Washington Mystics

UConn forward Aaliyah Edwards holds her right arm in the air and points as she runs down the court.

Mystics get instant impact with UConn’s Aaliyah Edwards in WNBA Draft

By Jenn Hatfield / April 16, 2024

Washington also adds Gonzaga’s Kaylynne Truong and 19-year-old Belgian Nastja Claessens

Washington Mystics general manager and then-head coach Mike Thibault stands with his arms crossed and a slight frown as he watches a game unfold.

What the Washington Mystics were looking for in free agency after two stars departed

By Jenn Hatfield / April 12, 2024

Mike Thibault: ‘We felt we needed to … reenergize ourselves’

Team USA center/forward Shakira Austin shoots a close-range shot with her right hand.

Mystics’ Shakira Austin gives positive injury update, possible timeline for return

By Jenn Hatfield / April 6, 2024

Washington’s frontcourt star said she’s ‘ahead of schedule’ after hip surgery

Washington Mystics center Stefanie Dolson attempts a shot through contact from Connecticut Sun guard Kelly Faris.

Stefanie Dolson returns to Washington Mystics, seven years after being traded

By Jenn Hatfield / March 13, 2024

Dolson will give Mystics a different look in the paint — and outside it, too

Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne is shown from the chest up, wearing a white Mystics uniform and looking straight down at the ground.

Why Elena Delle Donne is stepping away from basketball

By Jenn Hatfield / February 8, 2024

Washington is left searching for answers to fill out its roster

Washington Mystics guard Natasha Cloud walks off the court and looks to her right at fans cheering in the stands. She raises her right arm in acknowledgment.

‘She’s in the front of everything’: Natasha Cloud’s departure from Washington reverberates on the court and in the community

By Jenn Hatfield / February 4, 2024

The outspoken point guard was a fan favorite and one of the city’s longest-tenured athletes

A photo of streaks of light criss-crossing through space, taken from a long exposure camera shot.

As WNBA free agency rolls on, let’s look at some depth charts

By Em Adler / February 4, 2024

A vibes-based approach to taking stock of the most chaotic time of the year

Los Angeles Sparks guard Karlie Samuelson leaps off the bench and smiles as she's introduced in the starting lineup.

Washington Mystics fill holes but don’t land a superstar on Day 1 of free agency

By Jenn Hatfield / February 2, 2024

Samuelson, Richards, Vanloo and Engstler can’t replace Mystics legend Cloud

Washington Mystics guard Natasha Cloud and forward/guard Elena Delle Donne stand side-by-side in their black Rebel jerseys, looking out in front of them. Delle Donne clenches her right fist. The text "Are Cloud & Delle Donne gone?" is overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked on Women's Basketball logo is in the top right corner.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Why Washington Mystics hold the keys to WNBA free agency

By The Next / January 19, 2024

Will Elena Delle Donne and Natasha Cloud still be Mystics for 2024?

Shakira Austin celebrates a teammates' made shot from the bench, holding her hand in the air and giving the hand signal for three. Text below reads "Shakira Austin Tells Her Story". Locked On Women's Basketball logo at top right. Headshots of host Jackie Powell and Shakira Austin at lower right.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Shakira Austin discusses Player Marketing Agreements, fashion and her own story

By The Next / January 11, 2024

‘I just want to be able to tell my story … to get people to actually know who I am’