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Sydney Wiese is Ready to be an All-Star for Loaded L.A. Sparks

While the recently re-upped Sydney Wiese plays on an LA Sparks team with Kristi Toliver, Chelsea Gray, Chiney and Nneka Ogwumike and Candace Parker, the guard still has big ambitions. During a press conference to celebrate her freshly inked contract, Wiese said, “My aspirations as an individual are to eventually become an All-Star, and then…

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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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WNBA Teams are in Danger of Losing Key Players Forever

The Coronavirus pandemic has already delayed the start of the 2020 WNBA season. When or if it returns and what it will look like are both matters of complete speculation at this time. One of the ways that COVID-19, (and the United States government’s response to it), has further complicated things is by spurring temporary…

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Sabrina Ionescu Arrives as New York’s Next Star Athlete

On April 17, the WNBA held its annual draft remotely. Prospects tuned in, along with nearly 400,000 fans, waiting for Commissioner Cathy Engelbert to reveal each successive selection. Except, they weren’t waiting for the No. 1 pick. Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu was not only among the most certain locks for the spot in league history, it’s…

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Get the W: How We’re Covering the WNBA at TBW

In this first episode of Get the W, TBW Editor in Chief Joel C. Cordes stops by for a conversation about why this site is investing in WNBA coverage and how professional women’s basketball will keep growing in the U.S. Get the W is TBW’s new flagship WNBA show. Hosted by Gabe Ibrahim every Tuesday,…

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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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