WNBA Salary

Get the scoop on WNBA salary news and highlights. See what changes the latest CBA made. As well as its impact on free agency, and more. Plus, find out the highest and lowest paid WNBA players.

Diana Taurasi WNBA White Mamba

Diana Taurasi WNBA White Mamba

December 13, 2020

Diana Taurasi’s accomplishments on the college, international, and professional court are unrivaled — by any man or woman — in world history. The 6-foot 38 year-old is the WNBA’s all-time leader in points, field goals, three-pointers, and free throws. And, incredibly, she’s still dominating today. Plus, she doesn’t just break records: she wins. When push

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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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WNBA Free Agency Is Beyond Important

WNBA Free Agency Is Beyond Important

December 7, 2020

The WNBA is so important, and so is WNBA free agency. In January 2020, the WNBA set the wheels in motion for players to move to new teams, as the league and the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) reached a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. The new CBA provides players with better travel accommodations, motherhood

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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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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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The New WNBA Logo: Inside The WNBA Rebrands & 25th Anniversary Logo

The New WNBA Logo: Inside The WNBA Rebrands & 25th Anniversary Logo

October 6, 2020

The 2019 WNBA rebrand, including the new WNBA logo, was years in the making. At that time, the WNBA was finally seen as a league of its own, with an audience potentially different from that of the NBA’s. And, as a result, it was clear there was a need for entirely separate marketing for the

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WNBA Salary: The Lows & Highs

WNBA Salary: The Lows & Highs

October 4, 2020

The average 2021 WNBA salary is $100,658.51. And it will hold that way through 2027. 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

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Candace Parker Basketball: WNBA Phenomenon

Candace Parker Basketball: WNBA Phenomenon

September 23, 2020

Candace Parker and basketball — name a better duo. The accomplishments abound: a former #1 overall pick in the 2008 WNBA Draft, a Rookie of the Year, a two-time league MVP, a WNBA champion, a Finals MVP, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, and hitting 5,500 career points this season. The obstacles have too: seven knee

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Nneka Ogwumike WNBA: The Complete Breakdown

Nneka Ogwumike WNBA: The Complete Breakdown

July 29, 2020

Picture this: It’s opening day for the WNBA, in the middle of a sound stage, in the middle of a pandemic, and Nneka Ogwumike doesn’t miss a single shot. It sounds like a dream. But it’s actually a spark. Last weekend’s star Los Angeles Sparks performance came from Nneka Ogwumike who showed up with 8-of-8

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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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