Tagged Dallas Wings

What’s Behind Allisha Gray’s Recent Hot Streak?

Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray is on track for her most efficient WNBA campaign. Diving into a recent hot streak and some season-long upticks in the right areas, let’s take a look at how the former Rookie of the Year has excelled in her third WNBA season (and first under new head coach Brian Agler). …

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Activism and the WNBA

As we eulogize contemporary legend Toni Morrison, we look to her body of work for hope and inspiration. While teaching a class, she once remarked, “When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody…

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Breaking Down the Theresa Plaisance, Kristine Anigwe Trade

The Connecticut Sun made the lone move of the 2019 WNBA trade deadline, shipping out 2019 No. 9 overall pick Kristine Anigwe in exchange for Theresa Plaisance of the Dallas Wings.  Connecticut’s window is now. Plaisance is in her sixth year and capable of logging quality minutes as a stretch big option. Anigwe needs time.…

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Speculation and Ideas for WNBA Trade Deadline

WNBA trade deadlines rarely see much movement. Fitting under the league’s hard cap is extremely difficult, and there isn’t much differentiation between the salaries of stars and non-stars. There are essentially two buckets nearly every player falls into: Minimum contracts (or players on rookie-scale deals) and veterans tabbed at or near the max. The 2019…

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Complete Second-Half WNBA Team-by-Team Previews

All too quickly, the WNBA has hit the All-Star break, capping off a weekend that also boasted a beach party featuring Snoop, Iggy Azalea, and DJ Liz Cambage. After everyone recovers and rests up, it’s go time: a six-week push to the end of the regular season. Let’s take a look at where teams currently…

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What EuroBasket Departures Mean for Rest of WNBA Season

Women’s EuroBasket 2019 begins June 27 and concludes July 7 with the championship game. 13 WNBA players along with several additional players and prospects of interest are competing in the tournament, and WNBA teams must account for the temporary losses of these players as they compete on this international stage. We don’t know how things…

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WNBA Coaches, Execs Weigh in on 2019 Roster Cuts

Every WNBA follower has seen it before: The final roster cutdown day can be brutal as teams are forced to finalize their opening night crew. There are only 144 jobs to be had. Even some of the top players coming out of college each year struggle to find a home. One roster cut—UCLA alum and…

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Finding the WNBA’s Next Diamond in the Rough

The Dallas Wings are in a tough spot. As the team moves on from the trade request of All-WNBA center Liz Cambage, Kayla Thornton represents much more than a young building block and key starter. The undrafted free agent wasn’t supposed to be here, but she quickly stepped in as the key contributor every WNBA…

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Putting Liz Cambage’s 2018 Dominance in Context

Liz Cambage dominated the WNBA in 2018 as we’ve never seen before in the league’s 22-year history, and there’s ample data to back it up. Cambage made a return to the WNBA and the franchise that drafted her—the Tulsa-Shock-turned-Dallas-Wings—in 2018 after four seasons out of the league. She set a WNBA single-game record with 53…

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Dallas Wings 2019 Offseason Checklist

The past year was a whirlwind for the Dallas Wings. Liz Cambage elected to return to the WNBA after four seasons away. The club had a second star to pair with point guard Skylar Diggins-Smith, and they were in a position to nab a playoff bid at 14-10 with 10 games to play. They lost…

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