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Noa joined Swish Appeal in 2023, and also covers the Boston Celtics for SB Nation's CelticsBlog. She has been playing basketball her whole life, and for her day job, she works to pass legislation that will support a more sustainable food system. She graduated from Northeastern University with a master's in public administration in 2022.

Whitcomb, Russell lead WNBL teams to top seeds 

The Townsville Fire, led by guard Sami Whitcomb, and the Southside Flyers, led by center Mercedes Russell, hold onto the top two seeds.

WNBA launches partnership with VOICEINSPORT

Aliyah Boston, Natasha Cloud and Nneka Ogwumike headline a list of players who will provide virtual mentorship to girls in sports across the world, thanks to a new WNBA partnership.

2024 WNBA Free Agency: Connecticut Sun

Who’s in, who’s out, and what the Connecticut Sun’s roster situation looks like entering free agency.

WNBL update: Whitcomb, Fire are dominating

Seattle Storm guard Sami Whitcomb is leading the Townsville Fire to a top seed in the Australian WNBL, while her WNBA teammate, Jade Melbourne, leads all scorers.

FIBA wishes for 2024

On the international basketball front, we’re mostly wishcasting what will happen at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. Will the Canadians medal? Could Caitlin Clark be on Team USA? Will Edwin Garcia be there to see it all happen?

NCAAW wishes for 2024

After 2023 gave us a multitude of memorable women’s college basketball moments, what can we expect in 2024? Conference changes, fantastic players and—please—no more injuries!

WNBA wishes for 2024

Swish Appeal’s staff shares our WNBA wishes for 2024. More improvements to the Commissioner’s Cup! More Canadians in the WNBA! A better fantasy basketball experience!

WNBA players standing out in the WNBL

A quartet of players with WNBA experience—Aari McDonald, Mercedes Russell, Jordin Canada and Jade Melbourne—lead the WNBL in scoring so far this season.

Get ready for the Cancun Challenge! 

No. 23 Washington State, Maryland, Creighton and Georgia Tech are among the 10 programs competing at the Cancun Challenge.

WNBA players to watch in the WNBL

WNBA players like Jordin Canada, Sami Whitcomb and Aari McDonald have laced up for Australian professional teams in the WNBL, excelling in the early days of the season.