Minnesota Lynx forward Natalie Achonwa holds the ball and looks for a handoff near the elbow as Washington Mystics center/forward Shakira Austin defends. Mystics guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough guards an off-camera Lynx player near the corner.

‘This is my day’: How going head-to-head in Israel helped Washington Mystics players raise their games

By Jenn Hatfield / May 12, 2023

Shakira Austin, Shatori Walker-Kimbrough and Jazmine Jones all starred on top Israeli League teams

Brittney Griner soars to basket in Phoenix Mercury purple and orange uniform.

Russian officials detain Brittney Griner

By Gabriella Lewis / March 5, 2022

All other WNBA players have been evacuated from Ukraine and Russia