Tag Archive | Jasmine Thomas

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 […]

Atlantas’ Hayes, Los Angeles Parker Named WNBA Players of the Week

Tiffany Hayes of the Atlanta Dream and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week on August 6, respectively, for games played July 30-Aug. 5.   Hayes was selected Player of the Week for the third time this season and the third time in […]

Shavonte Zellous and Liberty Stun Sun at Buzzer, 79-76

After falling at the buzzer against the Connecticut Sun earlier this season, the New York Liberty used a crucial defensive stop and a Shavonte Zellous triple with time expiring to secure a 79-76 victory at Mohegan Sun Arena on Wednesday afternoon.   The Liberty (6-14) trailed by three with under 30 seconds to play before […]

New York Liberty Travel to Connecticut for Matinee Matchup

The New York Liberty (5-14) never held a lead against the Dallas Wings on Sunday, falling at home, 97-87. They will look for more success on Wednesday against their conference rival, the Connecticut Sun (10-9). QUICK HITS Tina Charles’ 20.1 points per game rank six in the league (as of 7/10), and she is one […]

Washington’s Dell Donne, Seattle’s Stewart Named WNBA Players of the Week

Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics and Breanna Stewart of the Seattle Storm today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played June 11-17.   Delle Donne was selected Player of the Week for the 13th time in her six seasons.  She averaged a WNBA-high 27.0 […]

Atlanta’s Hays, Phoenix’s Griner named WNBA Players of the Week

Tiffany Hayes of the Atlanta Dream and Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played June 4-10.   Hayes was selected Player of the Week for the first time in her seven seasons.  Behind Hayes, Atlanta went 3-0 last week […]

New York Liberty Looks To Bounce Back Versus Sun on Thursday

After dropping a hard-fought battle to Phoenix at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, the New York Liberty(2-3)  look to bounce back at Westchester County Center against the league-leading Connecticut Sun (5-1) . The Sun are coming off of a close loss as well, their first of the season. QUICK HITS Tina Charles leads the league […]