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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 […]

Career Nights for Han Xu and Marine Johannés Not Enough to Get Liberty Past Sun

The Connecticut Sun traveled to New York to face the Liberty for their final matchup of the season. In a back-and-forth match, Connecticut won, 94-84.   Marine Johannés led the Liberty in scoring with a career-high 21 points on 51.7% shooting from the field and 50% from beyond the arc (4-8).   In the first […]

2019 WNBA.Com GM Survey: Las Vegas Picked to Win Championship

The Las Vegas Aces were picked to win the WNBA championship and the Washington Mystics’ Elena Delle Donne was selected as the favorite for the WNBA Most Valuable Player Award, according to the 2019 WNBA.com GM Survey.  In the 17th annual poll, the WNBA’s 12 general managers assessed the league’s best teams, players, coaches, offseason moves […]

New York Falls Short to Connecticut in Preseason Finale, 98-79

The New York Liberty ended its 2019 preseason falling short to Connecticut, 98-79. Liberty Guard, Kia Nurse led all scoring with 25 points. Nurse ends this preseason second in overall scoring, averaging 17.3 points per game. Making her impact on the game, rookie Asia Durr added 14 points off the bench. New York will open […]

Atlanta’s Niki Colleen Named 2018 WNBA Coach of the Year

Atlanta Dream Head Coach Nicki Collen, who guided the team to the No. 2 seed in the 2018 WNBA Playoffs, has been named the WNBA Coach of the Year, the WNBA announced today. She becomes the second Atlanta coach to earn the honor, joining Marynell Meadors (2009). Collen received 37 votes from a national panel […]

Atlanta’s Collen Named WNBA Coach of the Month

The Atlanta Dream’s Nicki Collen today was named the WNBA Coach of the Month for games played in August.   Collen guided the East-leading Dream to a 7-1 mark in August, which tied the Connecticut Sun and the Washington Mystics for the league’s best record for the month.  Atlanta went 4-0 at home and 3-1 […]