Tag Archive | WNBA

Indiana Fever Natalie Achonwa Earns Season Long WNBA Community Assist Award presented by State Farm

Indiana Fever center Natalie Achonwa has earned the Season long WNBA Community Assist Award presented by State Farm in recognition of her commitment and dedication to giving back to the community. Throughout the 2019 preseason and regular season, Achonwa was an integral part of the Fever’s community outreach. During the Fever’s 20th season, Achonwa helped […]

New York Liberty Announce Barclays Center As Home Venue Beginning In 2020

The New York Liberty are moving to Brooklyn. Beginning with the 2020 WNBA season, the team will play its home games at Barclays Center. In addition to the change in venue, this will also be the first full season under new leadership. Joe Tsai acquired the Liberty in January 2019, and recently purchased Barclays Center […]

New York Liberty Announce Head Coach Katie Smith’s Contract Not Renewed

The New York Liberty announced today that Head Coach Katie Smith’s contract will not be renewed for the 2020 season. The search for a new coach will begin immediately. “On behalf of the entire Liberty organization, we want to thank Katie for her time with our franchise,” said New York Liberty General Manager, Jonathan Kolb. […]

Washington Mystics Win First Championship led by Delle Done and Thibault

It was a first for Two-time WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne and a first for WNBA’s winningest coach Mike Thibault— They are the recipients of the 2019 WNBA Championship. With 21pts. and 9 Reb, Delle Donne fough through a herniated disk, the relentless offense and sharp shooting from Connecticut’s Jonquel Jones and Courtney Williams to […]

Minnestoa’s Napheesa Collier 2019 WNBA Rookie of the Year

Minnesota Lynx forward Napheesa Collier has been named the 2019 WNBA Rookie of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  She is the first Lynx player to earn the honor since Maya Moore in 2011.   Collier received 29 votes from a national panel of 43 sportswriters and broadcasters.  Dallas Wings guard Arike Ogunbowale received the […]

Los Angeles’ Nneka Ogwumike has been named the recipient of the 2019 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award

Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike has been named the recipient of the 2019 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award, the WNBA announced today.   The Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award is presented each season to a player who exemplifies the ideals of sportsmanship on the court, including ethical behavior, fair play and integrity.  The award is named […]

Las Vegas’ Dearica Hamby Named 2019 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year

Las Vegas Aces forward Dearica Hamby has been named the 2019 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  The five-year veteran has earned the award as the league’s top reserve for the first time.   Hamby will receive her award today before the Aces host the Chicago Sky in the second round […]