New York Liberty head coach Walt Hopkins’ statement on Monday that Tina Charles is in the team’s plans didn’t age well. The Liberty’s all-time leading scorer was traded to the defending champion Washington Mystics on Wednesday, where she will again play for Mike Thibault.
The Los Angeles Sparks announced on Friday that general manager Penny Toler has been "relieved of her duties and will no longer be with the organization, effective immediately."
Washington Mystics star and league MVP Elena Delle Donne left Game 2 of the WNBA Finals after three minutes and did not return. The series resumes on Sunday, with the Connecticut Sun hosting the Mystics in Game 3.
SUSPENDED: Brittney Griner, Diana Taurasi (Phoenix) and Kristine Anigwe, Kaela Davis, Kayla Thornton (Dallas)
The players were involved in a fourth-quarter brawl during the Phoenix Mercury-Dallas Wings game on Saturday, Aug. 10. Other players receiving punishment from the league are DeWanna Bonner (Mercury), Kaela Davis (Wings) and Diana Taurasi (Mercury).
The guard for the Los Angeles Sparks is being held in Palm Beach County Jail on $20,000 bond following an arrest over a December altercation with an ex-girlfriend.
After having played for Seattle since 2016, Quinn is embracing a new role with the organization.
Hedgpeth had been serving in an interim position since October 2018.
The Chicago Sky’s power backcourt is now MARRIED.
Fisher’s losing record as head coach of the NBA’s New York Knicks is one thing, but a blistering report from Deadspin on Fisher’s involvement with a predatory lending company has attracted even more attention to his off-court dealings.
Union president Nneka Ogwumike expressed the chief goal of attaining a full financial accounting of the WNBA during the CBA process. So far, it does not look like this has been achieved.
Taj McWilliams-Franklin will serve as interim head coach for the remainder of the 2018 WNBA season.
In a statement to Swish Appeal, Pacers Sports & Entertainment condemned racism and said they are evaluating the future of their sponsorship deal with the pizza company.
Olympic Gold Medalist and Hall of Famer Anne Donovan passed away on Wednesday from heart failure. Donovan was the first woman to coach a WNBA Championship team — the Seattle Storm in 2004.
She is the first woman to hold this leadership position at the site.
The Draft will be at Nike’s New York Headquarters, so this is a logical time to do it.
NC State campus police are investigating a former women’s basketball official accused of embezzlement.