WNBA

Whalen's dynamic play helped Lynx beat Stars

The Minnesota Lynx's sweep of the San Antonio Stars showcased the breadth of point guard Lindsay Whalen's skill as a scorer, passer, and leader.

Interview: Quigley on Sixth Woman award, playoffs

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Swish Appeal spoke to Allie Quigley about her career year in her hometown, making the adjustment to playing point guard, and being named the 2014 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year.

Griner's dunk, post play leads Mercury in Game 2

After a competitive Game 1 that came down to the wire, the L.A. Sparks never led in Game 2 as the Phoenix Mercury won in a rout to advance to their fifth Western Conference Finals in the last six...

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Griner makes first dunk in WNBA Playoffs history

Watch her break the Sparks' will here.

Allie Quigley wins Sixth Woman of the Year

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As expected, Allie Quigley won the WNBA's Sixth Woman of the Year award.

How the Fever beat the Mystics

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Turnovers have been a problem for the Washington Mystics all season. Against an Indiana Fever team that likes to force turnovers, the Mystics found themselves in a bind.

Whalen's playoff career-high leads Lynx back to WCF

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Make no mistake about who the MVP for the Minnesota Lynx was in the first round of the 2014 WNBA Playoffs: Lindsay Whalen's playoff career-high 31 points led the Lynx to a 94-89 win over the San Antonio Stars in Game 2 of the first round and back to the Western Conference Finals. Her previous best playoff scoring performance was in 2005. And, of course, in Game 1 she did this. Case closed.

Catchings, Fever get hot when it counts to advance

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Despite shooting better than the Indiana Fever for most of the series, the Washington Mystics went cold during the final 15 minutes of their season-ending loss in Game 2.

Vandersloot's shot gives Sky win over Dream

Courtney Vandersloot's jump shot with 20.9 seconds left put the visiting Chicago Sky up for good in a tight 80-77 win over the Atlanta Dream. The series continues on Sunday in Game Two.

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