Archive for the ‘Sports/Basketball’ Category

Canada’s Bridget Carleton leads Lynx with 25 points in rout of Liberty

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

Making the first start of her two-year, 13-game WNBA career, Bridget Carleton pumped in a game and career-high 25 points Wednesday night as the Minnesota Lynx blew open a close game after halftime for a 92-66 rout of the New York Liberty in Bradenton, Fla.

WNBA players urge people to vote against Atlanta team owner, senator

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
Social Injustice-WNBA Basketball

WNBA players from the Atlanta team, as well as players from the Seattle Storm, Chicago Sky and Phoenix Mercury, wore "Vote Warnock" on T-shirts before their games on Tuesday.

Williams, Parker lead Sky past Mystics

Saturday, August 1st, 2020

Gabby Williams and Cheyenne Parker each scored 16 points, Courtney Vandersloot had a late steal, and the Chicago Sky beat the Washington Mystics 88-86 on Saturday night.

Liberty star Sabrina Ionescu diagnosed with severe ankle sprain

Saturday, August 1st, 2020

New York Liberty rookie Sabrina Ionescu has a Grade 3 left ankle sprain according to the team. Ionescu, the top overall pick in the draft, injured her ankle in the second quarter against Atlanta and did not return to action in the Liberty's 84-78 loss to the Dream on Friday night.

Liberty star Sabrina Ionescu exits game with ankle injury

Friday, July 31st, 2020

New York top draft pick Sabrina Ionescu injured her ankle in the second quarter against Atlanta and did not return to action in the Liberty's 84-78 loss to the Dream on Friday night.

Minnesota’s Sylvia Fowles becomes WNBA’s all-time leading rebounder

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

Sylvia Fowles became the WNBA's all-time rebounding leader, passing former teammate Rebekkah Brunson.

Liberty’s Kia Nurse suffers injury in WNBA season opener

Saturday, July 25th, 2020
Storm Liberty Basketball

Breanna Stewart had 18 points, eight rebounds and four steals in her first WNBA game since helping Seattle win the 2018 championship, sending the Storm past the New York Liberty 87-71 Saturday in the season opener for both teams.

Canada’s Kia Nurse, Bridget Carleton find comfort in basketball at WNBA bubble

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

While Canadian WNBAers Kia Nurse and Bridget Carleton say they've adjusted to the league's Florida bubble better than expected, it's still the time spent on a basketball court that makes things feel most normal.

Mystics’ Tina Charles granted medical exemption by league to skip WNBA season

Friday, July 17th, 2020

Washington Mystics forward Tina Charles was medically excused for the season by an independent panel of doctors, the team announced Friday.

WNBA star Delle Donne says league denied medical exemption for Lyme disease

Monday, July 13th, 2020

Elena Delle Donne's request to be medically excused from the WNBA season was denied, according to the league's reigning MVP.