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Candace Parker Producing Title IX Documentary

Candace Parker Producing Title IX Documentary

January 26, 2022

An Adidas signature shoe, the cover of NBA2K, and her own official day in Chicago (September 16th)—Candace Parker has more than arrived. But she’s not done yet. In April 2022, the two-time NCAA and WNBA champion, and two-time Olympic gold medalist, has something new in store for us. Candace Parker’s Title IX Documentary, examining 50 years of

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Signed WNBA Collectibles & The Golden Era of Women’s Sports

Signed WNBA Collectibles & The Golden Era of Women’s Sports

January 26, 2022

“I tell guys all the time, stop watching women’s basketball expecting to watch the men’s game. Watch women’s basketball – there’s a lot of really extraordinary stuff going on.” Brandon Steiner, creator of CollectibleXchange, the only online signed WNBA collectibles marketplace for women’s sports, told Queen Ballers Club. Brandon always knew there were a lot

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An Inside Look at the Wilson Sporting Goods Retail Stores

An Inside Look at the Wilson Sporting Goods Retail Stores

January 26, 2022

As companies look to court more Gen Z customers and pursue a direct-to-consumer strategy, many are also opening up retail stores to fully bring their brand experience to life. For example, Amazon plans to open a clothing store called Amazon Style in Glendale, California this year. And Glossier bet big on experiential retail adding two physical

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2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup Qualifying Games Guide

2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup Qualifying Games Guide

January 18, 2022

The 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup will take place from September 22 – October 1, 2022 in Sydney, Australia. But you can get ready to watch some of the best women’s basketball in the world in Washington DC this February! Team USA will be part of the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup Qualifying Tournament

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Women’s Drew League: West Coast Pro-Am Basketball Mecca

Women’s Drew League: West Coast Pro-Am Basketball Mecca

January 13, 2022

In 1973 Alvin Wills established the Drew League with six teams. From its beginning, he believed the league could be a place for young men and women of South Central Los Angeles to learn life lessons through basketball. Today the league is thriving as the heart of the city, having established itself as a home for

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Jump Rope for Basketball Players: Get Started Guide

Jump Rope for Basketball Players: Get Started Guide

January 12, 2022

Jump roping can be a great way to kick off your basketball practice warm up. It will improve your cardio and your hops. And they’re accessible and easy to take anywhere. They’re one of our favorite drills to kick off a training session with. So today, we’ll share everything you need to know about jump

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Can’t-Miss Custom Shoe Artists: Jaw-Dropping  Artwork

Can’t-Miss Custom Shoe Artists: Jaw-Dropping Artwork

January 12, 2022

Awesome kicks and basketball go together like peanut butter and jelly (here’s how he did it by the way). In fact, some of your favorite female hoopers love showing off unique shoes on the court. For example, check out Dearica Hamby rocking custom LEGOs AJ 35, Chelsea Gray’s custom playoff kicks, and Lexie Brown rocking

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Dawn Staley Podcast NETLIFE Details & How to Listen

Dawn Staley Podcast NETLIFE Details & How to Listen

January 10, 2022

Dawn Staley’s new podcast, NETLIFE, with Just Women’s Sports will debuted on Wednesday, January 12. The name of the podcast represents Dawns’s own twist on the phrase: ball is life. “I’ve given basically all of my life to the game,” she said. Dawn went on to elaborate that she’s forever indebted to basketball. “It’s given

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Athletes Unlimited Basketball Schedule 2022: How to Watch

Athletes Unlimited Basketball Schedule 2022: How to Watch

January 6, 2022

The new Athletes Unlimited basketball schedule for 2022 is live! So today we’ll walk you through how to watch Athletes Unlimited basketball, including where to look for some free live streams. Plus, we’ll share more about the commentary to expect. And reveal the weekly calendar for easy referencing. Athletes Unlimited league‘s upcoming comprehensive television and

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Must-Watch Drip for the Soul Series: Kelsey Plum Interview

Must-Watch Drip for the Soul Series: Kelsey Plum Interview

January 4, 2022

“I didn’t even drink coffee until I was a pro, and I barely drink it now.” “Do you drink it with milk or anything like that?” “It’s just black like my soul.” says Kelsey Plum. And that’s how the first episode of the new YouTube series, Drip for the Soul, kicks off. The series is

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Te’a Cooper: Defensive Pride & On the Rise

Te’a Cooper: Defensive Pride & On the Rise

December 15, 2021

Te’a Cooper was in unfamiliar territory. In her second season in the WNBA, the Los Angeles Sparks guard went to the bathroom during a home game against the Seattle Storm. When she returned to the court, Te’a got a taste of something she wasn’t used to: nervousness.  “Everybody was over the tunnel part where we

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25 Best Basketball Shooting Drills

25 Best Basketball Shooting Drills

December 15, 2021

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is now the NBA’s all-time leader in 3-pointers, surpassing Ray Allen. But did you know that one summer Steph Curry changed his shot from a lower-release “catapult shot” to shooting over his head? After his freshmen season in high school, it took him a whole frustrating summer and thousands of shots to get

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WNBA Cryptocurrency: Recent Partnerships & The Future

WNBA Cryptocurrency: Recent Partnerships & The Future

December 1, 2021

WNBA cryptocurrency is an area that is poised for growth as both women’s sports and crypto are booming! Over the last year the league has signed their first cryptocurrency partnership, and a WNBA team has too. Plus, the first stadium used by a team in the league is on the way to a cryptocurrency partnership

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WNBA Betting: How to Bet on the WNBA

WNBA Betting: How to Bet on the WNBA

November 15, 2021

Nneka Ogwumike and the WNPBA said, it’s time to “Bet on Women.” So today’s the day to learn all about WNBA betting, and how to bet on the WNBA. We’ll share the steps to get started, common betting terms to know, and what WNBA betting platforms there are. Then, we’ll dive into some WNBA tips,

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Athletes Unlimited Basketball League Launching 2022

Athletes Unlimited Basketball League Launching 2022

November 14, 2021

Some of the most interesting news to hit pro women’s hoops this year was the announcement, this October, of the launch of Athletes Unlimited’s basketball league. The great news for fans is that the player-driven league’s inaugural season will get underway quickly, beginning in January 2022. So today, we’re taking a deep dive into what

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The W25 List: The WNBA Unveils the Top 25 Players in History & GOAT

The W25 List: The WNBA Unveils the Top 25 Players in History & GOAT

October 16, 2021

“You never play this game because of the accomplishments or the recognition. You play because you love it. And I think when you respect the game you work hard. So sometimes things happen organically.” said four-time WNBA All- Star and WNBA Champion, Ticha Penicheiro, after being named to the W25 list in 2021. The WNBA

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WNBA Rookies: Making It In The League

WNBA Rookies: Making It In The League

September 14, 2021

“Where do I begin?”  WNBA veteran Angel McCoughtry was responding to a Queen Ballers Club question about what she wishes she knew back when she was a rookie in 2009.   The 34-year-old took a pause during the Las Vegas Aces media day and then began to explain. “I wish I had known more about branding

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Elena Delle Donne WNBA Wonder Woman

Elena Delle Donne WNBA Wonder Woman

September 5, 2021

The only WNBA player to win MVP with more than one franchise, the only WNBA player to have a 50-40-90 season, and a member of The W25, actually quit basketball her freshman year of college. However, by the time 2013 came around, Elena Delle Donne had joined the Chicago Sky after being picked second in

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The Art of 3-Pointer Basketball in the WNBA

The Art of 3-Pointer Basketball in the WNBA

August 29, 2021

Few rule changes in sports, at least in recent memory, changed the way a game is played as much as the introduction of the 3-point line changed basketball. Imagine soccer adding half a point for goals from outside the box, or the NFL adding squares in the end zone where a touchdown is nine points

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Best Basketball Apps for Training & Stats

Best Basketball Apps for Training & Stats

August 21, 2021

Ready to improve your workouts, track your progress, and get custom drills for ball handling, footwork, defense, and shooting? Today we’ve rounded up some of the best basketball apps for training and stat tracking. Explore our selection of free basketball training apps, dribbling apps, basketball game apps, and stats apps. For each app we provide

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The Best Black Friday Basketball Deals

The Best Black Friday Basketball Deals

August 21, 2021

Want to take advantage of some of the biggest savings of the year? We’ve tried to make it easy with a quick round up of some of the best Black Friday basketball deals we’ve spotted. Shop deals on training, basketballs, hoops, shoes and apparel, and cards. Also before you jump into it – check out

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The Best Basketball Christmas Gifts for Hoopers

The Best Basketball Christmas Gifts for Hoopers

August 20, 2021

Not sure what to get basketball players for Christmas? Finding the best basketball Christmas gifts can take some digging. And we know you don’t have as much time as Santa Claus. So we rounded up a list of a few of our favorites for you. We sampled some hoopers and checked online reviews to find

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Best Outdoor Basketballs Guide

Best Outdoor Basketballs Guide

August 18, 2021

Most hoopers hit the park or the portable hoop in their driveway at some point to practice their ball handling or to play pick up games. So today we’re going to look at the best outdoor basketballs that give you a great grip and feel, and superior durability. Based on customer reviews, popular review sites,

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Pre-Game Routines: How Elite Basketball Players Prepare for Success

Pre-Game Routines: How Elite Basketball Players Prepare for Success

August 16, 2021

How do you summon your best when your best is needed on the court? What thoughts do you call upon to help get you mentally right when you find yourself in high leverage situations, like your team down a point with only seconds remaining?  Throughout professional basketball, including the WNBA, players use performance routines to train

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Best Basketball Nets Guide

Best Basketball Nets Guide

August 14, 2021

Any hooper will tell you, the sound a ball makes at it goes through the net is one of the most satisfying in the world. So today, we’ve pulled together the best basketball nets for your home hoop, whether it’s a portable hoop or in-ground hoop. The majority of nets are available for under $10.

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Cathy Engelbert WNBA Commissioner Quotes

Cathy Engelbert WNBA Commissioner Quotes

August 14, 2021

After 33 years and a CEO role at Deloitte, Cathy Engelbert was hired in May 2019 as the WNBA’s fifth leader (though the first to get the commissioner title). She took over two months later. Today, as the first-ever Commissioner of the WNBA, Cathy Engelbert is responsible for bolstering visibility for the sport of women’s

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Pretty Basketballs You’ve Got To See

Pretty Basketballs You’ve Got To See

August 13, 2021

The connection between artists and the sport of basketball is a visual art trend that can’t be ignored. Over the last few years pretty basketballs, that function as both art and a playable ball, have emerged on the scene as a fun option for hoopers. As Los Angeles-based artist Mark Whalen told Vice, “I love the game. Basketball in the

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The Inside-Look Gallery: Washington Mystics & Connecticut Sun

The Inside-Look Gallery: Washington Mystics & Connecticut Sun

August 12, 2021

In advance of the Connecticut Sun taking on the Seattle Storm later today (9 PM EDT on Amazon Prime) in the first ever WNBA Commissioner’s Cup for a prize of $500k, we’re taking a look at the Suns game at the Washington Mystics on June 29, 2021. That night, the Sun beat the short-handed Mystics 90-71. Which

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Ariel Atkins: Small Town Start to Selfless Star

Ariel Atkins: Small Town Start to Selfless Star

August 4, 2021

Ariel Atkins: It’s only a matter of time before that’s a household name. And that time is coming soon. Over the past two years, the Washington Mystics’ youngest starter has skyrocketed up the ranks, bursting onto the scene as a first-time WNBA All-Star who’s quickly earning the respect and admiration of her peers, the fans,

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WNBA Cards: The Complete Guide

WNBA Cards: The Complete Guide

August 3, 2021

The sports trading card business exploded during the coronavirus pandemic due to a combination of boredom, nostalgia, and speculation. The escalation of card collecting has sent the value of some sports cards to the moon, as Jason Howarth, the Vice President of Marketing of Panini America, the exclusive card maker for the WNBA, explained to

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Kayla McBride: Minnesota’s Certified Bucket-Getter

Kayla McBride: Minnesota’s Certified Bucket-Getter

July 26, 2021

For seven seasons Kayla McBride has provided big buckets to WNBA and overseas teams. Her elite shooting ability means she can drain buckets from almost anywhere on the floor – particularly beyond the three – ultimately earning her the nickname ‘McBuckets’. Today, five different cities – between high school, college, and now professional basketball –

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Sue Bird Signed Memorabilia: Top 10

Sue Bird Signed Memorabilia: Top 10

July 22, 2021

So you’re hoping to get a Sue Bird signed jersey, ball, photograph or gift? To make your search easy, we’ve rounded up some of the coolest gear featuring a Sue Bird autograph – some of it is even game worn. We also included a few souvenirs that are cool, even though they’re unsigned. So check

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Brianna Turner WNBA: Off-Court Advocate Turned On-Court All-Defense

Brianna Turner WNBA: Off-Court Advocate Turned On-Court All-Defense

July 21, 2021

Brianna Turner has described herself as quiet. But there are moments where she is unapologetically loud. Already during her college days at Notre Dame, she and her teammates wore shirts that read “I Can’t Breathe” as a way to protest police violently killing Eric Garner. More recently, Brianna has been outspoken on topics in addition

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Basketball Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Basketball Stocking Stuffer Ideas

July 21, 2021

So you’re looking for basketball stocking stuffer ideas for the hooper in your life. Look no further! Today we’ve got you covered with a quick list of some of the coolest basketball-themed stocking stuffers for fans of the WNBA, NBA, and basketball players. Discover fun basketball stocking stuffer ideas From basketball-themed playing cards to vintage

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Betnijah Laney: Unlocking An All-Star

Betnijah Laney: Unlocking An All-Star

July 21, 2021

There was a moment in 2020 when people realized the version of Betnijah Laney they were watching was not the version of Betnijah they remembered. It’s hard to pin exactly when that moment was, but we know it occurred in Bradenton, Florida, where the WNBA held its pandemic-shortened season.  Perhaps some raised their eyebrows out

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Teaira McCowan’s Potential in the Paint

Teaira McCowan’s Potential in the Paint

July 8, 2021

In the midst of her third WNBA season, Teaira McCowan continues to fill the lane in Indianapolis. She is the current face of the Indiana Fever, who have languished in the lottery throughout Teaira’s pro career, though at no fault of her own. It’s a team in transition, with some eyebrow-raising roster construction and a

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The Best WNBA Gifts Guide

The Best WNBA Gifts Guide

July 6, 2021

For the WNBA fan in your life, we’ve pulled together some of the best gifts for the holidays, birthdays, and just because. Shop a selection of incredible jewelry, sweats sets, WNBA trading cards, video games, and much more. We’ve also included many independent outlets’ gear, so you can support great small businesses. Discover the best

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Best Massage Guns for Basketball Players Guide

Best Massage Guns for Basketball Players Guide

July 5, 2021

Today we take a look at the best massage guns for basketball players to help make your decision an easy one. Massage guns, which are easy-to-use, battery-powered devices that feature movement that mimics a massage, have recently become all the rage when it comes to rejuvenating sore tissue and aching muscles. Hoopers use them to

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Cool WNBA Posters & Basketball Art

Cool WNBA Posters & Basketball Art

July 3, 2021

Nothing goes together better than art and basketball. So today, we thought we’d share some of the most awesome WNBA posters and women’s basketball art we’ve discovered. Some of these are artworks by independent artists and not available for purchase. But others are easily purchasable — and some even come signed. We hope your eyes

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WNBA Viewership & Ratings Growing In 2021

WNBA Viewership & Ratings Growing In 2021

July 1, 2021

During opening weekend in 2021, WNBA viewership soared 25% versus the prior year. Just two weeks later and five games in, WNBA ratings climbed even higher to 74% year over year growth. The WNBA capped off its historic 25th regular season by delivering its most-watched season since 2008 for its television partners – ABC, CBS, ESPN

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Washington Mystics Mid-Season: Versatility Versus Adversity

Washington Mystics Mid-Season: Versatility Versus Adversity

June 28, 2021

To be clear, we were put on notice during the Washington Mystics‘ media day. But perhaps we — and the league’s current number one standing team in the league, Seattle Storm — did not heed the warning at the time. On-and-off court champion, Natasha Cloud who returned to the game in 2021 after sitting out

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WNBA Players’ Name Pronunciation Guide

WNBA Players’ Name Pronunciation Guide

June 27, 2021

During the 2021 WNBA season, we noticed a lot of WNBA fans and players taking to Twitter to express their frustration with the announcers’ pronunciation of WNBA players’ names. Then, we read about the New York Liberty’s in-game announcer mispronouncing Dallas Wings star player Arike Ogunbowale’s name for the entire game. Professional athletes should not have

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Skylar Diggins-Smith: An All-Star Shooting for a Title

Skylar Diggins-Smith: An All-Star Shooting for a Title

June 23, 2021

In 2018, Skylar Diggins-Smith was an All Star, was all-WNBA second team, led the league in minutes per game, ranked in the top-10 for points and assists per game, and … she was pregnant the whole time. Skylar, who often goes by “Sky,” tweeted the news in October 2019 while also posting, “People called me

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Putting The WNBA Center Position Center Stage

Putting The WNBA Center Position Center Stage

June 23, 2021

On March 3rd, 2021, two-time WNBA MVP and center Candace Parker appeared on TNT’s “Inside the NBA.” She was an analyst with two-time NBA MVP and center Shaquille O’Neal and eight-time All-NBA guard Dwyane Wade when they discussed the tactical challenges facing modern defenses. Candace Parker: “The NBA switches now, right?” Shaquille O’Neal: “Why?” Candace

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Amanda Zahui B: Worldwide Spark

Amanda Zahui B: Worldwide Spark

June 21, 2021

Sporting events serve an electric energy that is hard to rival. During games, one play or even a simple rule violation, can dramatically shift the mood in seconds. However, the energy in the room is only as strong as the people in it — often led by at least one person at the heart of

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Best Basketball Net Backstops: Complete Guide

Best Basketball Net Backstops: Complete Guide

June 15, 2021

Sick of chasing basketballs down? One of the best ways to get up more shots quickly, and stop annoying your neighbors, is to get a simple backstop for your hoop. So today, we’re going to take a look at some of the best basketball net backstops. We’ll also share what features to consider in your

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Washington Mystics Take On Los Angeles Sparks: The Inside-Look Gallery

Washington Mystics Take On Los Angeles Sparks: The Inside-Look Gallery

June 12, 2021

“Our chemistry is starting to come along. Of course there are some things we still need to get better at. But, we’re figuring out each other, we’re figuring out what works for us, what doesn’t work for us.” said Ariel Atkins as the Washington Mystics took down the Los Angeles Sparks 89 to 71, on

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Women’s Hoop Groups Directory: 27 Ways to Play

Women’s Hoop Groups Directory: 27 Ways to Play

June 2, 2021

Today we’re going to help you discover fun women’s hoop groups and women’s pickup basketball leagues by state for young adult females. From Renee’s Runs in ATL to Hoop York City in NYC, find a place and a squad to ball out and improve your game while having fun. Many of the runs are weekly

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The Best Basketball Trainers On Instagram Directory: Grow Your Game

The Best Basketball Trainers On Instagram Directory: Grow Your Game

June 1, 2021

Today we’ll take a look at some of the best basketball trainers on Instagram to help take your game to the next level. Over the last decade, basketball skills training and player development has emerged as an industry of its own, impacting all levels of the game. As The Ringer reported, “more and more NBA

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WNBA Commissioner’s Cup Explained, How to Watch, & The Prize

WNBA Commissioner’s Cup Explained, How to Watch, & The Prize

May 23, 2021

The first ever WNBA Commissioner’s Cup in-season competition kicked off last year in 2021! It’s returning for another season. And this year, the team from each conference with the top record in Cup games will compete for a lucrative prize pool in the Commissioner’s Cup Championship Game on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. The league launched the new competition

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