Nneka Ogwumike

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’

A screenshot from the video game NBA 2K24 featuring a team selection screen where the chosen teams are the Las Vegas Aces but with A'ja Wilson five times and the Atlanta Dream with Rhyne Howard five times.

Choosing the 2023 WNBA MVP with video games and clones

By Jacob Mox / September 23, 2023

Welcome to the WNBA Clone League, a truly absurd endeavor

Members of the Los Angeles Sparks huddle together. They are wearing their team uniforms.

What comes next for the Sparks?

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / September 22, 2023

Sparks head into the offseason with firm goals in mind

At the slot, Los Angeles Sparks off-ball guard Lexie Brown looks towards the key and gathers the ball at her hips to pass, while Connecticut Sun point guard Yvonne Anderson stands right in front of her to defend

Lexie Brown shares details on season-ending illness

By Cameron Ruby / September 14, 2023

‘Knowing that I’m at the tail end of it, the worst is behind me, helps me stay positive’

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

WNBA stars reflect on the dissolution of the Pac-12 

By Cameron Ruby / August 31, 2023

‘I played with and against these women my whole life’

MN Lynx vs Atlanta Dream, Cheyenne Parker (F#32) & Jessica Shepard (F#10) on May 23rd, 2023 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota (Photo credit: John McClellan, The Next

Why Atlanta has the WNBA’s worst record in August

By Hunter Cruse / August 27, 2023

Tanisha Wright: ‘This team needs to grow up’

Five Los Angeles Sparks players wrap their arms around each other's waists as they huddle.

Sparks inch closer to finding winning combination

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / August 11, 2023

Amid a season full of injuries, the Sparks may have found something that works

Why Joyce Edwards could be the future of USA Basketball

By Scott Mammoser / July 27, 2023

Joins Stewart and Bueckers as only U.S. high schoolers named to All-Star Five

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