All-Americans Amanda Zahui B. (Minnesota) and Jewell Loyd (Notre Dame) spiked a ho-hum field with excitement when they declared early for Thursday’s WNBA draft. Their decisions dramatically changed Storm general manager Alisha Valavanis’ mock drafts created last winter.
Brokers later reneged on dozens of orders sold via TicketNetwork, which allowed them to list tickets on multiple websites through a licensing agreement. But once Super Bowl deals headed south, those without promised tickets say TicketNetwork merely shrugged.
The Orlando Magic and New York Knicks set a league record for fewest points in a quarter when they combined for 15 in the second quarter of Saturday’s 80-79 Knicks victory. The teams shot a combined 6 of 39 from the field in the quarter.