Stories tagged: WNBA
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
WNBA Capsules: Lynx shatter WNBA margin record, blasting Fever 111-52
Sylvia Fowles scored 25 points and the Minnesota Lynx shattered the WNBA record for margin of victory at 59 points, beating the Indiana Fever 111-52 on Friday night.
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 9:33 p.m.
Breanna Stewart scores 22 points, Storm escape with 79-78 win over San Antonio
Breanna Stewart had 22 points and nine rebounds and the Seattle Storm escaped with a 79-78 victory over the San Antonio Stars when Kelsey Plum’s basket with 0.8 seconds left …
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
WNBA Capsules: Sparks cruise by Mystics 95-62 for 20th victory
Candace Parker scored 21 points and the Los Angeles Sparks eased by the Washington Mystics 95-62 on Wednesday night.
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 9:23 p.m.
Crystal Langhorne’s late basket lifts Storm over Lynx 62-61
Jewell Loyd scored 16 points and Crystal Langhorne made a go-ahead basket with 11.1 seconds left, helping the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 62-61. Loyd had a shot blocked …
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Sun top short-handed Dream 96-75 for 6th straight win
Jonquel Jones had 20 points and 13 rebounds for her seventh straight double-double, and the Connecticut Sun beat the short-handed Atlanta Dream 96-75. Connecticut, winners of six straight, won in …
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
New coach of WNBA’s Seattle Storm sees playoffs on horizon
Gary Kloppenburg knows he has a challenge as the Seattle Storm’s new coach. The Storm are a half-game outside the playoffs, with five of their eight games left on the …
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 6:23 p.m.
Tina Charles score 21, Liberty use big run to top Sparks 83-69
Tina Charles scored 21 points and the New York Liberty used their biggest run of the season to defeat the Los Angeles Sparks 83-69 on Sunday for their third-straight win.
Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 11:59 p.m.
WNBA capsules: Mystics beat Fever after 2nd-half delay because of leak
Krystal Thomas had 20 points and 14 rebounds, and the host Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 100-80 on Saturday night in a game that was delayed 48 minutes to …
Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
Seattle Storm hits 10 3s in 98-89 win over Phoenix Mercury
Breanna Stewart and Jewell Loyd scored 20 points apiece, and the Seattle Storm beat the Phoenix Mercury 98-89 on Saturday night in their first game since Gary Kloppenburg took over …
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 9:26 p.m.
Ex-Zag Courtney Vandersloot’s 5th straight double-double leads Sky to win
Courtney Vandersloot had 21 points and 10 assists for her fifth straight double-double and the Chicago Sky cruised past the San Antonio Stars 94-74 on Thursday night in Rosemont, Illinois.
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
Storm fire Jenny Boucek, promote Gary Kloppenburg to interim head coach
The Seattle Storm have fired Jenny Boucek and promoted assistant Gary Kloppenburg to interim head coach for the remainder of the season.
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Courtney Williams scores career-high 27, Sun beat Storm 84-71
Courtney Williams scored a career-high 27 points and Jonquel Jones posted her fifth straight double-double, leading the Connecticut Sun to an 84-71 victory over the Seattle Storm. Jones finished with …
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 7:52 p.m.
Hands-on approach: Purple pen helps WNBA’s Kelsey Plum blossom
With Kelsey Plum struggling at the start of her career, San Antonio Stars assistant coach Latricia Trammell took a hand-on approach. Last month, right before the Stars played at Indiana, …
Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 7:47 p.m.
Kelsey Plum paces Stars past Storm with 23 pts in an 87-80 OT win
Kelsey Plum scored 23 points, and her 3-pointer with 90 seconds remaining in overtime gave San Antonio the lead for good and the Stars won their third straight to beat …
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
WNBA Capsules: Jonquel Jones’ 19 points, 15 boards lead Sun over Mercury 93-92
Jonquel Jones had 19 points and 15 rebounds, Shekinna Stricklen made two free throws with 11 seconds left for a four-point lead and Connecticut beat Phoenix 93-92 on Friday night.
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 7:39 p.m.
Dallas ties WNBA record with 16 3s in 93-80 win over Storm
Skylar Diggins-Smith had 23 points and seven assists, and the Dallas Wings tied a WNBA record with 16 3-pointers in a 93-80 victory over the Seattle Storm. Diggins-Smith was 5 …
Sun., July 30, 2017, 7:37 p.m.
Sylvia Fowles posts double-double as Lynx beat Storm 93-82
Sylvia Fowles had 29 points on 11-of-14 shooting and added 12 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 93-82 on Sunday night for their sixth straight victory.
Fri., July 28, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Jewell Loyd, Breanna Stewart team to help Storm beat Wings 109-93
Jewell Loyd tied a season high with 27 points, Breanna Stewart had 20 points, nine rebounds and five blocks, and the Seattle Storm beat the Dallas Wings. Stewart topped 500 …
Tue., July 25, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
Candace Parker scores 14 of 17 points in 1st half, Sparks top Storm
Candace Parker scored 14 of her 17 points in the first half, Nneka Ogwumike had 13 points and 10 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Seattle Storm 68-60. …
Fri., July 21, 2017, 4:18 p.m.
Vets of the West vs. youth of the East in WNBA All-Star Game
The WNBA has brought its All-Star Game to Seattle for the first time and it’s probably appropriate the event is taking place out West where most of the league’s big-name …
Thu., July 20, 2017, 7:16 p.m.
Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird says she’s gay, opens up about dating Megan Rapinoe
Seattle Storm star Sue Bird announced that she is gay and is dating Seattle Reign and USWNT star soccer player Megan Rapinoe in an article from Mechelle Voepel of ESPNW.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 8:12 p.m.
Allie Quigley ties career-best with 6 3s, Sky beat Storm 94-83
Allie Quigley scored 25 points and Keisha Hampton had a season-high 14 to help the Chicago Sky beat the Seattle Storm 94-83. Chicago trailed 31-11 early in the second quarter …
Sat., July 15, 2017, 8:07 p.m.
Breanna Stewart, Crystal Langhorne help Storm beat Dream 90-84
Breanna Stewart scored 24 points and Crystal Langhorne added 20, making all nine of her shots, to help the Seattle Storm beat the Atlanta Dream 90-84. Seattle (9-10) trailed 74-69 …
Fri., July 14, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
Storm looking to climb back to .500 before the All-Star break
Seattle has gone 3-8 in its last 11 games, but wins on Saturday and Tuesday could help turn things around after the break.
Wed., July 12, 2017, 3:08 p.m.
Shekinna Stricklen hits 7 3s, Sun top Storm 83-79 for 5th straight win
Shekinna Stricklen made a career-high seven 3-pointers to tie a franchise record, accounting for all 21 of her points in the Connecticut Sun’s 83-79 victory over the Seattle Storm. Stricklen …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Around the WNBA: Playoff format can’t take joy out of winning conference
The WNBA is in its second year of a new playoff format in which the top eight teams regardless of conference qualifies for the postseason. The format diminishes the value …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 10:17 a.m.
Seattle’s Sue Bird named WNBA All-Star for 10th time
Seattle’s Sue Bird will start in the WNBA All-Star Game in front of her home crowd. She’s joined on the Western Conference team by Phoenix’s Diana Taurasi, Minnesota’s Maya Moore …
Sat., July 8, 2017, 8:37 p.m.
WNBA Capsules: Sun overcome 22-point deficit to beat Mystics 96-92
Jonquel Jones scored 22 points, Alyssa Thomas hit the go-ahead jumper with 36 seconds and the Connecticut Sun overcame a 22-point deficit to beat the Washington Mystics 96-92 on Saturday …
Sat., July 8, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Breanna Stewart has 26 points, Storm beat Sparks 81-69
Breanna Stewart had 26 points and seven rebounds and the Seattle Storm beat the Los Angeles Sparks 81-69. Jewell Loyd added 22 points.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
WNBA Capsules: Lynx beat Sparks 88-77 in rematch of WNBA Finals
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Sylvia Fowles had 20 points and 13 rebounds, Renee Montgomery scored a season-high 20 points, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 88-77 on …