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Diana Taurasi and Candace Parker said they both plan to return next season after their teams were eliminated in the second round.
Rookie of the year Crystal Dangerfield scored 15 of her 17 points in the second half and Minnesota beat Phoenix 80-79 on Thursday night to advance to the semifinals of the WNBA playoffs.
From player exclusives to sneakers featuring social justice messages and Kobe tributes, WNBA stars wore powerful pairs all season.
Connecticut dominated the paint Tuesday but has an even tougher task ahead against Candace Parker and L.A., while Minnesota tries to slow down Skylar Diggins-Smith and Diana Taurasi.
Shey Peddy, who was cut by the Mystics in mid-August and then signed by the Mercury, hit a winning 3-pointer to lift Phoenix past Washington and into the second round.
Shey Peddy made a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to give the Phoenix Mercury an 85-84 come-from-behind victory over the defending champion Washington Mystics on Tuesday night in the first round of the playoffs.
Las Vegas' A'ja Wilson might be the MVP favorite, but do Breanna Stewart and the Seattle Storm have the edge over the Aces this postseason?
A'ja Wilson or Breanna Stewart for MVP? Can anyone challenge Crystal Dangerfield as Rookie of the Year? We hand out some hardware.
Sunday's WNBA regular-season finales will decide the eighth and final playoff team and whether Seattle or Las Vegas is the No. 1 seed.
Jordin Canada scored 13 points and the Seattle Storm routed the Phoenix Mercury 83-60 on Friday night for their seventh victory in a row.
They've balled out in the WNBA bubble. And now these 15 players have landed on our WNBA first and second teams and all-rookie squad.
Skylar Diggins-Smith scored a season-high 33 points, including a tying 35-footer at the end of regulation, Diana Taurasi added 28, and the Phoenix Mercury gave up a 22-point lead before beating the Connecticut Sun 100-95 in overtime on Wednesday night.
DeWanna Bonner scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Alyssa Thomas had 22 points, nine rebounds and nine assists and the Connecticut Sun clinched a playoff spot with an 85-70 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Monday night.
The standings shaped up as expected, but who knew that Brittney Griner's exit would bring out the best in Phoenix, or that the Lynx would thrive without Sylvia Fowles?
Skylar Diggins-Smith scored a season-high 30 points and the Phoenix Mercury beat the New York Liberty 83-67 on Saturday night for their sixth straight victory.
Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 28 points and Diana Taurasi added 27, matching her career high with eight 3-pointers, to help the Phoenix Mercury clinch a playoff spot with a 105-81 win over the Indiana Fever on Thursday night.
Terrika Foster-Brasby welcomes guest host ESPN PXP Announcer Tiffany Greene to moderate a WNBA Roundtable featuring some of the best minds in women's basketball: WBB analysts Carolyn Peck, Debbie Antonelli, Christy Winters-Scott and espnW WBB writer Mechelle Voeple. They panel weighs in on the first half of the season, discuss their early favorites for league awards and look ahead to the second half of the season.
As the 2020 season hits the homestretch, a number of this week's top teams are becoming increasingly reliant on first-year players.
Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 13 of her 25 points in the fourth quarter, Diana Taurasi had 23 points and 12 rebounds and the Phoenix Mercury held off the Minnesota Lynx 83-79 win on Sunday night for their third victory in a row.
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