WNBA offseason questions: Brittney Griner, Breanna Stewart, prioritization and more

The 2022 WNBA season is somehow only a week in the rearview, and six Finals participants—A’ja Wilson, Kelsey Plum, Chelsea Gray, Alyssa Thomas and Brionna Jones, plus Sun coach Curt Miller—have already transitioned into USA Basketball play and the ongoing FIBA ​​World Cup taking place in Australia. But while members of the title-winning Aces other … Read more

FIBA World Cup 2022: Takeaways and Standouts – WNBA.com

One of the greatest parts about basketball is how an environmental change can drastically alter play style. International play, in particular, turns much of what’s known and given on its head. Rosters are different, roles change, and those two monumental shifts redirect the game entirely; it’s awesome! Where else can we see a team assembled … Read more

Next steps for Mercury after Sarver NBA, WNBA Phoenix sale

Sep 22, 2022 MA VoepelESPN.com Close MA Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. the Phoenix Mercury have won three WNBA championships and have perhaps the greatest player in the history of women’s basketball. Robert … Read more

WNBA Future Power Rankings: Predicting best, worst franchises

Sep 20, 2022 Kevin Pelton Close ESPN Senior Writer Co-author, Pro Basketball Prospectus series Formerly a consultant with the Indiana Pacers Developed WARP rating and BEAUTIFUL system MA Voepel Close ESPN.com MA Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been … Read more

With Brittney Griner in Russian jail, WNBA players skip popular off-season destination

Brittney Griner’s highly publicized legal woes in Russia and the country’s invasion of Ukraine has the top WNBA players opting to take their talents elsewhere this off-season. For the past few decades, Russia has been the preferred off-season destination for WNBA players to compete because of the high salaries that can exceed $1 million US … Read more