kept their playoff hopes alive. Rachel Banham scored 12 points for Minnesota. Kayla McBride recorded 20 points and six assists to help the Minnesota Lynx register a crucial 81-71 victory over the visiting Atlanta Dream on Sunday night. Rhyne Howard and Aari McDonald […]

  • Los Angeles Sparks players sleep in airport after flight

    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 […]

  • Los Angeles Sparks open season ending homestand vs. 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 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. The Sparks won […]

  • NBA Kevin Durant reported ultimatum: Choose me or coach

    It was well-documented that Durant requested a trade at the end of June. The reasons were unknown until now – Durant doesn’t believe in the direction of the club in the hands of Marks and Nash, per the report. Megastar Kevin Durant issued an ultimatum to the Brooklyn Nets – choose between me or coach […]

  • Lynx keeping playoff dreams alive over Atlanta Dream

    Kayla McBride recorded 20 points and six assists to help the Minnesota Lynx register a crucial 81-71 victory over the visiting Atlanta Dream on Sunday night. Moriah Jefferson added 18 points and six assists as the Lynx (13-20) kept their playoff hopes alive. Rachel Banham scored 12 points for Minnesota. Rhyne Howard and Aari McDonald […]

  • Wings can clinch playoff berth with win over Liberty

    The Dallas Wings will bring a league-best four-game winning streak into play when they host the New York Liberty on Monday in a key late-season game in Arlington, Texas. The contest is the first of two between the teams over a three-day period, which will have plenty to say about both squads’ postseason chances. The […]

  • Aces top Storm, spoil Sue Bird’s final regular-season home game

    A’ja Wilson scored 29 points to lift the visiting Las Vegas Aces to an 89-81 victory over the Seattle Storm on Sunday in Sue Bird’s final regular-season home game. Wilson made 13 of 24 shots from the floor and added six rebounds to help the Aces (23-10) avert their first three-game losing skid of the […]

  • Brittney Sykes, Sparks pick up pivotal win over Mystics

    Brittney Sykes scored a game-high 21 points on Sunday and the Los Angeles Sparks kept their WNBA playoff hopes alive with a 79-76 win over the host Washington Mystics. Sykes converted a driving layup with 39.7 seconds left for a 77-74 lead and teammate Olivia Nelson-Ododa made a pair of foul shots with 4.4 seconds […]

  • Lynx F Napheesa Collier returns to court after recently giving birth

    Minnesota Lynx forward Napheesa Collier is listed as probable for Sunday’s game against the visiting Atlanta Dream, just 10 1/2 weeks after giving birth to daughter Mila. The Athletic reported Collier will start the game in Minneapolis and be on a minutes restriction. Collier, 25, returned to practice last month and expressed an interest in […]

  • Sky hold on to complete season sweep of Sun

    Emma Meesseman buried a 3-pointer with 28 seconds left to put Chicago up by three and carry the Sky to a thrilling 94-91 victory over the visiting Connecticut Sun on Sunday afternoon. Meesseman finished with 15 points, and the Sky survived a frantic finish to win its franchise-record 25th game of the year and complete […]

  • Diamond DeShields’ season-high 25 points leads Mercury over Liberty

    Diamond DeShields scored a season-high 25 points as the host Phoenix Mercury ended a three-game losing streak and strengthened their playoff hopes with a 76-62 victory over the New York Liberty on Saturday night. Shey Peddy added 20 points and Sophie Cunningham scored 18 as the Mercury (14-19) overcame the absence of star guard Diana […]

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