Tag Archive | Women’s National Basketball Association

2022 WNBA Draft a success as stars of the Future Selected

 Two-time SEC Player of the Year Rhyne Howard of Kentucky tonight was selected by the Atlanta Dream with the first overall pick of WNBA Draft 2022 presented by State Farm®, which returned to an in-person event for the first time since 2019 and was held at the acclaimed Spring Studios, located in the Tribeca section of New York. […]

Three Top Women’s Basketball Prospects to attend 2022 WNBA Draft Presented by State Farm

Ole Miss center Shakira Austin, Kentucky guard Rhyne Howard and Baylor forward NaLyssa Smith headline the list of 12 prospects who will attend WNBA Draft 2022 presented by State Farm® on Monday, April 11. WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert will announce the first-round draft picks live on ESPN with exclusive coverage beginning at 7 p.m. ET.  The draft will also be available […]

New York Liberty Re-Sign Rebecca Allen

The New York Liberty have re-signed veteran guard Rebecca Allen, the team announced recemtly. Prior to the signing, the Liberty placed guard Jazmine Jones and forward Leaonna Odom on waivers. Allen, 29, returns to New York for her seventh season in Seafoam. In 2021, she recorded career highs in minutes per game (24.2), points per […]

New York Liberty star DiDi Richards Named to WNBA’s All-Rookie Team

Most recently the Women’s National Basketball Association announced that New York Liberty guard/forward, DiDi Richards, has been selected to the 2021 All-Rookie Team in part of the league-wide postseason awards. Richards is now the seventh rookie in franchise history to receive the honor along with Rookie of the Year Michaela Onyenwere. “It’s an honor to […]

Washington Mystics star Tina Charles Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

The WNBA announced recently that Washington Mystics center Tina Charles has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played during the week of September 6 – September 12. This marks her second Player of the Week recognition this season and the 32nd of her career (last win: June 14, 2021). Charles is averaging a league […]

Washington Mystics unable to block the Sun, 85-75

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following Washington Mystics Post Game Press Conference from 8/31. This was after the team’s 85-75 loss to the Connecticut Sun. Video features thoughts from Head Coach Mike Thibault and Shatori Walker-Kimbrough and Ariel Atkins. The Washington Mystics needed Sun Block in the team’s 85-75 loss to Connecticut in […]

Washington Mystics unable to soar against Dallas Wings in 82-77 loss

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following Washington Mystics Post Game Press Conference from 8/26.This was after the team’s 82-77 loss to the Dallas Wings and features thoughts from Head Coach Mike Thibault along with stars of the game Theresa Plaisance and Myisha Hines-Allen The Washington Mystics (9-15) are fighting for opportunities within the […]