Stories tagged: WNBA
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 …
Thu., July 6, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
Tina Charles becomes franchise rebounding leader in Liberty win
Tina Charles had 12 rebounds to become the franchise leader and scored 29 points in the New York Liberty’s 79-70 victory over the Seattle Storm. Charles has 1,062 rebounds with …
Sat., July 1, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
Breanna Stewart scores 30; Storm wins 89-69 to snap losing streak
Breanna Stewart scored a season-high 30 points and the Seattle Storm snapped a three-game losing streak with an 89-69 victory over the Dallas Wings. Stewart grabbed 10 rebounds and made …
Fri., June 30, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
WNBA Capsules: Stars snap 14-game losing streak, beat Sky 89-82
Isabelle Harrison had 22 points, 10 rebounds and six assists to help the San Antonio Stars snap a 14-game losing streak to open the season with an 89-82 victory over …
Thu., June 29, 2017, 7:21 p.m.
Jasmine Thomas scores career-high 29, Sun top Storm 96-89
Jasmine Thomas scored a career-high 29 points, Alyssa Thomas had 17 points and nine assists, and the Connecticut Sun beat the Seattle Storm 96-89. Breanna Stewart had 22 points and …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
Delle Donne scores 25, Mystics ease by Storm 100-70
Elena Delle Donne scored 25 points, Kristi Toliver made three of Washington’s 10 3-pointers, and the Mystics beat the Seattle Storm 100-70. Delle Donne was 7 of 10 from the …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 9:28 p.m.
Griner has 9th career dunk, helps Mercury top Storm 85-82
Brittney Griner had her ninth career dunk and matched Diana Taurasi with 25 points to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Seattle Storm 85-82. Griner has three more dunks than …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
Indiana to retire Tamika Catchings’ jersey on Saturday
Tamika Catchings is busier now in retirement then during her stellar 15-year career with the Indiana Fever. There’s her new tea shop to run, her foundation and front office role …
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
Mercury’s Diana Taurasi adds to resume with WNBA scoring mark
With that one basket Sunday, Diana Taurasi became the WNBA’s all-time scoring leader, adding another highlight to an already sterling resume while boosting her case as the greatest player in …
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
WNBA brings back 3-point contest to All-Star Game
The WNBA is bringing back its 3-point contest to the All-Star Game. It’s the first time since 2009 that the contest will take place. The event during halftime of the …
Sun., June 18, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
Storm’s Stewart outshines former Huskies star Plum
Kelsey Plum drove to her left and found a sliver of sunlight against a surprisingly suffocating Storm defense before launching a midrange runner near the baseline.
Sun., June 18, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
WNBA Capsules: Diana Taurasi sets career scoring mark
Diana Taurasi scored 19 points to break the WNBA career scoring record in the Phoenix Mercury’s 90-59 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 6:08 p.m.
Kelsey Plum returns to Seattle after rough start as a pro
Kelsey Plum set such a high standard during her college career that achieving immediate success at the same level as a professional was going to be challenging.
UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Storm continue to tumble, lose 91-86 in OT to Dream
After a 4-1 start and an early ascension to the No. 2 spot in the WNBA standings, the Storm have lost four of their last five games while sliding to …
Sun., June 11, 2017, 8:45 p.m.
WNBA capsules: Tina Charles’ big game lifts Liberty to 94-86 win over Storm
Tina Charles had 21 points and 14 rebounds and New York used a 12-1 late run to beat the Seattle Storm 94-86 on Sunday.
Fri., June 9, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Wheeler, Dupree help Fever rally for 83-80 win over Storm
Erica Wheeler scored 19 points and Candice Dupree added her first double-double of the season with 16 points and 12 rebounds to help the Indiana Fever rally to beat the …
UPDATED: Sat., June 10, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Former Lewis and Clark star Briann January ready to combine playing, coaching
Briann January is having it both ways, and she couldn’t be happier.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 7:24 p.m.
Storm win 1st road game of year to keep Stars winless 85-76
Breanna Stewart scored a season-high 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Alysha Clark added 17 points, and the Seattle Storm beat the winless San Antonio Stars 85-76.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
WNBA capsules: Elena Delle Donne scores 23, Mystics top Dream 78-72
Elena Delle Donne had 23 points and a career-high 15 rebounds and the host Washington Mystics scored the last seven points of the game from the foul line to beat …
Sat., June 3, 2017, 8:29 p.m.
Sylvia Fowles scores 26 points, undefeated Lynx rout Storm 100-77
Sylvia Fowles scored 26 points on 10-of-12 shooting, Rebekkah Brunson made 9 of 10 shots from the field and finished with 21 points and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Former Gonzaga women’s basketball star Courtney Vandersloot won’t slow down
Courtney Vandersloot is in fastbreak mode, and she wouldn’t have it any other way.
Tue., May 30, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
WNBA capsules: Nneka Ogwumike, Candace Parker lead Sparks to 90-75 win over Liberty
Nneka Ogwumike scored 22 points and Candace Parker added 20 to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the host New York Liberty 90-75 on Tuesday night.
Sun., May 28, 2017, 7:49 p.m.
Alysha Clark scores 22 to lead Storm past Fever
Alysha Clark set a Storm record by making her first nine field-goal attempts and finished with a season-high 22 points to help Seattle rout the Indiana Fever 94-70 on Sunday.
Fri., May 26, 2017, 11:41 p.m.
Sami Whitcomb leads comeback as Seattle Storm top New York Liberty
Seemingly, Sami Whitcomb came out of nowhere Friday and led the Seattle Storm to a dramatic comeback victory over the New York Liberty, 87-81.
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
WNBA Capsules: Sylvia Fowles helps Minnesota Lynx edge Connecticut Sun
Sylvia Fowles had 21 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Connecticut Sun 80-78 on Tuesday night.