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New York wins WNBA lottery, gets No. 1 pick in 2020 draft

Sep. 17, 2019 7:53 PM EDT

The New York Liberty will have the No. 1 pick in next year's WNBA draft for the first time in franchise history. One of the original WNBA teams, the Liberty won the draft lottery Tuesday night. New York had the best odds of getting the No. 1 pick with a 44.2% chance. "It's awesome to be able to have that pick,"...

Lynx forward Napheesa Collier named WNBA Rookie of Year

Sep. 16, 2019 11:48 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lynx forward Napheesa Collier has been named the WNBA Rookie of the Year. Collier is one of four unanimous selections on the All-Rookie Team announced Monday. The others are Indiana Fever center Teaira McCowan, Dallas Wings guard Arike Ogunbowale and Las Vegas Aces guard Jackie...

Indiana Fever fire coach and general manager Pokey Chatman

Sep. 9, 2019 8:23 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Fever fired coach and general manager Pokey Chatman on Monday, a day after the team finished with a third straight losing season. "It's always tough when looking at the personal side and being able to build friendships and relationships from that standpoint," said Tamika...

Mitchell hits 9 3s, scores 38, Fever roll past Suns 104-76

Sep. 8, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell hit a WNBA regular season record nine 3-pointers, scoring 38 points to help the Indiana Fever beat the Connecticut Sun 104-76 on Sunday. The second-year guard had 30 points in the first half and broke the mark of eight held by five different players. She equaled the nine...

Liberty clinch top chance to win lottery with loss to Fever

Sep. 6, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Katie Smith saw the silver lining in the Liberty's loss to Indiana. New York clinched the best chance to win the WNBA draft lottery by losing to the Fever 86-81 on Friday night. New York, which has a 44% opportunity to secure the top pick in the draft, blew a double-digit lead as...

Indiana Fever to play at Butler's Hinkle Fieldhouse into '22

Sep. 5, 2019 4:19 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Fever will play at Butler University's historic Hinkle Fieldhouse during the 2020, 2021 and part of the 2022 seasons. The relocation is being forced by a multi-year project to renovate and upgrade Bankers Life Fieldhouse, home to the Fever in the WNBA and the NBA's Indiana...

Sims, Collier lift Lynx past Fever 81-73

Sep. 1, 2019 9:22 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Odyssey Sims scored 17 points, Napheesa Collier had 15 points and 10 rebounds to move into elite company and the Minnesota Lynx defeated the Indiana Fever 81-73 on Sunday, a key win for playoff positioning. Collier surpassed 400 points and 200 rebounds to join former Indiana star Tamika...

Gray scores career-high 30, hits 7 3s in Sparks' 87-83 win

Aug. 29, 2019 10:24 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chelsea Gray scored a career-high 30 points and tied a franchise record with seven 3-pointers, leading the Los Angeles Sparks to an 87-83 victory over the Indiana Fever on Thursday night. Gray scored 20 points, including five 3-pointers, in the Sparks' 33-point third quarter that erased...

McCowan's 24 points, 17 rebounds lead Fever past Aces

Aug. 27, 2019 9:34 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Teaira McCowan had 24 points, 17 rebounds and five blocks to lead the Indiana Fever past the Las Vegas Aces 86-71 on Tuesday night. McCowan became the first WNBA rookie with 20-plus points and 15-plus rebounds in back-to-back games. She needs 14 rebounds to set a Fever rookie record and...

McCowan leads Fever over Storm 63-54

Aug. 25, 2019 9:41 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Teaira McCowan had 22 points and 19 rebounds and the Indiana Fever kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 63-54 win over the Seattle Storm on Sunday. Seattle clinched a playoff spot earlier on Sunday with the benefit of the New York Liberty's 101-72 loss to the Washington Mystics. The...