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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.  […]

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 […]

Washington’s Delle Done, Las Vegas’s Wilson Named Starters and Captians for WNBA AT&T All-Star 2019

The Washington Mystics’ Elena Delle Donne and the Las Vegas Aces’ A’ja Wilson lead the list of 10 players – four guards and six frontcourt players from across the WNBA  – who were selected by fans, current WNBA players and media to start in AT&T WNBA All-Star 2019.   AT&T WNBA All-Star 2019, featuring Team […]

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 […]

Conneticut’s Jonquel Jones Named WNBA 2018 Sixth Woman of the Year

Connecticut Sun forward Jonquel Jones today was named the 2018 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year, earning the honor as the league’s top reserve for the first time in her three-year career. Jones, who was voted last season as the 2017 WNBA Most Improved Player, becomes the first player to win both the Sixth Woman […]

Washington’s Delle Donne and Phoenix’s Taurasi Named WNBA Players of the Month

Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics and Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played from August 1 through the conclusion of the regular season on August 19.   For both Delle Donne and Taurasi, each of whom won […]