Tag Archive | Phoenix Mercury

MVP Stewart Unanimously Selected to 2018 All-WNBA First Team

WNBA Most Valuable Player Breanna Stewart of the Seattle Storm was unanimously selected to the 2018 All-WNBA First Team, the WNBA announced today.  The 6-4 forward was the only player named to the First Team on all 39 ballots in voting by a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.   Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi was […]

Tina Charles Chosen As One of 16 Finalist For 2018 USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team

Featuring a stellar blend of veterans, who have won a combined 13 Olympic and 10 World Cup gold medals, and some of the top, young talent in the nation, 16 finalists have been selected for the 2018 USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team. The athletes were selected by the USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player […]

2018 USA Women’s National Team Heads to New York With Tina Charles

Following its three-day camp in Columbia, South Carolina, which culminated with an entertaining intrasquad exhibition game on Sept. 5, 14 athletes, headlined by New York Liberty forward, two-time Olympic and two-time World Cup gold medalist Tina Charles, will continue on to USA Basketball’s next training camp in the hopes of claiming a spot on the […]

NBA TV to Televise 2018 USA Women’s National Team’s Three Domestic Exhibition Games

The 2018 USA Basketball Women’s National Team’s three domestic exhibition games will be televised live on NBA TV, including the USA’s Red-White intrasquad game on Sept. 5 (7 p.m. EDT), and the USA’s games against Canada on Sept. 8 (7 p.m. EDT) and Japan on Sept. 10 (7 p.m. EDT). Kara Lawson will handle play-by-play […]

USA Women’s National Team Training in South Carolina Set to Tip with 18 Athletes

The 2018 USA Basketball Women’s National Team will train Sept. 3-5 in Columbia, South Carolina, with a roster headlined by a trio of World Cup gold medalists in Tina Charles (New York Liberty), Nneka Ogwumike (Los Angeles Sparks) and Odyssey Sims (Los Angeles Sparks); as well as former University of South Carolina All-Americans Allisha Gray […]

Los Angeles’ Alana Beard Named 2018 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year

Los Angeles Sparks guard/forward Alana Beard has been named the 2018 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  Beard earned the honor for the second consecutive season, becoming the fifth player in league history to win the award in back-to-back seasons.   Beard received 16 votes from a national panel of 39 […]

Seattle’s Natasha Howard Named 2018 WNBA Most Improved Player

Seattle Storm forward Natasha Howard has been named the 2018 WNBA Most Improved Player, the WNBA announced today. The five-year veteran is the first Storm player to earn the honor, which was first presented in 2000. Howard received 29 of 39 votes from a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. Washington Mystics guard Natasha Cloud […]