Candace Parker named President of Adidas Women’s Basketball

Courtesy of Sean Leahy, Yahoo Sports A little over a week after announcing her retirement from the WNBA, Candace Parker is moving into a new role as president of Adidas women’s basketball. According to Adidas, Parker will “collaborate with the brand to create a powerful platform aimed at influencing and elevating the future of women’s sports. She will drive innovative strategies and empowering initiatives to push the game further while inspiring the next generation of hoopers to dream bigger and reach higher under her guidance. “Parker’s role will also involve overseeing…

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June 2, 2023 WNBA StatCap

Player Spotlight- Lexie Brown Lexie Brown scored 26 points on on 11-16 from the field, including 3-7 from downtown in the Los Angeles Sparks 99-93 win over the Phoenix Mercury. The 26 points were a season-high for the fifth year guard. Who Got It Done Rk Player Tm   Opp   MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS +/- GmSc 1 Brittney Griner PHO LAS L 33:06 7 13 .538 0 2 .000 10 12 .833 4 7…

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May 26, 2023 WNBA StatCap

Player Spotlight-Elana Delle-Donne Della-Donne scored 25 points on 10/17 from the floor in the Mystics 71-69 win over the Chicago Sky. Who Got It Done Player Tm   Opp   MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS +/- GmSc 1 Elena Delle Donne WAS @ CHI W 31:18 10 17 .588 3 5 .600 2 3 .667 1 2 3 2 0 1 1 0 25 -1 19.1 2 Jewell Loyd SEA DAL L 36:58 10 25 .400…

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May 23, 2023 WNBA StatCap

Player Spotlight-Alyssa Thomas Thomas led the way for the Conneticut Sun with 22 points , as the the Sun defeated the Wahington Mystics 88-81 to remain undefeated at 3-0 on the young season. In addition to the 22 points, Thomas added 10 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals. Who Got It Done Rk Player Tm   Opp   MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS +/- GmSc 1 Elena Delle Donne WAS CON L 35:32 11 18 .611…

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Dearica Hamby Air Jordan XXXVIII PE

The WNBA season tipped off last week and Los Angeles Sparks forward started the season off in style. The Sparks put boots to asses in a 94-71 blowout of the Phoenix Mercury and the game Hamby broke out a monochromatic orange PE of the yet-to-be-released Air Jordan XXXVIII. Check them out below and stay times here for additional information on the XXXVIII.

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WNBA News: Aces coach Becky Hammon suspended for two games sans pay, Aces lose first round pick

Las Vegas Aces head coach Becky Hammon has been suspended for two games without pay the WNBA announced Tuesday. Hammon, whose potential to be an NBA coach farmers more attention than what she does in the WNBA, received the suspension for violating leave rules surrounding impermissible player benefits. The Aces themselves did not escape punishment, as they had their 2025 first-round draft pick rescinded. The WNBAPB issued the following statement Tuesday afternoon: “The League had an opportunity to send a clear message that it abides by and protects the provisions…

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Basketball great Maya Moore officially announces retirement

Via the Associated Press Maya Moore has officially decided to retire from playing basketball. The Minnesota Lynx great stepped away from the WNBA in 2019 to help her now-husband Jonathan Irons win his release from jail by getting his 50-year sentence overturned in 2020. After gaining his release, Irons married Moore soon after and the couple had their first child, Jonathan Jr., in July. She announced her decision to retire on “Good Morning America.” Before Monday, Moore had been non-committal about ever playing basketball again. “Well, I think it’s time to put…

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Brittney Griner freed on prisoner swap

Brittney Griner’s time in Chinese captivity has finally come to an end. The basketball star has been in Russian custody since February, when a small amount of cannibis oil was found in her luggage. For that crime, bringing illegal drugs into the country, Griner was sentenced to 9.5 years in prison. The United States and Russia agreed on a prisoner trade. The U.S receives: Russia receives: According to a statement from Russia’s foreign ministry, Griner ws exchanged Thursday at Abu Dhabi International Airport in exchange for Viktor Bout. At a…

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