Women’s Basketball

New York Liberty Announce 2023 Schedule

The New York Liberty announced its 2023 regular season schedule, a 40-game slate, which marks the most games to date in both the Liberty’s and WNBA’s 27-year history. New York will open the season on the road against the Washington Mystics on Friday, May 19, followed by its home opener on Sunday, May 21 against […]

2023 WNBA Regular Season Schedule Announced

The WNBA recently released its game schedule for the 2023 regular season, which will begin on Friday, May 19 and feature a record-high 40 games per team.  All 12 teams will be in action during the opening weekend of the league’s 27th regular season as part of WNBA Tip-Off 2023 presented by CarMax.  The regular season will conclude […]

Washington Mystics Announce 2023 Schedule

The Women’s National Basketball Association announced the 2023 regular season schedule recently. The Washington Mystics will tip off the season at home on May 19 versus the New York Liberty at 7:00 p.m. During the 2023 season, WNBA teams will play an all-time high 40 games, an increase from the 36-game schedule.  The 2023 Mystics […]

 New York Liberty’s Betnijah Laney Earns Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award

New York Liberty guard/forward Betnijah Laney has earned the Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award for outstanding leadership and commitment to the community, the WNBA announced. The award, which is named in honor of WNBA legend and Hall of Famer Dawn Staley, was created to recognize a WNBA player who best exemplifies the characteristics of a […]

Washington Mystics Mike Thibault to Retire from Coaching

Mike Thibault in action with the Washington Mystics. Photo by: Stacy Podelski/1495Sports Mike Thibault has announced that he will retire from coaching the Washington Mystics. Thibault will continue as general manager and lead decision-maker pertaining to the team’s basketball operations. Eric Thibault has been named Washington’s head coach while Maria Giovannetti has been elevated to assistant general manager/senior vice president […]

Indiana Fever Wins Top Pick in 2023 WNBA Draft

The Indiana Fever recently won the 22nd annual WNBA Draft Lottery presented by State Farm® and earned the top pick in the 2023 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm to be held on Monday, April 10, 2023.   The Lottery results were revealed during a 30-minute WNBA Draft Lottery special on ESPN2 leading into its women’s college basketball […]

Washington Mystics to Pick Fourth in the 2023 WNBA Draft

 It was announced recently that the Washington Mystics received the fourth overall pick in the 2023 WNBA Draft. Washington acquired the Los Angeles Sparks’ 2023 draft pick from the Atlanta Dream in an April 2022 trade, after obtaining the right to swap its own 2023 first-round pick with Atlanta for Los Angeles’ first-round pick.  “Last […]