2021 WNBA Finals – Skylar Diggins-Smith seals Game 2 victory as Phoenix Mercury even streak with Chicago Sky

2:12 a.m. ET Michel VoebelESPN.com Near Mechelle Voepel covers WNBA, women’s basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Phoenix – In the final seconds of overtime, with the Phoenix Mercury clinging to a three-point lead, Skylar Diggins-Smith caught a glimpse of … Read more

Vandersloot leads Sky to win 101-95 double overtime over Sun

UNCASVILLE, Connecticut – Courtney Vandersloot had the second triple-double in WNBA playoff history with 12 points, a league playoff record of 18 assists and 10 rebounds to help the Chicago Sky beat the Connecticut Sun 101-95 in two overtime Tuesday night in the opener of their best-of-five semifinal series. With the game tied at 93, … Read more

Liberty ejected from WNBA playoffs after Betnijah Laney tied the game in closing seconds

PHOENIX – Sophie Cunningham scored 6-of-9 3-pointers for a total of 21 points and Brianna Turner scored the winning free throw with less than a second to play, giving the Phoenix Mercury an 83-82 victory over Liberty in a first match. Round of the WNBA playoff game on Thursday night. Upstart Liberty had tied the … Read more

The youngster has 29 points, the highest in his career, the Aces beat the Lynx 102-81 – WCCO

Las Vegas (AFP) – Jackie Young scored 29 points and scored 10 rebounds, Aja Wilson added 20 points and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Minnesota Links 102-81 on Wednesday night. Young, in her third season away from Notre Dame, went 14 to 19 off the field to top her 27-point best in May. Riquna … Read more

5 Lynx Players Who Make the 25 Greatest WNBA Players of All Time – WCCO

New York (AFP) The WNBA honored its past and present when it announced the top 25 players in the league on Sunday. “W25” features 10 current players, including Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi, Sylvia Fowls, Candace Parker and Breanna Stewart. Former stars Lisa Leslie, Tamika Catchings, Katie Smith and Sheryl Swoops are among 15 retired players … Read more

Kayla McBride, Sylvia Fowles Lead Links BST Sparks, 66-57 – WCCO

Minneapolis (AFP) – Kayla McBride scored 17 points, Sylvia Fowles had 15 points and 17 rebounds, and the Minnesota Links beat the Los Angeles Sparks 66-57 Thursday night. Minnesota closed 17-4, most notably a long 3 pointer by the Aerial Powers with 3:11 left for a five-point lead. Los Angeles held four points in the … Read more

Dallas Mavericks hire two-time WNBA champion Kristi Toliver as assistant coach, sources say

The The Dallas Mavericks are hiring two-time WNBA champion Kristi Toliver as an assistant coach, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Toliver already has NBA coaching experience. She spent part of two seasons as an assistant on the Wizards of Washington‘ Staff. Toliver is currently playing for the The sparks of Los Angeles where she is … Read more