Tag Archive | Brittney Griner

Liberty continue to Improve but Fall to Mercury

VIDEO: Head Coach Walt Hopkins along with stars Layshia Clarendon and Kia Nurse share these thoughts after the team’s loss to the Phoenix Mercury The New York Liberty continue to improve on the floor as the 2020 WNBA Season progresses, but in the latest of results fell to the Phoenix Mercury 96-66 in WNBA action […]

Liberty Now Shift Their Focus in tough test Against the Mercury

  There have been some major improvements for the New York Liberty (0-3) but now they will take on one of the toughest teams in the WNBA on Sunday in the Phoenix Mercury (1-2) it will be interesting to see how the team will respond and what adjustments Head Coach Walt Hopkins will make to […]

WNBA’s 2020 Regular Season Starts July 25 With Opening Weekend Dedicated to Black Lives Matter Movement

On Saturday, July 25, the WNBA will tip off with back-to-back days of national triple-header telecasts across ABC, ESPN, and CBS Sports Network. The spotlight will be focused on the league’s brightest stars as they bring women’s basketball back with an opening weekend dedicated to the Black Lives Matter movement. During the opening weekend, when […]

USA Sprints Past Mozambique for 124-49 Victory

Jumping out to a 36-10 lead at the end of the first period, the 2020 USA Basketball Women’s National Team (2-0, 16-1) controlled the game from start to finish in a 124-49 victory over Mozambique (0-2) at the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament on Saturday night in Belgrade, Serbia. The USA closes play against Nigeria (1-1) […]

USA Women’s National Team Downs Serbia 88- 69

Recording 33 assists and 48 points off of its bench, the 2020 USA Basketball Women’s National Team (1-0, 15-1) defeated 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Serbia (0-1) 88-69 on Thursday night in Belgrade, Serbia. “I feel like we’re going to get it rolling; we’re going to get it going,” said Brittney Griner (Phoenix Mercury/Baylor), who contributed […]

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 […]

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.  […]