WNBA teams jockey for position before Olympic break
Las Vegas, Seattle and Connecticut have already created a little separation from the pack as the top three teams in the league. Las Vegas (14-4): The Aces keep rolling, setting a franchise-record for points in a game when they beat Atlanta 118-95 on Sunday. Things don't get any easier for Phoenix with games against Las Vegas and two against Seattle before the break. Other players receiving votes included Tina Charles of Washington, A'ja Wilson of Las Vegas and Brionna Jones of Connecticut. McBride makes her first return to Las Vegas where she starred for the franchise before signing with the Lynx in the offseason.wftv.com
Injuries deplete WNBA rosters, teams scramble to fill spots
“It’s magnified when it’s some of the elite players,” said Sun coach Curt Miller, whose team moved back to No. With teams only carrying 11 or 12 players on their rosters, the rash of injuries have left them scrambling. Connecticut (8-2): The Sun had victories over Las Vegas and New York last week to move back atop the poll. “We have completed our investigation and generally do not comment on discipline around officiating,” a WNBA spokesperson said. Augustus spent the first 13 years of her career with Minnesota, helping them win four WNBA championships.wftv.com
AP sources: Parker headed to Chicago, McBride to Minnesota
The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Jan. 27, because no official announcement is allowed until Feb. 1. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)Candace Parker is headed home and Kayla McBride is getting a fresh start in Minnesota. that she would be signing with the Lynx once free agents can officially ink deals Monday. Nearly 75% of the players on the Sparks' roster are free agents. That’s led to increased player movement from our roster.”Two players who are free agents but won't be moving are Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi.
Stewart, Bird help Storm rout Aces; go up 2-0 in WNBA Finals
Las Vegas couldn't respond. A'ja Wilson had 20 points to lead Las Vegas while Angel McCoughtry and Emma Cannon added 17 each. The Aces led 65-64 with 3:22 left in the period before the Storm closed with a 11-3 burst. The Storm, who had 17 assists on their 18 baskets, built the lead to 13 before Las Vegas rallied to the six-point halftime deficit. ... Stewart had her fifth consecutive 20-point game in the WNBA Finals spanning back to the 2018 season.