Seattle Storm

Wearing all-black uniforms, four Seattle Storm players walk onto the court together.

What’s next for the Seattle Storm?

By Rowan Schaberg / September 18, 2023

Rebuilding Storm have secured Jewell Loyd as the face of the franchise

Seattle Storm guard Jewell Loyd drives past Las Vegas Aces guard Jackie Young in a WNBA game.

Laney, Loyd and Copper sign contract extensions

By Aya Abdeen / September 10, 2023

A flurry of WNBA deals got done ahead of the league’s Sunday deadline

Indiana Fever players huddle in the paint during a game, while Minnesota Lynx players huddle behind them at the free-throw line. A Lynx player is about to take free throws.

Sunday Notes, Week 15: Let’s talk about the future, with Indiana, Phoenix and more!

By Em Adler / September 10, 2023

Our weekly look around the WNBA dives into the four teams missing the playoffs and measures how bright their futures are, from Fever to Storm

Mercedes Russell rises up to take a shot. It is heavily contested by Nikolina Milic, who has her arms straight up.

How Seattle’s Mercedes Russell is finding her form again after missing most of 2022

By Bella Munson / September 3, 2023

Quinn: ‘It’s crucial for our success for her to be at her best’

White text on an orange background that reads "Playoff streaks snapped"

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Playoff streaks snapped for Phoenix and Seattle, what’s next?

By The Next / September 1, 2023

Jackie and Rowan discuss what lies ahead for the Storm and Mercury

New York Liberty point guard Courtney Vandersloot looks up the court while throwing a no-look cross-court pass in a WNBA game against Washington Mystics wing Brittney Sykes, who is guarding Vandersloot but not looking in the direction of the pass.

Sunday Notes, Week 12: Is Courtney Vandersloot, a superstar, overlooked? Let’s discuss

By Em Adler / August 20, 2023

Every superteam has at least one star who is overshadowed – not underrated – and Courtney Vandersloot is one of a handful of Liberty players in that boat.

Lauren Jackson looks up while shooting White text on an orange background reads "3-level scoring big"

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Lauren Jackson, a modern-day center in the 2000s

By The Next / August 5, 2023

‘What stood out to me was how almost perfect her innate sense of movement was’

Mystics guard Brittney Sykes drives to the basket during a game against the Seattle Storm at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C., on July 11, 2023. (Photo credit: Domenic Allegra | The Next)

Inside Gabby Williams’ immediate impact in Seattle

By Rowan Schaberg / August 2, 2023

‘We love Gabby and the skillset that she brings’

Washington Mystics wing Brittney Sykes in mid-air holds the ball away from her body while attempting a scoop layup around Indiana Fever center Aliyah Boston, who is meeting Sykes in mid-air with an arm outstretched toward the ball, in a WNBA game

Sunday Notes, Week 9: Aliyah Boston as a defender, New York’s unique PnRs, and more!

By Em Adler / July 30, 2023

Our weekly look around the WNBA breaks down Aliyah Boston growing as a defender, a deadly wrinkle in the Liberty offense, and more!

New York Liberty forward Breanna Stewart (30) shoots during a matchup of top WNBA awards candidates between the Connecticut Sun and the New York Liberty at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA on May 27, 2023.

The Next’s 2023 WNBA midseason awards

By Em Adler / July 26, 2023

MVP, Coach of the Year up for grabs; ROY is Boston’s to lose