Tag Archive | Washington Mystics

USA Women Draw Japan, France, Nigeria for Olympic Preliminary Round Play

FIBA conducted the draw for the Tokyo Olympics Women’s Basketball competition virtually Tuesday from its headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, and the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team has been drawn into Group A alongside host Japan, France and Nigeria for the July 26-Aug. 2 preliminary round. Rounding out the 12-team field are Canada, Serbia, South Korea […]

Nineteen Athletes Set to Return to Court for Feb. 4-7 USA Basketball Women’s National Team Minicamp

The USA Basketball Women’s National Team will return to the basketball court in a four-day minicamp, Feb. 4-7, at the University of South Carolina. The team last gathered for training camp one year ago in February 2020. A total of 19 athletes, including Olympic and/or FIBA World Cup gold medalists Sylvia Fowles (Minnesota Lynx), Brittney […]

MSE Foundation Launches its annual “Family-to-Family” Program

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation (MSEF) announced on #GivingTuesday that it has donated $50,000 to buy gifts and provide support to more than 100 families in Ward 8. MSE Foundation will give through Martha’s Table, a D.C. nonprofit providing wraparound services and assistance to community members, and Hendley Elementary School, a DC Public School in […]

New York Liberty Jazmine Jones Named to WNBA’s 2020 All-Rookie Team

The Women’s National Basketball Association announced that New York Liberty guard, Jazmine Jones, has been selected to the 2020 All-Rookie Team in part of the league-wide postseason awards. Jones is now the fifth rookie in franchise history to receive the honor, and the first since Brittany Boyd and Kiah Stokes in 2015. “I am beyond […]

WNBA Trio Earn 2020 Peak Performer Awards

Dallas Wings guard Arike Ogunbowale, Los Angeles Sparks forward/center Candace Parker and Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot have won the 2020 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 […]

Liberty look to Block the Sun in WNBA Action on Tuesday

VIDEO: New York Liberty stars Jazmine Jones and Kylee Shook share these thoughts with journalist in a press conference held by the team on 8/31 The New York Liberty (2-13) look to block out the Connecticut Sun (7-9) in WNBA action on Tuesday Night. New York looks to continue to be one of those really […]

New York Liberty Join “Unite the Vote” Voter Registration Challenge Organized by Washington Mystics

The New York Liberty announced it will join eight fellow Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) teams in launching, “Unite the Vote,” an effort for each team to register as many voters as possible in the month between August 18 – September 18, 2020. The friendly competition, organized by the Washington Mystics, is in partnership with […]