Latest WNBA All-Star Game News

Sylvia Fowles Diary: Chicago delivers in final All-Star Game

Jul. 13, 2022 08:32 AM EDT

What a wonderful All-Star weekend in Chicago. It was pretty neat that the city where I was able to start my career is where I had a chance to play my last All-Star Game. There was so much to do before the actual game with media availabilities, practice and then when we left the arena...

Plum, Wilson lead Las Vegas to 107-101 win over New York

Jul. 12, 2022 22:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kelsey Plum got Las Vegas started and Jackie Young helped the Aces close the door from the free throw line. Plum scored 27 points, A'ja Wilson and Young each added 23 and the Aces beat the New York Liberty 107-101 on Tuesday night. Young made all eight of her free...

Griner's name permeates WNBA All-Star Game, Team Wilson wins

Jul. 10, 2022 17:14 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Brittney Griner was everywhere Sunday — before, during and after the WNBA All-Star Game. Everywhere except where the league’s best players felt she should be — playing alongside them on the court. A’ja Wilson, Breanna Stewart and the rest of...

Brittney Griner is the focus of WNBA All-Star weekend

Jul. 09, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Sue Bird and Sylvia Fowles are playing in the WNBA All-Star Game for the last time. Candace Parker and Kahleah Copper are looking for some bragging rights. Some of the league’s biggest stars get to try for a 4-point shot. And everyone is thinking about one person:...

Allie Quigley wins WNBA 3-Point Contest a record fourth time

Jul. 09, 2022 17:13 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Once Allie Quigley got going, it was all over. The 3-point queen put on quite a show — again. Quigley won the WNBA's 3-Point Contest for a record fourth time Saturday, stamping herself as one of the greatest shooters in the history of the league. ...

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...

Trio of Chicago Sky players headline WNBA All-Star reserves

Jun. 28, 2022 20:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot, Kahleah Copper and Emma Meesseman will get a chance to play before their home fans, as the trio was selected Tuesday as reserves for the WNBA All-Star Game on July 10 in Chicago. The Sky stars will join Candace Parker, who was voted as a...

Brittney Griner chosen as honorary WNBA All-Star starter

Jun. 22, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brittney Griner will have a place at the WNBA All-Star Game, being named an honorary starter Wednesday by Commissioner Cathy Engelbert. Griner has been detained in Russia since Feb. 17 after authorities at an airport outside of Moscow said she had vape cartridges...

Lauren Jackson set to return for Australia's Opals at age 41

Jun. 21, 2022 21:09 PM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian basketball great Lauren Jackson is set to rejoin the national team at the age of 41 in a bid for another world championship medal. Jackson, a seven-time WNBA All-Star who led Australia to a world championship title in 2006 and won four Olympic...

Storm star Sue Bird says 2022 will be her final WNBA season

Jun. 16, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

Always in control on the court, Sue Bird lasted about 10 minutes until the emotion of the moment and the finality of the decision got the best of her. After 21 professional seasons, one of the greatest basketball careers ever is nearing its end. “I feel like I’ve...