Tag Archive | Sylvia Fowles

Seattle’s Natasha Howard Named 2019 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year

Seattle Storm forward Natasha Howard has been named the 2019 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  Howard has earned the honor for the first time and become the second winner for the Storm, joining Lauren Jackson (2007).   Howard received 33 votes from a national panel of 43 sportswriters and broadcasters.  […]

Seven-Time Selections Charles, Dupree Highlight Reserves For AT&T WNBA All-Star 2019

The New York Liberty’s Tina Charles and the Indiana Fever’s Candice Dupree lead the list of 12 players – six guards and six frontcourt players from across the WNBA – who will serve as reserves in AT&T WNBA All-Star 2019.    The reserves were selected by the league’s head coaches, who voted for three guards, five frontcourt players and four […]

New York Liberty Rally Back From Late Deficit, Fall Short To Lynx, 92-83

The New York Liberty rallied back from a 14-point deficit, but it wasn’t enough to hold off the Minnesota Lynx, who beat the team 92-83 on Saturday night in Minneapolis.   For the second time this season, Kia Nurse scored double figures (24) against the Lynx, shooting 45.4% (5-11) from the three-point line. She also […]

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 […]

Dallas’ Cambage, Minnesota’s Fowles and Chicago’s Vandersloot Earn 2018 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

Dallas Wings center Liz Cambage, Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles and Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot have won the 2018 WNBA Peak Performer Awards in scoring, rebounding and assists, respectively, the WNBA announced today. The WNBA presents the Peak Performer Awards annually to the players who lead the league in each of those categories during […]

Washington’s Delle Donne and Phoenix’s Taurasi Named WNBA Players of the Month

Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics and Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played from August 1 through the conclusion of the regular season on August 19.   For both Delle Donne and Taurasi, each of whom won […]

Connecticut’s Jones, Phoenix’s Bonner Named WNBA Player of the Week

Jonquel Jones of the Connecticut Sun and DeWanna Bonner of the Phoenix Mercury today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Aug. 13-19.   Jones was named Player of the Week for the first time this season and the third time in her three-year career as […]