Latest WNBA Finals News

WNBA stars could be on the move as free agency set to begin

Jan. 14, 2022 02:16 AM EST

Some of the biggest stars in the WNBA could be on the move with free agency set to begin this weekend. Teams can start talking to their own restricted and unrestricted free agents Saturday. Deals can't be officially announced until Feb. 1. Everyone in the league would...

Sandy Brondello hired as New York Liberty coach

Jan. 07, 2022 15:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sandy Brondello wasn't sure about her future after parting ways with the Phoenix Mercury last month. She wasn't unemployed for long. Brondello was hired as New York Liberty coach on Friday, calling it an honor to join the historic WNBA franchise. ...

Sue Bird says she's returning to Storm for another season

Jan. 07, 2022 14:07 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Sue Bird announced Friday that she will return to the Seattle Storm next season, putting off retirement for at least one more year. The four-time WNBA champion and 12-time All-Star selection has spent her entire WNBA career with the Storm after being the No. 1 pick...

Candace Parker voted AP Female Athlete of Year for 2nd time

Dec. 29, 2021 13:18 PM EST

Candace Parker wrestled with the decision to make a huge change in her life and leave Los Angeles — where she had played her entire WNBA career — and head home to Chicago. In the end, the appeal of a homecoming was too much for Parker to ignore, and it couldn't have worked out...

Ginobili, Chambers, Whalen among 1st-time hoop hall nominees

Dec. 21, 2021 17:11 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Former San Antonio Spurs star Manu Ginobili, SuperSonics and Suns forward Tom Chambers and Olympic and WNBA champion Lindsay Whalen are among the first-time nominees for the Basketball Hall of Fame. Among the returning nominees announced Tuesday are 2004...

Mercury part ways with coach Brondello after finals run

Dec. 06, 2021 20:55 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Sandy Brondello is out as the Phoenix Mercury's coach after leading the team to the WNBA Finals in her eighth season. The Mercury announced Monday that the team and Brondello mutually agreed to part ways and her contract, which expired after the 2021 season, will not...

Chicago celebrates WNBA champion Sky with parade

Oct. 19, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago turned out Tuesday for a parade celebrating the WNBA champion Sky, bringing a big smile to the city celebrating its first world championship since 2016. Fans lined Michigan Avenue to cheer on the Sky after they beat the Phoenix Mercury 80-74...