Down in Chicago on Friday night, the Sky and Los Angeles Sparks played the game of the season in the WNBA, a double overtime thriller that the Sparks eventually won, 115-106 behind brilliant performances from Nneka Ogwumike (32 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals) and Candace Parker (29 points, 12 rebounds, 6 assists). With … Continue reading Isoterica Playbook: How the Sky freed Stefanie Dolson for her game-tying 3 vs. the Sparks
Taking the ball from Stefanie Dolson in the backcourt, after a missed shot by the Atlanta Dream in the opening minute of the fourth quarter during their early August matchup, Courtney Vandersloot immediately turned and pushed the ball up the Allstate Arena floor, tossing a long outlet pass diagonally across the court to Cappie Pondexter. … Continue reading Powering the Sky’s resurgence, Courtney Vandersloot makes her case as the WNBA’s best point guard
The first six weeks of the 21st WNBA season have gone about according to plan, with the Minnesota Lynx establishing themselves as the class of the league, and the likes of Los Angeles and Washington follow closely behind. And while Maya Moore and company's dominance has been impressive as always, the most interesting story lines … Continue reading Theresa Plaisance helping lead the Dallas Wings renaissance
Over the weekend, you may have noticed a new name in the WNBA headlines, as Sami Whitcomb burst onto the scene with a 22-point second half that included six 3-pointers, tying a WNBA record for triples in a half. Her big night was key in the Seattle Storm's comeback victory over the visiting New York … Continue reading Now introducing… Sami Whitcomb
During the 2016 season, the Los Angeles Sparks were the best 3-point shooting team in the WNBA, knocking down 37.5 percent of their looks from downtown. However, the 3-ball was not exactly a major component of their offense, as they were seventh in the league in attempts, putting up just under 16 triples a game, … Continue reading In Sydney Wiese, the Los Angeles Sparks just might have found their Kristi Toliver replacement
*Extremely Jim Nantz voice* Hello friends. We're back with another episode of our WNBA podcast. This week, we hopped on the mics to talk about the opening week of action, touching on a number of news topics, including Monique Currie's quote of the year, Diana Taurasi's big week, and the Chicago Sky's interesting contract situation with … Continue reading The WNBA Show, Episode 3: A Breath Of Fresh Air
The first day of the 2017 WNBA season is in the books, as the 21st season in WNBA history got underway with three games. In the opener, the Liberty used a balanced attack to take care of an shorthanded Stars team, 73-64. Out in L.A., the Sparks pulled away in the fourth quarter for a … Continue reading WNBA Opening Day 2017: The good, the bad, and the… stinky?