WNBA History

Learn WNBA history. In the summer of 1994, American women’s basketball needed a new plan: and that new plan would become WNBA history. Read on to walk down memory lane.

Renee Montgomery Becomes First WNBA Player Turned Owner & Executive As Part of Atlanta Dream Takeover

Renee Montgomery Becomes First WNBA Player Turned Owner & Executive As Part of Atlanta Dream Takeover

February 26, 2021

Renee Montgomery had to make a decision. An opportunity arose for her to become a part-owner and the league does not allow active players to be owners. Would she continue to play in the WNBA or join an ownership group to take over the Atlanta Dream?  In the end, it was an easy decision.  “I

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Candace Parker & Adidas: The Shoe Journey

Candace Parker & Adidas: The Shoe Journey

February 25, 2021

Candace Parker didn’t choose the three-striped life of Adidas. It chose her and drew her in. Adidas has been part of Candace Parker’s basketball life way before both the 2016 title and WNBA Finals MVP she won with the Los Angeles Sparks. Way before the league MVPs in 2008-her rookie season nonetheless and 2013 respectfully.

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Ranking The Top 10 WNBA Draft Steals of All Time

Ranking The Top 10 WNBA Draft Steals of All Time

February 23, 2021

The top WNBA draft steals are players that got lost in the weeds on draft day, falling out of the first round. Oftentimes basketball fans view late round WNBA draft picks as throwaways when discussing fake trades and cosplaying as WNBA GMs. First round picks? Hot commodities! Second and third rounders? Filler, an adornment to

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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 Podcasts & Multimedia: 23 Ways to Devour the W

WNBA Podcasts & Multimedia: 23 Ways to Devour the W

February 6, 2021

WNBA podcasts, live chats, and more, provide fans with the opportunity to get to know their favorite players, hear directly how players are thinking, and develop a better understanding of the game. They can be a great way to digest breaking news, and to pick up new team insights. Earlier this month, we highlighted some

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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 Ticket Prices: Everything You Need to Know

WNBA Ticket Prices: Everything You Need to Know

January 9, 2021

WNBA ticket prices reveal a lot about the league we love. Despite all of the “nobody” cares about the WNBA talk, there are plenty of people who attend games. And who are willing to pay up to do so.  Already in 2017, the WNBA registered a total attendance of 1,574,078 fans. That was also a

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WNBA Blogs: 21 Fascinating Reads to Bookmark

WNBA Blogs: 21 Fascinating Reads to Bookmark

January 6, 2021

Awesome WNBA blogs exist, they can just be a little hard to find. So we’ve rounded up some of our favorites (in addition to Queen Ballers Club, duh!) that cover all the teams in the league. These WNBA news websites are in no particular order, though they are split into categories based on the depth

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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 Expansion Cities: 6 Possible Teams

WNBA Expansion Cities: 6 Possible Teams

December 18, 2020

WNBA expansion cities have been a hot topic throughout WNBA history. While today there are 12 WNBA teams, fans love to debate which lucky locales could be next. Especially on WNBA Twitter. And particularly once teams have made pre-season roster cuts. However WNBA executives have struck a similar tone over the years whenever expansion is

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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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The 10 Lowest Paid WNBA Players Deserve More

The 10 Lowest Paid WNBA Players Deserve More

December 13, 2020

Today we’re going to reveal the lowest paid WNBA players this year, as part three of our WNBA salary series. For some reason, “the people” want to know this! Our hope is that the league will continue working hard to ensure even the least paid players make more every year. Deloitte predicts elite women’s sport

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Top 10 Highest Paid WNBA Players Ever

Top 10 Highest Paid WNBA Players Ever

December 13, 2020

The highest paid WNBA players ever might surprise you. We all know there’s a gargantuan (unjust!) salary gap between NBA and WNBA team players. But it’s less clear how our women stack up against each other. However, this is important knowledge, especially amongst players. In order to be fairly compensated, you need to know what

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The 10 Best WNBA Players to Never Win a Ring

The 10 Best WNBA Players to Never Win a Ring

December 10, 2020

Today we’re going to reveal the best WNBA players to never win a ring. Throughout its storied 24-year history, the league has seen some of the finest female ballers in the world. Many of the league’s most impactful players won individual accolades such as MVP and Rookie of the Year, while breaking assists records, and

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WNBA Blocks: 10 Can’t Miss Rejections

WNBA Blocks: 10 Can’t Miss Rejections

December 2, 2020

WNBA blocks are pure speed, athleticism, and power on display. And they have the potential to be an absolute game changer. They amp up the bench and frustrate the offense. Plus, much like WNBA dunks, they leave the fans in awe. So today, we’re going to take a look at some monster blocks. We’re talking

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How Many WNBA Teams Are There?

How Many WNBA Teams Are There?

December 2, 2020

Have you ever wondered how many WNBA teams there are? Well boy do we have an answer for you. Today we’ve prepared a comprehensive WNBA team guide that covers everything from the number of players to how many teams make the playoffs. We’ll reveal the Eastern and Western conference WNBA teams currently in the league.

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The 20 Greatest Chicago Sky Highlights of All Time

The 20 Greatest Chicago Sky Highlights of All Time

November 29, 2020

Chicago Sky highlights display some of the best basketball on the planet. With more than ten years of history under their belt, the team is now a WNBA institution and regularly puts on dazzling performances. While it may feel like the Chicago Sky have been a part of the WNBA since day one, that’s surprisingly

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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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Do WNBA Players Get Rings? The Complete Guide

Do WNBA Players Get Rings? The Complete Guide

November 24, 2020

“Do WNBA players get rings?” is a question that comes up at least once a year, as championship season inevitably rolls around. And the short answer is: yes! All season long, every WNBA player strives for a ring – which is synonymous with winning the league championship. The prestige of the league title, combined with

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WNBA History & The WNBA 25th Season

WNBA History & The WNBA 25th Season

November 12, 2020

In the summer of 1994, American women’s basketball needed a new plan: and that new plan would become WNBA history. After years of dominance on the international stage, the USA Basketball Women’s National Team earned only a bronze medal in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. And limped to a third-place finish in the 1994 FIBA World

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