WNBA: General

Ajavon to Atlanta, Lawson to Washington

Atlanta, Washington and Connecticut shuffle players in a three-way trade sure to turn heads.

WNBA pre-season schedule released

From May 2nd to May 13th, the WNBA's players will sharpen their skills and kick off the rust in the pre-season schedule.

WNBA bargaining agreement waits for signatures

According to Tamika Catchings, the new collective bargaining agreement is "a done deal". But no one has signed anything yet.

WNBA, players' union agree to a CBA deal

It's an agreement in principle, with details to come later. The roster size will expand to 12 players.

The WNBA on eBay: "What's for sale?"

So what kinds of things can you buy on eBay that have something to do with the WNBA? We look at each of the twelve WNBA teams and the most expensive items being sold for each of them.

Five WNBA players to be in NBA All-Star events

Elena Delle Donne, Skylar Diggins, Swin Cash, Becky Hammon, and Tamika Catchings will all be at major events during this weekend.

Interview with Dream GM Angela Taylor, Part II

We continue our interview with new Atlanta Dream general manager Angela Taylor. We talk about who has the final say in the Atlanta front office, on evaluating foreign players and why mock drafts might not be the best guide to the 2014 WNBA Draft.

Interview with Dream GM Angela Taylor, Part I

In a two-part interview, Angela Taylor spoke with Swish Appeal about her new job as general manager of the Atlanta Dream. In Part I, she talks about how the Dream got in touch with her and about the strengths she brings to the front office.

Sparks Watch Epilogue: Winners and losers

It's all over for Sparks Watch, as the WNBA holds a press conference announcing that the Los Angeles Sparks shall be staying in Los Angeles. We look at the winners and losers.

Mercury get new jersey sponsorship

For the 2014 and upcoming seasons, Phoenix Mercury jerseys will be sponsored by the Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort.


Atlanta Dream CEO name gone from staff directory

Dream Chief Executive Officer Ashley Preisinger's name no longer appears in the Atlanta Dream staff directory.

A farewell to David Stern: His WNBA legacy

For women's basketball fans, David Stern's legacy is as significant as it is to any NBA team.

Sparks Watch Day 31: We make up a WNBA apology

Since we haven't gotten any word from the WNBA, we'll just make something up. Here is the message that the WNBA should have sent to the fans and Sparks season ticket holders weeks ago.

Sparks Watch Day 28: Thoughts from Larry Burnett

Larry Burnett, the Time Warner Cable play-by-play announcer for the Sparks, blog about the Sparks situation.

Sparks Watch Day 27: "The home team"

The Sparks might find a new home, or keep their old one - but will they ever be a home team?

Sparks Watch Day 18: the first WNBA game

Did you know that the Sparks played in the very first WNBA game? While we wait for new Sparks news, let's go back to the simpler year of 1997.

Sparks Watch Day 16: "Will I get my money back?"

With the possibility of the Sparks folding or relocated, those Sparks fans that have bought season tickets are undoubtedly worried that they won't see their deposit money again. So what has happened in the past?

What are the 2013 Big Three Rookies up to?

They're no longer rookies obviously, but while one of them is playing overseas, two have decided to stay on this side of the Atlantic and Pacific.

Why the WNBA shouldn't spend more money right away

We've talked a lot about what we'd like to see the league spend more money on. But there is a case to be made as to why the league shouldn't go in that direction just yet.

Should the Connecticut Sun trade Tina Charles?

If so, along with the 2014 WNBA first round draft pick, we could be seeing Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike form a young low post duo in the casino.

2013 Final Grades for the Eastern Conference

How do you think each team did? What should each team do to improve their short and/or long term futures this offseason?

Who's playing well as the playoffs begin?

A final look at the 2013 WNBA regular season statistics before the playoffs begin.


Bring a player back day: Phoenix Mercury

Today is "Bring a Player Back Day" around the SB Nation-NBA network (click here for a description of what sites were asked to write about). The following is a look at options for the Phoenix Mercury.

What were your pleasant surprises of 2013?

Discuss here as we get ready for the Playoffs.

Hill leads the way for Washington

All things must come to an end.

Which coaches are in danger of losing their jobs?

There are only two coaches in real danger of getting canned, and there are three more head coaches who should be on a shorter leash for 2014.

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