Tagged 2020 WNBA Draft

Can Bella Alarie Make an Impact from Day One?

The first four picks of the 2020 WNBA Draft went off with no surprises: Sabrina Ionescu, Satou Sabally, Lauren Cox, Chennedy Carter. But all mock drafts diverged from that point on. This had to do, in part, with the Dallas Wings’ large share of first-round picks. Going into the draft, Dallas held selections 2, 5,…

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Satou Sabally Brings an Array of Talents to Dallas

In this Prospect Spotlight series, I’m going pick by pick, profiling members of the W’s freshman class. We started with No. 1 choice Sabrina Ionescu recently: Sabrina Ionescu Arrives as New York’s Next Star Athlete Now let’s take look at Ionescu’s Oregon teammate, Satou Sabally, who was taken immediately after her by the Dallas Wings.…

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What’s Next as New York Liberty Move on from Tina Charles Era

On a Sunday afternoon last August, the New York Liberty played the Seattle Storm at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn—a one-game respite from the undersized Westchester County Center the team had called home for two seasons. Everything was bigger in Brooklyn. Nearly 8,000 fans—more than three times as many as the team’s average for 2019—showed…

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TBW’s Official 2020 WNBA Mock Draft

Welcome to TBW’s first annual WNBA mock draft! The 2020 WNBA Draft will air on ESPN this Friday night at 7pm EST. Due to social distancing guidelines, teams will log on from afar to make their selections. By night’s end, thirty-six young women, also all remote, will learn of their futures (and destinations) in the…

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How Marianne Stanley Brings New Hope to Indiana Fever

The Indiana Fever coaching staff is finally taking shape. The team hired Hall-of-Famer Marianne Stanley as head coach and promoted Tamika Catchings to general manager on November 26. Stanley is both a smart and safe hire for the young Fever: Her first head coaching job was at Old Dominion University over forty years ago, and…

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