LAS VEGAS (AP) — Erica Wheeler hoped to make her All-Star debut an unforgettable one. She certainly did, walking away with the MVP award.
Wheeler, who was the first undrafted player to debut...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Allie Quigley of the Chicago Sky will try to three-peat as champion of the 3-point contest Friday night ahead of the WNBA All-Star Game.
NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star captains Elena Delle Donne and A'ja Wilson had fun drafting their teams.
Both made sure they had their WNBA teammates on their squads and even pulled off the first...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lynx rookie Napheesa Collier is replacing injured Aces forward A'ja Wilson for the WNBA All-Star Game.
Collier is averaging 11 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists. The...
NEW YORK (AP) — A'ja Wilson is under a bit of pressure now as one of the captains of the WNBA All-Star Game.
She'll try and get Las Vegas teammates Liz Cambage and Kayla McBride on her squad...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lynx star Maya Moore said she's routinely asked if she has room for all of the awards she's won in her basketball career. She'll have to make space for another trophy after her performance on Saturday.
Moore won her third straight All-Star MVP award to lead Team Parker past Team Delle Donne 119-112 in the WNBA All-Star Game.
WNBA All-Star coach Dan Hughes to honor father
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Dan Hughes knows what suit he will wear Saturday for the WNBA All-Star Game when he coaches Team Delle Donne.
It's one his father, Harley Hughes, bought for him.
The elder Hughes died in the fall of 2009, a few months after his son coached his first All-Star Game in Connecticut.
NEW YORK (AP) — The draft is finished and the squads are set for Team Delle Donne and Team Parker in the WNBA All-Star Game.
The league switched its format this year with captains choosing the sides and getting rid of conference affiliations. Both Candace Parker and Elena Delle Donne kept their WNBA teammates close for the game that will be played in Minnesota on July 28.
Delle Donne, Parker to captain WNBA All-Star Game
NEW YORK (AP) — Elena Delle Donne and Candace Parker will captain the WNBA All-Star teams.
Maya Moore was the top vote-getter, but told the league she was unable to perform the captain duties.
Defending champ Lynx open season at home vs. rival Sparks
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The defending champion Minnesota Lynx will start the 2018 season at home May 20 against the Los Angeles Sparks in a rematch of the last two WNBA finals.
The league unveiled the schedule Thursday, with a second visit by the Sparks set for July 5. The Lynx play on the road against the Sparks June 3 and Aug. 2.
The 17-game home slate for the Lynx includes five Sunday tipoffs.
NEW YORK (AP) — With the WNBA All-Star Game behind them, teams will start prepping for the stretch run and qualifying for the postseason.
Minnesota and Los Angeles obviously have a leg up with a lead for the coveted first two spots in the playoffs. Then there are nine teams within a few games of each other for the rest of the postseason spots. Injuries could be key to determining who gets to the playoffs.
Seattle’s Sue Bird shines in 10th WNBA All-Star Game
SEATTLE (AP) — Maya Moore provided the example, reigning league WNBA Most Valuable Player Nneka Ogwumike gladly followed along, and Sue Bird received the attention and recognition she deserved.
Those veterans on the West roster knew exactly how to turn the WNBA All-Star Game into a showcase.
SEATTLE (AP) — Maya Moore provided the example, reigning league MVP Nneka Ogwumike gladly followed along, and Sue Bird received attention and recognition she deserved.
Those veterans on the West roster knew exactly how to turn the first WNBA All-Star Game in Seattle into a showcase.
"I thought it was a great game, a great pace. You don't want anybody to get hurt, but you also want to play with a certain intensity to show off your athleticism and I thought we were able to do that," Moore said.
Lisa Brummel, Dawn Trudeau and Ginny Gilder are thrilled to play the role of hostesses this weekend with the WNBA All-Star Game in Seattle for the first time.
The owners of the Storm know it's a great opportunity to show off the city, the franchise and the team's passionate fans to a national audience.
"We are beyond excited about it," Brummel said. "It's fun and challenging and we expect to have a fantastic crowd and city behind it."
SEATTLE (AP) — It's hard not to look at the rosters for the WNBA All-Star Game, see the names and accomplishments associated with the West lineup, and not think Saturday's showcase could be one-sided.
SEATTLE — In a wide-ranging interview with ESPN.com, Seattle Storm point guard and two-time UConn national champion Sue Bird came out as gay, revealing her relationship with Seattle Reign midfielder Megan Rapinoe.
“I’m gay. Megan’s my girlfriend. ... These aren’t secrets to people who know me,” Bird told Mechelle Voepel in a feature story published Thursday, two days before Bird headlines the WNBA All-Star Game at KeyArena.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sugar Rodgers is heading to the WNBA All-Star Game to compete in the 3-point contest.
The Liberty shooting guard is happy for the chance to compete against Seattle's Sue Bird, Connecticut's Jasmine Thomas, Chicago's Allie Quigley and Minnesota's Maya Moore on Saturday in Seattle.
"If I win, I win, if I don't, I'm still a good shooter," Rodgers said. "We'll go out there and have fun."
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a tough week of injuries in the WNBA with both Brittney Griner and Elena Delle Donne getting sidelined.
Seattle’s Sue Bird named WNBA All-Star for 10th time
NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle's Sue Bird will start in the WNBA All-Star Game in front of her home crowd after she was selected Tuesday as a starter.
Bird will be making her 10th All-Star appearance, tying her with Tamika Catchings, who retired last year, for most in WNBA history.
Mercury acquire point guard Robinson from San Antonio
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Mercury acquired three-time All-Star point guard Danielle Robinson from the San Antonio Stars on Tuesday in exchange for the fifth overall pick in this year's draft and reserve center Isabelle Harrison.
The 5-foot-9 Robinson appeared in the WNBA All-Star Game in 2013, '14 and '15. She led the league with 6.7 assists per game in 2013. Robinson has averaged 4.9 assists in her career, seventh-best in league history, fourth among active players.