Women’s Basketball

2019 WNBA.Com GM Survey: Las Vegas Picked to Win Championship

The Las Vegas Aces were picked to win the WNBA championship and the Washington Mystics’ Elena Delle Donne was selected as the favorite for the WNBA Most Valuable Player Award, according to the 2019 WNBA.com GM Survey.  In the 17th annual poll, the WNBA’s 12 general managers assessed the league’s best teams, players, coaches, offseason moves […]

Nurse and Xu Lead Liberty To 89-71 Preseason Win over Chinese National Team in Brooklyn Debut

The New York Liberty’s first preseason win came on Thursday when they beat the Chinese National Team, 89-71 in their first game at Barclays Center. Kia Nurse and Han Xu led the team’s scoring with 19 points each. Tina Charles added 13 points in nearly 16 minutes of play, and Avery Warley-Talbert grabbed 8 rebounds. […]

Liberty Begin 2019 Preseason at Barclays Center Hosting The Chinese Women’s National

The first look at the 2019 New York Liberty team will come on Thursday, May 9 at 7 p.m. Eastern Time, when the Liberty host the Chinese Women’s National Team, also marking the first time the Liberty will play on its new home court at the Barclays Center. The Liberty’s Brooklyn debut, which will air […]

Teresa Weatherspoon To Be Inducted Into Naismith Memorial Hall Of Fame

 New York Liberty director of player and franchise development Teresa Weatherspoon will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, it was announced by the organization on Saturday. Weatherspoon will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at the group’s enshrinement weekend on September 5-7, 2019 in Springfield, Mass. She is joined in […]

AT&T and WNBA Announce Landmark Marquee Partnership

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) today announced a multiyear marquee partnership with AT&T, making the global communications and technology company the first non-apparel partner to have its logo featured on the front of all 12 team jerseys throughout the league.  The jerseys will officially debut during this week’s WNBA Draft presented by State Farm […]

Christin Hedgpeth has been promoted to WNBA Chief Operating Officer

The WNBA announced today that Christin Hedgpeth has been promoted to WNBA Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.  Hedgpeth had been serving as the league’s interim COO since October 2018 and will continue to oversee WNBA strategy, business development and marketing functions.  She will report directly to WNBA Interim President Mark Tatum. “Christy is an effective […]

USA Women’s World Cup Team Honored as USA Basketball Team of the Year

After winning the 2018 FIBA World Cup with a perfect 6-0 record, the USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team today was named the 2018 USA Basketball Team of the Year. The USA topped opponents by an average of 20.3 points per game from Sept. 22-30 in Tenerife, Spain, and the top finish qualified the USA […]