Tag Archive | Phoenix Mercury

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 […]

New York Liberty fall to Phoenix, 80-64

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following New York Liberty Post Game Press Conference from 8/27. This was after the team’s 80-64 loss to the Phoenix Mercury. Video features thoughts from Head Coach Walt Hopkins along with stars of the game Betnijah Laney, Natasha Howard and Rebecca Allen On Friday night, the New York […]

Washington Mystics Sign Two Players

The Washington Mystics announced recently that they have signed center Megan Gustafson and guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough to seven-day contracts. Gustafson (6-3, 195) was originally signed by Washington on June 21 after the Mystics were granted a hardship by the WNBA and was waived by the team on June 28. She appeared in three games with the Mystics this season, averaging 4.0 […]

1495 Sports TV Presents: New York Liberty Practice Report ~ 6/8

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following New York Liberty practice report from 6/8. Featuring stars Reshanda Gray and Betnijah Laney. The team will next be in action on June 13 as the team will be on the road to take on the Phoenix Mercury. The tip between the Liberty and the Mercury is […]

Tangerine Bank to Become First Foundational Partner of WNBA in Canada

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) recently announced Tangerine Bank as the league’s first Foundational Partner in Canada.  This multiyear partnership will see Tangerine present WNBA Tip-Off 2021, as the league’s landmark 25th season begins on Friday, May 14th, 2021. As the 12 WNBA teams tip off across the U.S., Tangerine Bank and the WNBA will […]