Amanda Zahui B scored a career-high 37 points and the New York Liberty ended a 10-game road losing streak with a 98-92 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday night.
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Chelsea Gray had 21 points and a season-high nine assists, Nneka Ogwumike scored 12 of her 16 points in the second half and the Los Angeles Sparks pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-68 on Friday night.
Riquna Williams scored 25 points, Chelsea Gray added 21 and the Los Angeles Sparks edged the Lynx 89-85 on Saturday, spoiling a special day for their rivals who retired the jersey of Minnesota native and star Lindsay Whalen.
The Minnesota Lynx, who celebrated Lindsay Whalen by retiring her jersey Saturday, lacked experience and cohesion down the stretch in falling to the rival Los Angeles Sparks.
For the past three years, Lynx vs. Sparks has been the WNBA's best rivalry. They meet again Saturday, when Lindsay Whalen's jersey will be retired.
Jonquel Jones scored 18 points, Alyssa Thomas had 11 points, 12 rebounds and six assists and the Connecticut Sun beat the Los Angeles Sparks 89-77 on Thursday night.
Chiney Ogwumike doesn't know what kind of reception she'll get from Connecticut Sun fans when her new team, the Los Angeles Sparks, visits Thursday.
Chelsea Gray scored a career-high 29 points and keyed the Los Angeles Sparks' rally in the fourth quarter to beat the New York Liberty 78-73 on Tuesday in a school matinee game.
Chiney Ogwumike scored 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting and her sister Nneka Ogwumike had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Connecticut Sun 77-70 on Friday night.
Prior to the Las Vegas Aces re-signing reserve forward Dearica Hamby to a three-year contract, she sat with coach and president of basketball operations Bill Laimbeer for a heart-to-heart.
According to an arrest report, Williams forced her way inside the home of her ex-girlfriend Alkeria Davis and repeatedly struck Davis on the head and pulled her hair.
Las Vegas opened with an impressive 83-70 win over L.A. And if the Aces played this well without Liz Cambage, just wait until she's on the floor.
ESPN's panel of experts picked the Phoenix Mercury as the preseason favorite, while the Washington Mystics' Elena Delle Donne is the preseason MVP.
How will defending champ Seattle do without its MVP? Can Phoenix and Washington return to the semis? We predict how far each WNBA team goes in 2019.
Las Vegas, L.A. and Washington are the top contenders for the 2019 WNBA title. But the Mystics have the fewest questions heading into the season.
Free agent Riquna Williams, who was arrested last month after fight with her ex-girlfriend, re-signed with the Sparks.
Sarah Spain talks with Brian Koppelman about leaving his early success in the recording industry to pursue a career in writing, how his film "Rounders" became a cult hit, why he and his writing partner chose to write "Billions," and how he decided to try stand-up comedy shortly after his 40th birthday.
No Stewie, no Maya, no Taurasi for weeks, and maybe no Cambage at all? Rest assured, WNBA fans: There are plenty of storylines to track this season.
Guard Chelsea Gray, who averaged a career-high 14.9 points, 5.1 assists, 3.4 rebounds and 1.4 steals per game in 2018, has re-signed with the Sparks.
Sarah talks with WNBA superstar and ESPN NBA Analyst Chiney Ogwumike about how she spent her first ever basketball practice in the bathroom, being mentored by Condoleezza Rice, making a viral video while she was in college, being drafted #1 overall, how she was recently traded to her older sister's team, and the time she had a bad hair day on national television.
Sarah Spain talks with WNBA superstar and ESPN NBA analyst Chiney Ogwumike about how she spent her first ever basketball practice in the bathroom, being mentored by Condoleezza Rice, making a viral video while she was in college, being drafted No. 1 overall, how she was recently traded to her older sister's team and the time she had a bad hair day on national television.
WNBA All-Star Chiney Ogwumike, who has averaged 14.1 points and 7.5 rebounds during her career, will join her sister Nneka with the Sparks after being traded by the Sun for a first-rounder.
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