Tag Archive | Phoenix Mercury

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 […]

Las Vegas Aces Jackie Young named 2022 Most Improved Player

Las Vegas Aces guard Jackie Young has been named the 2022 Kia WNBA Most Improved Player, the WNBA announced recently. Young is the first player in Aces franchise history to win the award. Young received 32 of 56 votes from a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.  New York Liberty guard Sabrina Ionescu finished in […]

Phoenix’ Brianna Turner Receives June WNBA Cares Community Assist Award Presented by State Farm

 Phoenix Mercury forward Brianna Turner has been named the recipient of the June WNBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by State Farm for being an outspoken leader, activist and ally for women, those impacted by gun violence, and the LGBTQ+ community. In her position as a board member for Equality Texas, a group that aims […]

New York Liberty edged out by Phoenix, 84-81

In what was a back-and-forth basketball game, the New York Liberty (9-13) were just edged out by the Phoenix Mercury (10-14) in WNBA action on Thursday night. Both teams played a fast paced and exciting style of basketball, in a game that featured some beautiful passing, hustle plays and some wonderful shooting. In the end […]

WNBA Update on Brittney Griner prior to the start of the 2022 Season

The WNBA recently announced plans to acknowledge the importance of Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner to the league.  During the 2022 season, which tips off on Friday, May 6, Griner’s initials and jersey number (42) will be featured along the sideline of all 12 WNBA courts.  “As we begin the 2022 season, we are keeping […]

NBA Star Chris Paul Named Inaugural Recipient of Kobe and Gigi Bryant WNBA Advocacy Award

Recently, the WNBA announced that Phoenix Suns’ 12-time All-Star guard Chris Paul has been named the inaugural recipient of the Kobe & Gigi Bryant WNBA Advocacy Award for his significant contributions to the advancement of girls’ and women’s basketball, and advocacy for the WNBA.  The WNBA and Vanessa Bryant will present Paul the award at […]

Diana Taurasi Voted by Fans as WNBA’s Greatest Player of All Time

 The WNBA announced recently that Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi has been voted by fans as the league’s greatest of all time (GOAT).  The “Vote for the GOAT” platform was part of the WNBA’s celebration of its landmark 25th season.   Taurasi was announced as the greatest player in WNBA history today prior to Game 1 […]