Tag Archive | Shakira Austin

Washington Mystics to Pick Fourth in the 2023 WNBA Draft

 It was announced recently that the Washington Mystics received the fourth overall pick in the 2023 WNBA Draft. Washington acquired the Los Angeles Sparks’ 2023 draft pick from the Atlanta Dream in an April 2022 trade, after obtaining the right to swap its own 2023 first-round pick with Atlanta for Los Angeles’ first-round pick.  “Last […]

USA Completes Group Phase Unbeaten at Women’s World Cup

The USA Women’s National Team wrapped up the Group Phase at the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup with a 121-59 victory against Bosnia and Herzegovina. The U.S. claimed the top spot in Group A with a 5-0 record. The USA scored 100-plus points in three of the five pool play games (106-42 vs. Puerto Rico; […]

USA Victorious Over Puerto Rico at Women’s World Cup

The USA moved to 2-0 in Group A at the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup after defeating Puerto Rico 106-42 in Sydney. The Americans were led by six double-digit scorers in Shakira Austin (19), Kahleah Copper (18), Brionna Jones (13), Jewell Loyd (12), Breanna Stewart (11) and Alyssa Thomas (11). USA hit the century mark for the first time in the competition behind 54% shooting from the […]

Washington Mystics Center Shakira Austin Named to WNBA All-Rookie Team

Shakira Austin during one of the Washington Mystics practice session. Photo by: Stacy Podelski/1495Sports The Women’s National Basketball Association announced recently that Washington Mystics center Shakira Austin has been named to the 2022 WNBA All-Rookie Team. She is the 6th Mystics player to be named to the WNBA All-Rookie Team and the first since Ariel Atkins (2018). The […]

Washington Mystics earn 82-70 victory over Fever on the road

The Washington Mystics were able to earn a 82-70 victory against the Indiana Fever, in one of the two last regular season games. With the victory the ladies are now 3-0 against the Fever this season, the franchise as a whole have a 16-2 mark and that goes back to the 2017 season. One of […]

Washington Mystics Down to Final Two Games as team Prepares for Playoffs

The intensity is starting to pick up now that the Washington Mystics will have a final regular season home-and-home series against the Indiana Fever. What the team will hope for is that in the final two games, that they can not only win those games, but also find whatever formulas they need in order to […]

Washington Mystics fall short to Los Angeles, 79-76

The WNBA Season is drawing closer and closer to playoff time, as the Washington Mystics continue to show why they will be a team that hopes to contend for a championship. In order to do just that though they need to compete and win against the tough West Coast Teams. It was a tough battle […]