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Lynx boss Cheryl Reeve chosen WNBA Executive of the Year

Sep. 18, 2019 4:36 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lynx general manager and coach Cheryl Reeve has been chosen WNBA basketball executive of the year after steering the team to a ninth straight appearance in the playoffs despite losing several longtime stars. The award announced Wednesday was based on voting by one executive per...

A look at the first-round games in the WNBA playoffs

Sep. 11, 2019 3:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the two first-round games in the WNBA playoffs: No. 5 Chicago (20-14) vs No. 8 Phoenix (15-19) Season series: Sky won 3-0 Chicago: The Sky have the top point guard in the league in Courtney Vandersloot, who averaged 9.2 assists and had 300 on the season, and a talented young star...

WNBA postseason gets underway with pair of first-round games

Sep. 11, 2019 3:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After a wild regular season, the WNBA postseason gets underway with a pair of first-round games. Top seeds Washington and Connecticut don't play for another week, as the teams earned double byes to the semifinals. Los Angeles and Las Vegas don't play until Sunday against the winners of...

Thomas and Williams help Sun edge Aces 89-85

Aug. 23, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas and the Connecticut Sun want to make sure they don't have to play in a single-elimination playoff game this year. They took a step in that direction with a gritty win over the Las Vegas Aces on Friday night. Thomas scored 27 points and Courtney Williams added 24 to...