WNBA players Sylvia Fowles, Jordin Canada and Diamond DeShields led the U.S. women's basketball team to a 6-0 record and the AmeriCup tournament championship in Puerto Rico.
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Forward Dearica Hamby started the day winning the WNBA's Sixth Woman award. She finished it with a 3-pointer to put Las Vegas in the WNBA semis.
It's all-or-nothing Sunday when Los Angeles hosts Seattle and Las Vegas hosts Chicago in the second round of the WNBA playoffs.
The Sky and defending champion Storm opened with wins. We wrap up all the first-round action of the WNBA playoffs.
Diamond DeShields scored 25 points and the fifth-seeded Chicago Sky used a dominating second half for a 105-76 win over the eighth-seeded Phoenix Mercury in a first-round, winner-take-all playoff game on Wednesday night.
Before the WNBA's playoffs open Wednesday (ESPN2, 8 p.m. ET), ESPN's panel weighs in with predictions for how the 2019 postseason will unfold.
Chicago's James Wade, in his first season with the Sky, was named the WNBA's coach of the year. Seattle forward Natasha Howard was named defensive player of the year.
LaChina Robinson and Devereaux Peters weigh in on if the Mercury can turn the switch on against the Sky and if Chicago will carry their offensive momentum into round one.
Elena Delle Donne is espnW's unanimous WNBA MVP, the Lynx's Napheesa Collier is Rookie of the Year, and the Sky's James Wade is Coach of the Year.
Chicago center Astou Ndour should not have received a technical, resulting in an ejection, on Sunday, the WNBA ruled. The technical was rescinded.
Can Minnesota knock out reigning champ Seattle? Can Diana Taurasi rally Phoenix past Chicago? The playoffs open Wednesday in winner-take-all games.
Elena Delle Donne scored 25 points, making WNBA history along the way, and the regular-season champion Washington Mystics raced past the Chicago Sky 100-86 on Sunday.
Diamond DeShields scored a career-high 30 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Connecticut Sun 109-104 in overtime Friday night to hand the WNBA regular-season title to Washington.
Cheyenne Parker and Astou Ndour scored 18 points apiece to lead six Chicago players scoring in double figures and the Sky beat the Phoenix Mercury 105-78 on Sunday.
Arike Ogunbowale scored eight of her 35 points in the fourth quarter and the Dallas Wings snapped a four-game losing skid with an 88-83 victory over the Chicago Sky on Thursday night.
She has a dazzling first name, a famous last name, otherworldly talent and a head-scratching résumé. Diamond DeShields' career is full of unanswered questions. The biggest one: Can she be the greatest player in the game?
Sylvia Fowles had a season-high 25 points and 12 rebounds, moving into third on the WNBA career rebounding list, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 93-85 on Tuesday night to claim their ninth straight playoff berth.
With two weeks to play in the regular season, the WNBA playoff picture remains up in the air -- which seems to be working out for the Sky.
Allie Quigley scored 24 points and passed 1,000 career made field goals to help the Chicago Sky beat the Phoenix Mercury 94-86 on Sunday.
Diamond DeShields scored 22 points, Stefanie Dolson added 18 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Washington Mystics 85-78 on Friday night.
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