Tag Archive | Jessica Breland

Los Angeles’ Alana Beard Named 2018 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year

Los Angeles Sparks guard/forward Alana Beard has been named the 2018 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  Beard earned the honor for the second consecutive season, becoming the fifth player in league history to win the award in back-to-back seasons.   Beard received 16 votes from a national panel of 39 […]

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 Breland, Los Angeles’ Parker Named WNBA Players of the Week

Jessica Breland of the Atlanta Dream and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played July 9-15.   Breland earned Player of the Week honors for the first time in her seven-year career.  She led the Eastern Conference in […]

2018 WNBA.com GM Survey: Los Angeles Predicted to Win Championship

The Los Angeles Sparks were picked to win their fourth WNBA championship, while the Minnesota Lynx’s Maya Moore was selected as the favorite for WNBA Most Valuable Player, according to the 2018 WNBA.com GM Survey.  In the 16thannual poll, the WNBA’s 12 general managers assessed the league’s best teams, players, coaches, offseason moves and more. The complete results of […]