The W is back! A four-game slate launches the 2022 WNBA campaign, beginning with the Washington Mystics hosting the Indiana Fever (7 p.m. ET). After the Los Angeles Sparks meet the Chicago Sky (8 p.m. ET), contests between the Phoenix Mercury and Las Vegas Aces (10 p.m. ET) and Seattle Storm and Minnesota Lynx (10 p.m. ET) close out opening night.
New York Liberty forward and reigning WNBA Rookie of the Year Michaela Onyenwere joined Mobil 1’s Tune Up program and brought about the renovation of the basketball court at McCaffrey Playground in Manhattan.
The Washington Mystics have quickly gone from a championship-winning team to one that has struggled to consistently field high-end talent. Will 2022 be the year in which their luck takes a turn for the better?
Owners of the best regular season record in 2021, the Connecticut Sun are fully stocked and loaded for the 2022 season. Not only will Alyssa Thomas enter the season healthy, but Courtney Williams also has returned to Connecticut, giving the Sun rotation six players who have been named All-Stars. With this level of talent, anything less than a championship run would be a disappointment.
While the Dallas Wings enter the 2022 WNBA season as a franchise on the rise, they still have some questions to answer before they can be considered contenders. As we wait for their young players to develop into stars, it’s still anyone’s guess as to which ones they will choose to keep around long-term.