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Lynx star Moore earns another weekly WNBA honor

MINNEAPOLIS -- The WNBA might as well just name its Western Conference player of the week award after Maya Moore. The league announced Monday the Lynx forward has gleaned the honor for the second straight week (games through July 20), third time this season and eighth occasion in her four-year career. Moore's 32-point showing against Tulsa last Wednesday marked her ninth 30-plus...
Via Fox Sports North
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: WNBA players forget that they can't dunk

If you didn’t know there was a WNBA All-Star today, you weren’t alone. It would have been nice if Drake alerted us. He is the best highlight from the game. H/T @Steve_OS
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynx top visiting Shock, 93-82

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Maya Moore scored 32 points to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Tulsa Shock 93-82 on Wednesday afternoon. Moore, who has at least 30 points nine times this season -- including each of the three meetings against Tulsa, leads the league in scoring. Lindsay Whalen added 18 points for the Lynx (17-6), who improved to 17-1 against the Shock since 2010. Glory Johnson...
Via Fox Sports North
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dupree, January selected as All-Star reserves

Mercury forward Candice Dupree and former Arizona State guard Briann January were among 12 reserves selected for Saturday's WNBA All-Star Game at US Airways Center. Dupree, who is averaging 15.2 points and 6.9 rebounds per game for the first place Mercury, joins two of her Phoenix teammates -- starting center Brittney Griner and starting guard Diana Taurasi -- on the Western...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mystics can’t recover from Phoenix hot start

Candice Dupree had 19 points and Diana Taurasi added 18 as the Phoenix Mercury downed the Washington Mystics 90-78. It's over in Phoenix, #Mystics fall 90-78. All five #Mystics starters scored in double figures, led by Currie with 19. #MysticsMercury — Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) July 16, 2014 Despite having all five starters scoring in double figures the Mystics never...
Via KCM Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Whalen leads Lynx to 91-84 win over Stars

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- With the Minnesota Lynx missing one of their three Olympians, Monica Wright made sure they never missed a beat. Wright hit two early 3-pointers and finished with a season-high 17 points as the Lynx beat the San Antonio Stars 91-84 on Thursday night. Seimone Augustus missed her second straight game with bursitis in her left knee, so Wright stepped into the starting...
Via Fox Sports North
18 days ago  |  Discuss

McCoughtry, Lyttle lead Dream over Stars

SAN ANTONIO -- Angel McCoughtry scored 18 points, and Sancho Lyttle had 16 points and 11 rebounds as the Atlanta Dream held on for an 81-79 victory over the San Antonio Stars on Thursday night. Tiffany Hayes added 15 points and Erika de Souza 14 points for Atlanta (10-4), which never trailed. Becky Hammon's 3-pointer capped a 10-0 run that pulled San Antonio within 77-74 with...
Via Fox Sports South
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Drake still pursuing Skylar Diggins over Instagram

Even after a stern ‘warning’ from Skylar Diggin’s boyfriend, Daniel, Drake continues to defy his words and pursue her love. This is like a poor man’s Romeo and Juliet Kids starving all over the world and Drake is voluntarily choosing to die of thirst. Shameful.
Via BlackSportsOnline
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Griner's career high sends Mercury past Shock

PHOENIX -- Brittney Griner scored a career-high 28 points, Diana Taurasi added 14 points and a career-high 12 assists, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Tulsa Shock 91-80 on Friday night. Penny Taylor had 19 points for first-place Phoenix (9-3), which led by 15 in the second half before having to hold off the Shock. Tulsa pulled within six in the final 7 minutes. Griner was coming...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

McCoughtry scores 18 to lead Dream past Liberty

ATLANTA -- Angel McCoughtry scored 18 points and had plenty of help as the Atlanta the Dream rolled to an 85-62 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night for their sixth straight victory. Five Atlanta players scored in double figures even though playing time was limited for starters in the fourth quarter as the Dream took a 70-53 lead into the final period. Tiffany Hayes finished...
Via Fox Sports South
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Griner scores 20, leads Mercury past Mystics

WASHINGTON -- With her team tied at halftime and struggling to rebound, Brittney Griner got some specific orders. "Don't worry about your shot," Griner said coach Sandy Brondello told her. "Just go get boards." Griner eventually did both, scoring 14 of her 20 points and grabbing six of her seven rebounds after halftime as the Phoenix Mercury pulled away to...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mystics’ Bria Hartley Drops Defender with Mean Crossover

Washington Mystics guard Bria Hartley showed off her handles, dropping the defender with a behind-the-back crossover before finishing off with a nice up-and-under lay-in. We’ll excuse the slight pushoff. The post Mystics’ Bria Hartley Drops Defender with Mean Crossover appeared first on Basketball Bicker.
Via Basketball Bicker
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx match offer sheet for FA guard Wright

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Lynx's 2014 roster is shaping up to look remarkably similar to the one that brought the Twin Cities a championship last summer. After re-signing starting center Janel McCarville to a multiyear extension Thursday morning, the team announced it matched Seattle's offer sheet for restricted free agent guard Monica Wright. Minnesota had until Monday...
Via Fox Sports North
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Britney Griner to release tell-all book about experiences at Baylor

Britney Griner made headlines with her one handed dunks at Baylor but there’s a lot more about her we don’t know. According to USAToday.com, Britney Griner plans to release her Memoir, In My Skin, April 8th. In the book Griner talks about her life on and off the court, she also highlights her time at Baylor University. Griner tells us how Baylor caused her to hide her sexuality...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Skylar Diggins and friends twerk

Skylar Diggins has completed her first season in the WNBA, and now she’s ready for some fun. Skylar posted a video of herself and her two friends twerking it out.     Female hoopers can twerk too. via @skydiggs4
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Diana Taurasi kisses Seimone Augustus, technicals doled out

Diana Taurasi planted a kiss on Seimone Augustus during Thursday night's game. The refs handed out a pair of technicals for what went down.
Via Gamedayr
September 26, 2013  |  1 Comment

Diana Taurasi Gets a Technical After Kissing Seimone Augustus

This has got to be a first for the WNBA, no? Diana Taurasi received a technical on Thursday night during the 4th quarter of the Western Conference Finals game between the Phoenix Mercury and the Minnesota Lynx after she kissed Seimone Augustus. You can see from the video that the two ladies got in each other’s faces and Diana took the road less traveled. The result was a whole...
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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