Temeka Johnson, filling in for an injured Sue Bird, gets 13 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for the Storm’s first-ever triple-double, but the Liberty prevails in overtime.
One sign a season is spiraling downward is sudden changes in lineups and rotation patterns. Storm coach Brian Agler did that Tuesday in a matchup against Phoenix at KeyArena. He swapped F Alysha Clark for F Shekinna Stricklen in the starting lineup, the latter's first start of the season.
%%%786787b5bb7e10131964e1c2c7ee6098%%%Eastern Washington coach Wendy Schuller's team was named to the Women's Basketball Coaches Association's academic honor roll on Thursday. The WBCA Academic Top 25 annually recognizes all NCAA divisions and junior/community colleges for the highest GPAs among wom
Mercury wins 13th in a row and extends Seattle’s losing streak to three.
Due to a computer glitch, my WNBA power rankings for the week of July 22 didn't and won't post on the main Sports site. I've posted them here and, in case you missed it, the accompanying "WNBA Talk" was with women's basketball Hall of Fame inductee Gail Goestenkors. She resigned last weekend fr
Maya Moore of the defending champion Minnesota Lynx scored 48 points in a 112-108 double-overtime victory over the visiting Atlanta Dream. She made 16 of 30 shots, including 7 of 9 three-pointers. The WNBA record for points in a game is 51, set last year by Tulsa’s Riquna Williams.
Assistant coach named to Hall of Fame, and then resigns position with the Sparks
Jayda Evans ranked the WNBA teams.
Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the team. Cooper, 58, is to have surgery this week and is expected to return to the team in about two weeks.
Showtime Shoni lived up to her nickname in her first WNBA All-Star Game. Schimmel scored an All-Star game record 29 points and had eight assists as the East pulled out a 125-124 victory Saturday over the West in the first WNBA All-Star Game to go into overtime.
The Storm won it's 2004 WNBA championship at KeyArena before a sold-out crowd of 17,072 for Games 2 and 3 against Connecticut. Most in the crowd were walk-ups, the facility holding 9,686 for regular-season games. The place roared for every dazzling Betty Lennox shot and a mass of confetti fell when
Phoenix, home of the 18-3 Mercury, plays host to Saturday’s WNBA All-Star Game.
Seattle star named to replace injured Augustus for Saturday’s WNBA All-Star Game
Thanks to a nod Wednesday from WNBA president Laurel Richie, Storm PG Sue Bird will travel to the desert to participate in the league’s All-Star game. Bird, a 13-year veteran, was Richie’s injury replacement selection for Minnesota G Seimone Augustus (knee).
Briann January, a former star from Lewis & Clark HS in Spokane, will make her first appearance as a WNBA All-Star on Saturday. The starting PG for Indiana was voted in by Eastern Conference coaches as a reserve for the East team.
A mix of poor defense and offensive struggles led to another Seattle loss Tuesday afternoon. The Storm has lost five of its past seven games.
Rookie Shoni Schimmel of the Atlanta Dream has the top-selling jersey in the WNBA. Tulsa’s Skylar Diggins is second on the list.