Nneka Ogwumike

Four images of All-WNBA selections in a collage: on the top-left, a shot of Las Vegas point guard Kelsey Plum from behind, holding her follow-through as the ball falls through the hoop, with fans in the background celebrating but out of focus; on the top-right, Phoenix Mercury point guard Skylar Diggins-Smith drives from the key past Connecticut Sun combo guard Natisha Hiedeman, who is falling over towards her; on the bottom-left, Los Angeles Sparks big Nneka Ogwumike jogs up the court while pointing ahead; on the bottom-right, a shot of New York Liberty combo guard Sabrina Ionescu from behind, holding a finger up while looking out towards her teammates and Washington Mystics players

The Next’s 2022 WNBA Awards: All-WNBA

By Em Adler / September 14, 2022

The Next’s official 2022 WNBA awards wrapping up with All-WNBA

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Locked on Women’s Basketball: Wild WNBA weekend, the final week of the regular season and playoff preview

By The Next / August 8, 2022

Alex discusses the wild weekend of close games and playoff positioning battles in the WNBA

LA Sparks off-ball guard Brittney Sykes pulls the ball towards her stomach with both arms in preparation to pass

After two losses in New York, where do Sparks go from here?

By David Yapkowitz / August 5, 2022

What needs to change against the Atlanta Dream?

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Los Angeles Sparks’ Katie Lou Samuelson has found her groove

By The Next / August 2, 2022

Katie Lou Samuelson of the Los Angeles Sparks has found her place in the WNBA after a well-traveled four-year career

Olivia Nelson-Ododa jumps from under the rim with the ball over her head to go up for a layup

Olivia Nelson-Ododa impressing as a rookie

By David Yapkowitz / July 24, 2022

The former UConn center has turned in a solid rookie season so far for the LA Sparks

Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike (30) during the WNBA game between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA on August 28, 2021. Photo Credit: Chris Poss

Nneka Ogwumike reaches 5,000 career points mark

By David Yapkowitz / July 15, 2022

The bounce-back season continues for the former MVP as she achieves yet another milestone while in a Sparks jersey.

Seattle Storm big wing Breanna Stewart leans back with the ball high above her head as she begins to shoot a fadeaway jumper, while New York Liberty big Natasha Howard leans toward her with an arm outstretched to try to block the shot.

The Next’s 2022 WNBA midseason awards

By Em Adler / July 11, 2022

Stewart, Wilson in tight MVP race; Howard leads ROY pack

Sights and sounds from the 2022 WNBA All-Star weekend

By James Kay / July 11, 2022

Inside what worked, what didn’t in Chicago

Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike (30) during the WNBA game between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA on August 28, 2021. Photo Credit: Chris Poss

Nneka Ogwumike is an All-Star starter for the first time

By David Yapkowitz / June 26, 2022

The 11-year veteran is having one of the best seasons of her career

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

How can Sparks turn things around?

By David Yapkowitz / June 21, 2022

There are a couple key issues that continue to hurt the Sparks as they try and turn their season around