Tag Archive | Courtney Vandersloot

Chicago’s James Wade Named 2019 WNBA Coach of the Year

Chicago Sky head coach James Wade has been named the 2019 WNBA Coach of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  Wade becomes the first Chicago coach to earn the honor in the franchise’s 14-year history.   Wade received 27 votes from a national panel of 43 sportswriters and broadcasters.  Mike Thibault of the Washington Mystics […]

Phoenix’s Griner, Connecticut’s Jones and Chicago Vandersloot Earn 2019 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner, Connecticut Sun forward/center Jonquel Jones and Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot have won the 2019 WNBA Peak Performer Awards in scoring, rebounding and assists, respectively, the WNBA announced today.  Griner, Jones and Vandersloot all earned the same awards in the 2017 season.   The WNBA presents the Peak Performer Awards […]

Liberty Drop Hard-Fought Game in Chicago, 101-92

The New York Liberty met the Chicago Sky for the third and final time in the 2019 regular season. Despite leading by as many as ten points, the Liberty ultimately fell to the Sky, 101-92.   New York started the game hot, shooting 56.8% from the field in the first half. The team finished the […]

Seven-Time Selections Charles, Dupree Highlight Reserves For AT&T WNBA All-Star 2019

The New York Liberty’s Tina Charles and the Indiana Fever’s Candice Dupree lead the list of 12 players – six guards and six frontcourt players from across the WNBA – who will serve as reserves in AT&T WNBA All-Star 2019.    The reserves were selected by the league’s head coaches, who voted for three guards, five frontcourt players and four […]

MVP Stewart Unanimously Selected to 2018 All-WNBA First Team

WNBA Most Valuable Player Breanna Stewart of the Seattle Storm was unanimously selected to the 2018 All-WNBA First Team, the WNBA announced today.  The 6-4 forward was the only player named to the First Team on all 39 ballots in voting by a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.   Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi was […]

Seattle’s Natasha Howard Named 2018 WNBA Most Improved Player

Seattle Storm forward Natasha Howard has been named the 2018 WNBA Most Improved Player, the WNBA announced today. The five-year veteran is the first Storm player to earn the honor, which was first presented in 2000. Howard received 29 of 39 votes from a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. Washington Mystics guard Natasha Cloud […]

Seattle’s Sue Bird Wins 2018 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird has been named the 2018 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award recipient, the WNBA announced today. This marks the third such honor for Bird, who won the award in 2017 and shared it with Ruth Riley in 2011. The Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award is presented each season to a player who exemplifies […]