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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 […]

Survey Says: Las Vegas Aces to Win WNBA Championship

The Las Vegas Aces were picked to win the WNBA championship and the Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart was selected as the favorite for the WNBA Most Valuable Player Award, according to the 2021 WNBA.com GM Survey.  In the 18th edition of the poll, the WNBA’s 12 general managers assessed the league’s best teams, players, coaches, offseason […]

Dallas Wings Selects Charli Collier with First Overall Pick

Two-time All-American Charli Collier of Texas tonight was  selected by the Dallas Wings with the first overall pick of WNBA Draft 2021 presented by State  Farm®, which was held virtually for a second year in a row in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.  A finalist for the Lisa Leslie Award as the nation’s top center, […]

Six Additional NCAA Players Opt-In for 2021 WNBA Draft

The WNBA announced that an additional six players from Colleges and Universities have formally filed for inclusion as candidates for the 2021 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm®, scheduled for April 15 (ESPN, 7 p.m. ET).  Additionally, one player has rescinded her prior decision to opt-in for the draft.   Today’s moves bring the total number […]