Tag Archive | Elizabeth Williams

Defense one of the keys for the Washington Mystics in 78-73 victory over Atlanta

It was a close one for the Washington Mystics, but ultimately the ladies were able to earn a 78-73 victory over the Atlanta Dream in WNBA Action on 5/20/2022. One of the keys to the team’s victory was that of the stellar defensive play by Alysha Clark, who had some big moments during the course […]

1495 Sports TV presents: Washington Mystics Practice Report 5/19/2022

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following Washington Mystics Practice Press Conference Video from 5/19/2022. This is prior to the team’s game vs the Atlanta Dream on Friday May 20, with the tip scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Video features thoughts from General Manager and Head Coach Mike Thibault, Elizabeth Williams and Tianna Hawkins: For […]

USA Women Draw Japan, France, Nigeria for Olympic Preliminary Round Play

FIBA conducted the draw for the Tokyo Olympics Women’s Basketball competition virtually Tuesday from its headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, and the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team has been drawn into Group A alongside host Japan, France and Nigeria for the July 26-Aug. 2 preliminary round. Rounding out the 12-team field are Canada, Serbia, South Korea […]

WNBA and Twitter Renew Partnership to Stream Regular Season Games in 2020

The WNBA and Twitter today announced the schedule of 10 live regular-season WNBA games, which will be streamed on Twitter during the 2020 season as part of an extension of their partnership, marking the fourth consecutive year that the league’s games will be available on the platform. The games will be available via @WNBA. As […]

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.  […]

Tina Charles Chosen As One of 16 Finalist For 2018 USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team

Featuring a stellar blend of veterans, who have won a combined 13 Olympic and 10 World Cup gold medals, and some of the top, young talent in the nation, 16 finalists have been selected for the 2018 USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team. The athletes were selected by the USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player […]