Prince helps Sky beat Dream 79-75
If USA U18 team member Beatrice Mompremier keeps making progress on her practice habits and temper, she could follow in Sylvia Fowles' footsteps and become the next great center from Miami.
Sylvia Fowles had 21 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots to help the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 60-57 on Tuesday night, snapping a six-game losing streak.
It's like little Ralphie from "A Christmas Story." Everyone sets out for an A grade. But with just three teams boasting winning records at the All-Star break, most teams scored far below their expectations.
Chicago Sky forward Elena Delle Donne is sidelined indefinitely because of a recurrence of Lyme disease.
Rookie Alyssa Thomas scored 12 of her 23 points in the third quarter and had 11 rebounds to lead the Connecticut Sun to their sixth straight victory, 79-69 over the Chicago Sky on Wednesday night.
Six college players are among the 33-player pool released by USA Basketball on Monday that will be taken into consideration for the 2014 World Championship and 2016 Olympic teams.
Diana Taurasi has tied Lisa Leslie with a record eighth appearance on the All-WNBA team.
Elena Delle Donne was named the WNBA rookie of the year before the franchise's first-ever playoff game on Friday, while Sylvia Fowles and Swin Cash, and Indiana's Tamika Catchings, also were honored.
Indiana is the only team in the playoffs with a losing record. But Friday in Chicago, the Fever looked a lot more like the team that won it all a year ago, putting the Sky on the brink of elimination.
Chicago Sky forward Elena Delle Donne got all 39 first-place votes to easily win the league's Rookie of the Year award Friday.
Chicago is the East's No. 1 seed, but the Sky face a team that beat them three times in the regular season and has much more playoff experience.
Who should win MVP this season? Who are the all-league first-team picks? And is Elena Delle Donne a lock for rookie of the year? espnW.com's experts weigh in with their picks.
Seven of eight playoff spots have been determined. But seeds are still up for grabs in the final week of the regular season, which includes one more Elena Delle Donne vs. Brittney Griner clash.