WNBA

Washington Wizards, Mystics and Stackwell Announce Partnership to Promote Financial Empowerment, Investment Education and Market Participation for the Black Community Across D.C., Maryland and Virginia

The Washington Wizards and Washington Mystics, with their ownership group Monumental Sports & Entertainment, are partnering with Stackwell, the digital investment platform created to eliminate the racial wealth gap, to bring financial wellness and investment education programming and other economic support to the Black community throughout the D.C., Maryland and Virginia (DMV) area. Stackwell, the Wizards […]

New York Liberty Guard Sabrina Ionescu Voted to 2022 All-WNBA Second Team

 The WNBA announced recently that New York Liberty guard Sabrina Ionescu has been voted to the 2022 All-WNBA Second Team, becoming the eighth player in Liberty franchise history to earn a Second Team selection. Ionescu’s 2022 All-WNBA Second Team honor caps off her historic third-year campaign, where she also earned a spot on the Associated […]

1495 Sports TV: Washington Mystics Head Coach Mike Thibault Press Conference ~9/7

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following video featuring Washington Mystics General Manager and Head Coach Mike Thibault from 9/7. In the video Coach Thibault shares his thoughts about the teams season, what he is hoping to accomplish with the upcoming season and more. For more information on the Washington Mystics fans are encouraged […]

FanDuel Group and WNBA Announce Multiyear Partnership Renewal

 The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and FanDuel announced a multiyear partnership extension recently, making FanDuel an Official Sportsbook Partner and Official Daily Fantasy Partner of the WNBA. The extension arrives five years after FanDuel initially partnered with the WNBA, which marked the company’s first partnership with a women’s professional sports league and the first […]

Connecticut Sun Brionna Jones Named 2022 Kia WNBA Sixth Player of the Year

Connecticut Sun forward Brionna Jones has been named the 2022 Kia WNBA Sixth Player of the Year, the WNBA announced recently.  She has earned the honor as the league’s top reserve for the first time. Jones received 53 of 56 votes from a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.  Chicago Sky forward/center Azurá Stevens (two) […]

Ariel Atkins and Natasha Cloud Named to WNBA All-Defensive First Team

Ariel Atkins and Natasha Cloud in action for the Washington Mystics. Photo by: Stacy Podelski/1495Sports The Women’s National Basketball Association announced recently that Washington Mystics guards Ariel Atkins and Natasha Cloud have been named to the WNBA All-Defensive First Team. This is Atkins’ fifth consecutive All-Defensive honor (2018-2022), and it marks her first All-Defensive First Team honor. This season’s […]

Las Vegas Aces Jackie Young named 2022 Most Improved Player

Las Vegas Aces guard Jackie Young has been named the 2022 Kia WNBA Most Improved Player, the WNBA announced recently. Young is the first player in Aces franchise history to win the award. Young received 32 of 56 votes from a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.  New York Liberty guard Sabrina Ionescu finished in […]