Tag Archive | Napheesa Collier

2023 WNBA Regular Season Schedule Announced

The WNBA recently released its game schedule for the 2023 regular season, which will begin on Friday, May 19 and feature a record-high 40 games per team.  All 12 teams will be in action during the opening weekend of the league’s 27th regular season as part of WNBA Tip-Off 2023 presented by CarMax.  The regular season will conclude […]

Washington Mystics Center Shakira Austin Named to WNBA All-Rookie Team

Shakira Austin during one of the Washington Mystics practice session. Photo by: Stacy Podelski/1495Sports The Women’s National Basketball Association announced recently that Washington Mystics center Shakira Austin has been named to the 2022 WNBA All-Rookie Team. She is the 6th Mystics player to be named to the WNBA All-Rookie Team and the first since Ariel Atkins (2018). The […]

New York Liberty fall to Minnesota Lynx, 74-66

1495Sports is proud to bring the following New York Liberty Post Game Press Conference. This video is after the teams 74-66 loss to the Minnesota Lynx in Minnesota. Featuring thoughts from Head Coach Walt Hopkins, to go along with stars of the game Sabrina Ionescu, Michaela Onyenwere and Natasha Howard On Tuesday night, the New […]

Survey Says: Las Vegas Aces to Win WNBA Championship

The Las Vegas Aces were picked to win the WNBA championship and the Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart was selected as the favorite for the WNBA Most Valuable Player Award, according to the 2021 WNBA.com GM Survey.  In the 18th edition of the poll, the WNBA’s 12 general managers assessed the league’s best teams, players, coaches, offseason […]

WNBA’s 25th Regular Season Starts on May 14

The WNBA most recently released its 2021 regular season game schedule with the league tipping off its landmark 25th season on Friday, May 14 with a weekend of action featuring all 12 teams. The league will unveil its complete television schedule in the upcoming weeks. On the heels of the launch of the WNBA’s season-long 25th anniversary campaign, Count It , and […]

Katie Lou Samuelson Added to USA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Team

Katie Lou Samuelson (Seattle Storm/Connecticut/ Huntington Beach, Calif.) was named to the four-member USA Women’s 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Team, which will compete for an Olympic berth at the FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament May 26-30 in Austria. The top three teams at the FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament will earn a berth into the Tokyo […]

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 […]