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WNBA Finals MVP Emma Meesseman is staying in Washington.

Feb. 17, 2020 1:31 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — WNBA Finals MVP Emma Meesseman is staying in Washington. The Mystics re-signed the forward on Monday. “Emma re-signing is a huge step for our team. Having one of the top players in the world back for the upcoming season gives us a lot of options in how we play,” Mystics...

Kristi Toliver ready for second stint in Los Angeles

Feb. 12, 2020 9:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kristi Toliver is ready for her second go-round in Los Angeles. The two-time WNBA champion signed as a free agent with the Sparks on Monday, leaving Washington, where she helped the Mystics win their first title. Toliver said the decision to returnk to Los Angeles was partly financial....

FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2019, file photo, Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne speaks at a press conference where she was named the 2019 WNBA most valuable player in Washington. The WNBA champion Mystics say reigning MVP Elena Delle Donne is expected to be ready for the start of the season after undergoing back surgery. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

MVP Delle Donne signs 4-year deal with WNBA champion Mystics

Feb. 11, 2020 3:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two-time WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne signed a four-year contract Tuesday to stay with the Washington Mystics after leading the team to its first league championship. In addition to winning a title and MVP honors, Delle Donne was a member of the all-WNBA first team for the second year in a...

FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2019, file photo, Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne speaks at a press conference where she was named the 2019 WNBA most valuable player in Washington. The WNBA champion Mystics say reigning MVP Elena Delle Donne is expected to be ready for the start of the season after undergoing back surgery. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

WNBA MVP Delle Donne undergoes back surgery

Jan. 29, 2020 1:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The WNBA champion Washington Mystics say reigning MVP Elena Delle Donne is expected to be ready for the start of the season after undergoing back surgery. The Mystics said Wednesday that Delle Donne had minor surgery Friday in Dallas to repair an injury she suffered during the playoffs. ...

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Sparks guard Alana Beard, right, shoots as Atlanta Dream forward Aneika Henry-Morello defends during the first half of a WNBA basketball game in Los Angeles. Alana Beard, a two-time Defensive Player of the Year who won a WNBA championship with the Los Angeles Sparks, is retiring after 15 years. The Sparks announced her decision on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

4-time All-Star Alana Beard retires from WNBA after 15 years

Jan. 23, 2020 1:48 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alana Beard, a two-time Defensive Player of the Year who won a WNBA championship with the Los Angeles Sparks, is retiring after 15 years. In 2016, she helped the Sparks win a third WNBA title. She is third in all-time steals in the league with 710. Beard won Defensive Player of the Year...