The semifinal series between the No. 1 seed Connecticut Sun and No. 6 seed Chicago Sky is tied at 1-1. When they take the court on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. ET (ESPN), will Jonquel Jones or Candace Parker shine as a superstar and lead her squad to the win? Or, will it be a role player who makes the difference?
Following a shortened 2020-21 season impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, FIBA’s EuroLeague Women competition is back in business for 2021-22, and it will once again feature some of the biggest names in the WNBA. Here’s everything you need to know for the world’s premier women’s international basketball event.
Did you think the Connecticut Sun might be OK and still win the title with the cast that got them to 24-6? We’ll never know if that would have worked out because on Thursday night Alyssa Thomas was back to being "Playoff AT."
Dan Padover had another great offseason. After bringing Angel McCoughtry to the Las Vegas Aces in 2020, he brought in Chelsea Gray and Riquna Williams for 2021. He has now won Executive of the Year for both seasons.
The No. 2 seed Las Vegas Aces host the No. 5 seed Phoenix Mercury for the second game of their five-game semifinal series. The play of Riquna Williams and Kelsey Plum helped power the Aces to the victory in Game 1. Will the Aces’ guards again be the stars of the show? Or, will bigs Brittney Griner, A’ja Wilson and Liz Cambage take center stage?
After a classic Game 1, the Sun and Sky meet up in Connecticut again for Game 2. Do the Sky really own the Sun? Can Connecticut win or will this year be a disappointing season with regular season success but playoff disappointment?
Courtney Vandersloot achieved a feat that only Sheryl Swoopes had accomplished before Tuesday night and tied her own record with 18 assists in a single WNBA game as the Chicago Sky defeated the Connecticut Sun.
Two teams with plenty of high-end talent and household names, the Las Vegas Aces and Phoenix Mercury played three competitive games during the 2021 WNBA regular season. They’ll meet again in the postseason’s semifinals.
It’s semifinals time! After surviving two single-elimination playoff games, the No. 6 seed Chicago Sky are rewarded with a five-game series with the No. 1 seed Connecticut Sun. Are the Sky finally coalescing into a title contender? Or, will the Sun assert their dominance?
The Seattle Storm take on the Phoenix Mercury in the second round of the 2021 WNBA Playoffs. Jewell Loyd and Sue bird of the Storm and Birttney Griner and Skylar Diggins-Smith of the Mercury will be the players to watch.
The Minnesota Lynx have had the Chicago Sky’s number in recent years. They’ll be well-rested when they welcome the Sky to Minnesota for a single-elimination second-round playoff matchup that will feature lots of notable storylines.
Sophie Cunningham missed just one three and made six, five of them clutch, in the Phoenix Mercury’s first-round win over the New York Liberty. Brittney Griner added the game-saving close out on defense in the one-point victory.
At 10 p.m. ET on ESPN2, the No. 5 Phoenix Mercury host the No. 8 New York Liberty in the second of two first-round, single-elimination playoff games. The major factors in this matchup all favor the Mercury. Do the Liberty have a chance for the upset?