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Seattle’s Hughes, Phoenix’s Brondello Earns Spots as Head Coaches for Verizon WNBA All-Star 2018

Seattle Storm head coach Dan Hughes and Phoenix Mercury head coach Sandy Brondello have earned spots as the head coaches for Verizon WNBA All-Star 2018.  Hughes and Brondello will be joined on the bench by their respective coaching staffs at the 15thWNBA All-Star Game, which will take place on Saturday, July 28 at Target Center […]

Washington Delle Donne, Las Vegas’ Wilson Named WNBA Players of the Week

Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics and A’ja Wilson of the Las Vegas Aces were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week on July 9, respectively, for games played July 2-8.   Delle Donne averaged an East-leading 20.3 points, tied for ninth in the conference in rebounds (5.7 rpg) and […]

Minnesota’s Maya More and Washington’s Elena Delle Donne lead after first returns of WNBA All-Star Voting 2018 Presented by Verizon

Former WNBA MVPs Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx and Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics are the leading vote-getters after the first fan returns of WNBA All-Star Voting 2018 presented by Verizon. The first 15 days of fan voting generated 37 percent more votes (489,583) than the same period in 2017 (357,882). The […]

Washington Elena Delle Donne, Phoenix’s Diana 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 in June.  Each player earned Player of the Month honors for the third time since the award was instituted in 2010.   Washington posted […]

Las Vegas Aces A’ja Wilson Named WNBA Rookie of the Month

Las Vegas Aces center A’ja Wilson today was named the WNBA Rookie of the Month for games played in June.   The No. 1 overall pick in WNBA Draft 2018 presented by State Farm led all rookies in scoring (21.1 ppg), rebounding (9.5 rpg), field goal percentage (45.2), blocked shots (1.62 bpg) and minutes (32.0 […]

Phoenix Mercury Sandy Brondello Named WNBA Coach of the Month

The Phoenix Mercury’s Sandy Brondello today was named the WNBA Coach of the Month for games played in June.   Brondello guided the WNBA-leading Mercury to a league-best 11-2 mark in June as Phoenix finished the month with a 13-5 record.  Phoenix went 8-1 on the road and 3-1 at home for the month.   […]

Washington’s Elena Delle Donne and Minnesota’s Maya Moore Named WNBA Players of the Week

Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics and Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played June 25 to July 1.   Delle Donne was selected Player of the Week for the 14th time in her six seasons.  She averaged […]