Latest Women's National Basketball Association News

Surging Sparks on roll behind play of Ogwumike, Cambage

Jul. 05, 2022 13:45 PM EDT

The Los Angeles Sparks have been on roll lately, battling their way to just below .500 after a slow start to the season. Los Angeles (10-11) has won four of its past five games and a big reason why is the play of All-Star Nneka Ogwumike and free agent signee Liz Cambage. ...

Ogwumike scores 23, Sparks beat Mercury for 3rd straight win

Jul. 04, 2022 21:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike had 23 points and nine rebounds, Liz Cambage added 19 points and seven rebounds, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Phoenix Mercury 78-75 on Monday night. Los Angeles (10-11) has won three straight, including an 84-74 victory over New York on...

Ogwumike scores 22 to help Sparks beat Liberty 84-74

Jul. 03, 2022 20:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 22 points, Liz Cambage added 16 and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the New York Liberty 84-74 Sunday. Chiney Ogwumike had 12 points and 10 rebounds, Katie Lou Samuelson also scored 12 points and Jordin Canada added 11 points and seven assists...

Parker scores 21, Howard adds 16 as Dream beat Storm 90-76

Jul. 03, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Cheyenne Parker had 21 points and nine rebounds, Rhyne Howard scored 16 points and the Atlanta Dream never trailed Sunday in their 90-76 win over the Seattle Storm. Aari McDonald and AD Durr added 13 points apiece for Atlanta (10-11) and Tiffany Hayes scored 10...

Thomas, Sun rally from 17 down, beat Mystics 74-72 in OT

Jul. 03, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas scored 14 of her 23 points after halftime and finished with nine rebounds as the Connecticut Sun rallied from a 17-point second-half deficit Sunday to beat the Washington Mystics 74-72 in overtime. Courtney Williams added 15 points, Natisha...

Stewart trades for Bird in WNBA All-Star draft

Jul. 02, 2022 15:55 PM EDT

Breanna Stewart traded for her Seattle teammate Sue Bird in the WNBA All-Star draft Saturday. Bird was set to be a co-captain with A'ja Wilson before Stewart pulled off the deal to acquire Bird for Sylvia Fowles. Bird and Fowles are set to retire at the end of the season and were...

Quigley, Parker help Sky beat Mercury 91-75

Jul. 02, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Allie Quigley scored 19 points to lead five Chicago players scoring in double figures, Candace Parker added 14 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and the Sky never trailed in their 91-75 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday. The game was a rematch of last...

Charles moves into 4th in career scoring, Seattle tops Fever

Jul. 02, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 18 of her 20 points in the first half, Tina Charles moved into fourth in WNBA history for career scoring and the Seattle Storm beat the Indiana Fever 73-57 on Friday night. Charles scored nine points to reach 6,902 for her career, passing...

Cambage, Ogwumike each score 21 points in Sparks' 500th win

Jul. 01, 2022 22:49 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Liz Cambage had 21 points and 11 rebounds, Nneka Ogwumike also scored 21 points and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Dallas Wings 97-89 on Friday night. It was the 500th win in franchise history for Los Angeles, the first WNBA team to reach that mark. ...

Aces beat Lynx for 3rd time this season, 91-85

Jul. 01, 2022 22:42 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chelsea Gray scored 21 points on 10-of-12 shooting, A’ja Wilson had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Minnesota Lynx 91-85 on Friday night. Minnesota took its first lead of the game with 5:54 remaining in the fourth quarter but Las...