WNBA Guards

Read all about WNBA guards news and highlights. See how their game evolved, as well as their strengths and opportunities. From Sue Bird to Sabrina Ionescu and Chennedy Carter, get in-depth insight into what they have in their bag.

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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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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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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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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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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Diamond DeShields’ WNBA Sky-High Potential

Diamond DeShields’ WNBA Sky-High Potential

January 18, 2021

Diamond DeShields, despite just three years as a pro, is a WNBA household name. Her game epitomizes everything that makes basketball fun: game-breaking athleticism, high energy playmaking, and an unfiltered love for the sport. She perfectly complements the Chicago Sky’s fast-paced style of play.  There’s no ceiling to Diamond’s confidence. On the court, she’s always

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Jordin Canada: Young Champion, Veteran Mindset

Jordin Canada: Young Champion, Veteran Mindset

January 18, 2021

The pressure was on Jordin Canada from the moment she was drafted. With the fifth pick in the WNBA 2018 Draft, the Seattle Storm select: Jordin Canada. After four dominant years at UCLA, Jordin not only would begin her professional career with one of the top teams in the league, but also was given one

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Arike Ogunbowale: The W’s Scoring Wunderkind

Arike Ogunbowale: The W’s Scoring Wunderkind

December 14, 2020

Just two seasons into her WNBA career, Dallas Wings’ guard Arike Ogunbowale is must-watch basketball. Despite standing just 5’8”, Arike is already one of the W’s best shot creators. And has an array of tools to get her high-arcing shot past defenders. Her highlights are a scoring clinic: quick crossovers, open court changes of speed,

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The 10 Greatest Chicago Sky Players of All Time

The 10 Greatest Chicago Sky Players of All Time

December 6, 2020

When it comes to the Chicago Sky’s best players of all time, it’s really hard to pick. And that’s a good thing, because it means in the WNBA team the Chicago Sky’s 15 years of history, they’ve had some incredible players represent Skytown. We’re talking three-point contest winners, assists leaders, all-stars, and top draft picks

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Top 10 Basketball Shoes for Guards: Women’s Edition

Top 10 Basketball Shoes for Guards: Women’s Edition

December 2, 2020

Today we’re going to take a look at the top basketball shoes for guards playing women’s basketball. When it comes to female guard play, the necessities for a women’s sneaker are weight, support, and traction. Guards are typically the fastest players on the court, so lightweight sneakers are a must. Support and traction go hand

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15 Basketball Guard Drills: The Attack Workout

15 Basketball Guard Drills: The Attack Workout

November 30, 2020

Basketball guard drills can improve your game by enhancing your explosiveness, your handle, your shooting, and so much more (hello defense!). As a guard – aka the floor general – you control everything. Someone else doesn’t make a basket? That’s on you. So it’s important you do your best to control the control-ables before you

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Courtney Vandersloot WNBA Dime Queen

Courtney Vandersloot WNBA Dime Queen

November 14, 2020

Courtney Vandersloot, WNBA point guard for the Chicago Sky, is an assist assassin. The astounding play maker led the league in assists the past five seasons. She holds the all-time WNBA records for most assists in a season (300) and highest assists-per-game in a season (10). Also she broke the league record for assists in a

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Tyasha Harris Flying Higher

Tyasha Harris Flying Higher

November 10, 2020

An exceptional facilitator on both ends of the court, Tyasha “Ty” Harris is a twenty-two year old 5’10” point guard for the WNBA’s Dallas Wings. Today she’s best known for setting up her teammates and her consistent control over the pace of play. Before that, in college, she was a starter for the South Carolina

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27 Best Basketball Handling Drills At Home

27 Best Basketball Handling Drills At Home

November 8, 2020

Ready to develop a wicked handle like the WNBA’s Chennedy Carter? Improve anytime with the best basketball handling drills to do at home! Here we’ll share simple drills from NBA pro trainers, Steph Curry’s trainer, the Lakers’ Phil Handy and more, that really work. From wide ground touches to pocket dribbles and double between resets,

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Chennedy Carter’s Suspension: Basketball Dynamite

Chennedy Carter’s Suspension: Basketball Dynamite

November 7, 2020

Today, we’re going to explore the ultimate underdog hiding in plain sight: Chennedy Carter. The Atlanta Dream’s point guard is one of the most entertaining and skilled basketball players to watch in the WNBA. Her quickness, strength, and dynamic dribbling ensure she’s a lethal scorer. And she plays with a fearlessness that’s enamoring. Unfortunately, she

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Sue Bird WNBA Legend: Storming Championships

Sue Bird WNBA Legend: Storming Championships

October 22, 2020

“When I got drafted to Seattle in 2016, that’s what I thought about: I’m going to play with the best point guard in the world,” said Breanna Stewart. Breanna was referring to her now good pal, Sue Bird. Today, Sue Bird has spent 17 years dominating women’s professional basketball. And she has celebrated championships around

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Moriah Jefferson: The Ultimate Guide

Moriah Jefferson: The Ultimate Guide

August 8, 2020

Moriah Jefferson is back to wreak havoc on the WNBA court, and we are here for it! After a knee injury forced this dynamic, small but shifty point guard out of play for the past few years — the former UConn standout and No. 2 draft pick who won four national championships — has returned

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Sabrina Ionescu WNBA: Everything You Need to Know

Sabrina Ionescu WNBA: Everything You Need to Know

July 8, 2020

“She’s very relentless. Even when you think you have her stopped, she keeps coming at you.” That’s a quote from Sue Bird about the 2020 #1 draft pick.  You might know her from her sneaker deal with Nike, her time playing on the Oregon Ducks, or from her joining the New York Liberty. Regardless of

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