Tag Archive | Nneka Ogwumike

Liberty Show Grit in 93-78 loss to Sparks

VIDEO: New York Liberty Head Coach Walt Hopkins along with stars Layshia Clarendon and Jazmine Jones share these thoughts after the team’s 93-78 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks on 8/11 in WNBA action. The New York Liberty (1-7) showed grit and toughness but ultimately fell to the Los Angeles Sparks (5-3) by a final […]

WNBA and Twitter Renew Partnership to Stream Regular Season Games in 2020

The WNBA and Twitter today announced the schedule of 10 live regular-season WNBA games, which will be streamed on Twitter during the 2020 season as part of an extension of their partnership, marking the fourth consecutive year that the league’s games will be available on the platform. The games will be available via @WNBA. As […]

WNBA’s 2020 Regular Season Starts July 25 With Opening Weekend Dedicated to Black Lives Matter Movement

On Saturday, July 25, the WNBA will tip off with back-to-back days of national triple-header telecasts across ABC, ESPN, and CBS Sports Network. The spotlight will be focused on the league’s brightest stars as they bring women’s basketball back with an opening weekend dedicated to the Black Lives Matter movement. During the opening weekend, when […]

WNBA Announces A 2020 Season Dedicated to Social Justice With Games Honoring Black Lives Movement

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) today announced the launch of a new platform, The Justice Movement, and the creation of the WNBA/WNBPA Social Justice Council. The collaborative efforts of the League and the Players Association represent an unprecedented and bold new commitment to advancing social justice by […]

WNBA Announces Plan To Tip Off 2020 Season

After significant discussions with the league’s key stakeholders, including the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA), the WNBA today announced elements of plans to return to the court to begin the WNBA 2020 season. The league is finalizing a partnership that would make IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, the Official Home of the 2020 WNBA […]

USA Sprints Past Mozambique for 124-49 Victory

Jumping out to a 36-10 lead at the end of the first period, the 2020 USA Basketball Women’s National Team (2-0, 16-1) controlled the game from start to finish in a 124-49 victory over Mozambique (0-2) at the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament on Saturday night in Belgrade, Serbia. The USA closes play against Nigeria (1-1) […]

USA Women’s National Team to Train in Chicago, Take Part in NBA All-Star Weekend

A total of 15 athletes are slated to participate in a USA Women’s National Team three-day minicamp Feb. 14-16 in Chicago and participate in a variety of off-court activities during the NBA All-Star Weekend, including a USA open practice that follows the NBA All-Star Teams’ practices at Wintrust Arena on Feb. 15. Included on the […]