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WNBA Draft Lottery 2022 Presented by State Farm Taking Place on December 19

WNBA Draft Lottery 2022 presented by State Farm® will be conducted on Sunday, Dec. 19, at 3 p.m. ET, the WNBA announced recently. ESPN will broadcast a 30-minute WNBA Draft Lottery special between games of its women’s college basketball doubleheader that afternoon featuring Baylor vs. Michigan and Louisville vs. Connecticut.  WNBA Head of League Operations Bethany […]

WNBA Approves New Playoff Format

The WNBA Board of Governors approved changes to the league’s playoff format and postseason seeding, effective with the 2022 season, the WNBA announced today.  The reconfigured postseason structure will include three rounds of series-play using a best-of 3-5-5 format.  Beginning with the WNBA’s 26th season, the eight teams with the highest winning percentages over a 36-game […]

Coinbase and WNBA Announce Partnership

Coinbase Global, Inc. (Coinbase) and the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) today announced a multiyear partnership that makes Coinbase the exclusive cryptocurrency platform partner of the league.  The global partnership is the first in the cryptocurrency category for the WNBA. As part of the partnership, Coinbase will become the presenting partner of the WNBA Commissioner’s Cup in-season competition […]

Los Angeles Sparks Amanda Zahui B Receives Season Long WNBA Community Assist Award

Los Angeles Sparks center Amanda Zahui B. earned the Season long WNBA Community Assist Award presented by State Farm in recognition of her dedication and commitment to health and wellness, women and girls empowerment and social justice.  Zahui B. was previously named the May WNBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by State Farm® recipient this season. Zahui […]

Diana Taurasi Voted by Fans as WNBA’s Greatest Player of All Time

 The WNBA announced recently that Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi has been voted by fans as the league’s greatest of all time (GOAT).  The “Vote for the GOAT” platform was part of the WNBA’s celebration of its landmark 25th season.   Taurasi was announced as the greatest player in WNBA history today prior to Game 1 […]

New York Liberty’s Michaela Onyenwere named 2021 Kia WNBA Rookie of the Year

The WNBA announced recently that New York Liberty forward Michaela Onyenwere has been selected as the 2021 Kia Rookie of the Year by a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. Onyenwere, named on 47 out of 49 ballots, is the Liberty’s first rookie to win the award. Liberty guard/forward DiDi Richards and Atlanta Dream guard Aari McDonald also […]

New York Liberty star DiDi Richards Named to WNBA’s All-Rookie Team

Most recently the Women’s National Basketball Association announced that New York Liberty guard/forward, DiDi Richards, has been selected to the 2021 All-Rookie Team in part of the league-wide postseason awards. Richards is now the seventh rookie in franchise history to receive the honor along with Rookie of the Year Michaela Onyenwere. “It’s an honor to […]