Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Monday, August 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Day 88° Clear

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: WNBA


Seattle Storm ride balanced attack to 82-74 win over Minnesota Lynx

The Storm weathered a blistering offensive assault from Minnesota guard Odyssey Sims and relied on a balanced scoring attack to capture an 82-74 victory Sunday at Alaska Airlines Arena.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 8:46 p.m.

Shekinna Stricklen, Sun rally to beat Storm 79-78

Shekinna Stricklen scored 24 points and made a pair of free throws with 4.3 seconds left to help the Connecticut Sun rally from a late seven-point deficit and beat the …


Napheesa Collier having stellar rookie season for the Minnesota Lynx

Napheesa Collier wanted to make her mark as a rookie for the Minnesota Lynx. With nine games left in the regular season, she’s done just that, putting herself on the …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 9:14 p.m.

Washington Mystics use 29-8 4th quarter to beat Seattle Storm, 88-59

The Mystics opened the third quarter on a 17-5 run for a 15-point lead as Seattle went without a field goal for four-plus minutes.


Around the WNBA: Liberty hosts third annual UNITY Day; Mystics sit atop poll

Tina Charles is pleased how the New York Liberty ownership group has continued to support the players’ activism involving social issues. The team hosted its third annual UNITY Day game …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 6:02 p.m.

WNBA suspends Brittney Griner 3 games for fight; 4 others punished

The WNBA has suspended Mercury center Brittney Griner three games for her role in a fight in the Dallas-Phoenix game Saturday that resulted in six players getting ejected. The league …


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 11, 2019, 9:16 p.m.

Seattle Storm top New York Liberty 84-69 in game played in Brooklyn

Seattle coach Dan Hughes walked off the court after the Storm beat New York impressed with the atmosphere he just saw. The game was played at Barclays Center, the first …


Natasha Howard leads Storm past Wings, 69-57

Natasha Howard had 23 points, 11 rebounds and six steals, Jordin Canada added a career-high 18 points and six assists and the Seattle Storm beat the Dallas Wings 69-57. Alysha …


Around the WNBA: Dallas rookie Arike Ogunbowale remains confident despite losing

Arike Ogunbowale hasn’t let losing shake her confidence. She was the fifth pick in the draft by the Dallas Wings and like many talented first-year players, Ogunbowale has already lost …


Seattle Storm drop third straight, 83-75 to Los Angeles Sparks

Candace Parker scored a season-high 21 points, Nneka Ogwumike added 13 points, 10 rebounds and three steals and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Seattle Storm 83-75 on Sunday.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 9:36 p.m.

Elena Delle Donne’s 29 points, 12 rebounds lead Mystics past Storm

Elena Delle Donne had 29 points and 12 rebounds, Ariel Atkins added 17 points – hitting five 3-pointers – and the Washington Mystics beat the Seattle Storm 99-79. Emma Meesseman …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 12:53 p.m.

Vegas gets rave reviews for thrilling WNBA All-Star weekend

Coaches, players and WNBA executives were pleased with the show Las Vegas put on for the All-Star Game last weekend. Las Vegas Aces coach Bill Laimbeer says he accomplished two …


WNBA roundup: Tamera Young, Dearica Hamby each score 18, Aces top Wings 86-54

Las Vegas (14-6), winners of eight of nine games, is tied with Connecticut for the best record in the WNBA.


UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 8:25 p.m.

Erica Wheeler leads Team Wilson to win at WNBA All-Star Game

Erica Wheeler hoped to make her All-Star debut an unforgettable one. She certainly did, walking away with the MVP award.


UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 5:40 p.m.

Shekinna Stricklen, Diamond DeShields win 3-point contest, skills challenge

Shekinna Stricklen made the most of her All-Star weekend, winning the 3-point contest. The Connecticut Sun forward scored 23 points in the final round to edge hometown favorite Kayla McBride …


WNBA to experiment with 20-second shot clock at All-Star

The WNBA is adding a few experimental rules to the All-Star Game on Saturday. The teams will play with a 20-second shot clock instead of the usual 24. The league …


Sky’s Allie Quigley will try for 3-point shootout three-peat

Allie Quigley of the Chicago Sky will try to three-peat as champion of the 3-point contest ahead of the WNBA All-Star Game in Las Vegas. Quigley set the WNBA record …


WNBA roundup: Kristi Toliver scores 32, Mystics beat Lynx before All-Star break

Kristi Toliver scored 20 of her season-high 32 points in the first half, Elena Delle Donne reached 3,500 career points and the Washington Mystics beat the Minnesota Lynx 79-71 on …


UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019, 9:51 p.m.

Dearica Hamby scores 24; Aces cruise past Storm 79-62

Dearica Hamby scored 24 points to lead five Las Vegas starters in double figures and the Aces beat the Seattle Storm 79-62 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight home …


Around the WNBA: Sun rise to top of standings ahead of All-Star break

Connecticut has returned to the top of the standings behind solid play from Jonquel Jones and Alyssa Thomas. The Sun own a 12-6 record and received major contributions from the …


Storm sponsor 3-on-3 team to help U.S. qualify for Olympics

Alexis Peterson and her Force 10 teammates see themselves as the “Founding Mothers.” They are the first group of women to be sponsored by a WNBA team to play 3-on-3 …


Natasha Howard has 21 points and 10 rebounds, Storm beat Aces

Natasha Howard had 21 points, 10 rebounds, six blocks and four steals and the Seattle Storm beat the Las Vegas Aces 69-66 for their fourth straight victory. Howard is playing …


Natasha Howard scores career-high 33, Storm close stong in win at Minnesota

Natasha Howard scored a career-high 33 points, Sami Whitcomb made five of Seattle’s 12 3-pointers and the Storm closed the game on a 10-0 run to beat the Minnesota Lynx …


Storm’s Natasha Howard denies abusing her wife

Natasha Howard denies allegations she abused her wife in a statement provided by her lawyer. The Seattle Storm All-Star was accused by her wife on social media Saturday of physically …


UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 4:22 p.m.

WNBA suspends Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence

The WNBA has suspended Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams 10 games for a domestic violence incident in Florida. Williams was arrested on April 29 and charged with two felony …


Around the WNBA: Surging Aces have won 5 straight, sit atop power poll

Kayla McBride’s eyes light up when talking about the Las Vegas offense. With the addition of 6-foot-8 Liz Cambage in the offseason to join 6-5 A’ja Wilson in the frontcourt, …


Natasha Howard plays amid abuse allegation, Storm beat Liberty

Natasha Howard scored 14 points a day after abuse allegations were raised against her to help the Seattle Storm beat the New York Liberty 78-69. The team said it is …


Storm looking into abuse allegations against Natasha Howard

The Seattle Storm say they are looking into allegations on social media that Natasha Howard physically threatened and abused her wife. Howard’s wife posted a minute-long video on Twitter from …


Balanced, and depleted, Storm cruise past Wings, 95-81

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 18 points and the injury-plagued Seattle Storm cruised to a 95-81 victory over the Dallas Wings to snap a three-game skid. The defending-champion Storm were without three-fifths …


UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 4:46 p.m.

Elena Delle Donne, A’ja Wilson are WNBA All-Star captains

Elena Delle Donne is a captain of the WNBA All-Star Game for the second straight year. This time she’ll be facing a team captained by A’ja Wilson. The WNBA announced …