Nneka Ogwumike

Nneka Ogwumike stands in a bright yellow blazer holding a Storm jersey emblazoned with the number three and Ogwumike's last name. She stands next to Skylar Diggins-Smith who holds a jersey with her own last name and the number four on it.

Skylar Diggins-Smith and Nneka Ogwumike talk why Seattle, excitement, and high expectations

By Bella Munson / February 28, 2024

Dedicated practice facilities, high expectations, and Jewell Loyd highlight how Seattle signed two all-time greats

Kennedy Burke drives past the defense.

How the New York Liberty retooled their bench during free agency

By Jackie Powell / February 23, 2024

What new signings Kennedy Burke, Ivana Dojkić and Leonie Fiebich will bring to New York in 2024

Nneka Ogwumike stands in profile view with her hair in a bun and a white headband as she looks up into the distance.

Nneka Ogwumike signing completes Seattle’s turnaround into immediate contender

By Bella Munson / February 6, 2024

One of the WNBA’s all-time great players adds both impressive offense and defense that will undoubtedly further elevate the Storm

Elena Delle Donne, Nneka Ogwumike and DeWanna Bonner are all still unsigned in WNBA free agency, as of Feb. 2. (All photo credits: Domenic Allegra | The Next)

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Why has WNBA free agency felt different in 2024?

By The Next / February 2, 2024

Rachel Galligan of Winsidr breaks down the moves that have happened and what’s still coming

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Nneka Ogwumike and WNBA offseason moves

By The Next / January 25, 2024

Plus, TCU and other happenings in women’s college basketball

Los Angeles Sparks big Nneka Ogwumike looks out at the court from the baseline behind the basket, as a ref stands next to her

Where do the Sparks go after losing Nneka Ogwumike in free agency?

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / January 25, 2024

A rebuild, but it could be faster than you’d think

Two of the most notable players in free agency face each other on the court: Washington Mystics big wing Elena Delle Donne defends Phoenix Mercury point guard Skylar Diggins-Smith

The Next’s 2024 WNBA free agency predictions

By Em Adler / January 21, 2024

Our staff predicts landing spots and contracts for top free agents in 2024

Tara VanDerveer smiles during team warmups before a game

The singular figure that is Tara VanDerveer

By Michelle Smith / January 16, 2024

There will be no gender-specific qualifier when the incomparable coach becomes the winningest in college basketball history

New York Liberty forward Breanna Stewart sits in a defensive stance to guard Connecticut Sun forward Alyssa Thomas on the perimeter.

WNBA announces All-WNBA First and Second Teams

By Aya Abdeen / October 15, 2023

Stewart, Thomas and Wilson lead the way; four players make their first All-WNBA teams

A close-up photo of USA and Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike. The phrases "WNBA Retrospect" and "Positional Value in WNBA Draft Evaluation" are overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked on Women's Basketball logo is in the upper right corner.

Locked on Women’s Basketball: How did Nneka Ogwumike fare as a WNBA draft prospect?

By The Next / September 30, 2023

‘She’s just an intensely talented basketball player, an elegant mover’