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Indiana Fever Natalie Achonwa Earns Season Long WNBA Community Assist Award presented by State Farm

Indiana Fever center Natalie Achonwa has earned the Season long WNBA Community Assist Award presented by State Farm in recognition of her commitment and dedication to giving back to the community. Throughout the 2019 preseason and regular season, Achonwa was an integral part of the Fever’s community outreach. During the Fever’s 20th season, Achonwa helped […]

Washington Mystics Win First Championship led by Delle Done and Thibault

It was a first for Two-time WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne and a first for WNBA’s winningest coach Mike Thibault— They are the recipients of the 2019 WNBA Championship. With 21pts. and 9 Reb, Delle Donne fough through a herniated disk, the relentless offense and sharp shooting from Connecticut’s Jonquel Jones and Courtney Williams to […]

Minnestoa’s Napheesa Collier 2019 WNBA Rookie of the Year

Minnesota Lynx forward Napheesa Collier has been named the 2019 WNBA Rookie of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  She is the first Lynx player to earn the honor since Maya Moore in 2011.   Collier received 29 votes from a national panel of 43 sportswriters and broadcasters.  Dallas Wings guard Arike Ogunbowale received the […]

Los Angeles’ Nneka Ogwumike has been named the recipient of the 2019 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award

Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike has been named the recipient of the 2019 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award, the WNBA announced today.   The Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award is presented each season to a player who exemplifies the ideals of sportsmanship on the court, including ethical behavior, fair play and integrity.  The award is named […]

Las Vegas’ Dearica Hamby Named 2019 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year

Las Vegas Aces forward Dearica Hamby has been named the 2019 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  The five-year veteran has earned the award as the league’s top reserve for the first time.   Hamby will receive her award today before the Aces host the Chicago Sky in the second round […]

Chicago’s James Wade Named 2019 WNBA Coach of the Year

Chicago Sky head coach James Wade has been named the 2019 WNBA Coach of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  Wade becomes the first Chicago coach to earn the honor in the franchise’s 14-year history.   Wade received 27 votes from a national panel of 43 sportswriters and broadcasters.  Mike Thibault of the Washington Mystics […]

Seattle’s Natasha Howard Named 2019 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year

Seattle Storm forward Natasha Howard has been named the 2019 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  Howard has earned the honor for the first time and become the second winner for the Storm, joining Lauren Jackson (2007).   Howard received 33 votes from a national panel of 43 sportswriters and broadcasters.  […]