Tagged Dallas Wings

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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Get the W: How the WNBA Comes Back This Summer

Promising comments have recently begun circulating among WNBA officials that the league can still return to play in 2020. But questions like “how soon?”, “for how long” and “at which location(s)” remain complicated to answer. Additionally, what will happen to the team rosters when final cuts are likely to be made without ever having completed…

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How WNBA Players Stay Fit & Motivated Amid Uncertainty

“I was extremely exhausted going into that game. I tried to shoot around that morning, but I was feeling light-headed so I went to the hospital for an IV.” This was Connecticut Sun forward Theresa Plaisance, who played in China during the WNBA off-season. She could barely breathe in the week leading up to her…

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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 COVID-19 is Affecting US Basketball Players Overseas

LeBron James might have initially balked at the prospect of not playing basketball in front of fans, but the NBA is now shutting its doors with the news that Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert has tested positive for Coronavirus. The world simply has to take note of the serious problems that could arise from this…

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Breaking Down WNBA’s Wild Week of Free Agency

February 10 kicked off an exciting flurry of free-agent activity for the WNBA, and each of the 12 franchises has made moves they hope will improve their roster for the upcoming 2020 season. With the new CBA in place, some teams—like the Los Angeles Sparks and Phoenix Mercury—have pounced with large dollar offers to entice…

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