Star Rookie and Veterans Steer Liberty’s Rocky Season to the Playoffs

Michaela Onyenwere’s W.N.B.A. profession started with a celebration that unfold throughout social media timelines and mentions. When the Liberty drafted her No. 6 general in April, a video stream of her dancing grandmother took middle stage. Theresa Duru wore conventional Nigerian attire, together with a head tie, referred to as…

Seimone Augustus Found Her Voice Long Before Coaching

The first time Seimone Augustus realized what she was able to wasn’t when, as a 14-year-old, she landed on the duvet of Sports Illustrated for Women subsequent to the query, “Is She the Next Michael Jordan?” When Augustus, a W.N.B.A. legend who retired this 12 months after 15 seasons, displays…

Nets Rookie Day’Ron Sharpe Goes Apartment Shopping.

Day’Ron Sharpe ducked his head below the doorway instinctively and scanned his eyes throughout the condominium. Its form was a straight line operating perpendicular to him with two bedrooms and a rest room to his left; one other bed room and loo to his proper; and a kitchen, front room…

The W.N.B.A.’s Seattle Storm Are Winners. The City Should Fully Embrace Them

SEATTLE — What do I’ve to do round right here to purchase a cap that reps the most effective workforce in girls’s basketball? That’s what I used to be considering final week as I walked the streets of downtown Seattle, dwelling of the W.N.B.A. champions, the Storm. In sports activities…

Seattle Has a Winning Basketball Team. Good Luck Finding a Jersey.

SEATTLE — What do I’ve to do round right here to purchase a cap that reps the very best crew in girls’s basketball? That’s what I used to be considering final week as I walked the streets of downtown Seattle, dwelling of the W.N.B.A. champions, the Storm. In sports activities…

Q&A: Pascal Siakam Wants to Stay in Toronto

In the autumn of 2019, Pascal Siakam was driving excessive. He had simply completed his third N.B.A. season and was nicely on his method to changing into basketball royalty in Canada, having simply helped lead the Toronto Raptors to their first championship, alongside Kyle Lowry and Kawhi Leonard. Siakam was…

Howard Garfinkel’s Five Star Basketball Camp Made Hall of Famers. Now He’s One, Too.

Grant Hill was launched to the Five Star Basketball Camp within the type of a Sports Illustrated article that was revealed in 1984, when he was 11 years previous. As Hill flipped by the pages of the journal, he discovered himself transfixed. To him, Five Star gave the impression of…

His Basketball Camp Made Hall of Famers. Now He’s One, Too.

Grant Hill was launched to the Five Star Basketball Camp within the type of a Sports Illustrated article that was printed in 1984, when he was 11 years previous. As Hill flipped by the pages of the journal, he discovered himself transfixed. To him, Five Star gave the impression of…

ESPN Cancels Nichols’s Show After Her Remarks About a Colleague

ESPN has taken Rachel Nichols off its N.B.A. programming and canceled “The Jump,” the day by day basketball present she has hosted for 5 years, the community confirmed Wednesday. The present’s cancellation comes one month after The New York Times reported on disparaging feedback made by Nichols about Maria Taylor,…