A'ja Wilson

A’ja Wilson came into the WNBA with high hopes and high expectations as the No. 1 pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft. And she has lived up to them so far. She has used her voice for good, she’s been voted the best player in the league, but she still has more to achieve. Read all about A'ja Wilson's strengths, opportunities, and impact.

A’ja Wilson: Sculpting A Legacy

A’ja Wilson: Sculpting A Legacy

February 12, 2021

There aren’t many statues of 24 year olds. There aren’t many statues of women. There aren’t many statues of People of Color in the first place. But outside of Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, South Carolina, home of the University of South Carolina, lies an 11-foot-tall bronze statue of Hopkins, South Carolina native and 2017 NCAA

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WNBA+Nike: The Growing Innovative Partnership

WNBA+Nike: The Growing Innovative Partnership

February 10, 2021

The WNBA+Nike have been making news together for decades. Because investing in women is investing wisely. As Deloitte reported regarding 2021, “We predict that women’s sports will grow to be worth a great deal more than a billion dollars in the years ahead.” Most recently, in February of 2021, Nike debuted a new sneaker: the

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WNBA Draft Picks: Ranking The Greatest Number Ones

WNBA Draft Picks: Ranking The Greatest Number Ones

January 12, 2021

WNBA draft picks can make or break a team’s success. As a result, no off-court event gets basketball fans jazzed like the draft. And no player generates buzz like the top overall pick. That said, number one picks are generally viewed only through the lens of their own draft. In other words: we rarely look

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WNBA MVPs: The Ultimate Guide

WNBA MVPs: The Ultimate Guide

December 19, 2020

WNBA MVPs: Most. Valuable. Player. Sounds simple enough, no? Yet season after season, year after year, those three words seem to throw folks for a loop. What does “valuable” really mean, we ponder. Does it mean “valuable” or does it mean “best?” Is there a difference?  We’re here to answer everything you could possibly want

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WNBA Top Scorers: The Ultimate Guide

WNBA Top Scorers: The Ultimate Guide

December 17, 2020

WNBA top scorers are: Buckets. Money. Nothing but net. For nearly 25 years, the WNBA has been home to some of the best basketball players in the world. We’re talking about current and future Hall of Famers. According to Across the Timeline, back in 2006, the WNBA named an All-Decade Team to celebrate the league’s 10 “best

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WNBA Quotes: 31 Inspirational Insights

WNBA Quotes: 31 Inspirational Insights

November 25, 2020

WNBA quotes reveal insights about basketball, encourage athletes to believe in themselves, and spread love for the game. So today, let’s take a look at some of the best quips made by all time greats on the court and off, from Lisa Leslie to Barack Obama and Gabrielle Union. Let’s get inspired for greatness by

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WNBA Rookie of the Year: Who Wins & Why?

WNBA Rookie of the Year: Who Wins & Why?

October 17, 2020

The WNBA’s Rookie of the Year Award started back in 1998, and is awarded to the “top” rookie of the regular season. Though specifically how a player best positions themselves to win it remains a mystery, besides being a first year player. As FiveThirtyEight postulates, “Is it about current performance or promise of future play? Is how the

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WNBA Salary 2021: The Lows & Highs

WNBA Salary 2021: The Lows & Highs

October 4, 2020

The average 2021 WNBA salary is $120,648. That’s up from just $74,349.14 in 2019. In the US, that’s a decent wage, in general, considering the U.S. Census Bureau listed the annual median personal income at $33,706 in 2018. However it’s not a decent wage for a professional athlete. It’s especially not a decent wage for one of the

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