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WNBA stars say they’re skipping 2020 season to fight for social justice, avoid COVID-19 spread

At least five WNBA players, citing battles for social justice reform or concerns over the , have said they plan to sit out this season. Days after the league announced plans to launch the 2020 season in July at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, players from the Washington Mystics, Atlanta Dream and Connecticut Sun […]

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WNBA plans to play shortened 2020 season in Florida in late July

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA on Monday announced plans to play a reduced season, with a 22-game schedule that would begin in late July without fans in attendance because of the coronavirus pandemic. The league is still finalizing a partnership with IMG Academy in Florida to play all the games at the facility in […]

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WNBA: Dip in attendance lowest in league history

The league has seen an increase in viewership, yet fails to garner attendance Brady OlsonStaff Writer ​In 2018, the WNBA had an average game attendance of 6,768 during the regular season. This marked the first time in the league’s 22-year history that attendance dipped below 7,400 fans per game. With WNBA stars clamoring for higher salaries in […]

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Difference Between WNBA and NBA

WNBA vs NBA Basketball has been a favorite pastime, not only for the American audience, but also all over the world. Two main prominent basketball leagues, that are mostly anticipated by fans, are the NBA (National Basketball Association) and the WNBA (Women’s National Basketball Association). The NBA The National Basketball Association is basically the oldest […]

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The Draft Hopefuls Who Can Fill Each WNBA Team’s Needs

Friday will bring us one of the few scheduled events in the sports world that has not been canceled or delayed by the coronavirus: the WNBA draft. In fact, it will happen much like previous years, except that the top prospects will watch from their couches instead of congregating in New York. Teams will call […]

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Liberty’s Hopkins busy preparing for WNBA Draft

The sports world has been shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic, but new Liberty coach Walt Hopkins is staying busy while preparing for next week’s WNBA Draft. The Liberty have the No. 1 pick and are widely expected to draft Oregon point guard Sabrina Ionescu. The Liberty also have the first pick of the second round […]

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WNBA Turnstile Tracker: Attendance Down At End Of Regular Season

The WNBA regular season concluded on Sunday with teams averaging 6,535 fans per home game, down 3.5% from last season. Contributing to the WNBA’s decline were three teams that experienced double-digit percentage drops. The Washington Mystics (-25.9%) had a league-worst percentage change during their first season at the 4,200-seat Entertainment & Sports Arena. The team […]

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Home – NBA G League

The 2019-20 NBA G League season, which was suspended March 12, has been canceled. The NBA G League’s regular season was scheduled to conclude on March 28. G League Head Coach Brian Shaw’s NBA Highlights Meet Kai Sotto, Set To Play In NBA G League In 20-21 The Best Of Alex Caruso In The NBA […]

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The 2020 WNBA Draft will now air on ESPN’s main channel after fans criticized plans to show it on ESPN2

WNBA Draft to air on ESPN after backlash from fans over ESPN2 slot – Insider 2020-03-27T15:34:02Z You can tune into the 2020 WNBA Draft on ESPN starting at 7 p.m. ET on Friday, April 17. David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports ESPN announced Thursday that it would air the 2020 WNBA Draft on its main channel. […]

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WNBA Draft results 2020: Complete list of picks for Rounds 1-3 as Sabrina Ionescu goes No. 1

There was no surprise when the New York Liberty selected Oregon guard Sabrina Ionescu with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 WNBA Draft on Friday. The Liberty had mulitple first-round selections Friday after a series of moves earlier in the week. They traded All-Star Tina Charles — the No. 1 overall pick in the […]