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Sophia Young suffers knee injury in China


She will likely miss at least some of the 2013 WNBA season and the Silver Stars will have their work cut out for them this season.

The Case For Tamika Catchings As 2012 WNBA MVP

The argument for Indiana Fever forward Tamika Catchings to win the WNBA Most Valuable Player award this year is generally similar to the argument in favor of her candidacy the past two years. But...

Mock NBA/WNBA Mixed 3x3 Tournament: Western Conference Squads

We introduced our mock 3x3 tournament idea yesterday, which will coincide with SB Nation - NBA's network-wide 3 on 3 theme day coming tomorrow. Today we introduce the five Western Conference squads...

2012 MVP candidates: Who's the most valuable?

While Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker is probably the favorite for the 2012 WNBA MVP award, San Antonio Silver Stars forward Sophia Young has as good a case for the award as any challenger.

Silver Stars' Outstanding Ball Control Helps Them Win Fourth Straight


Season-highs for Danielle Adams and Sophia Young were a significant factor in the San Antonio Silver Stars overcoming a poor shooting night against the Phoenix Mercury last night, but the team's...

WNBA Awards & Player Rankings: Angel McCoughtry, Sophia Young, Tina Charles, Candace Parker Win Performance Honors


Atlanta Dream wing Angel McCoughtry and San Antonio Silver stars forward Sophia Young won Player of the Week awards for the Eastern and Western Conference, respectively.Tina Charles and Candace...


Best Draft Picks Ever in the WNBA

Over at Grantland, Bill Barnwell proposed a system for measuring an NFL player's performance as a draft pick. It's a very simple system that can easily be adapted for the WNBA.

2011 WNBA Regularized Adjusted Plus-Minus: Who Were The Top Offensive & Defensive Performers?


Today, I continue looking at RAPM, but narrow the scope to a one-year perspective to get a sense of how RAPM matches conventional wisdom about the top performers of the 2011 WNBA season.

2011 WNBA "All-Playoff" Team: Which Players Did The Most For Their Teams In The Post-Season?


While Atlanta Dream forward Angel McCoughtry got the spotlight for her scoring performances in the 2011 WNBA Finals, point guard Lindsey Harding was more quietly one of the main reasons they got...

2011 USA Basketball Women’s National Team European Tour Roster Announced


Swin Cash (Seattle Storm), Tina Charles (Connecticut Sun), Brittney Griner (Baylor University), Asjha Jones (Connecticut Sun), Renee Montgomery (Connecticut Sun), Cappie Pondexter (New York Liberty), Sophia Young (San Antonio Silver Stars), Danielle Robinson (San Antonio Silver Stars) will participate in the USA’s first three games of USA Basketball's European tour. Candice Dupree and Diana Taurasi (Phoenix Mercury) will join the team later this week. For more details, visit the USA Basketball link above.

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