Tag Archive | Nneka Ogwumike

Rosters Set for Team Delle Donne vs Team Parker at Verizon All-Star 2018

The WNBA revealed on July 19 the team rosters for Verizon WNBA All-Star 2018, as selected by All-Star captains Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks in the inaugural WNBA All-Star Draft.  The results of the draft were announced tonight on ESPN2.   Delle Donne, the 2015 […]

22 Stars Set for Verizon WNBA All-Star 2018

The WNBA  revealed on July 17, the list of 22 players selected by fans, WNBA players and head coaches, and media for Verizon WNBA All-Star 2018.  Washington Mystics forward/guard Elena Delle Donne and Los Angeles Sparks forward/center Candace Parker will serve as team captains and draft the rosters for the 15th WNBA All-Star Game, which […]

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 […]

Preview: New York Liberty vs. Los Angeles Sparks

The New York Liberty (4-7)  dropped a hard-fought battle against the Las Vegas Aces on Friday, falling 88-78 on the road. Next up is the season’s first matchup against the Los Angeles Sparks (9-3). QUICK HITS Tina Charles’ 20.9 points per game rank second in the league (as of 6/23). Charles’ 7.1 rebounds per game […]

Connecticut’s Thomas and Los Angeles’ Gray named WNBA Players of the Week

Alyssa Thomas of the Connecticut Sun and Chelsea Gray of the Los Angeles Sparks today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played May 18-27.   Thomas, a 2017 All-Star and WNBA All-Defensive Second Team selection, was named Player of the Week for the third time in […]

Ogwumike Sisters Staying Hungry prior to first on-court meeting since 2016

On Thursday Night the Los Angeles Sparks and the Connecticut Sun will square off in WNBA Action at the Mohegan Sun Arena, with the tip slated for 7:00 p.m. Fans who are watching the game will see a very interesting battle, as sisters Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike will battle the other for the first time […]

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 […]