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May 31, 2016

Editor's Note: "In her words" is a segment where uncut interviews are posted for your enjoyment; remember these are unedited so there are minor interruptions and background noise and music.
 
Alana Beard has the most WNBA experience of anyone on the Los Angeles Sparks roster.

Known for her defensive prowess throughout...


Lindsay Whalen and Diana Taurasi are your Disher & Swisher of the Week

May 30, 2016

Week Two of the WNBA schedule is completed, and it is time to name the second Disher of the Week and second Swisher of the Week honors.

As a reminder, the nightly award factors in not only quantity but also quality.  Somebody may score 30+ points, but if someone else hits a buzzer beater, that may be the player...


Special Swisher of the Night Honor: Tamika Catchings hits 7,000 points

May 30, 2016

We could not let a milestone like this go by without acknowledging it!

By scoring 16 points versus the Atlanta Dream, Tamika Catchings become only the second player in WNBA history to score 7,000 points in their career.

Tina Thompson is the only other player to reach that number.

She's won championships and Most...


Dream continue hot streak, Tiffany Hayes is Disher of the Night

May 30, 2016

The Atlanta Dream continued their surprising start yesterday, defeating the Indiana Fever 85-76. Leading by one going into the fourth quarter, Atlanta outscored Indiana by eight to pull away for the win.

Sitting at 5-1, and comfortably ahead of the rest of the East this early, Atlanta owes a lot of their success to...


Taurasi keys Mercury's first win, earns Swisher of the Night honors

May 30, 2016

Much later than most assumed, the Phoenix Mercury finally picked up their first win of the season on Sunday, coming from behind to defeat the Washington Mystics, 93-77.

The Mercury trailed by ten in the first half before Diana Taurasi put the team on her back and changed their fortunes.

Taurasi dropped 20 of her 28 ...