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Los Angeles Sparks Nneka Ogwumike Wins 2021 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award

Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike has been named the recipient of the 2021 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award, the WNBA announced recently.  This is the third straight Sportsmanship Award for Ogwumike, making her the only player to win the award in three consecutive years.  The Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award is presented each season to a player […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nineteen Athletes Set to Return to Court for Feb. 4-7 USA Basketball Women’s National Team Minicamp

The USA Basketball Women’s National Team will return to the basketball court in a four-day minicamp, Feb. 4-7, at the University of South Carolina. The team last gathered for training camp one year ago in February 2020. A total of 19 athletes, including Olympic and/or FIBA World Cup gold medalists Sylvia Fowles (Minnesota Lynx), Brittney […]

Liberty Drops Tough 96-70 Decision to Sparks

VIDEO: New York Liberty Head Coach Walt Hopkins along with stars Jocelyn Willoughby and Kia Nurse share these thoughts after the team’s 96-70 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks in WNBA action on 9/8 On Tuesday night, the New York Liberty (2-17) fell to the Los Angeles Sparks (15-5), 96-70. New York shot 37.9% from […]

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 […]