Tamika Catchings and Shavonte Zellous each
netted 19 points to help the Indiana Fever pull away in the second half for a
79-64 victory over the San Antonio Silver Stars in both teams' season openers
Friday at AT&T Center.
WNBA Women's Basketball News
When the WNBA holds its annual draft Monday
night, it's expected Baylor's Brittney Griner will be chosen first and
Delaware's Elena Delle Donne and Notre Dame's Skylar Diggins will go second and
third, although not necessarily in that order.
The Washington Mystics announced on Monday
they have acquired center Quanitra Hollingsworth from the New York Liberty.
The San Antonio Silver Stars inked
native daughter Christine Flores on Thursday.
The San Antonio Silver Stars have signed
veteran forward Delisha Milton-Jones.
The Minnesota Lynx have acquired
center Janel McCarville and a 2014 second-round draft pick from the Tulsa
Shock in a three-team trade.
The New York Liberty re-signed guard/forward
Essence Carson and agreed to a contract with free agent guard Katie Smith.
The Atlanta Dream acquired guard Jasmine Thomas
in a trade with Washington on Tuesday.
The San Antonio Silver Stars re-signed
guard Jia Perkins to a multi-year contract on Monday.
The Atlanta Dream re-signed All-Star
guard/forward Angel McCoughtry to a multi-year contract on Thursday.
The Seattle Storm announced Wednesday that
center Lauren Jackson will not play for the team in 2013.
The Los Angeles Sparks have signed free
agent guard Lindsey Harding to a multi-year contract.
San Antonio Silver Stars forward Sophia
Young has suffered a torn ACL in her right knee.
The Minnesota Lynx re-signed center Jessica
Adair on Friday.
Seattle Storm center Lauren Jackson
underwent surgery earlier this week to heal a hamstring injury.
Anne Donovan was introduced as the new
head coach of the Connecticut Sun at a press conference on Thursday.
The Washington Mystics named Mike Thibault
head coach and general manager on Tuesday.
The WNBA announced three rule changes on
Thursday, including adding an anti-flopping rule.
Minnesota Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve has
signed a multi-year contract extension.
The New York Liberty named Bill Laimbeer the
team's new head coach and general manager on Thursday.
The Indiana Fever captured their first
WNBA title on Sunday by knocking off the defending champion Minnesota Lynx
with a balanced scoring attack.
Indiana Fever guard Jeanette Pohlen will
miss the remainder of the WNBA Finals after sustaining a torn ACL in her left
Shavonte Zellous had a career-high 30
points on 10-of-17 shooting, powering the Indiana Fever in a 76-59 blowout of
the Minnesota Lynx in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals.
Indiana Fever guard Katie Douglas is
expected to miss Game 3 of the WNBA Finals against Minnesota on Friday because
of a sprained left ankle.
Seimone Augustus scored 23 of her team-high
27 points in the second half to help the Minnesota Lynx even their best-of-
five series against the Indiana Fever with an 83-71 victory in Game 2 of the
Connecticut Sun center Tina Charles, the 2012
WNBA Most Valuable Player, led all vote-getters as the league announced the
All-WBNA First and Second-Teams on Wednesday.
Tamika Catchings scored seven of her team-
high 20 points in the fourth quarter as the Indiana Fever held off the
Minnesota Lynx, 76-70, in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals.
The Minnesota Lynx resume the chase for
their second straight WNBA Championship on Sunday when they face the Indiana
Fever in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals.
Tamika Catchings compiled 22 points and 13
rebounds as the Indiana Fever recorded an 87-71 drubbing of the Connecticut
Sun in the deciding Game 3 of the WNBA Eastern Conference Finals.
Shavonte Zellous drained the game-winning
jumper with 0.5 seconds to go as the Indiana Fever kept their season alive
with a 78-76 victory over the Connecticut Sun in Game 2 of the Eastern
Conference Finals on Monday.
The defending-champion Minnesota Lynx are
headed back to the WNBA Finals.
Tina Charles posted 18 points and 15
rebounds as the Connecticut Sun took a 76-64 victory over the Indiana Fever in
Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
Seattle Storm point guard Sue Bird underwent
successful surgery Friday to repair the labrum in her left hip.