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Category: WNBA Draft
August 20, 2014 at 10:17 AM

WNBA attendance up 1 percent and increased viewership

From the WNBA: RECORD-SETTING GAME ACTION DRIVES WNBA TO VIEWERSHIP, ATTENDANCE AND DIGITAL GAINS NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 – With record-setting game action on the court this season, including the Phoenix Mercury setting the record for most regular-season wins in league history, Maya Moore’s 30-plus points in a record 12 games, and eye catching rookie…

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August 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM

TV Alert: National broadcast for WNBA playoffs opening round

Here’s the TV schedule for the WNBA playoffs. The Storm did not advance and will be in the draft lottery for the first time since the 2004 draft. Where Seattle will pick in April will be decided on Thursday during halftime of Washington’s matchup against Indiana at 4pm (PT) on ESPN2.     National                                                    Local  …

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August 18, 2014 at 6:29 AM

VIDEO: Seattle ends season with a loss to Phoenix at KeyArena

Seattle was rushed into the offseason earlier than imaged. Phoenix won, 78-65, at KeyArena in Sunday’s regular-season finale, clinching the WNBA-record for most wins in a season (29) and shooting percentage (48.4). The Mercury hosts Los Angeles on Friday in the opening-round of the playoffs. The Storm (12-22) will hold exit interviews on Monday. Many…

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Comments | More in Storm, WNBA Draft | Topics: Diana Taurasi

June 24, 2014 at 12:46 PM

Minnesota Lynx cut former Kentwood star Lindsey Moore

G Lindsey Moore was cut by Minnesota on Tuesday. Moore was selected in the first round (12th overall) of the 2013 WNBA draft, playing behind Olympic PG Lindsay Whalen in the Lynx rotation. Minnesota coach Cheryl Reeve expressed during training camp she had higher expectations for Moore this season. Although playing…

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Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, WNBA, WNBA Draft | Topics: Cheryl Reeve, Courtney Vandersloot, Lindsey Moore

April 16, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Gonzaga guard Haiden Palmer drafted; Lisa Mispley Fortier hired

It’s been an eventful week across the Cascades. Gonzaga had its all-time fifth player drafted to the WNBA in G Haiden Palmer. The Oregon State transfer was picked up by Indiana with its 29th overall pick (third round). She joins All-Star Courtney Vandersloot (Chicago), Kayla Standish, Katelan Redmon and Vivan Frieson as drafted Zags…

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April 15, 2014 at 10:35 AM

Storm coach Brian Agler talks rookies; Tianna Hawkins responds to being traded

Storm coach Brian Agler sounded defensive when I suggested he plays more to win now and doesn’t prefer true rookies on his WNBA team. It’s what the facts show when looking at his history since being hired in 2008. Only one draft pick remains after Agler, who’s also the team’s general manager, traded F…

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Comments | More in Storm, WNBA, WNBA Draft | Topics: Brian Agler, Crystal Langhorne, Tianna Hawkins

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