Diana Taurasi

Brianna Turner and Diamond DeShields are excited to build with Chicago Sky

By Sydney Wingfield / February 22, 2024

DeShields: ‘I believe that the people there know who I am’

Connecticut Sun guard Rebecca Allen shoots a right-handed jump shot.

Phoenix Mercury trade for Rebecca Allen to help shore up their defense

By Jesse Morrison / February 4, 2024

‘Becca is a multidimensional player, who can impact the game on both ends of the floor’

Six of the top prospects in WNBA history — Candace Parker, Caitlin Clark, A'ja Wilson, Breanna Stewart, Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner — pictured in a graphic.

Ranking the top WNBA Draft prospects of all time

By Em Adler / January 23, 2024

See where all the greats line up

2024 WNBA free agency preview: Phoenix Mercury

By Jesse Morrison / January 13, 2024

With plenty of cap space, the Mercury are looking for a star scorer and a younger supporting cast.

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The Next staff picks: Top stories and podcasts of 2023

By Isabel Rodrigues / December 22, 2023

Whether it be college, pro or international hoops, our writers reflect on a year of work in women’s basketball

UConn guard Paige Bueckers is pictured exhaling while preparing for a free throw. She is wearing a white UConn home jersey.

Can Paige Bueckers evoke Diana Taurasi’s 2002-03 UConn season?

By Tee Baker / December 14, 2023

UConn’s past offers clues about its immediate future

Numbered balls bouncing around inside a lottery machine, the mechanism used in the 2024 WNBA draft lottery

How to watch the 2024 WNBA Draft lottery

By Em Adler / December 10, 2023

How it works, who’s going to matter, and what to root for

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USA Basketball announces roster for exhibition camp in November

By Aya Abdeen / October 26, 2023

Training camp is set to take place on Nov. 7-9 in Atlanta

Golden State Warriors ready to share the spotlight with WNBA

By Michelle Smith / October 5, 2023

‘The quality of play has just dramatically improved over the last decade,’ Kerr said. I think the timing is great, given the level of interest in the sport and the quality of the women’s game’

Nikki Blue coaches during a Phoenix Mercury at Washington Mystics game on July 23, 2023.

Nikki Blue in the running for permanent Phoenix Mercury head coach

By Jesse Morrison / September 24, 2023

“This is the place that I feel like I deserve to be a head coach.”