Tag Archive | Atlanta Dream

USA defeats Louisville 94-54

The USA Women’s National Team (14-1) wrapped up its winter 2020 college series with a 97-54 victory over No. 5-ranked University of Louisville in an exhibition game on Sunday afternoon at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Featuring a balanced scoring attack that saw 11 of the USA’s 12 active players score, Sylvia Fowles […]

2020 WNBA Season to Feature Inaugral Commissioner’s Cup and more Excitment for Fans

The 2020 WNBA season will feature the first-ever Commissioner’s Cup tournament, an expanded schedule with 36 games per team and an increase in nationally televised games on ABC.  The league’s 24th regular season tips off on Friday, May 15, 2020 and concludes on Sunday, Sept. 20.   “We are incredibly excited to introduce a first-of-its-kind […]

USA Women’s National Team Rosters Announced for January, February Contests

The USA Basketball Women’s National Team’s next two games against collegiate opponents, Jan. 27 at the University of Connecticut at 7 p.m. EST on ESPN2 and Feb. 2 at the University of Louisville at 2 p.m. EST on ESPN, will mark a homecoming for five athletes who will play against their former college teams. Returning […]

Los Angeles’ Nneka Ogwumike has been named the recipient of the 2019 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award

Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike has been named the recipient of the 2019 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award, the WNBA announced today.   The Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award is presented each season to a player who exemplifies the ideals of sportsmanship on the court, including ethical behavior, fair play and integrity.  The award is named […]

Seattle’s Natasha Howard Named 2019 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year

Seattle Storm forward Natasha Howard has been named the 2019 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  Howard has earned the honor for the first time and become the second winner for the Storm, joining Lauren Jackson (2007).   Howard received 33 votes from a national panel of 43 sportswriters and broadcasters.  […]

Liberty Top Dream in Season Finale, 71-63

For the final game of the 2019 season, the New York Liberty traveled to Atlanta to face the Dream. New York defeated Atlanta, 71-63, ending a six-game skid.   In the balanced scoring effort for the Liberty, Tina Charles led with 14 points on 6-of-11 shooting from the field. She added eight rebounds and a […]

Liberty Maintain Lead to Defeat Fever, 82-76

The New York Liberty returned to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to complete its three-game road trip in Indianapolis against the Fever. New York defeated the Fever, snapping an eight-game losing streak in an 82-76 decision.   Leading the Liberty, Tina Charles scored 23 points on 40% (10-25) shooting from the field.   A 6-0 run by […]